NVIDIA GeForce 930MX: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce 930MX

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce 930MX sales 1 March 2016. This is Maxwell architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 GB of DDR3, GDDR5 memory clocked at 2 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 17 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 8.21 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of GeForce 930MX's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
Code name
GM108
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
1 March 2016
 

Technical specs

GeForce 930MX's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 930MX's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
952 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1020 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
17 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
24.48
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
783.4 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 930MX'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 3.0
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 930MX: 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, GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
2000 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 930MX.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 930MX. 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 930MX, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (FL 11_0)
 
OpenGL
4.5
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 930MX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
7.73
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
135057.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
9053.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
1427.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
1597.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
2201.50
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
8062.00
 
 
Passmark
1173
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce 930MX 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
0.57
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
89.68
At recommended settings
64.52
New games support
45
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017)
low / 720p
23.00
 
medium / 1080p
10.00
 
high / 1080p
9.00
 
ultra / 1080p
7.00
 
Destiny 2 (2017)
low / 720p
30.00
 
medium / 1080p
13.10
 
high / 1080p
10.80
 
ultra / 1080p
7.90
 
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
low / 720p
26.40
 
medium / 1080p
10.80
 
high / 1080p
9.70
 
ultra / 1080p
3.10
 
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
low / 720p
41.40
 
medium / 1080p
16.70
 
high / 1080p
14.70
 
ultra / 1080p
9.10
 
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
low / 720p
43.00
 
medium / 1080p
16.20
 
high / 1080p
13.60
 
ultra / 1080p
10.00
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
45.50
 
medium / 768p
29.70
 
high / 1080p
13.40
 
ultra / 1080p
12.00
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
22.40
 
medium / 768p
15.30
 
high / 1080p
7.90
 
Dishonored 2 (2016)
low / 720p
23.60
 
medium / 768p
19.70
 
Doom (2016)
low / 720p
37.60
 
medium / 768p
29.20
 
high / 1080p
15.00
 
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
74.20
 
medium / 768p
52.20
 
high / 1080p
23.30
 
ultra / 1080p
14.80
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
35.09
 
medium / 768p
19.84
 
high / 1080p
10.90
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
low / 720p
61.60
 
medium / 768p
50.20
 
high / 1080p
27.90
 
ultra / 1080p
22.80
 
Dota 2 (2015)
low / 720p
91.00
 
medium / 768p
74.00
 
high / 1080p
35.50
 
ultra / 1080p
33.20
 
Just Cause 3 (2015)
low / 768p
38.30
 
medium / 768p
29.50
 
high / 1080p
15.90
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
69.30
 
medium / 768p
39.80
 
high / 1080p
21.10
 
ultra / 1080p
14.00
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
30.10
 
medium / 768p
18.50
 
high / 1080p
10.00
 
ultra / 1080p
6.00
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
186.00
 
medium / 768p
81.20
 
high / 1080p
40.30
 
ultra / 1080p
30.40
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
66.60
 
medium / 768p
46.40
 
high / 768p
30.90
 
ultra / 1080p
11.90
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
135.30
 
medium / 768p
63.85
 
high / 768p
35.65
 
ultra / 1080p
17.70
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
139.20
 
medium / 768p
94.60
 
high / 768p
80.00
 
ultra / 1080p
47.10
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce 930MX performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce 930MX from AMD is Radeon R8 M445DX, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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