NVIDIA GeForce 940MX: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce 940MX

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce 940MX sales 1 January 2016. This is Maxwell architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4 GB of DDR3, GDDR5 memory clocked at 2 GHz are supplied, and together with 64 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 16.02 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x8 interface. Power consumption is at 23 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 8.57 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of GeForce 940MX's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
Code name
GM108
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
1 January 2016
 

Technical specs

GeForce 940MX's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 940MX'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
1004 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1242 MHz
 
Transistor count
1,870 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
23 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
29.81
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
953.9 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 940MX'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.
Laptop size
medium sized
 
Bus support
PCI Express 3.0
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 940MX: 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
4 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
2002 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
16.02 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 940MX.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 940MX. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
GPU Boost
+
 
GameWorks
+
 
Optimus
+
 
GameWorks
+
 
CUDA
+
 
GeForce Experience
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 940MX, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (FL 11_0)
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
Vulkan
1.1.0.1
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 940MX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
8.16
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
143929.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
11461.50
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
1833.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
1988.50
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
2556.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
8549.00
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
25.20
 
 
Passmark
1310
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
1710
 
 
Octane Render OctaneBench
17
 
 

Mining hashrate

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce 940MX. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
102 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce 940MX 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
0.59
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
90.32
At recommended settings
64.84
New games support
51
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry 5 (2018)
low / 720p
24.00
 
medium / 1080p
11.00
 
Fortnite (2018)
low / 720p
111.00
 
medium / 1080p
43.70
 
high / 1080p
12.80
 
ultra / 1080p
9.50
 
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)
low / 720p
27.00
 
medium / 1080p
11.30
 
high / 1080p
9.70
 
ultra / 1080p
7.90
 
Ark Survival Evolved (2017)
low / 720p
26.40
 
medium / 1080p
7.30
 
high / 1080p
6.20
 
ultra / 1080p
3.10
 
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017)
low / 720p
23.00
 
medium / 1080p
11.00
 
high / 1080p
10.00
 
ultra / 1080p
8.00
 
Destiny 2 (2017)
low / 720p
30.15
 
medium / 1080p
15.50
 
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
low / 720p
30.60
 
medium / 1080p
11.90
 
high / 1080p
11.30
 
ultra / 1080p
6.00
 
Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)
low / 720p
30.60
 
medium / 1080p
15.15
 
high / 1080p
9.80
 
ultra / 1080p
8.60
 
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
low / 720p
44.90
 
medium / 1080p
15.20
 
high / 1080p
13.60
 
ultra / 1080p
8.95
 
Resident Evil 7 (2017)
low / 720p
65.90
 
medium / 1080p
31.10
 
high / 1080p
17.45
 
ultra / 1080p
5.70
 
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
low / 720p
47.50
 
medium / 1080p
15.60
 
high / 1080p
13.05
 
ultra / 1080p
9.90
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
49.40
 
medium / 768p
30.30
 
high / 1080p
14.85
 
ultra / 1080p
12.80
 
Civilization VI (2016)
low / 768p
52.10
 
medium / 768p
27.40
 
high / 1080p
13.80
 
ultra / 1080p
10.50
 
4k / 2160p
10.10
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
24.00
 
medium / 768p
17.45
 
high / 1080p
9.45
 
ultra / 1080p
4.90
 
Dishonored 2 (2016)
low / 720p
21.10
 
medium / 768p
20.35
 
high / 1080p
13.60
 
ultra / 1080p
11.30
 
Doom (2016)
low / 720p
38.50
 
medium / 768p
30.50
 
high / 1080p
14.85
 
ultra / 1080p
12.35
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
32.00
 
medium / 1080p
14.00
 
high / 1080p
13.00
 
ultra / 1080p
10.00
 
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
73.50
 
medium / 768p
51.40
 
high / 1080p
24.50
 
ultra / 1080p
15.50
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
35.80
 
medium / 768p
22.20
 
high / 1080p
13.20
 
ultra / 1080p
10.75
 
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
40.20
 
medium / 768p
24.00
 
high / 1080p
11.25
 
ultra / 1080p
10.40
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
low / 720p
63.00
 
medium / 768p
44.30
 
high / 1080p
17.80
 
ultra / 1080p
15.40
 
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
low / 720p
32.60
 
medium / 768p
27.30
 
high / 1080p
12.50
 
ultra / 1080p
8.50
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
31.30
 
medium / 1080p
11.40
 
high / 1080p
7.20
 
ultra / 1080p
4.10
 
Dota 2 (2015)
low / 720p
101.00
 
medium / 768p
89.80
 
high / 1080p
48.40
 
ultra / 1080p
46.35
 
Fallout 4 (2015)
low / 720p
35.95
 
medium / 768p
22.90
 
high / 1080p
12.30
 
ultra / 1080p
10.20
 
GTA V (2015)
low / 768p
77.10
 
medium / 768p
68.55
 
high / 1080p
17.95
 
ultra / 1080p
7.75
 
Just Cause 3 (2015)
low / 768p
41.15
 
medium / 768p
32.60
 
high / 1080p
15.95
 
ultra / 1080p
16.10
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
81.05
 
medium / 768p
52.35
 
high / 1080p
25.45
 
ultra / 1080p
21.70
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
35.30
 
medium / 768p
22.40
 
high / 1080p
11.35
 
ultra / 1080p
7.10
 
Far Cry 4 (2014)
low / 768p
44.20
 
medium / 768p
31.40
 
high / 1080p
14.20
 
ultra / 1080p
13.30
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
158.60
 
medium / 768p
68.70
 
high / 1080p
38.00
 
ultra / 1080p
29.50
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
67.40
 
medium / 768p
44.30
 
high / 768p
31.20
 
ultra / 1080p
12.10
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
44.30
 
medium / 768p
26.30
 
high / 768p
20.10
 
ultra / 1080p
6.95
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
157.90
 
medium / 768p
77.00
 
high / 768p
49.90
 
ultra / 1080p
24.90
 
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
low / 768p
182.00
 
medium / 768p
156.80
 
high / 768p
107.20
 
ultra / 1080p
57.90
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
125.60
 
medium / 768p
86.60
 
high / 768p
75.10
 
ultra / 1080p
46.15
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce 940MX performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce 940MX from AMD is Radeon R8 M445DX, which is slower by 4% and lower by 11 positions in our rating.

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