NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 860M sales 10 March 2014. This is Kepler 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 PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 75 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 15.41 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 860M's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
Code name
GK104
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
10 March 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 (FirePro S9300 X2)
CUDA cores
1152 or 640
 
Core clock speed
797 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Boost Clock
915 MHz
 
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
3,540 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
43.4 GTexel / s
 
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
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory

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
 
Standard memory configuration
GDDR5
 
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory bandwidth
80.0 GB / s
 
of 1024 (FirePro S9300 X2)
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 benchmark 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
15.20
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
1886
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

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 860M 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 860M performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum HD Graphics 4400
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Overwatch on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 720p
177
 
medium / 768p
117
 
high / 1080p
55
 
ultra / 1080p
31
 
4k / 2160p
17
 

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of GTA V on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 768p
117
 
medium / 768p
125
 
high / 1080p
36
 
ultra / 1080p
15
 

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rainbow Six Siege on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 768p
134
 
medium / 768p
86
 
high / 1080p
48
 
ultra / 1080p
29
 
4k / 2160p
14
 

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dota 2 on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 768p
119
 
medium / 768p
118
 
ultra / 1080p
86
 

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce 6150
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
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 860M.

low / 720p
104
 
medium / 768p
67
 
high / 1080p
30
 
ultra / 1080p
27
 
4k / 2160p
10
 

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Deus Ex Mankind Divided official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Deus Ex Mankind Divided on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 720p
39
 
medium / 768p
26
 
high / 1080p
14
 
ultra / 1080p
7
 

Doom

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Doom official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum Radeon HD 7870
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Doom on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 720p
56
 
medium / 768p
47
 
high / 1080p
29
 
ultra / 1080p
27
 

Far Cry Primal

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Far Cry Primal official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum Radeon HD 5770
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry Primal on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 720p
59
 
medium / 1080p
29
 
high / 1080p
26
 
ultra / 1080p
18
 
4k / 2160p
8
 

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce GTX 650
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 768p
57
 
medium / 768p
36
 
high / 1080p
22
 
ultra / 1080p
20
 
4k / 2160p
8
 

The Division

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to The Division official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum Radeon HD 7770
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Division on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 720p
65
 
medium / 768p
47
 
high / 1080p
22
 
ultra / 1080p
16
 

Titanfall 2

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Titanfall 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Titanfall 2 on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 720p
96
 
medium / 768p
68
 
high / 1080p
32
 
ultra / 1080p
29
 
4k / 2160p
10
 

XCOM 2

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to XCOM 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum Radeon HD 5770
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Real world test results of XCOM 2 on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 720p
67
 
medium / 1080p
25
 
high / 1080p
14
 
ultra / 1080p
6
 

Fallout 4

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Fallout 4 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce GTX 550 Ti
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Fallout 4 on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 720p
69
 
medium / 768p
44
 
high / 1080p
25
 
ultra / 1080p
20
 
4k / 2160p
8
 

Just Cause 3

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Just Cause 3 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum Radeon HD 7870
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Just Cause 3 on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 768p
62
 
medium / 768p
52
 
high / 1080p
32
 
ultra / 1080p
28
 
4k / 2160p
11
 

Star Wars Battlefront

2015

FPS tests

Real world test results of Star Wars Battlefront on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 768p
116
 
medium / 768p
68
 
high / 1080p
31
 
ultra / 1080p
30
 
4k / 2160p
8
 

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 770

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 768p
57
 
medium / 768p
36
 
high / 1080p
20
 
ultra / 1080p
12
 

Dragon Age: Inquisition

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Dragon Age: Inquisition official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dragon Age: Inquisition on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 768p
70
 
medium / 768p
51
 
high / 1080p
29
 
ultra / 1080p
20
 

Far Cry 4

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Far Cry 4 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum Radeon HD 5850
recommended GeForce GTX 680

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry 4 on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 768p
70
 
medium / 768p
59
 
high / 1080p
29
 
ultra / 1080p
23
 

Sims 4

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Sims 4 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce 6600

FPS tests

Real world test results of Sims 4 on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 768p
141
 
medium / 768p
77
 
high / 1080p
54
 
ultra / 1080p
47
 

Battlefield 4

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Battlefield 4 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 4 on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 768p
136
 
medium / 768p
102
 
high / 768p
73
 
ultra / 1080p
29
 

Crysis 3

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Crysis 3 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce GTS 450
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Crysis 3 on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 768p
119
 
medium / 768p
76
 
high / 768p
50
 
ultra / 1080p
19
 

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 768p
307
 
medium / 768p
162
 
high / 768p
97
 
ultra / 1080p
45
 

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce 7800 GT
recommended Radeon HD 4870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Diablo III on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 768p
308
 
medium / 768p
222
 
high / 768p
189
 
ultra / 1080p
105
 

Dishonored

2012

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Dishonored official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum Radeon HD 5850
recommended Radeon HD 5850

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dishonored on GeForce GTX 860M.

low / 768p
129
 
medium / 768p
128
 
high / 768p
129
 
ultra / 1080p
104
 

Mass Effect 3

2012

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to Mass Effect 3 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
minimum GeForce 7900 GT
recommended GeForce 9800 GT

FPS tests

Real world test results of Mass Effect 3 on GeForce GTX 860M.

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

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

2011

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 860M performance compared to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 860M
recommended GeForce GTX 260

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on GeForce GTX 860M.

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 2% and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

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