GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R5 M230 vs 820M 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

6.4

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce 820M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce 820M  based on its gaming and benchmarks.

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Front view of GeForce 820M

Nvidia GeForce 820M

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R5 M230

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R5 M230

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More memory 4,096 MB vs 2,048 MB 2x more memory
Higher memory clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 901 MHz More than 10% higher memory clock speed
Front view of GeForce 820M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce 820M

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Slightly better 3DMark 11 graphics score 7,518 vs 5,145 More than 45% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Significantly better T-Rex score 3,353.8 vs 2,231.28 More than 50% better T-Rex score
Significantly higher diablo III framerate 33.9 fps vs 16.85 fps More than 2x higher diablo III framerate
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
Wider memory bus 128 bit vs 64 bit 2x wider memory bus
More texture mapping units 32 vs 20 12 more texture mapping units

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R5 M230 vs GeForce 820M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 M230
49.27 mHash/s
GeForce 820M
23.28 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 M230
6.66 mPixels/s
GeForce 820M
7.54 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 M230
143.72 frames/s
GeForce 820M
160.34 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 M230
2,231.28
GeForce 820M
3,353.8

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 M230
1,797.61
GeForce 820M
3,431.62

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Bioshock Infinite

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Comments

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Actually AMD card now better with DX12 and the test measured my DX11? Not valid
i call baloney on this one
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