AMD Radeon R9 M395 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile

AMD Radeon R9 M395
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile

General info

Comparison of Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
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32.56
Architecture
GCN
 
Pascal
Code name
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N17P-G0
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
9 June 2015
 
3 January 2017
Price now
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$158

Technical specs

Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile'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 M395 and GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1792
 
640
CUDA cores
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640
Core clock speed
834 MHz
 
1354 MHz
Boost Clock
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1493 MHz
Transistor count
5000 Million
 
4,400 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
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75 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
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97 °C
Texture fill rate
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59.72 GTexel / s

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile 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
large
 
large
Bus support
PCIe 3.0
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
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PCIe 3.0 x16

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile: 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
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1250 MHz
 
7000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
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112 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile.
Display Connectors
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No outputs
Display Connectors
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DP 1.4, HDMI 2.0b, Dual Link-DVI
Multi monitor support
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+
Eyefinity
+
 
-
HDCP
-
 
2.2
G-SYNC support
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
+
 
-
HD3D
+
 
-
PowerTune
+
 
-
DualGraphics
+
 
-
TrueAudio
+
 
-
ZeroCore
+
 
-
Switchable graphics
+
 
-
3D Vision
-
 
+
GameStream
-
 
+
GPU Boost
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3.0
CUDA
-
 
+
Multi-Projection
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+
Multi Monitor
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+
Ansel
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+
ShadowWorks
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+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
DirectX 12_1
OpenGL
4.4
 
4.5
OpenCL
Not Listed
 
no data
Vulkan
+
 
+
Mantle
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

R9 M395 21.60 +12.2%
GTX 1050 Mobile 19.25

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

R9 M395 38490 +1.2%
GTX 1050 Mobile 38042

3DMark Fire Strike Score

R9 M395 5920 +8.5%
GTX 1050 Mobile 5454

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

R9 M395 6819 +12.4%
GTX 1050 Mobile 6068

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

R9 M395 8656 +12.5%
GTX 1050 Mobile 7693

Passmark

R9 M395 4954 +13.3%
GTX 1050 Mobile 4371

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
336 Mh/s
 
no data

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M395

12.2% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (1792 vs 640)
DirectX 12
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
OpenGL 4.3 (Open Graphics Library - an API for 3D graphics and GPUs usage)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
EyefinitySupport
FreeSync
HD3DMenu
PowerTuneMenu
DualGraphics
TrueAudioMenu
ZeroCoreMenu
SwitchableGraphics
MantleMenu

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile

Much newer (3 January 2017 vs 9 June 2015)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Multi-Projection
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
Multi Monitor
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
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
ShadowWorks
Ansel
3D Vision Surround
NVIDIAGameStreamReady

So, R9 M395 or GTX 1050 Mobile?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon R9 M395.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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