NVIDIA GeForce MX130 vs MX230

General info

Comparison of GeForce MX130 and GeForce MX230 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Code name
Release date
17 November 2017
21 February 2019

Technical specs

GeForce MX130 and GeForce MX230's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce MX130 and GeForce MX230's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
1122 MHz
1519 MHz
Boost Clock
1242 MHz
1582 MHz
Transistor count
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1,800 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
30 Watt
10 Watt
Texture fill rate
Floating-point performance
953.9 gflops
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce MX130 and GeForce MX230 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
medium sized
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors


Parameters of memory installed on GeForce MX130 and GeForce MX230: 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
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
2 GB
Memory bus width
64 Bit
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
6008 MHz
Memory bandwidth
40.1 GB/s
48.06 GB/s
Shared memory

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce MX130 and GeForce MX230. 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.
Display Connectors
No outputs
No outputs


Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce MX130 and GeForce MX230. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
GPU Boost
GeForce Experience

API support

APIs supported by GeForce MX130 and GeForce MX230, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 (11_0)
12 (12_1)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce MX130 and GeForce MX230. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GeForce MX130 8.86
GeForce MX230 9.12 +2.9%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

GeForce MX130 170596
GeForce MX230 183041 +7.3%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GeForce MX130 13610
GeForce MX230 15797 +16.1%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GeForce MX130 2203
GeForce MX230 2299 +4.4%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GeForce MX130 2345
GeForce MX230 2468 +5.2%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GeForce MX130 2875
GeForce MX230 3364 +17%


GeForce MX130 1920
GeForce MX230 1976 +2.9%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce MX130 and GeForce MX230 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX130

More pipelines (384 vs 256)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX230

2.9% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (21 February 2019 vs 17 November 2017)
Higher memory bandwidth (48.06 vs 40.1 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (10 vs 30 watts)
Vulcan 1.1
GPU Boost 3.0

So, MX130 or MX230?

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