GeForce 940A vs GeForce GTX 285

GeForce 940A
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3MOBILE
Release date: 13 Mar 2015
GeForce 940A
GeForce GTX 285
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 23 Dec 2008
GeForce GTX 285

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce 940A
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 285
    120%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce 940A

171 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 285 .
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 285

Around 20% higher average synthetic performance.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.
PhysX support, however PhysX performance on newest games may be poor.

GeForce GTX 285

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 285

The GeForce GTX 285 is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce 940AGeForce GTX 285
GPU NameGM108 (N16S-GT-S)vsGT200B (G200-350-B3)
Fab Process28 nmvs55 nm
Die Size0 mm²vs470 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs1,400 million
Shaders384vs240
Compute Units3vs10
Core clock1029 MHzvs648 MHz
ROPs8vs32
TMUs16vs80

Memory Configuration

GeForce 940AGeForce GTX 285
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR3
Bus Width64 bitvs512 bit
Memory Speed1001 MHz
2002 MHz effective
vs1242 MHz
2484 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 940AGeForce GTX 285
TDP33 wattsvs204 watts
Release Date13 Mar 2015vs23 Dec 2008

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 940A
    8.23 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 285
    20.70 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 940A
    16.46 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 285
    51.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 940A
    16.02 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 285
    159.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 940A
    790.30 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 285
    708.50 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce 940A
    2450
  • GeForce GTX 285
    2950

Points (higher is better)