GeForce 930MX vs GeForce GTX 970

GeForce 930MX
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3MOBILE
Release date: 1 Mar 2016
GeForce 930MX
GeForce GTX 970
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 19 Sep 2014
GeForce GTX 970

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce 930MX
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    768%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce 930MX

131 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 970 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 970

Around 668% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

GeForce GTX 970

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 970

The GeForce GTX 970 is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce 930MXGeForce GTX 970
GPU NameGM108 (N16S-GMR)vsGM204 (GM204-200-A1)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size0 mm²vs398 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs5,200 million
Shaders384vs1664
Compute Units3vs13
Core clock952 MHzvs1050 MHz
ROPs16vs56
TMUs24vs104

Memory Configuration

GeForce 930MXGeForce GTX 970
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs1753 MHz
7012 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs4096 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 930MXGeForce GTX 970
TDP17 wattsvs148 watts
Release Date1 Mar 2016vs19 Sep 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 930MX
    15.23 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 970
    58.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 930MX
    22.85 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 970
    109.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 930MX
    14.40 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 970
    224.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 930MX
    731.10 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 970
    3494.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce 930MX
    2050
  • GeForce GTX 970
    15750

Points (higher is better)