AMD Radeon R9 M395 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M

AMD Radeon R9 M395
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M

General info

Comparison of Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 775M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN
 
Kepler
Code name
n/d
 
N13E-GTX-A2
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
9 June 2015
 
24 September 2013

Technical specs

Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 775M'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 775M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1792
 
1344
Core clock speed
834 MHz
 
719 MHz
Transistor count
5000 Million
 
3540 Million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
100 Watt

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 775M 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
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 775M: 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
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
1250 MHz
 
3600 MHz
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 775M.
Eyefinity
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 775M. 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
-
 
+
Optimus
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
SLI
n/d
 
+
Verde Drivers
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 775M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
OpenGL
4.4
 
n/d
OpenCL
Not Listed
 
n/d
Vulkan
+
 
-
Mantle
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 775M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

R9 M395 25.58 +35.3%
GTX 775M 18.91

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

R9 M395 8656 +42.6%
GTX 775M 6071

Passmark

R9 M395 5022 +18.9%
GTX 775M 4222

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 775M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
336 Mh/s
 
n/d

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M395 and GeForce GTX 775M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M395

35.3% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (9 June 2015 vs 24 September 2013)
More pipelines (1792 vs 1344)
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)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
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 775M

Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
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
3D Vision Surround
Optimus Support

So, R9 M395 or GTX 775M?

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 775M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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