NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GT 520MX sales 30 May 2011. 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 0.9 GHz are supplied, and together with 64 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 14.4 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 20 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 1.99 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of GeForce GT 520MX's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Fermi
 
Code name
GF119
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
30 May 2011
 

Technical specs

GeForce GT 520MX's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GT 520MX's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
48
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
CUDA cores
48
 
Core clock speed
900 MHz
 
Transistor count
292 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
20 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
7.2 billion/sec
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
172.8 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GT 520MX'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.
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GT 520MX: 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
1 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
900 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
14.4 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GT 520MX. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Optimus
+
 
CUDA
+
 
DirectX 11
DirectX 11
 
DirectCompute
+
 
Verde Drivers
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GT 520MX, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 API
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
OpenCL
1.1
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GT 520MX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
1.96
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
13974.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
144.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
596.50
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
2619.50
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
409.14
 
 
Passmark
405
 
 
Octane Render OctaneBench
4
 
 

Mining hashrate

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GT 520MX. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
15 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce GT 520MX 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
n/d
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
90.65
At recommended settings
67.1
New games support
40
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
low / 768p
75.00
 
medium / 768p
68.00
 
high / 768p
38.00
 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
low / 720p
31.35
 
medium / 768p
21.90
 
high / 768p
15.40
 
Crysis - GPU Benchmark (2007)
high / 768p
21.60
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GT 520MX performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GT 520MX from AMD is Mobility Radeon HD 550v, which is slower by 1% and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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