GeForce GTX 860M vs GeForce GTX 560

GeForce GTX 860M
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5MOBILE
Release date: 13 Jan 2014
GeForce GTX 860M
GeForce GTX 560
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 17 May 2011
GeForce GTX 560


Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 860M
  • GeForce GTX 560

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 860M

75 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 560 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 26% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 560

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GTX 860M

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 860M

The GeForce GTX 860M is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 860MGeForce GTX 560
GPU NameGM107 (N15P-GX-A1)vsGF114 (GF114-325-A1)
Fab Process28 nmvs40 nm
Die Size148 mm²vs332 mm²
Transistors1,870 millionvs1,950 million
Compute Units5vs7
Core clock1020 MHzvs810 MHz

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 860MGeForce GTX 560
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1253 MHz
5012 MHz effective
vs1000 MHz
4000 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 860MGeForce GTX 560
TDP75 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date13 Jan 2014vs17 May 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 860M
    16.32 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 560
    11.30 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 860M
    40.80 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 560
    45.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 860M
    80.20 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 560
    128.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 860M
    1305.60 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 560
    1089.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 860M
  • GeForce GTX 560

Points (higher is better)