NVIDIA GeForce 840A vs 810A

NVIDIA GeForce 840A
NVIDIA GeForce 810A

General info

Comparison of GeForce 840A and GeForce 810A architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
Kepler 2.0
Code name
GM108
 
GK208
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
17 March 2014
 
22 July 2014

Technical specs

GeForce 840A and GeForce 810A's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 840A and GeForce 810A's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
192
Core clock speed
1029 MHz
 
719 MHz
Boost Clock
1124 MHz
 
758 MHz
Transistor count
n/d
 
915 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
33 Watt
 
15 Watt
Texture fill rate
17.98 GTexel / s
 
12.4 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
863.2 gflops
 
297.6 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 840A and GeForce 810A 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 840A and GeForce 810A: 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
1 GB
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
2002 MHz
 
1800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
16.02 GB / s
 
14.4 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 840A and GeForce 810A.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 840A and GeForce 810A, 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 840A and GeForce 810A. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GeForce 840A 4.25 +31.6%
GeForce 810A 3.23

Passmark

GeForce 840A 878 +37.6%
GeForce 810A 638

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce 840A and GeForce 810A are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 840A

31.6% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (384 vs 192)
Higher memory bandwidth (16.02 vs 14.4 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 810A

Somewhat newer (22 July 2014 vs 17 March 2014)
Less power hungry (15 vs 33 watts)

So, 840A or 810A?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce 840A.
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