NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M SLI: specs and benchmarks

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M SLI
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M SLI
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  • Core clock speed 954
  • Max video memory 2x 8192 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 5000
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2014
Performance 28.66

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 880M SLI sales 12 March 2014. This is Kepler architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2x 8 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5 GHz are supplied.

Power consumption is at 206 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at

28.66%

of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 880M SLI's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating170
ArchitectureKepler (2012−2018)
GPU code nameN15E-GX-A2
Market segmentLaptop
Release date12 March 2014 (8 years ago)
Price now$3098 of 49999 (A100 SXM4)
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Technical specs

GeForce GTX 880M SLI's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 880M SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores3072of 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed954 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors2x 3540 Millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Thermal design power (TDP)206 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 880M SLI'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 sizelarge
SLI options+

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 880M SLI: 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 typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount2x 8 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width2x 256 Bitof 19000 (GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB)
Memory clock speed5000 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Shared memory-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 880M SLI. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

Optimus+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 880M SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (FL 11_0)
CUDA+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of GeForce GTX 880M SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

GTX 880M SLI 28.66
  • 3DMark Vantage Performance
  • 3DMark 11 Performance GPU
  • 3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Score
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
  • Unigine Heaven 3.0

3DMark Vantage Performance

3DMark Vantage is an outdated DirectX 10 benchmark using 1280x1024 screen resolution. It taxes the graphics card with two scenes, one depicting a girl escaping some militarized base located within a sea cave, the other displaying a space fleet attack on a defenseless planet. It was discontinued in April 2017, and Time Spy benchmark is now recommended to be used instead.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

GTX 880M SLI 36366

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280x720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

Benchmark coverage: 16%

GTX 880M SLI 15823

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

Cloud Gate is an outdated DirectX 11 feature level 10 benchmark that was used for home PCs and basic notebooks. It displays a few scenes of some weird space teleportation device launching spaceships into unknown, using fixed resolution of 1280x720. Just like Ice Storm benchmark, it has been discontinued in January 2020 and replaced by 3DMark Night Raid.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

GTX 880M SLI 77057

3DMark Fire Strike Score

Benchmark coverage: 13%

GTX 880M SLI 9111

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature seemingly made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

GTX 880M SLI 11817

Unigine Heaven 3.0

This is an old DirectX 11 benchmark using Unigine, a 3D game engine by eponymous Russian company. It displays a fantasy medieval town sprawling over several flying islands. Version 3.0 was released in 2012, and in 2013 it was superseded by Heaven 4.0, which introduced several slight improvements, including a newer version of Unigine.

Benchmark coverage: 5%

GTX 880M SLI 146

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 880M SLI is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular modern games across different resolutions:

Full HD77

Full HD
Low Preset

Cyberpunk 2077 27−30

Full HD
Medium Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 27−30
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 27−30
Battlefield 5 27−30
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 27−30
Cyberpunk 2077 27−30
Far Cry 5 27−30
Far Cry New Dawn 27−30
Forza Horizon 4 27−30
Hitman 3 27−30
Horizon Zero Dawn 27−30
Red Dead Redemption 2 27−30
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 27−30
Watch Dogs: Legion 27−30

Full HD
High Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 27−30
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 27−30
Battlefield 5 27−30
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 27−30
Cyberpunk 2077 27−30
Far Cry 5 27−30
Far Cry New Dawn 27−30
Forza Horizon 4 27−30
Hitman 3 27−30
Horizon Zero Dawn 27−30
Metro Exodus 27−30
Red Dead Redemption 2 27−30
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 27−30
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 27−30
Watch Dogs: Legion 27−30

Full HD
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 27−30
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 27−30
Battlefield 5 27−30
Cyberpunk 2077 27−30
Far Cry 5 27−30
Far Cry New Dawn 27−30
Forza Horizon 4 27−30
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 27−30
Watch Dogs: Legion 27−30

1440p
High Preset

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 27−30
Hitman 3 27−30
Horizon Zero Dawn 27−30
Metro Exodus 27−30
Red Dead Redemption 2 27−30
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 27−30

1440p
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 27−30
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 27−30
Battlefield 5 27−30
Cyberpunk 2077 27−30
Far Cry 5 27−30
Far Cry New Dawn 27−30
Forza Horizon 4 27−30
Watch Dogs: Legion 27−30

4K
High Preset

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 27−30
Hitman 3 27−30
Horizon Zero Dawn 27−30
Metro Exodus 27−30
Red Dead Redemption 2 27−30
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 27−30
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 27−30

4K
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 27−30
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 27−30
Battlefield 5 27−30
Cyberpunk 2077 27−30
Far Cry 5 27−30
Far Cry New Dawn 27−30
Forza Horizon 4 27−30
Watch Dogs: Legion 27−30

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 880M SLI performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook video cards.


AMD equivalent

The nearest GeForce GTX 880M SLI's AMD equivalent is Radeon HD 8970M Crossfire, which is faster by 2% and higher by 4 positions in our rating.

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