NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M vs 570M

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 860M and GeForce GTX 570M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
Fermi
Code name
N15P-GX
 
N12E-GT
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
12 March 2014
 
28 June 2011

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 860M and GeForce GTX 570M'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 and GeForce GTX 570M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
640
 
336
CUDA cores
1152 or 640
 
336
Core clock speed
797 MHz
 
575 MHz
Transistor count
3,540 million
 
1950 Million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
75 Watt
Texture fill rate
87.84 GTexel / s
 
32.2 billion / sec
Floating-point performance
1,389 gflops
 
772.8 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 860M and GeForce GTX 570M 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
 
large
Bus support
PCI Express 2.0, PCI Express 3.0
 
PCI-E 2.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
MXM-B (3.0)
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None
SLI options
-
 
2-way

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 860M and GeForce GTX 570M: 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
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
3 MB
Standard memory configuration
GDDR5
 
no data
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
no data
 
1500 MHz
Memory bandwidth
80.0 GB / s
 
72.0 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 860M and GeForce GTX 570M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
eDP 1.2 signal support
Up to 3840x2160
 
no data
LVDS signal support
Up to 1920x1200
 
no data
VGA аnalog display support
Up to 2048x1536
 
no data
DisplayPort Multimode (DP++) support
Up to 3840x2160
 
no data
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 and GeForce GTX 570M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Blu-Ray
+
 
+
3D Gaming
-
 
+
3D Vision
-
 
+
GeForce ShadowPlay
+
 
-
GPU Boost
+
 
no data
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder
+
 
-
Optimus
+
 
+
BatteryBoost
+
 
-
CUDA
+
 
+
SLI
+
 
+
DirectX 11
no data
 
DirectX 11
GeForce Experience
+
 
no data
FXAA
+
 
no data
TXAA
+
 
no data
Direct Compute
+
 
no data
Adaptive VSync
+
 
no data
Ansel
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 860M and GeForce GTX 570M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 11_0), Shader 5.0
 
12 API
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.5
OpenCL
1.1
 
1.1

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 860M and GeForce GTX 570M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 860M 14.62 +76.1%
GTX 570M 8.30

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 860M 4902 +104.3%
GTX 570M 2399

3DMark Vantage Performance

GTX 860M 19216 +73.7%
GTX 570M 11060

Passmark

GTX 860M 3283 +62.2%
GTX 570M 2024

Octane Render OctaneBench

GTX 860M 30 +50%
GTX 570M 20

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 860M and GeForce GTX 570M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
163 Mh/s +147%
 
66 Mh/s −147%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 860M and GeForce GTX 570M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M

76.1% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (12 March 2014 vs 28 June 2011)
More pipelines (640 vs 336)
Higher memory bandwidth (80 vs 72 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
Battery Boost (saves energy while gaming by lowering FPS to a still acceptable level. Can make a laptop working on battery twice as long, depending on the particular game)
NVIDIA GameStream
ShadowPlay (allows recording and streaming video during gaming on NVIDIA GPUs)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
Adaptive VSync
Ansel
NVIDIA BatteryBoost
FXAA
TXAA
Direct Compute
Blu-Ray 3D
NVIDIA SLI-Ready
HDMI
HDCPContentProtection
71ChannelHDAudioOnHDMI
TrueHDAndDTSHDAudioBitstreaming
H264VC1MPEG21080pVideoDecoder

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M

Wider memory bus (192 vs 128 bit)
3D Vision
DirectX 11
3DGaming
3D Vision Surround

So, GTX 860M or 570M?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 860M and GeForce GTX 570M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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