AMD Radeon R8 M365DX vs NVIDIA GeForce 920M

AMD Radeon R8 M365DX
NVIDIA GeForce 920M

General info

Comparison of Radeon R8 M365DX and GeForce 920M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN
 
Kepler
Code name
Meso
 
N16V-GM-S
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
3 June 2015
 
27 January 2015

Technical specs

Radeon R8 M365DX and GeForce 920M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R8 M365DX and GeForce 920M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
768
 
384
Core clock speed
720 / 1125 MHz
 
954 MHz
Transistor count
1,550 million
 
915 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
 
33 Watt
Texture fill rate
27 GTexel / s
 
30.53 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
no data
 
297.6 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R8 M365DX and GeForce 920M 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
 
no data
Bus support
no data
 
PCI Express 3.0
Interface
IGP
 
PCIe 3.0 x8

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R8 M365DX and GeForce 920M: 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
DDR3
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
no data
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
128 + 64 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
800 / 1000 MHz
 
1800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
no data
 
14.4 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R8 M365DX and GeForce 920M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R8 M365DX and GeForce 920M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
-
 
+
GPU Boost
no data
 
+
Optimus
-
 
+
GameWorks
-
 
+
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
Verde Drivers
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R8 M365DX and GeForce 920M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12, Shader 5.0
 
DirectX 12 (FL 11_0), Shader 5.0
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.5
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R8 M365DX and GeForce 920M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

R8 M365DX 0.45 +28.6%
GeForce 920M 0.35

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

R8 M365DX 67636
GeForce 920M 90619 +34%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

R8 M365DX 11291 +55.9%
GeForce 920M 7242

3DMark Fire Strike Score

R8 M365DX 1501 +43.2%
GeForce 920M 1048

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

R8 M365DX 1902 +63.7%
GeForce 920M 1162

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

R8 M365DX 2863 +66.6%
GeForce 920M 1719

3DMark Vantage Performance

R8 M365DX 6992 +25.1%
GeForce 920M 5587

Passmark

R8 M365DX 740 +4.4%
GeForce 920M 709

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4502 −0.9%
 
4541 +0.9%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4502 −0.9%
 
4541 +0.9%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R8 M365DX and GeForce 920M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
no data
 
40 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon R8 M365DX and GeForce 920M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R8 M365DX

28.6% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (3 June 2015 vs 27 January 2015)
Wider memory bus (128 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (768 vs 384)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 920M

Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Verde Drivers
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
3D Vision
3DTV Play
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
3D Vision Surround
Optimus Support
NVIDIAGameWorksSupport

So, R8 M365DX or 920M?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon R8 M365DX.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon R8 M365DX and GeForce 920M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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