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NVIDIA GeForce 410M

NVIDIA GeForce 410M

The NVIDIA GeForce 410M is an entry level dedicated laptop graphics card. It is based on the GF119 core, which is related to the Fermi architecture. Compared to the GT 520M that is based on the same chip, the 410M is slower clocked. Both support DirectX 11 and OpenGL 4.0.

Performance

The rendering power of the GeForce 410M is similar to the integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000. However, due to better driver support and the dedicated memory, some games (like Dirt3 and Fifa 11) did run faster in our tests - see benchmarks below.

Features

Like the 500M series, the GeForce 410M supports Bitstream HD Audio (Blu-Ray) output via HDMI. That means the card is able to transfer Dolby True HD and DTS-HD bitstream-wise without quality loss to a HiFi receiver.

The 410M offers the PureVideo HD technology for video decoding. The included Video Processor 4 (VP4) supports feature set C and therefore the GPU is able to fully decode MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Part 2 (MPEG-4 ASP - e.g., DivX or Xvid), VC-1/WMV9, and H.264 (VLD, IDCT, Motion Compensation, and Deblocking).

Furthermore, the GPU is able to decode two 1080p streams simultaneously (e.g. for Blu-Ray Picture-in-Picture).

Through CUDA, OpenCL, and DirectCompute 2.1 support, the GeForce GT 410M can be of help in general calculations. Furthermore, physics calculations can be theoretically done by the GPU using PhysX (e.g. supported by Mafia 2 or Metro 2033) but the performance wont be sufficient for this.

With rumored 15 Watt TDP, the 410M is also suited for small laptops. However, the integrated Intel HD 3000 needs less power.

ManufacturerNVIDIA
GeForce 400M Series
GeForce 410M 48 @ 575 MHz64 Bit @ 800 MHz

GeForce 405M

16 @ 606 MHz64 Bit @ 1600 MHz
CodenameN12M-GS
ArchitectureFermi
Pipelines48 - unified
Core Speed *575 MHz
Shader Speed *1150 MHz
Memory Speed *800 MHz
Memory Bus Width64 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Power Consumption15 Watt
technology40 nm
Date of Announcement06.01.2011
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

Benchmarks

3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 408      avg: 415.3 (2%)     median: 415 (2%)     max: 423 points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 463      avg: 473 (3%)     median: 477 (3%)     max: 482 points
3DMark Vantage - P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 1473      avg: 1507.3 (3%)     median: 1475 (3%)     max: 1574 Points
3DMark Vantage - P Result no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 1868      avg: 1922.5 (4%)     median: 1922.5 (4%)     max: 1977 Points
3DMark 06
0% 100%
min: 3983      avg: 4297 (11%)     median: 4271.5 (11%)     max: 4615 Points
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 7538      avg: 7605 (21%)     median: 7618 (21%)     max: 7659 Points
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 10029      avg: 10054.3 (7%)     median: 10067 (7%)     max: 10067 Points
PCMark Vantage - Gaming Score 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 4265      avg: 4592.7 (18%)     median: 4393 (17%)     max: 5120 Points
SPECviewperf 11 - Siemens NX 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 1.84      avg: 2.2 (3%)     median: 2.2 (3%)     max: 2.54 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Tcvis 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 0.68      avg: 0.7 (1%)     median: 0.7 (1%)     max: 0.73 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - SolidWorks 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 4.15      avg: 4.7 (7%)     median: 4.7 (7%)     max: 5.34 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 0.81      avg: 0.9 (5%)     median: 0.9 (5%)     max: 0.96 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Maya 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 2.33      avg: 3.9 (3%)     median: 3.9 (3%)     max: 5.39 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Lightwave 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 6.96      avg: 7.5 (9%)     median: 7.5 (9%)     max: 8.06 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Ensight 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 5.08      avg: 5.1 (5%)     median: 5.1 (5%)     max: 5.13 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Catia 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 2.52      avg: 2.6 (4%)     median: 2.6 (4%)     max: 2.69 fps
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - EnSight 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 10.67      avg: 10.7 (23%)     median: 10.7 (23%)     max: 10.67 fps
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Maya 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 16.91      avg: 16.9 (9%)     median: 16.9 (9%)     max: 16.91 fps
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - UGS Teamcenter 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 1.42      avg: 1.4 (4%)     median: 1.4 (4%)     max: 1.42 fps
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - UGS NX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 1.03      avg: 1 (2%)     median: 1 (2%)     max: 1.03 fps
Cinebench R11.5 - OpenGL 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 12.41      avg: 12.5 (10%)     median: 12.4 (10%)     max: 12.61 Points
Cinebench R10 - Shading 32Bit
0% 100%
min: 2.25      avg: 2960.5 (20%)     median: 3399 (23%)     max: 4244 Points
Windows 7 Experience Index - Gaming graphics
0% 100%
min: 6.3      avg: 6.3 (80%)     median: 6.3 (80%)     max: 6.3 points
Windows 7 Experience Index - Graphics
0% 100%
min: 5      avg: 5.1 (64%)     median: 5.1 (65%)     max: 5.1 points
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailled information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Anno 2070

Anno 2070

2011
low 1024x768
36.3  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
14.7  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Fifa 12

Fifa 12

2011
low 800x600
157  fps      Compare
med. 1024x768
85  fps      Compare
high 1360x768
58  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
F1 2011

F1 2011

2011
low 800x600
66  fps      Compare
med. 1024x768
35  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
19  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Deus Ex Human Revolution
low 1024x768
43 44.5 ~ 44 fps      Compare
high 1366x768
17 17.6 ~ 17 fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
8  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Dirt 3

Dirt 3

2011
low 800x600
54 69.7 ~ 62 fps      Compare
med. 1024x768
27.9 48 ~ 38 fps      Compare
high 1360x768
18.6 26 ~ 22 fps      Compare
» With most tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Fifa 11

Fifa 11

2010
low 800x600
187.8 190 ~ 189 fps      Compare
med. 1024x768
93 96 ~ 95 fps      Compare
high 1360x768
64.4 66 ~ 65 fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Mafia 2

Mafia 2

2010
low 800x600
32.3  fps      Compare
med. 1024x768
23  fps      Compare
high 1360x768
20  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
StarCraft 2
low 1024x768
101  fps      Compare
med. 1360x768
19  fps      Compare
high 1360x768
15  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Metro 2033
low 800x600
19.7 26 ~ 23 fps      Compare
med. 1360x768
14.5 15.8 ~ 15 fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Risen

Risen

2009
low 800x600
43  fps      Compare
med. 1024x768
17.9  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
13.2  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Need for Speed Shift
med. 1024x768
20.6  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
19  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Colin McRae: DIRT 2
low 800x600
53.7  fps      Compare
med. 1024x768
36.9  fps      Compare
high 1360x768
16.7  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..