GeForce GT 555M 

Released March, 2011
  • 590 MHz
  • 1.5 GB DDR3
6 Out of 10

These chips are still based on Kepler (600-series), but feature more CUDA cores, more memory, a wider memory bus, and faster clockspeeds.
by Tim-Verry (Jun, 2013)
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)

GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the GeForce GT 555M among Laptop GPUs over 35W TDP

Gaming

GeForce GT 555M
5.1
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

GeForce GT 555M
6.0
T-Rex, Manhattan, Sky Diver Factor and Fire Strike Factor

Computing

GeForce GT 555M
5.2
Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

GeForce GT 555M
7.1
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more

Value

GeForce GT 555M
n.d.
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more

Noise and Power

GeForce GT 555M
10.0
TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

6

Overall Score

GeForce GT 555M
6.0

Benchmarks Real world tests of the GeForce GT 555M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 555M
22.15 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 960M
174.61 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 950M
140.54 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 555M
7.43 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 960M
50.88 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 950M
40.08 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 555M
1,503.22
GeForce GTX 960M
3,362.98
GeForce GTX 950M
3,361.85

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 555M
2,369.89
GeForce GTX 960M
3,720.16
GeForce GTX 950M
3,720.06

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

GeForce GT 555M
10.41

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

GeForce GT 555M
82.64

Battlefield 3

GeForce GT 555M
9.8

Dirt3

GeForce GT 555M
12.85

In The News From around the web

20
Jul

Report: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070M and 1060M Specs Leaked

by Sebastian Peak |
www.pcper.com
The report comes via BenchLife, with the screenshot of GPU-Z showing the higher CUDA core count (though VideoCardz mentions the TMU count should be 128).
12
Mar

NVIDIA Launches GTX 960M/950M and GeForce 940M/930M/920M

by Jarred Walton |
www.anandtech.com
Considering the GTX 965M has 1024 CUDA cores many felt it would use GM206 as well, but that didn’t happen; in a similar fashion, those expecting (hoping) GTX 960M and 950M would use a derivative of GM206 are also going to be disappointed and it continues to use the GM107 chip.
Interestingly, the clocks and core configurations mean that potentially the GTX 950M is actually a bit slower than GTX 850M (640 cores at 936MHz + Boost compared to 914MHz + Boost), but NVIDIA doesn't disclose the full range of base clocks and Boost clocks so the 950M will hit higher clocks on average compared to 850M.
Although not inexpensive, it will allow customers to get some extra mileage out of their laptop, especially with the major improvements in performance we have seen with the Maxwell 2 based GTX 980M and GTX 970M.
If you are not afraid to open up your laptop, and you are looking for a graphics boost, you may want to check out the kits which can be found at Eurocom’s site.
11
Aug

Intel Broadwell Architecture Preview: A Glimpse into Core M

by Ryan Smith |
www.anandtech.com
When it comes to building and configuring Core M, Intel likes to refer to their efforts as the “Fanless Challenge,” reflecting the fact that their biggest goal with Core M is to comfortably get the processor in to 10” tablets under 10mm in thickness that are passively cooled.
The end result no doubt limited what performance optimizations Intel could integrate into Broadwell’s design, but it also functionally reduces power requirements for any given performance level, furthering Intel’s goals in getting Core performance in a mobile device.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

gpu

GPU brand Nvidia
GPU name GF106
Market Laptop
Clock speed 590 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card Nvidia GeForce GT 555M 525 MHz 1 GB

raw performance

Shading units 144
Texture mapping units 24
Render output processors 24
Pixel rate 3.54 GPixel/s
Texture rate 14.16 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 339.8 GFLOPS

memory

Memory clock speed 900 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz
Memory bus 192 bit
Memory 1,536 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory bandwidth 43.2 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 35W
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