NVIDIA GeForce 405M vs NVIDIA GeForce 410M

NVIDIA GeForce 405M

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The Nvidia GeForce 405M is an entry level laptop graphics card and technically a renamed GeForce 310M / 315M. Therefore, it is based on the old G2xx architecture and related to the GeForce G210M with slightly altered clock speeds.

The performance of the 405M is similar to the GeForce G 210M and therefore located in the entry level class. Older demanding  3D games like COD Modern Warfare 2 run only in low details and resolutions fluently. Some demanding games like NFS Shift or GTA4 wont run fluently at all. Less demanding games like SIMS 3 run in medium details and resolutions fluently. Therefore, the graphics card can not be recommended for gamers. Compared to modern integrated graphics cards from AMD and Intel, the Geforce 405M performs much worse and is therefore only suited for old Pentium processors. For detailed gaming benchmark, including some modern games like Call of Duty MW3 or Anno 2070 visit the graphics card page of the similar GeForce G210M.

The card supports DirectX 10.1 and all the features of the G 210M (as it should be based on the same GT218 core). Therefore PureVideo HD to decode HD videos with the graphics card is supported. The used Video Processor 4 (VP4) is able to fully decode H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2, and also MPEG-4 ASP (DivX or xVID) in hardware to minimize CPU load. MPEG-1 is not supported but can be easily handled by every modern CPU.

As the 310M supports CUDA, DirectX Compute 10.1, and OpenCL, the shaders of the graphics processor can be used for other tasks than rendering images (e.g. faster encoding of videos).

The used GT218 core is manufactured in 40nm and based on the desktop GTX 200 architecture.

NVIDIA GeForce 410M

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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.

NVIDIA GeForce 405MNVIDIA GeForce 410M
ManufacturerNVIDIANVIDIA
GeForce 400M Series
GeForce 410M 48 @ 575 MHz64 Bit @ 800 MHz
GeForce 405M 16 @ 606 MHz64 Bit @ 1600 MHz
GeForce 410M 48 @ 575 MHz64 Bit @ 800 MHz
GeForce 405M 16 @ 606 MHz64 Bit @ 1600 MHz
ArchitectureGT2xxFermi
16 - 48 -
Core606 MHz575 MHz
Shader1212 MHz1150 MHz
Memory1600 MHz800 MHz
Bus64 Bit64 Bit
MemoryGDDR3, DDR3DDR3
Max. Memory512 MB
nono
DirectXDirectX 10.1, 4.1DirectX 11, 5.0
Transistors260 Million
Technology40 nm40 nm
FeaturesDirectX Compute Support (Windows 7), CUDA, OpenCL, OpenGL 2.1, HybridPower
Introduced11.05.2012 06.01.2011
Manufacturerhttp://www.geforce.com/hardware/notebook...
CodenameN12M-GS

3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 463     avg: 473     median: 477 (1%)     max: 482 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 408     avg: 415.3     median: 415 (1%)     max: 423 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce 410M
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce 410M
3DMark 2001SE - Standard 1024x768
20641 Points (21%)
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
min: 10029     avg: 10054.3     median: 10067 (5%)     max: 10067 Points
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
min: 7538     avg: 7605     median: 7618 (14%)     max: 7659 Points
3DMark 06 + NVIDIA GeForce 410M
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - 3ds Max 1280x1024
9.9 fps (21%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Catia 1280x1024
9.9 fps (21%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - EnSight 1280x1024
10.7 fps (23%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Maya 1280x1024
16.9 fps (9%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Pro/Engeneer 1280x1024
10.9 fps (21%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - SolidWorks 1280x1024
9.1 fps (14%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - UGS Teamcenter 1280x1024
1.4 fps (4%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - UGS NX 1280x1024
1 fps (2%)
SPECviewperf 11
Siemens NX 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce 410M
Tcvis 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce 410M
SolidWorks 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce 410M
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce 410M
Maya 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce 410M
Lightwave 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce 410M
Ensight 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce 410M
Catia 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce 410M
Windows 7 Experience Index - Gaming graphics
6.3 points (90%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Graphics
5.1 points (72%)
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA GeForce 410M
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce 410M

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce 410M → 100%

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

Anno 2070

Anno 2070

2011
low 1024x768
GeForce 410M:
36.3  fps
med. 1366x768
GeForce 410M:
14.7  fps
GeForce 410M:
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Fifa 12

Fifa 12

2011
low 800x600
GeForce 410M:
157  fps
med. 1024x768
GeForce 410M:
85  fps
high 1360x768
GeForce 410M:
58  fps
GeForce 410M:
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F1 2011

F1 2011

2011
low 800x600
GeForce 410M:
66  fps
med. 1024x768
GeForce 410M:
35  fps
high 1366x768
GeForce 410M:
19  fps
GeForce 410M:
»
low 1024x768
GeForce 410M:
43 44.5 ~ 44 fps
high 1366x768
GeForce 410M:
17 17.6 ~ 17 fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce 410M:
8  fps
GeForce 410M:
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Dirt 3

Dirt 3

2011
low 800x600
GeForce 410M:
54 69.7 ~ 62 fps
med. 1024x768
GeForce 410M:
27.9 48 ~ 38 fps
high 1360x768
GeForce 410M:
18.6 26 ~ 22 fps
GeForce 410M:
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Fifa 11

Fifa 11

2010
low 800x600
GeForce 410M:
187.8 190 ~ 189 fps
med. 1024x768
GeForce 410M:
93 96 ~ 95 fps
high 1360x768
GeForce 410M:
64.4 66 ~ 65 fps
GeForce 410M:
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Mafia 2

Mafia 2

2010
low 800x600
GeForce 410M:
32.3  fps
med. 1024x768
GeForce 410M:
23  fps
high 1360x768
GeForce 410M:
20  fps
GeForce 410M:
»
low 1024x768
GeForce 410M:
101  fps
med. 1360x768
GeForce 410M:
19  fps
high 1360x768
GeForce 410M:
15  fps
GeForce 410M:
»
low 800x600
GeForce 410M:
19.7 26 ~ 23 fps
med. 1360x768
GeForce 410M:
14.5 15.8 ~ 15 fps
GeForce 410M:
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Risen

Risen

2009
low 800x600
GeForce 410M:
43  fps
med. 1024x768
GeForce 410M:
17.9  fps
high 1366x768
GeForce 410M:
13.2  fps
GeForce 410M:
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Need for Speed Shift

Need for Speed Shift

2009
med. 1024x768
GeForce 410M:
20.6  fps
high 1366x768
GeForce 410M:
19  fps
GeForce 410M:
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Colin McRae: DIRT 2

Colin McRae: DIRT 2

2009
low 800x600
GeForce 410M:
53.7  fps
med. 1024x768
GeForce 410M:
36.9  fps
high 1360x768
GeForce 410M:
16.7  fps
GeForce 410M:
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Anno 1404

Anno 1404

2009
low 1024x768
GeForce 410M:
108.9  fps
ultra 1280x1024
GeForce 410M:
13.2  fps
GeForce 410M:
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