NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX vs AMD Radeon HD 6950M
Comparison of GeForce GTX 670MX and Radeon HD 6950M architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 670MX and Radeon HD 6950M'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 and Radeon HD 6950M'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
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 670MX and Radeon HD 6950M 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
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 670MX and Radeon HD 6950M: 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
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 670MX and Radeon HD 6950M. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
Maximum VGA resolution
Up to 2048x1536
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 670MX and Radeon HD 6950M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 670MX and Radeon HD 6950M, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 670MX and Radeon HD 6950M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 670MX 8.17 +29.3%
HD 6950M 6.32
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 670MX 3587 +46.3%
HD 6950M 2452
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 670MX 14530 +43.5%
HD 6950M 10122
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 670MX and Radeon HD 6950M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX
29.3% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (1 October 2012 vs 4 January 2011)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
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)
3D Vision Surround
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6950M
Wider memory bus (256 vs 192 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (115.2 vs 67.2 GB/s)
Less power hungry (50 vs 75 watts)
So, GTX 670MX or HD 6950M?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 670MX and Radeon HD 6950M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.