NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M SLI: specs and benchmarks

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M SLI
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M SLI
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  • Core clock speed 535
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 1250
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2010
Performance 7.65

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 470M SLI sales 1 November 2010. This is Fermi architecture notebook card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at

7.65%

of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090.

General info

Some basic facts about GeForce GTX 470M SLI: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance rating415
Value for money4.11
ArchitectureFermi (2010−2014)
GPU code nameN11E-GT
Market segmentLaptop
Release date1 November 2010 (12 years ago)
Current price$149 of 49999 (A100 SXM4)
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Technical specs

GeForce GTX 470M SLI's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 470M SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores576of 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed535 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Manufacturing process technology40 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 470M SLI'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.

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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 470M SLI: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeGDDR5
Memory bus width192 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed1250 MHzof 22400 (GeForce RTX 4080)
Shared memory-

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 470M SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX11

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of GeForce GTX 470M SLI. 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.

GTX 470M SLI 7.65
  • 3DMark Vantage Performance
  • 3DMark 11 Performance GPU

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%

GTX 470M SLI 16802

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%

GTX 470M SLI 4070

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 470M SLI 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:

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Full HD79

Popular games

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Cyberpunk 2077 8−9
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 14−16
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 8−9
Battlefield 5 24−27
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 21−24
Cyberpunk 2077 8−9
Far Cry 5 16−18
Far Cry New Dawn 18−20
Forza Horizon 4 24−27
Hitman 3 14−16
Horizon Zero Dawn 12−14
Red Dead Redemption 2 12−14
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 14−16
Watch Dogs: Legion 10−11
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 14−16
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 8−9
Battlefield 5 24−27
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 21−24
Cyberpunk 2077 8−9
Far Cry 5 16−18
Far Cry New Dawn 18−20
Forza Horizon 4 24−27
Hitman 3 14−16
Horizon Zero Dawn 12−14
Metro Exodus 10−11
Red Dead Redemption 2 12−14
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 14−16
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 14−16
Watch Dogs: Legion 10−11
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 14−16
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 8−9
Battlefield 5 24−27
Cyberpunk 2077 8−9
Far Cry 5 16−18
Far Cry New Dawn 18−20
Forza Horizon 4 24−27
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 14−16
Watch Dogs: Legion 10−11
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 12−14
Hitman 3 10−11
Horizon Zero Dawn 10−11
Metro Exodus 7−8
Red Dead Redemption 2 7−8
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 10−11
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 6−7
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 3−4
Battlefield 5 10−11
Cyberpunk 2077 2−3
Far Cry 5 10−11
Far Cry New Dawn 10−11
Forza Horizon 4 14−16
Watch Dogs: Legion 4−5
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 5−6
Hitman 3 7−8
Horizon Zero Dawn 7−8
Metro Exodus 2−3
Red Dead Redemption 2 5−6
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 4−5
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 7−8
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 4−5
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 2−3
Battlefield 5 5−6
Cyberpunk 2077 1−2
Far Cry 5 6−7
Far Cry New Dawn 8−9
Forza Horizon 4 10−11
Watch Dogs: Legion 4−5

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 470M SLI performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook video cards.


AMD equivalent

The nearest GeForce GTX 470M SLI's AMD equivalent is Radeon R9 M390X, which is faster by 1% and higher by 5 positions in our performance rating.

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