NVIDIA GeForce MX130 vs MX230

General info

Comparison of GeForce MX130 and GeForce MX230 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
Pascal
Code name
GM108
 
GP108
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
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.
Pipelines
384
 
256
Core clock speed
1122 MHz
 
1519 MHz
Boost Clock
1242 MHz
 
1582 MHz
Transistor count
no data
 
1,800 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
30 Watt
 
10 Watt
Texture fill rate
29.81
 
25.31
Floating-point performance
953.9 gflops
 
no data

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
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None

Memory

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
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
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

Technologies

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
+
 
+
GameWorks
+
 
+
Optimus
+
 
+
CUDA
+
 
+
GeForce Experience
+
 
+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce MX130 and GeForce MX230, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (11_0)
 
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

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%

Passmark

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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