NVIDIA GeForce MX150 vs MX250

General info

Comparison of GeForce MX150 and GeForce MX250 architecture, market type and release date.
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Architecture
Pascal
 
Pascal
Code name
GP108
 
GP108
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
17 May 2017
 
21 February 2019

Technical specs

GeForce MX150 and GeForce MX250's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce MX150 and GeForce MX250's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
384
Core clock speed
1468 MHz
 
1518 MHz
Boost Clock
1038 MHz
 
1582 MHz
Transistor count
1,800 million
 
1,800 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
10 Watt
 
10 Watt
Texture fill rate
24.91
 
37.97
Floating-point performance
1,127 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce MX150 and GeForce MX250 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
large
 
large
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce MX150 and GeForce MX250: 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
4 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 MX150 and GeForce MX250. 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 MX150 and GeForce MX250. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
GPU Boost
no data
 
+
Multi Monitor
+
 
+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce MX150 and GeForce MX250, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce MX150 and GeForce MX250. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GeForce MX150 11.01
GeForce MX250 11.91 +8.2%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

GeForce MX150 223740 +1.2%
GeForce MX250 221026

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GeForce MX150 19132
GeForce MX250 21943 +14.7%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GeForce MX150 3104
GeForce MX250 3254 +4.8%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GeForce MX150 3488
GeForce MX250 3662 +5%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GeForce MX150 4494
GeForce MX250 4614 +2.7%

3DMark Vantage Performance

GeForce MX150 10992
GeForce MX250 16488 +50%

Unigine Heaven 3.0

GeForce MX150 42
GeForce MX250 44 +4.8%

Passmark

GeForce MX150 2380
GeForce MX250 2576 +8.2%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce MX150 and GeForce MX250 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX150

Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
OpenGL 4.5

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX250

8.2% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (21 February 2019 vs 17 May 2017)
Higher memory bandwidth (48.06 vs 40.1 GB/s)
Vulkan 1.1
OpenGL 4.6
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
GPU Boost 3.0

So, MX150 or MX250?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce MX150 and NVIDIA GeForce MX250. The differences in performance seem too small.
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