NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M SLI: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M SLI

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 780M SLI sales 30 May 2013. This is Kepler architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2x 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5 GHz are supplied.

Power consumption is at 200 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 29.17 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 780M SLI's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
Code name
N14E-GTX
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
30 May 2013
 

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 780M 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 780M SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
3072
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
823 MHz
 
Transistor count
7080 Million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
200 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 780M SLI'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
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 780M 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.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
2x 4 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
5000 MHz
 
Shared memory
-
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 780M SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 780M SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
29.17
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
66148.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
8009.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
10091.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
14139.50
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
36004.00
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
132.80
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 780M SLI 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
20.47
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Crysis 3 (2013)
medium / 768p
96.30
 
high / 768p
78.00
 
ultra / 1080p
47.20
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
medium / 768p
365.00
 
high / 768p
273.10
 
ultra / 1080p
130.10
 
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
medium / 768p
263.40
 
high / 768p
261.90
 
ultra / 1080p
257.30
 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
high / 768p
101.80
 
ultra / 1080p
87.30
 

Relative perfomance

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

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 780M SLI from AMD is Radeon R9 M395X, which is faster by 5% and higher by 4 positions in our rating.

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