NVIDIA GeForce 9400M vs AMD Radeon HD 8310E

NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
AMD Radeon HD 8310E

General info

Comparison of GeForce 9400M and Radeon HD 8310E architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
GCN 2.0
Code name
Release date
15 October 2008
23 April 2013

Technical specs

GeForce 9400M and Radeon HD 8310E's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 9400M and Radeon HD 8310E's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
580 MHz
300 MHz
Transistor count
314 million
1,178 million
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
12 Watt
25 Watt
Texture fill rate

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 9400M and Radeon HD 8310E 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).
PCIe 2.0 x16


Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 9400M and Radeon HD 8310E: 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
System Shared
System Shared

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 9400M and Radeon HD 8310E.
Display Connectors
No outputs
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 9400M and Radeon HD 8310E, sometimes including their particular versions.
11.1 (10_0)
12 (12_0)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 9400M and Radeon HD 8310E. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


GeForce 9400M 118
HD 8310E 340 +188.1%

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 9400M

Less power hungry (12 vs 25 watts)

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8310E

Much newer (23 April 2013 vs 15 October 2008)
More pipelines (128 vs 16)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 65 nm)

So, 9400M or HD 8310E?

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