NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5) technical specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5)

Summary

This is a Maxwell architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 1 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5.01 GHz are supplied.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 8.86 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Info on video card type (desktop or notebook), its architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
Code name
Surface Book
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
n/d
 

Technical specs

Quantitative parameters such as shaders number, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly say of video card performance, but to be more precise you have to review it's benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
954 MHz
 
Boost Clock
993 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on the video card - type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
of 32 (Tesla M10)
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
Shared memory
-
 

Technologies

Technological solutions supported by the GPU. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
GPU Boost
+
 
Optimus
+
 
CUDA
+
 
GeForce Experience
+
 

API support

APIs supported by video card, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 11_0), Shader 5.0
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
8.86
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
123411.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
11380.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
1919.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
2075.50
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
2577.00
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

How good for gaming a particular GPU is. Gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade of the video card.
Overall gaming performance
1.60
 
 

Relative perfomance

Overall video card performance compared to nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5) from AMD is Radeon R9 M275, which is slower by 1%.

Choose a GPU

Compare GPUs

Compare Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5) with others

Other GPUs

Comments

Here you can ask a question, agree or disagree with our judgements, or report an error or mismatch.