GeForce 920MX vs Radeon HD 6970M Mac Edition

GeForce 920MX
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3MOBILE
Release date: 1 Mar 2016
GeForce 920MX
Radeon HD 6970M Mac Edition
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5MOBILE
Release date: 25 Aug 2011
Radeon HD 6970M Mac Edition
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Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce 920MX
    100%
  • Radeon HD 6970M Mac Edition
    184%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce 920MX

59 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 6970M Mac Edition .
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)
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Maxwell), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 6970M Mac Edition

Around 84% higher average synthetic performance.
Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications

Radeon HD 6970M Mac Edition

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 6970M Mac Edition

The Radeon HD 6970M Mac Edition is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce 920MXRadeon HD 6970M Mac Edition
GPU NameGM108 (N16V-GMR1-S)vsBlackcomb (Blackcomb XT)
Fab Process28 nmvs40 nm
Die Size0 mm²vs212 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs1,700 million
Shaders384vs960
Compute Units3vs12
Core clock1072 MHzvs680 MHz
ROPs8vs32
TMUs24vs48

Memory Configuration

GeForce 920MXRadeon HD 6970M Mac Edition
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs900 MHz
3600 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 920MXRadeon HD 6970M Mac Edition
TDP16 wattsvs75 watts
Release Date1 Mar 2016vs25 Aug 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 920MX
    8.58 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 6970M Mac Edition
    21.76 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 920MX
    25.73 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 6970M Mac Edition
    32.60 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 920MX
    14.40 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 6970M Mac Edition
    115.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 920MX
    823.30 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 6970M Mac Edition
    1305.60 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce 920MX
    1730
  • Radeon HD 6970M Mac Edition
    3190

Points (higher is better)

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