GeForce GT 540M vs GeForce 920MX

GeForce GT 540M
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3 MOBILE
Release date: 5 Jan 2011
GeForce GT 540M
GeForce 920MX
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3 MOBILE
Release date: 1 Mar 2016
GeForce 920MX

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GT 540M
    100%
  • GeForce 920MX
    174%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 540M

Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider GeForce 920MX

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 74% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

GeForce 920MX

HWBench recommends GeForce 920MX

The GeForce 920MX is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 540M GeForce 920MX
GPU Name GF108 (N12P-GS-A1) vs GM108 (N16V-GMR1-S)
Fab Process 40 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 116 mm² vs 0 mm²
Transistors 585 million vs unknown
Shaders 96 vs 384
Compute Units 2 vs 3
Core clock 672 MHz vs 1072 MHz
ROPs 4 vs 8
TMUs 16 vs 24

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 540M GeForce 920MX
Memory Type DDR3 vs DDR3
Bus Width 128 bit vs 64 bit
Memory Speed 900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs 900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size 1024 Mb vs 2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 540M GeForce 920MX
TDP 35 watts vs 16 watts
Release Date 5 Jan 2011 vs 1 Mar 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 540M
    2.68 GP/s
  • GeForce 920MX
    8.58 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 540M
    10.75 GT/s
  • GeForce 920MX
    25.73 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 540M
    28.80 GB/s
  • GeForce 920MX
    14.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 540M
    258.05 GFLOPs
  • GeForce 920MX
    823.30 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GT 540M
    990
  • GeForce 920MX
    1730

Points (higher is better)

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