GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6470M vs 840M among Laptop GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

5.9

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce 840M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce 840M  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 6470M

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 6470M

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD Radeon HD 6470M vs the Nvidia GeForce 840M.

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Nvidia GeForce 840M

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Much better T-Rex score 3,359.62 vs 1,699.39 Around 2x better T-Rex score
Significantly higher clock speed 1,029 MHz vs 700 MHz More than 45% higher clock speed
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 10,332 vs 4,502 More than 2.2x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Better PassMark score 879 vs 313 More than 2.8x better PassMark score
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 6,627 vs 1,461.5 More than 4.5x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Better 3DMark06 score 2,338 vs 535 More than 4.2x better 3DMark06 score
Better floating-point performance 790.3 GFLOPS vs 224 GFLOPS More than 3.5x better floating-point performance
Better PassMark direct compute score 726 vs 194 Around 3.8x better PassMark direct compute score
Higher memory clock speed 1,001 MHz vs 800 MHz More than 25% higher memory clock speed
More shading units 384 vs 160 224 more shading units

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 6470M vs GeForce 840M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6470M
23.02 mHash/s
GeForce 840M
94.68 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6470M
2.31 mPixels/s
GeForce 840M
22.54 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6470M
106.88 frames/s
GeForce 840M
159.36 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6470M
41.05 mInteraction/s
GeForce 840M
184.99 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6470M
0.28 frames/s
GeForce 840M
1.23 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6470M
5.56 frames/s
GeForce 840M
21.01 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6470M
1,699.39
GeForce 840M
3,359.62

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6470M
1,188.37
GeForce 840M
1,855.62

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