NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX SLI vs 460M SLI
Comparison of GeForce GTX 670MX SLI and GeForce GTX 460M SLI architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 670MX SLI and GeForce GTX 460M 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 670MX SLI and GeForce GTX 460M SLI'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)
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 670MX SLI and GeForce GTX 460M SLI 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.
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 670MX SLI and GeForce GTX 460M 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
2x 192 Bit
Memory clock speed
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 670MX SLI and GeForce GTX 460M SLI. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 670MX SLI and GeForce GTX 460M SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 670MX SLI and GeForce GTX 460M SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 670MX SLI 19.98 +186.2%
GTX 460M SLI 6.98
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 670MX SLI 7042 +112.6%
GTX 460M SLI 3313
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 670MX SLI 23526 +65.3%
GTX 460M SLI 14236
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 670MX SLI and GeForce GTX 460M SLI are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX SLI
186.2% faster (about 3 times) in synthetic tests
More pipelines (1920 vs 384)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M SLI
PureVideo HD VP4
Bitstream HD Audio
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
So, GTX 670MX SLI or 460M SLI?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX SLI.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 670MX SLI and GeForce GTX 460M SLI, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.