GeForce GT 540M vs GeForce 920MX

GeForce GT 540M
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3MOBILE
Release date: 5 Jan 2011
GeForce GT 540M
GeForce 920MX
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3MOBILE
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 540MGeForce 920MX
GPU NameGF108 (N12P-GS-A1)vsGM108 (N16V-GMR1-S)
Fab Process40 nmvs28 nm
Die Size116 mm²vs0 mm²
Transistors585 millionvsunknown
Shaders96vs384
Compute Units2vs3
Core clock672 MHzvs1072 MHz
ROPs4vs8
TMUs16vs24

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 540MGeForce 920MX
Memory TypeDDR3vsDDR3
Bus Width128 bitvs64 bit
Memory Speed900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 540MGeForce 920MX
TDP35 wattsvs16 watts
Release Date5 Jan 2011vs1 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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