NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M vs 920M
Comparison of GeForce GTX 285M and GeForce 920M architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 285M and GeForce 920M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 285M and GeForce 920M'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
38 billion / sec
30.53 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 285M and GeForce 920M 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
PCIe 3.0 x8
MXM 3.0 Type-B
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 285M and GeForce 920M: 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
61 GB / s
14.4 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 285M and GeForce 920M.
Single Link DVIVGALVDSHDMIDual Link DVIDisplayPort
Maximum VGA resolution
Audio input for HDMI
S / PDIF
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 285M and GeForce 920M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 285M and GeForce 920M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 10, Shader 4.0
DirectX 12 (FL 11_0), Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 285M and GeForce 920M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 285M 1.36 +18.3%
GeForce 920M 1.15
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 285M 6498 +16.3%
GeForce 920M 5587
GTX 285M 734 +2.7%
GeForce 920M 715
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 285M and GeForce 920M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 285M and GeForce 920M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M
18.3% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 64 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (61 vs 14.4 GB/s)
PureVideo HD (VP2)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 920M
Much newer (27 January 2015 vs 2 March 2009)
More pipelines (384 vs 128)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 55 nm)
Less power hungry (33 vs 75 watts)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
3D Vision Surround
So, GTX 285M or 920M?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 285M and GeForce 920M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.