NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M SLI vs AMD Radeon R8 M365DX

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M SLI
AMD Radeon R8 M365DX

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 780M SLI and Radeon R8 M365DX architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
GCN
Code name
N14E-GTX
 
Meso
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
30 May 2013
 
3 June 2015

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 780M SLI and Radeon R8 M365DX'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 and Radeon R8 M365DX's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
3072
 
768
Core clock speed
823 MHz
 
720 / 1125 MHz
Transistor count
7080 Million
 
3,100 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
200 Watt
 
n/d

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 780M SLI and Radeon R8 M365DX 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
Interface
n/d
 
IGP

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 780M SLI and Radeon R8 M365DX: 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
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
2x 4 GB
 
n/d
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
128 + 64 Bit
Memory clock speed
5000 MHz
 
800 / 1000 MHz
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 780M SLI and Radeon R8 M365DX.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 780M SLI and Radeon R8 M365DX. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
-
Optimus
+
 
-
CUDA
+
 
-
SLI
+
 
n/d
Verde Drivers
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 780M SLI and Radeon R8 M365DX, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 
DirectX 12, Shader 5.0
OpenGL
n/d
 
4.6
Vulkan
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 780M SLI and Radeon R8 M365DX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 780M SLI 26.67 +44350%
R8 M365DX 0.06

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GTX 780M SLI 66148 +485.8%
R8 M365DX 11291

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 780M SLI 8009 +433.6%
R8 M365DX 1501

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 780M SLI 10091 +430.5%
R8 M365DX 1902

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 780M SLI 14140 +393.9%
R8 M365DX 2863

3DMark Vantage Performance

GTX 780M SLI 36004 +414.9%
R8 M365DX 6992

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 780M SLI and Radeon R8 M365DX are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M SLI

44350% faster (about 444.5 times) in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (3072 vs 768)
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)
Verde Drivers
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
3DTV
3D Vision Surround
Optimus Support

Advantages of AMD Radeon R8 M365DX

Much newer (3 June 2015 vs 30 May 2013)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

So, GTX 780M SLI or R8 M365DX?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M SLI.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 780M SLI and Radeon R8 M365DX, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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