NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 860M sales 13 January 2014. This is Maxwell architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 80.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via MXM-B (3.0) interface. Power consumption is at 75 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 15.65 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN V.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 860M's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
Code name
GM107
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
13 January 2014
 

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 860M'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 860M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
640
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
CUDA cores
1152 or 640
 
Core clock speed
797 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1085 MHz
 
Transistor count
1,870 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
43.40
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
1,389 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 860M'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
medium sized
 
Bus support
PCI Express 2.0, PCI Express 3.0
 
Interface
MXM-B (3.0)
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 860M: 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
2 GB
 
of 32
Standard memory configuration
GDDR5
 
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory bandwidth
80.0 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 860M.
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 860M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Blu-Ray
+
 
GeForce ShadowPlay
+
 
GPU Boost
+
 
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder
+
 
Optimus
+
 
BatteryBoost
+
 
CUDA
+
 
SLI
+
 
GeForce Experience
+
 
FXAA
+
 
TXAA
+
 
Direct Compute
+
 
Adaptive VSync
+
 
Ansel
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 860M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
of 4.6
OpenCL
1.1
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 860M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
15.59
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
215144
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
27961
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
3661
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
3904
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
4902
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
19216
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
50
 
Passmark
1868
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
4340
 
Octane Render OctaneBench
30
 

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 860M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
163 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 860M 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
0.19
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
104
 
medium / 768p
67
 
high / 1080p
30
 
ultra / 1080p
27
 
4k / 2160p
10
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
39
 
medium / 768p
26
 
high / 1080p
14
 
ultra / 1080p
7
 
Doom (2016)
low / 720p
56
 
medium / 768p
47
 
high / 1080p
29
 
ultra / 1080p
27
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
59
 
medium / 1080p
29
 
high / 1080p
26
 
ultra / 1080p
18
 
4k / 2160p
8
 
Mirror's Edge Catalyst (2016)
low / 720p
92
 
medium / 768p
58
 
high / 1080p
25
 
ultra / 1080p
19
 
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
177
 
medium / 768p
117
 
high / 1080p
55
 
ultra / 1080p
31
 
4k / 2160p
17
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
57
 
medium / 768p
36
 
high / 1080p
22
 
ultra / 1080p
20
 
4k / 2160p
8
 
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
65
 
medium / 768p
47
 
high / 1080p
22
 
ultra / 1080p
16
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
low / 720p
96
 
medium / 768p
68
 
high / 1080p
32
 
ultra / 1080p
29
 
4k / 2160p
10
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
67
 
medium / 1080p
25
 
high / 1080p
14
 
ultra / 1080p
6
 
Fallout 4 (2015)
low / 720p
69
 
medium / 768p
44
 
high / 1080p
25
 
ultra / 1080p
20
 
4k / 2160p
8
 
GTA V (2015)
low / 768p
117
 
medium / 768p
125
 
high / 1080p
36
 
ultra / 1080p
15
 
Just Cause 3 (2015)
low / 768p
62
 
medium / 768p
52
 
high / 1080p
32
 
ultra / 1080p
28
 
4k / 2160p
11
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
134
 
medium / 768p
86
 
high / 1080p
48
 
ultra / 1080p
29
 
4k / 2160p
14
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
57
 
medium / 768p
36
 
high / 1080p
20
 
ultra / 1080p
12
 
Far Cry 4 (2014)
low / 768p
70
 
medium / 768p
59
 
high / 1080p
29
 
ultra / 1080p
23
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
141
 
medium / 768p
77
 
high / 1080p
54
 
ultra / 1080p
47
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
136
 
medium / 768p
102
 
high / 768p
73
 
ultra / 1080p
29
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
119
 
medium / 768p
76
 
high / 768p
50
 
ultra / 1080p
19
 
Dota 2 (2013)
low / 768p
119
 
medium / 768p
118
 
ultra / 1080p
86
 
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013)
medium / 768p
142
 
high / 768p
97
 
ultra / 1080p
52
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
307
 
medium / 768p
162
 
high / 768p
97
 
ultra / 1080p
45
 
X-Plane 10.25 (2013)
low / 768p
95
 
medium / 768p
47
 
high / 768p
27
 
ultra / 1080p
17
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
308
 
medium / 768p
222
 
high / 768p
189
 
ultra / 1080p
105
 
Dishonored (2012)
low / 768p
129
 
medium / 768p
128
 
high / 768p
129
 
ultra / 1080p
104
 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
high / 768p
85
 
ultra / 1080p
50
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 860M from AMD is Radeon R9 M390, which is slower by 4% and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

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