NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M: specs and benchmarks

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NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
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  • Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 560
  • Max video memory 1024 MB
  • Memory type DDR3
  • Memory clock speed 800 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2010
Performance 1.75

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GT 425M sales 15 August 2010. This is Fermi architecture notebook card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 1 GB of DDR3 memory clocked at 0.8 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 25.6 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 23 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at

1.75%

of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.

General info

Of GeForce GT 425M's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating891
Value for money0.29
ArchitectureFermi (2010−2014)
GPU code nameN11P-GS
Market segmentLaptop
Release date15 August 2010 (12 years ago)
Current price$45 of 49999 (A100 SXM4)
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Technical specs

GeForce GT 425M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GT 425M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores96of 18432 (AD102)
CUDA cores96
Core clock speed560 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors585 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology40 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)
Thermal design power (TDP)23 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate6.7 billion/secof 939.8 (H100 SXM5)
Floating-point performance215.04 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GT 425M'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 sizemedium sized
InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GT 425M: 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 typeDDR3
Maximum RAM amount1 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width128 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed800 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth25.6 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)
Shared memory-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GT 425M. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Display ConnectorsNo outputs

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GT 425M, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 API
Shader Model5.1
OpenGL4.5of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)
OpenCL1.1
VulkanN/A
CUDA+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of GeForce GT 425M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

GT 425M 1.75
  • Passmark
  • 3DMark 11 Performance GPU
  • 3DMark Vantage Performance
  • GeekBench 5 OpenCL
  • Octane Render OctaneBench

Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 26%

GT 425M 515

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280x720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

GT 425M 753

3DMark Vantage Performance

3DMark Vantage is an outdated DirectX 10 benchmark using 1280x1024 screen resolution. It taxes the graphics card with two scenes, one depicting a girl escaping some militarized base located within a sea cave, the other displaying a space fleet attack on a defenseless planet. It was discontinued in April 2017, and Time Spy benchmark is now recommended to be used instead.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

GT 425M 3381

GeekBench 5 OpenCL

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses OpenCL API by Khronos Group.

Benchmark coverage: 9%

GT 425M 1581

Octane Render OctaneBench

This is a special benchmark measuring graphics card performance in OctaneRender, which is a realistic GPU rendering engine by OTOY Inc., available either as a standalone program, or as a plugin for 3DS Max, Cinema 4D and many other apps. It renders four different static scenes, then compares render times with a reference GPU which is currently GeForce GTX 980. This benchmark has nothing to do with gaming and is aimed at professional 3D graphics artists.

Benchmark coverage: 4%

GT 425M 6

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GT 425M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 14 Mh/s  

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GT 425M is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Average FPS

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular modern games across different resolutions:

900p11
Full HD17

Popular games

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Cyberpunk 2077 2−3
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 2−3
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 2−3
Battlefield 5 2−3
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2−3
Cyberpunk 2077 2−3
Far Cry 5 2−3
Far Cry New Dawn 2−3
Forza Horizon 4 2−3
Hitman 3 2−3
Horizon Zero Dawn 2−3
Red Dead Redemption 2 2−3
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 2−3
Watch Dogs: Legion 2−3
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 2−3
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 2−3
Battlefield 5 2−3
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2−3
Cyberpunk 2077 2−3
Far Cry 5 2−3
Far Cry New Dawn 2−3
Forza Horizon 4 2−3
Hitman 3 2−3
Horizon Zero Dawn 2−3
Metro Exodus 2−3
Red Dead Redemption 2 2−3
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 2−3
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 2−3
Watch Dogs: Legion 2−3
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 2−3
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 2−3
Battlefield 5 2−3
Cyberpunk 2077 2−3
Far Cry 5 2−3
Far Cry New Dawn 2−3
Forza Horizon 4 2−3
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 2−3
Watch Dogs: Legion 2−3
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2−3
Hitman 3 2−3
Horizon Zero Dawn 2−3
Metro Exodus 2−3
Red Dead Redemption 2 2−3
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 2−3
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 2−3
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 2−3
Battlefield 5 2−3
Cyberpunk 2077 2−3
Far Cry 5 2−3
Far Cry New Dawn 2−3
Forza Horizon 4 2−3
Watch Dogs: Legion 2−3
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2−3
Hitman 3 2−3
Horizon Zero Dawn 2−3
Metro Exodus 2−3
Red Dead Redemption 2 2−3
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 2−3
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 2−3
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 2−3
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 2−3
Battlefield 5 2−3
Cyberpunk 2077 2−3
Far Cry 5 2−3
Far Cry New Dawn 2−3
Forza Horizon 4 2−3
Watch Dogs: Legion 2−3

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GT 425M performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook video cards.


AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GT 425M from AMD is Radeon R5 M255, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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