GeForce 320M Mac 

Released April, 2010
  • 450 MHz

We're not sure exactly how this is done, but it's essentially a GPU version of the Turbo Boost and Turbo Core technologies we've seen from Intel and AMD CPUs for some time.
by Dustin-Sklavos (Mar, 2012)
The very much famous Michael Kukielka has released his Apple Mac Pro benchmark video.
by Shaikh-Rafia (Jan, 2014)

Features Key features of the GeForce 320M Mac

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

GeForce 320M Mac
3.6 GPixel/s
GeForce GT 640M Mac
5.96 GPixel/s
GeForce 9400M
2.32 GPixel/s

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

GeForce 320M Mac
7.2 GTexel/s
GeForce GT 640M Mac
23.84 GTexel/s
GeForce 9400M
4.64 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

GeForce 320M Mac
GeForce GT 640M Mac
572.2 GFLOPS
GeForce 9400M

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

GeForce 320M Mac

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

GeForce 320M Mac

render output processors GPU commponents responsible for transform pixels as they flow between memory buffers

GeForce 320M Mac

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Specifications Full list of technical specs


GPU brand Nvidia
GPU name MCP89
Clock speed 450 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

noise and power


raw performance

Shading units 48
Texture mapping units 16
Render output processors 8
Pixel rate 3.6 GPixel/s
Texture rate 7.2 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 91.2 GFLOPS
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