NVIDIA GeForce MX230: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce MX230

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce MX230 sales 21 February 2019. This is Pascal architecture notebook card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 6.01 GHz are supplied, and together with 64 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 48.06 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 10 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 9.20 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of GeForce MX230's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
Code name
GP108
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
21 February 2019
 

Technical specs

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 MX230's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
256
 
Core clock speed
1519 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1582 MHz
 
Transistor count
1,800 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
10 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
25.31
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce MX230's 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
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on 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
 
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
of 8192 (Radeon RX 480)
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
of 4096 (Radeon R9 Fury)
Memory clock speed
6008 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
48.06 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on 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
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by 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 MX230, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

Benchmark performance

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

Overall benchmark performance

9.20

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

183041

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

15797

3DMark Fire Strike Score

2299

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

2468

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3364

Passmark

1997

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce MX230 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce MX230 from AMD is Mobility Radeon HD 4870 X2, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

User rating

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Advices and comments

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