NVIDIA GeForce 930MX vs AMD Radeon R9 M375

NVIDIA GeForce 930MX
AMD Radeon R9 M375

General info

Comparison of GeForce 930MX and Radeon R9 M375 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
GCN 1.0
Code name
GM108
 
Tropo
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
1 March 2016
 
5 May 2015

Technical specs

GeForce 930MX and Radeon R9 M375'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 and Radeon R9 M375's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
640
Compute units
n/d
 
10
Core clock speed
952 MHz
 
1000 MHz
Boost Clock
1020 MHz
 
1015 MHz
Transistor count
n/d
 
1,500 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
17 Watt
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
24.48 GTexel / s
 
40.6 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
783.4 gflops
 
1,299 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 930MX and Radeon R9 M375 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.
Laptop size
n/d
 
medium sized
Bus support
PCI Express 3.0
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 930MX and Radeon R9 M375: 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
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
 
1100 MHz
Memory bandwidth
14.4 GB / s
 
28.8 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 930MX and Radeon R9 M375.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Eyefinity
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 930MX and Radeon R9 M375. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
AppAcceleration
-
 
+
Enduro
-
 
+
FreeSync
-
 
+
HD3D
-
 
+
PowerTune
-
 
+
DualGraphics
-
 
+
ZeroCore
-
 
+
Switchable graphics
-
 
+
GPU Boost
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
-
GameWorks
+
 
-
CUDA
+
 
-
GeForce Experience
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 930MX and Radeon R9 M375, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
DirectX® 12
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.4
OpenCL
n/d
 
Not Listed
Vulkan
-
 
+
Mantle
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 930MX and Radeon R9 M375. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GeForce 930MX 4.98 +2.3%
R9 M375 4.87

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GeForce 930MX 9053 +6.9%
R9 M375 8466

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GeForce 930MX 1427
R9 M375 1514 +6.1%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GeForce 930MX 1597
R9 M375 1667 +4.4%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GeForce 930MX 2202
R9 M375 3314 +50.5%

3DMark Vantage Performance

GeForce 930MX 8062
R9 M375 8275 +2.6%

Passmark

GeForce 930MX 1236
R9 M375 1239 +0.2%

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 −0.2%
 
4549 +0.2%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 −0.2%
 
4549 +0.2%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce 930MX and Radeon R9 M375. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
143 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce 930MX and Radeon R9 M375 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 930MX

2.3% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (1 March 2016 vs 5 May 2015)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
Optimus Support
NVIDIAGameWorksSupport

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M375

Wider memory bus (128 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (640 vs 384)
Higher memory bandwidth (28.8 vs 14.4 GB/s)
DirectX 12 (FL 11_1)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
OpenGL 4.3 (Open Graphics Library - an API for 3D graphics and GPUs usage)
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
AMD PowerTune technology
Enduro (saves battery charge by automatically switching between an integrated and discrete AMD GPU depending on workload. Similar to NVIDIA Optimus)
App Acceleration
EyefinitySupport
AMD App Acceleration
FreeSync
HD3DMenu
PowerTuneMenu
DualGraphics
ZeroCoreMenu
SwitchableGraphics
MantleMenu

So, 930MX or R9 M375?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce 930MX and AMD Radeon R9 M375. The differences in performance seem too small.
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