NVIDIA GeForce 830A vs 940A

NVIDIA GeForce 830A
NVIDIA GeForce 940A

General info

Comparison of GeForce 830A and GeForce 940A architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
Maxwell
Code name
GM108
 
GM108
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
22 July 2014
 
13 March 2015

Technical specs

GeForce 830A and GeForce 940A's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 830A and GeForce 940A's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
256
 
384
Core clock speed
1082 MHz
 
1029 MHz
Boost Clock
1150 MHz
 
1124 MHz
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
33 Watt
 
33 Watt
Texture fill rate
18.4 GTexel / s
 
17.98 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
588.8 gflops
 
863.2 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 830A and GeForce 940A compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
PCIe 3.0 x8

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 830A and GeForce 940A: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
DDR3
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
 
2002 MHz
Memory bandwidth
14.4 GB / s
 
16.02 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 830A and GeForce 940A.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 830A and GeForce 940A, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
12.0 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 830A and GeForce 940A. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GeForce 830A 1.28
GeForce 940A 1.31 +2.3%

Passmark

GeForce 830A 1004
GeForce 940A 1031 +2.7%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce 830A and GeForce 940A are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 830A

We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 830A over NVIDIA GeForce 940A.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 940A

2.3% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (13 March 2015 vs 22 July 2014)
More pipelines (384 vs 256)
Higher memory bandwidth (16.02 vs 14.4 GB/s)

So, 830A or 940A?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce 830A and NVIDIA GeForce 940A. The differences in performance seem too small.
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