NVIDIA GeForce 945M vs 940MX
Comparison of GeForce 945M and GeForce 940MX architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce 945M and 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 945M and GeForce 940MX's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce 945M and GeForce 940MX 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.
PCI Express 3.0
PCI Express 3.0
PCIe 3.0 x8
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 945M and 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 945M and GeForce 940MX.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 945M and GeForce 940MX. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce 945M and GeForce 940MX, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 945M and GeForce 940MX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GeForce 945M 4.67 +126.7%
GeForce 940MX 2.06
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
GeForce 945M 193684 +31.1%
GeForce 940MX 147706
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GeForce 945M 19405 +68.5%
GeForce 940MX 11513
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GeForce 945M 2505 +36.6%
GeForce 940MX 1834
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GeForce 945M 2850 +42.8%
GeForce 940MX 1996
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GeForce 945M 3310 +29.5%
GeForce 940MX 2556
3DMark Vantage Performance
GeForce 945M 13507 +58%
GeForce 940MX 8549
GeForce 945M 2130 +38.3%
GeForce 940MX 1540
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce 945M and GeForce 940MX. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
107 Mh/s +4.9%
102 Mh/s −4.9%
Let's see how good GeForce 945M and GeForce 940MX are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 945M
126.7% faster (about 2.5 times) in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (128 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (640 vs 512)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
Somewhat newer (28 June 2016 vs 27 October 2015)
Higher memory bandwidth (40.1 vs 28.8 GB/s)
Less power hungry (23 vs 75 watts)
So, 945M or 940MX?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce 945M.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce 945M and GeForce 940MX, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.