NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 780M sales 11 May 2013. This is Kepler architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 2.5 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 160.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via MXM-B (3.0) interface. Power consumption is at 122 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 20.56 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 780M's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
Code name
GK104
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
11 May 2013
 

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 780M'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 780M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1536
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
CUDA cores
1536
 
Core clock speed
823 MHz
 
Boost Clock
797 MHz
 
Transistor count
3,540 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
122 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
102.0
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
2,448 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 780M's 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
 
Bus support
PCI Express 3.0, PCI Express 2.0
 
Interface
MXM-B (3.0)
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
SLI options
+
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 780M: 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
 
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
of 32
Standard memory configuration
GDDR5
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
2500 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
160.0 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 780M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
eDP 1.2 signal support
Up to 3840x2160
 
LVDS signal support
Up to 1920x1200
 
VGA аnalog display support
Up to 2048x1536
 
DisplayPort Multimode (DP++) support
Up to 3840x2160
 
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 780M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Blu-Ray 3D Support
+
 
GPU Boost
+
 
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder
+
 
Optimus
+
 
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
+
 
CUDA
+
 
FXAA
+
 
TXAA
+
 
Direct Compute
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 780M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 API
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
OpenCL
1.1
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 780M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
19.36
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
171053.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
35965.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
4742.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
5244.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
7776.50
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
26827.00
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
75.95
 
 
Passmark
4003
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
5290
 
 
Octane Render OctaneBench
37
 
 

Mining hashrate

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 780M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
82 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 780M is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.15
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
91.94
At recommended settings
72.58
New games support
65
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
medium / 768p
82.00
 
high / 1080p
39.00
 
ultra / 1080p
34.50
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
high / 1080p
45.90
 
ultra / 1080p
41.80
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
high / 1080p
34.70
 
ultra / 1080p
17.30
 
Far Cry 4 (2014)
low / 768p
103.80
 
medium / 768p
95.70
 
high / 1080p
46.60
 
ultra / 1080p
36.50
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
143.90
 
medium / 768p
94.20
 
high / 1080p
80.50
 
ultra / 1080p
72.80
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
131.10
 
medium / 768p
109.20
 
high / 768p
88.70
 
ultra / 1080p
40.00
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
130.30
 
medium / 768p
102.10
 
high / 768p
72.20
 
ultra / 1080p
29.25
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
385.10
 
medium / 768p
231.90
 
high / 768p
155.00
 
ultra / 1080p
65.40
 
X-Plane 10.25 (2013)
low / 768p
101.90
 
medium / 768p
50.80
 
high / 768p
27.10
 
ultra / 1080p
22.10
 
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
low / 768p
261.20
 
medium / 768p
243.40
 
high / 768p
227.00
 
ultra / 1080p
190.70
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
232.10
 
medium / 768p
199.80
 
high / 768p
206.30
 
ultra / 1080p
186.10
 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
high / 768p
94.00
 
ultra / 1080p
67.15
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 780M from AMD is Radeon HD 8970M, which is slower by 3% and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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