AMD Radeon R9 M370X vs NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
Comparison of Radeon R9 M370X and GeForce 940MX architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon R9 M370X and GeForce 940MX's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R9 M370X and GeForce 940MX's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon R9 M370X and GeForce 940MX 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.
PCI Express 3.0
PCIe 3.0 x8
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M370X and GeForce 940MX: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M370X and GeForce 940MX.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M370X and GeForce 940MX. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon R9 M370X and GeForce 940MX, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12 (FL 11_1), Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M370X and GeForce 940MX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
R9 M370X 6.58
GeForce 940MX 7.14 +8.5%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
R9 M370X 188948 +27.9%
GeForce 940MX 147706
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
R9 M370X 15455 +34.2%
GeForce 940MX 11513
3DMark Fire Strike Score
R9 M370X 2283 +24.5%
GeForce 940MX 1834
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
R9 M370X 2419 +21.2%
GeForce 940MX 1996
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
R9 M370X 3638 +42.3%
GeForce 940MX 2556
3DMark Vantage Performance
R9 M370X 13155 +53.9%
GeForce 940MX 8549
R9 M370X 1423
GeForce 940MX 1545 +8.6%
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 M370X and GeForce 940MX. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
125 Mh/s +22.5%
102 Mh/s −22.5%
Let's see how good Radeon R9 M370X and GeForce 940MX are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M370X
Wider memory bus (128 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (640 vs 512)
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
8.5% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (28 June 2016 vs 19 May 2015)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
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)
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)
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
So, R9 M370X or 940MX?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon R9 M370X and NVIDIA GeForce 940MX. The differences in performance seem too small.
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