NVIDIA GeForce MX150 vs AMD Radeon R9 M470
Comparison of GeForce MX150 and Radeon R9 M470 architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce MX150 and Radeon R9 M470'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 Radeon R9 M470'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)
Texture fill rate
35.23 GTexel / s
48 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce MX150 and Radeon R9 M470 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.
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce MX150 and Radeon R9 M470: 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
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
48.06 GB / s
96 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce MX150 and Radeon R9 M470.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce MX150 and Radeon R9 M470. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce MX150 and Radeon R9 M470, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12 FL11_1, Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce MX150 and Radeon R9 M470. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GeForce MX150 6.74
R9 M470 6.92 +2.7%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GeForce MX150 19132
R9 M470 24365 +27.4%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GeForce MX150 3104
R9 M470 3415 +10%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GeForce MX150 3488
R9 M470 3655 +4.8%
GeForce MX150 2373
R9 M470 2435 +2.6%
Let's see how good GeForce MX150 and Radeon R9 M470 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Much newer (16 May 2017 vs 14 May 2016)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M470
2.7% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (128 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (768 vs 384)
Higher memory bandwidth (96 vs 48.06 GB/s)
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
So, MX150 or R9 M470?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce MX150 and AMD Radeon R9 M470. The differences in performance seem too small.
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