NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M vs MX230

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M
NVIDIA GeForce MX230

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 765M and GeForce MX230 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
Pascal
Code name
GK106
 
GP108
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
30 May 2013
 
21 February 2019

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 765M 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 765M and GeForce MX230's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
768
 
256
CUDA cores
768
 
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Core clock speed
850 MHz
 
1519 MHz
Boost Clock
863 MHz
 
1582 MHz
Transistor count
2,540 million
 
1,800 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
10 Watt
Texture fill rate
55.23
 
25.31
Floating-point performance
1,326 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 765M 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.
Laptop size
large
 
medium sized
Bus support
PCI Express 3.0, PCI Express 2.0
 
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Interface
MXM-B (3.0)
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
no data
 
None
SLI options
+
 
-

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 765M 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.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
2 GB
Standard memory configuration
GDDR5
 
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Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
2000 MHz
 
6008 MHz
Memory bandwidth
64.0 GB/s
 
48.06 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 765M and GeForce MX230.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
eDP 1.2 signal support
Up to 3840x2160
 
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LVDS signal support
Up to 1920x1200
 
no data
VGA аnalog display support
Up to 2048x1536
 
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DisplayPort Multimode (DP++) support
Up to 3840x2160
 
no data
HDMI
+
 
-
HDCP content protection
+
 
-
7.1 channel HD audio on HDMI
+
 
-
TrueHD and DTS-HD audio bitstreaming
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 765M and GeForce MX230. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Blu-Ray 3D Support
+
 
-
3D Vision
+
 
-
GPU Boost
+
 
+
GameWorks
-
 
+
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder
+
 
-
Optimus
+
 
+
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
+
 
-
CUDA
+
 
+
SLI
+
 
no data
GeForce Experience
no data
 
+
FXAA
+
 
no data
TXAA
+
 
no data
Direct Compute
+
 
no data
Verde Drivers
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 765M and GeForce MX230, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 API
 
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.1
 
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 765M and GeForce MX230. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 765M 4.72
GeForce MX230 5.19 +10%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GTX 765M 17616 +11.5%
GeForce MX230 15797

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 765M 2362 +2.7%
GeForce MX230 2299

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 765M 2479 +0.4%
GeForce MX230 2468

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 765M 4019 +19.5%
GeForce MX230 3364

Passmark

GTX 765M 1949
GeForce MX230 2009 +3.1%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 765M and GeForce MX230. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
24 Mh/s
 
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Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 765M and GeForce MX230 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M

Wider memory bus (128 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (768 vs 256)
Higher memory bandwidth (64 vs 48.06 GB/s)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
Verde Drivers
3D Vision
3DTV Play
GeForce Experence
TXAA
FXAA
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Direct Compute
SLIOptions
HDMI
HDCPContentProtection
71ChannelHDAudioOnHDMI
TrueHDAndDTSHDAudioBitstreaming
BluRay3DSupport
3D Vision Surround
H264VC1MPEG21080pVideoDecoder

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX230

10% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (21 February 2019 vs 30 May 2013)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (10 vs 75 watts)
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
GameWorks

So, GTX 765M or MX230?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M and NVIDIA GeForce MX230. The differences in performance seem too small.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 765M and GeForce MX230, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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