NVIDIA GeForce 945M: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce 945M

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce 945M sales 8 April 2016. This is Maxwell architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 GB of DDR3 memory clocked at 2 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 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 6.71 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000.

General info

Of GeForce 945M's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
Code name
GM108
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
8 April 2016
 

Technical specs

GeForce 945M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 945M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
512
 
Core clock speed
1122 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Boost Clock
1242 MHz
 
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
1,870 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
23 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
29.81 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
953.9 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 945M'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

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 945M: 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
 
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
2002 MHz
 
of 14000
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 945M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 945M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
GPU Boost
+
 
Optimus
+
 
GameWorks
+
 
CUDA
+
 
GeForce Experience
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 945M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
of 4.6

Video card benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 945M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

6.71

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

193684

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

19405

3DMark Fire Strike Score

2505

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

2850

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3310

3DMark Vantage Performance

13507

Passmark

1434

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce 945M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
107 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce 945M is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

945M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

945M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

945M
minimum Radeon HD 4850
recommended Radeon HD 7950
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

945M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

945M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

945M
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

945M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

945M
recommended GeForce 6600
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

945M
minimum GeForce 6150
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

945M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Fallout 4

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to Fallout 4 official system requirements.

945M
minimum GeForce GTX 550 Ti
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Fallout 4 on GeForce 945M.

low / 720p
54
 
medium / 768p
33
 
high / 1080p
18
 
ultra / 1080p
15
 

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

945M
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 770

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on GeForce 945M.

low / 768p
52
 
medium / 768p
31
 
high / 1080p
17
 
ultra / 1080p
9
 

World of Warships

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to World of Warships official system requirements.

945M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 550 Ti

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warships on GeForce 945M.

low / 768p
130
 
medium / 768p
114
 
high / 1080p
66
 
ultra / 1080p
44
 

Dragon Age: Inquisition

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to Dragon Age: Inquisition official system requirements.

945M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dragon Age: Inquisition on GeForce 945M.

low / 768p
98
 
medium / 768p
62
 
high / 1080p
21
 
ultra / 1080p
14
 

Far Cry 4

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to Far Cry 4 official system requirements.

945M
minimum Radeon HD 5850
recommended GeForce GTX 680

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry 4 on GeForce 945M.

low / 768p
72
 
medium / 768p
53
 
high / 1080p
24
 
ultra / 1080p
19
 

Sims 4

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to Sims 4 official system requirements.

945M
minimum GeForce 6600

FPS tests

Real world test results of Sims 4 on GeForce 945M.

low / 768p
184
 
medium / 768p
101
 
high / 1080p
58
 
ultra / 1080p
46
 

Battlefield 4

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to Battlefield 4 official system requirements.

945M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 4 on GeForce 945M.

low / 768p
112
 
medium / 768p
78
 
high / 768p
54
 
ultra / 1080p
22
 

Crysis 3

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to Crysis 3 official system requirements.

945M
minimum GeForce GTS 450
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Crysis 3 on GeForce 945M.

low / 768p
86
 
medium / 768p
50
 
high / 768p
34
 
ultra / 1080p
13
 

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

945M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on GeForce 945M.

low / 768p
233
 
medium / 768p
118
 
high / 768p
68
 
ultra / 1080p
31
 

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

2011

Official system requirements

GeForce 945M performance compared to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim official system requirements.

945M
recommended GeForce GTX 260

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on GeForce 945M.

medium / 768p
50
 
high / 768p
48
 
ultra / 1080p
40
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce 945M performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce 945M from AMD is Radeon R7 M380, which is faster by 1% and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

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