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 20.21 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

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 (FirePro S9300 X2)
CUDA cores
1536
 
Core clock speed
823 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Boost Clock
797 MHz
 
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
3,540 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
122 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
102.0 GTexel / s
 
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

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
 
Standard memory configuration
GDDR5
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
2500 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
160.0 GB / s
 
of 1024 (FirePro S9300 X2)
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
 
of 4.6
OpenCL
1.1
 

Video card benchmark 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
19.76
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
35965
3DMark Fire Strike Score
4742
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
5244
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
7777
3DMark Vantage Performance
26827
Unigine Heaven 3.0
76
Passmark
3999
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
5290
Octane Render OctaneBench
37

Mining hashrates

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

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 780M is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum HD Graphics 4400
recommended GeForce GTX 660

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dota 2 on GeForce GTX 780M.

low / 768p
112
 
medium / 768p
101
 
ultra / 1080p
76
 

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
recommended GeForce 6600

FPS tests

Real world test results of Counter-Strike: GO on GeForce GTX 780M.

low / 768p
261
 
medium / 768p
243
 
high / 768p
227
 
ultra / 1080p
191
 

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum GeForce 6150 LE
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5970

Battlefield 1 (BF1)

2016

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 1 (BF1) on GeForce GTX 780M.

medium / 768p
82
 
high / 1080p
39
 
ultra / 1080p
35
 

Titanfall 2

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Titanfall 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Titanfall 2 on GeForce GTX 780M.

high / 1080p
46
 
ultra / 1080p
42
 

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 770

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on GeForce GTX 780M.

high / 1080p
35
 
ultra / 1080p
17
 

World of Warships

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to World of Warships official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 550 Ti

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warships on GeForce GTX 780M.

ultra / 1080p
88
 

Dragon Age: Inquisition

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Dragon Age: Inquisition official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dragon Age: Inquisition on GeForce GTX 780M.

low / 768p
113
 
medium / 768p
91
 
high / 1080p
40
 
ultra / 1080p
28
 

Far Cry 4

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Far Cry 4 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum Radeon HD 5850
recommended GeForce GTX 680

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry 4 on GeForce GTX 780M.

low / 768p
104
 
medium / 768p
96
 
high / 1080p
47
 
ultra / 1080p
37
 

Sims 4

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Sims 4 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum GeForce 6600

FPS tests

Real world test results of Sims 4 on GeForce GTX 780M.

low / 768p
144
 
medium / 768p
94
 
high / 1080p
81
 
ultra / 1080p
73
 

Battlefield 4

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Battlefield 4 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 4 on GeForce GTX 780M.

low / 768p
131
 
medium / 768p
109
 
high / 768p
89
 
ultra / 1080p
40
 

Crysis 3

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Crysis 3 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum GeForce GTS 450
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Crysis 3 on GeForce GTX 780M.

low / 768p
130
 
medium / 768p
102
 
high / 768p
72
 
ultra / 1080p
29
 

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on GeForce GTX 780M.

low / 768p
385
 
medium / 768p
232
 
high / 768p
155
 
ultra / 1080p
65
 

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum GeForce 7800 GT
recommended Radeon HD 4870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Diablo III on GeForce GTX 780M.

low / 768p
232
 
medium / 768p
200
 
high / 768p
206
 
ultra / 1080p
186
 

Dishonored

2012

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Dishonored official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum Radeon HD 5850
recommended Radeon HD 5850

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dishonored on GeForce GTX 780M.

low / 768p
129
 
medium / 768p
128
 
high / 768p
128
 
ultra / 1080p
126
 

Mass Effect 3

2012

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to Mass Effect 3 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
minimum GeForce 7900 GT
recommended GeForce 9800 GT

FPS tests

Real world test results of Mass Effect 3 on GeForce GTX 780M.

low / 720p
60
 
high / 768p
60
 
ultra / 1080p
60
 

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

2011

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780M performance compared to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 780M
recommended GeForce GTX 260

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on GeForce GTX 780M.

high / 768p
94
 
ultra / 1080p
67
 

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 RX 560 Mobile, which is slower by 1% and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

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