NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M SLI: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M SLI

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 485M SLI sales 6 January 2011. This is Fermi architecture notebook card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2x2 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1.5 GHz are supplied.

Power consumption is at 100 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 14.41 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 485M SLI's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Fermi
 
Code name
N11E-GTX-A1
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
6 January 2011
 

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 485M SLI'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 485M SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
768
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
575 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 485M 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.
Laptop size
large
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 485M SLI: 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
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
2x2 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
1500 MHz
 
Shared memory
-
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 485M SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 485M SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
14.41
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
5334.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
24830.00
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 485M SLI 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
3.14
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Crysis - CPU Benchmark (2007)
low / 768p
209.50
 
medium / 768p
96.70
 
high / 768p
78.60
 
ultra / 1080p
41.40
 
Crysis - GPU Benchmark (2007)
low / 768p
158.20
 
medium / 768p
92.80
 
high / 768p
76.70
 
ultra / 1080p
43.30
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 485M SLI performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 485M SLI from AMD is Radeon HD 6970M Crossfire, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

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