NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M vs 675MX
Comparison of GeForce GTX 870M and GeForce GTX 675MX architecture, market type and release date.
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.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
108.3 GTexel / s
48.0 billion / sec
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.
PCI Express 2.0, PCI Express 3.0
PCI Express 2.0
Supplementary power connectors
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.
Maximum RAM amount
Standard memory configuration
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
120.0 GB / s
115.2 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 870M and GeForce GTX 675MX.
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
HDCP content protection
Maximum VGA resolution
Up to 2048x1536
7.1 channel HD audio on HDMI
TrueHD and DTS-HD audio bitstreaming
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.
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 870M and GeForce GTX 675MX, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12 (FL 11_0), Shader 5.0
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
GTX 870M 2927 +18.2%
GTX 675MX 2476
Octane Render OctaneBench
GTX 870M 34 +3%
GTX 675MX 33
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
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%
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)
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)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX
Wider memory bus (256 vs 192 bit)
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.