GeForce 940M vs GeForce GTX 285

GeForce 940M
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3MOBILE
Release date: 13 Mar 2015
GeForce 940M
GeForce GTX 285
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 23 Dec 2008
GeForce GTX 285


Reasons to consider GeForce 940M

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)
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Maxwell), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 285

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications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

Based on theoretical specifications.


Core Configuration

GeForce 940MGeForce GTX 285
GPU NameGM108 (N16S-GT-S)vsGT200B (G200-350-B3)
Fab Process28 nmvs55 nm
Die Size0 mm²vs470 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs1,400 million
Compute Units3vs10
Core clock1072 MHzvs648 MHz

Memory Configuration

GeForce 940MGeForce GTX 285
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR3
Bus Width64 bitvs512 bit
Memory Speed900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs1242 MHz
2484 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

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

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 940M
    8.58 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 285
    20.70 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 940M
    25.73 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 285
    51.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 940M
    14.40 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 285
    159.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 940M
    823.30 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 285
    708.50 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better