NVIDIA GeForce 830M: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce 830M

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce 830M sales 12 March 2014. This is Maxwell architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 GB of DDR3 memory clocked at 1.8 GHz are supplied, and together with 64 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 14.4 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x8 interface. Power consumption is at 33 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 5.03 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of GeForce 830M's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
Code name
GM108
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
12 March 2014
 

Technical specs

GeForce 830M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 830M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
256
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
1082 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1150 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
33 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
18.40
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
588.8 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 830M's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Bus support
PCI Express 2.0, PCI Express 3.0
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 830M: 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
 
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
14.4 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

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

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 830M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
GPU Boost
2.0
 
Optimus
+
 
GameWorks
+
 
CUDA
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 830M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (FL 11_0)
 
OpenGL
4.5
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 830M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
4.83
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
8104.50
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
1215.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
1386.50
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
1961.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
6163.00
 
 
Passmark
872
 
 

Mining hashrate

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce 830M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
67 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce 830M is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.08
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
90.65
At recommended settings
67.1
New games support
40
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
GTA V (2015)
low / 768p
55.30
 
medium / 768p
50.30
 
high / 1080p
12.70
 
ultra / 1080p
9.30
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
24.50
 
medium / 768p
15.00
 
high / 1080p
7.30
 
ultra / 1080p
5.90
 
Far Cry 4 (2014)
low / 768p
36.60
 
medium / 768p
25.80
 
high / 1080p
11.90
 
ultra / 1080p
10.80
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
142.10
 
medium / 768p
60.50
 
high / 1080p
27.20
 
ultra / 1080p
23.60
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
54.30
 
medium / 768p
36.80
 
high / 768p
25.60
 
ultra / 1080p
9.50
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
36.60
 
medium / 768p
21.40
 
high / 768p
15.30
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
109.20
 
medium / 768p
55.30
 
high / 768p
31.10
 
ultra / 1080p
14.70
 
X-Plane 10.25 (2013)
low / 768p
54.60
 
medium / 768p
27.40
 
high / 768p
14.10
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
115.10
 
medium / 768p
72.95
 
high / 768p
58.80
 
ultra / 1080p
37.80
 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
low / 720p
64.95
 
medium / 768p
41.90
 
high / 768p
31.40
 
ultra / 1080p
17.10
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce 830M performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce 830M from AMD is Radeon R7 M360, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

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