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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon RX 540

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon RX 540

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Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 6,000 MHz vs 2,002 MHz Around 3x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 96 GB/s vs 16.02 GB/s Around 6x higher memory bandwidth
More memory 4,096 MB vs 2,048 MB 2x more memory
Higher clock speed 1,219 MHz vs 1,122 MHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,500 MHz vs 1,001 MHz Around 50% higher memory clock speed
Higher pixel rate 19.5 GPixel/s vs 8.98 GPixel/s Around 2.2x higher pixel rate
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
Front view of GeForce 940MX

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce 940MX

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Lower TDP 23W vs 65W 2.8x lower TDP

Features Key features of the Radeon RX 540  vs GeForce 940MX 

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

Radeon RX 540
96 GB/s
GeForce 940MX
16.02 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

Radeon RX 540
19.5 GPixel/s
GeForce 940MX
8.98 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

Radeon RX 540
39.01 GTexel/s
GeForce 940MX
26.93 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon RX 540
1,248 GFLOPS
GeForce 940MX
861.7 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Radeon RX 540  vs
GeForce 940MX 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Cape Verde GM108
Clock speed 1,219 MHz 1,122 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 512 384
Texture mapping units 32 24
Render output processors 16 8
Pixel rate 19.5 GPixel/s 8.98 GPixel/s
Texture rate 39.01 GTexel/s 26.93 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 1,248 GFLOPS 861.7 GFLOPS


Radeon RX 540  vs
GeForce 940MX 
Memory clock speed 1,500 MHz 1,001 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 6,000 MHz 2,002 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 64 bit
Memory 4,096 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5 DDR3
Memory bandwidth 96 GB/s 16.02 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 65W 23W


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Radeon RX 540 is not Cape Verde. It's Polaris 12 GPU that are already very efficient compare to their previous GCN. Pls update already.
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