NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M vs MX230
Comparison of GeForce GTX 670M and GeForce MX230 architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 670M and GeForce MX230'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 670M and GeForce MX230'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
33.5 billion / sec
25.31 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 670M and GeForce MX230 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 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 670M and GeForce MX230: 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.
GDDR5 / DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
72.0 GB / s
48.06 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 670M and GeForce MX230.
Maximum VGA resolution
Up to 2048x1536
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 670M and GeForce MX230. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 670M and GeForce MX230, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12 (FL 11_0), Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 670M and GeForce MX230. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 670M 5.63
GeForce MX230 5.73 +1.8%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GTX 670M 14940
GeForce MX230 15797 +5.7%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GTX 670M 1824
GeForce MX230 2299 +26%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 670M 1950
GeForce MX230 2468 +26.6%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 670M 2698
GeForce MX230 3364 +24.7%
GTX 670M 1953
GeForce MX230 1987 +1.7%
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 670M and GeForce MX230. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 670M and GeForce MX230 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
Wider memory bus (192 vs 64 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (72 vs 48.06 GB/s)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
3D Vision Surround
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX230
1.8% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (15 February 2019 vs 22 March 2012)
More pipelines (384 vs 336)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
Less power hungry (10 vs 75 watts)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
So, GTX 670M or MX230?
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