GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R9 M265X vs 860M 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 GTX 860M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M  based on its gaming, benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R9 M265X

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R9 M265X

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Much better T-Rex score 3,358.76 vs 2,890.54 More than 15% better T-Rex score
Front view of GeForce GTX 860M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M

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Much higher clock speed 1,020 MHz vs 575 MHz More than 75% higher clock speed
Significantly better 3DMark vantage graphics score 18,276.5 vs 9,135 More than 2x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 23,220.5 vs 15,426 More than 50% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Better 3DMark06 score 4,902 vs 2,633 More than 85% better 3DMark06 score
Better PassMark score 1,719 vs 1,280 Around 35% better PassMark score
Much higher diablo III framerate 105.24 fps vs 50.9 fps More than 2x higher diablo III framerate
Much higher turbo clock speed 1,085 MHz vs 625 MHz Around 75% higher turbo clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 5,012 MHz vs 4,000 MHz More than 25% higher effective memory clock speed
Much higher crysis 3 framerate 18.75 fps vs 9.85 fps More than 90% higher crysis 3 framerate
Slightly better floating-point performance 1,305.6 GFLOPS vs 800 GFLOPS Around 65% better floating-point performance
Significantly higher metro: last light framerate 27.85 vs 13.3 More than 2x higher metro: last light framerate
Significantly higher BioShock infinite framerate 41.57 fps vs 19.4 fps Around 2.2x higher BioShock infinite framerate
Better bitcoin mining score 162.83 mHash/s vs 94.4 mHash/s More than 70% better bitcoin mining score
Slightly higher texture rate 40.8 GTexel/s vs 25 GTexel/s Around 65% higher texture rate
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,593 vs 777 More than 2x better PassMark direct compute score
Slightly higher pixel rate 16.32 GPixel/s vs 10 GPixel/s Around 65% higher pixel rate
Higher memory clock speed 1,253 MHz vs 1,000 MHz More than 25% higher memory clock speed

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R9 M265X vs GeForce GTX 860M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M265X
94.4 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 860M
162.83 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M265X
20.63 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 860M
22.83 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M265X
525.04 frames/s
GeForce GTX 860M
765.42 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M265X
3,358.76
GeForce GTX 860M
2,890.54

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M265X
1,727.33
GeForce GTX 860M
3,719.08

Battlefield 4

Bioshock Infinite

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