NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M vs 580M
Comparison of GeForce GTX 485M and GeForce GTX 580M architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 485M and GeForce GTX 580M'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 and GeForce GTX 580M'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
36.8 billion / sec
39.7 billion / sec
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 485M and GeForce GTX 580M 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.
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 485M and GeForce GTX 580M: 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
96.0 GB / s
96.0 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 485M and GeForce GTX 580M.
Maximum VGA resolution
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 485M and GeForce GTX 580M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 485M and GeForce GTX 580M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 485M and GeForce GTX 580M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 485M 8.20 +3.7%
GTX 580M 7.91
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 485M 2709
GTX 580M 3117 +15.1%
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 485M 13536
GTX 580M 14404 +6.4%
GTX 485M 2400 +5.3%
GTX 580M 2279
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 485M and GeForce GTX 580M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 485M and GeForce GTX 580M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
3.7% faster in synthetic tests
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
Much newer (28 June 2011 vs 6 January 2010)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
So, GTX 485M or 580M?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M. The differences in performance seem too small.
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