NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M vs 675MX

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 870M and GeForce GTX 675MX architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
Kepler
Code name
N15P-GT
 
N13E-GSR
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
12 March 2014
 
1 October 2012

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 870M and GeForce GTX 675MX'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 870M and GeForce GTX 675MX's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1344
 
960
CUDA cores
1344
 
960
Core clock speed
941 MHz
 
600 MHz
Transistor count
3,540 million
 
3540 Million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
100 Watt
Texture fill rate
108.3 GTexel / s
 
48.0 billion / sec
Floating-point performance
2,599 gflops
 
1,256 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 870M and GeForce GTX 675MX 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
 
large
Bus support
PCI Express 2.0, PCI Express 3.0
 
PCI Express 2.0
Interface
MXM-B (3.0)
 
MXM-B (3.0)
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None
SLI options
-
 
2-way

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 870M and GeForce GTX 675MX: 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
6 GB
 
2 GB
Standard memory configuration
GDDR5
 
no data
Memory bus width
192 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
no data
 
1800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
120.0 GB / s
 
115.2 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 870M and GeForce GTX 675MX.
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
-
 
+
HDCP content protection
+
 
-
Maximum VGA resolution
no data
 
Up to 2048x1536
7.1 channel HD audio on HDMI
+
 
-
TrueHD and DTS-HD audio bitstreaming
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 870M and GeForce GTX 675MX. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Blu-Ray
+
 
-
3D Vision
-
 
+
GeForce ShadowPlay
+
 
-
GPU Boost
+
 
no data
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder
+
 
-
Optimus
+
 
+
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
-
 
+
BatteryBoost
+
 
-
CUDA
+
 
+
SLI
+
 
+
DirectX 11
no data
 
DirectX 11
GeForce Experience
+
 
no data
FXAA
+
 
+
TXAA
+
 
+
Direct Compute
+
 
no data
Adaptive VSync
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 870M and GeForce GTX 675MX, 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 870M and GeForce GTX 675MX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 870M 13.03 +23.2%
GTX 675MX 10.58

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GTX 870M 31322 +54.1%
GTX 675MX 20325

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 870M 4294 +57.8%
GTX 675MX 2721

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 870M 4694 +65.8%
GTX 675MX 2831

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 870M 7156 +79.8%
GTX 675MX 3979

3DMark Vantage Performance

GTX 870M 24035 +26.8%
GTX 675MX 18950

Unigine Heaven 3.0

GTX 870M 65 +58.5%
GTX 675MX 41

Passmark

GTX 870M 2927 +18.2%
GTX 675MX 2476

Octane Render OctaneBench

GTX 870M 34 +3%
GTX 675MX 33

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 870M and GeForce GTX 675MX. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
82 Mh/s +30.2%
 
63 Mh/s −30.2%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 870M and GeForce GTX 675MX are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M

23.2% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (12 March 2014 vs 1 October 2012)
More pipelines (1344 vs 960)
Higher memory bandwidth (120 vs 115.2 GB/s)
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)
NVIDIA BatteryBoost
Direct Compute
Blu-Ray 3D
NVIDIA SLI-Ready
HDCPContentProtection
71ChannelHDAudioOnHDMI
TrueHDAndDTSHDAudioBitstreaming
H264VC1MPEG21080pVideoDecoder

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX

Wider memory bus (256 vs 192 bit)
Verde
3D Vision
3DTV Play
DirectX 11
Adaptive VSync
HDCP
3D Vision Surround

So, GTX 870M or 675MX?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 870M and GeForce GTX 675MX, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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