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

NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5)

Summary

NVIDIA started Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5) sales 1 October 2015. 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 5.64 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN RTX.

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
1 October 2015
 

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
 

Memory

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
 
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
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
DirectX 12 (FL 11_0), Shader 5.0
 

Benchmark 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

5.64

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

123411

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

11380

3DMark Fire Strike Score

1919

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

2076

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

2577

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5) 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.

Relative perfomance

Overall Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5) performance compared to its nearest competitors.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5) from AMD is Radeon RX Vega 10, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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