NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX vs 610M
Comparison of GeForce GT 520MX and GeForce 610M architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GT 520MX and GeForce 610M'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 and GeForce 610M'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
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GT 520MX and GeForce 610M 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 2.0
PCIe 2.0 x16
PCIe 2.0 x16
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GT 520MX and GeForce 610M: 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 GT 520MX and GeForce 610M. 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.
Maximum VGA resolution
Up to 2048x1536
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GT 520MX and GeForce 610M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce GT 520MX and GeForce 610M, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GT 520MX and GeForce 610M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GT 520MX 1.38 +8.7%
GeForce 610M 1.27
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GT 520MX 597 +17.5%
GeForce 610M 508
3DMark Vantage Performance
GT 520MX 2620 +18.6%
GeForce 610M 2210
GT 520MX 300 +8.7%
GeForce 610M 276
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GT 520MX and GeForce 610M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
15 Mh/s +54.6%
9.7 Mh/s −54.6%
Let's see how good GeForce GT 520MX and GeForce 610M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
8.7% faster in synthetic tests
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 610M
Somewhat newer (6 December 2011 vs 30 May 2011)
Less power hungry (12 vs 20 watts)
So, GT 520MX or 610M?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX and NVIDIA GeForce 610M. The differences in performance seem too small.
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