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

NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5)

Summary

This is 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 9.07 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5)'s architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
Code name
Surface Book
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
n/d
 

Technical specs

Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5)'s general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5)'s performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
954 MHz
 
Boost Clock
993 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5): 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
1 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Shared memory
-
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5). You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
GPU Boost
+
 
Optimus
+
 
CUDA
+
 
GeForce Experience
+
 

API support

APIs supported by Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5), sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (FL 11_0)
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5). Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
8.91
 
 
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)

Let's see how good Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5) is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.03
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
161.50
 
medium / 768p
82.80
 
high / 768p
55.20
 
ultra / 1080p
25.80
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5) performance compared to its 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 R7 M380, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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