NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile vs GT 240
Comparison of GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and GeForce GT 240 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
22 September 2015
17 November 2009
Launch price (MSRP)
GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and GeForce GT 240'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 980 SLI Mobile and GeForce GT 240'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)
Maximum GPU temperature
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and GeForce GT 240 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility). 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.
PCIe 2.0 x16
6.6" (168mm) (16.8 cm)
4.376" (111 mm) (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and GeForce GT 240: 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
2x 8 GB
512 MB or 1 GB
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
1700 MHz GDDR5, 1000 MHz GDDR3, 900 MHz DDR3 MHz
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and GeForce GT 240. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
Multi monitor support
Maximum VGA resolution
Audio input for HDMI
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and GeForce GT 240, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and GeForce GT 240. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 980 SLI Mobile 47704 +813.7%
GT 240 5221
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile
Much newer (22 September 2015 vs 17 November 2009)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (4096 vs 96)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
Less power hungry (69 vs 330 watts)
So, GTX 980 SLI Mobile or GT 240?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and NVIDIA GeForce GT 240. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile is a notebook card while GeForce GT 240 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and GeForce GT 240, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.