GeForce GTX 780M Mac 

Released November, 2013
  • 771 MHz
  • 4 GB GDDR5

If you’re more concerned with a blend of high performance and an excellent price, the R9 290X may be the better card.
by Joel-Hruska (Nov, 2013)
It’s much quieter than the Radeon R9 290X, it’s faster than the Titan, cheaper than Titan, and offers the best combination of silence and performance.
by Joel-Hruska (Nov, 2013)

Benchmarks Real world tests of the GeForce GTX 780M Mac

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 780M Mac
59.66 mHash/s
Radeon R9 M395X
412.19 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 775M Mac
66.6 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 780M Mac
16.09 mPixels/s
Radeon R9 M395X
55.72 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 775M Mac
30.36 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 780M Mac
1,002.2 frames/s
Radeon R9 M395X
768.25 frames/s
GeForce GTX 775M Mac
1,076.18 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 780M Mac
248.7 mInteraction/s
Radeon R9 M395X
320.75 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 775M Mac
280.4 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 780M Mac
3.26 frames/s
Radeon R9 M395X
4.77 frames/s
GeForce GTX 775M Mac
2.36 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 780M Mac
39.78 frames/s
Radeon R9 M395X
70.8 frames/s
GeForce GTX 775M Mac
35.27 frames/s

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Specifications Full list of technical specs


GPU brand Nvidia
GPU name GK104
Market Laptop
Clock speed 771 MHz
Turbo clock speed 797 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 1,536
Texture mapping units 128
Render output processors 32
Pixel rate 24.67 GPixel/s
Texture rate 98.7 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 2,368.5 GFLOPS


Memory clock speed 1,250 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 5,000 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit
Memory 4,096 MB
Memory type GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 160 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 122W
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