GeForce 920M vs Radeon R5 M420

GeForce 920M
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3 MOBILE
Release date: 13 Mar 2015
GeForce 920M
Radeon R5 M420
Memory: 4096Mb DDR3 MOBILE
Release date: 15 May 2016
Radeon R5 M420


Reasons to consider GeForce 920M

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon R5 M420

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

GeForce 920M

HWBench recommends GeForce 920M

Based on theoretical specifications.


Core Configuration

GeForce 920M Radeon R5 M420
GPU Name GK208 (N16V-GM) vs Jet (Jet PRO)
Fab Process 28 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 87 mm² vs 77 mm²
Transistors unknown vs 1,040 million
Shaders 384 vs 320
Compute Units 2 vs 5
Core clock 954 MHz vs 780 MHz
ROPs 16 vs 8
TMUs 32 vs 20

Memory Configuration

GeForce 920M Radeon R5 M420
Memory Type DDR3 vs DDR3
Bus Width 64 bit vs 64 bit
Memory Speed 900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs 1000 MHz
2000 MHz effective
Memory Size 2048 Mb vs 4096 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 920M Radeon R5 M420
TDP 33 watts vs 0 watts
Release Date 13 Mar 2015 vs 15 May 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 920M
    7.63 GP/s
  • Radeon R5 M420
    6.84 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 920M
    30.53 GT/s
  • Radeon R5 M420
    17.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 920M
    14.40 GB/s
  • Radeon R5 M420
    16.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 920M
    732.70 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R5 M420
    547.20 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

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