GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R9 M265X vs 960M 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

6.9

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M  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

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AMD Radeon R9 M265X

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Significantly better T-Rex score 3,358.76 vs 3,353.98 Almost the same
Front view of GeForce GTX 960M

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M

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Much higher clock speed 1,097 MHz vs 575 MHz More than 90% higher clock speed
Significantly better 3DMark 11 graphics score 23,777.5 vs 15,426 Around 55% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Better PassMark score 2,043 vs 1,280 Around 60% better PassMark score
Better 3DMark06 score 5,277 vs 2,633 More than 2x better 3DMark06 score
Much higher diablo III framerate 121.3 fps vs 50.9 fps Around 2.5x higher diablo III framerate
Much higher turbo clock speed 1,176 MHz vs 625 MHz Around 90% higher turbo clock speed
Much higher crysis 3 framerate 20.75 fps vs 9.85 fps More than 2x higher crysis 3 framerate
Higher effective memory clock speed 5,012 MHz vs 4,000 MHz More than 25% higher effective memory clock speed
Better floating-point performance 1,404.2 GFLOPS vs 800 GFLOPS More than 75% better floating-point performance
Significantly higher metro: last light framerate 31.05 vs 13.3 More than 2.2x higher metro: last light framerate
Significantly higher BioShock infinite framerate 45.3 fps vs 19.4 fps More than 2.2x higher BioShock infinite framerate
Better bitcoin mining score 174.57 mHash/s vs 94.4 mHash/s Around 85% better bitcoin mining score
Higher texture rate 43.9 GTexel/s vs 25 GTexel/s More than 75% higher texture rate
Higher pixel rate 17.55 GPixel/s vs 10 GPixel/s More than 75% higher pixel rate
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,479 vs 777 More than 90% better PassMark direct compute score
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 960M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M265X
94.4 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 960M
174.57 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M265X
20.63 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 960M
54.29 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M265X
525.04 frames/s
GeForce GTX 960M
795.24 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M265X
3,358.76
GeForce GTX 960M
3,353.98

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

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