NVIDIA GeForce 930M vs NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book

NVIDIA GeForce 930M

► remove from comparison NVIDIA GeForce 930M

The NVIDIA GeForce 930M (sometimes also called Nvidia GeForce GT 930M) is a (lower) mid-range, DirectX 11-compatible graphics card for laptops unveiled in March 2015. It is based on the last years GeForce 840M. In addition to the "normal" 25 Watt 930M, there is also a low power variant with a TDP of 12 Watt and support for DDR3 and GDDR5. The DDR3 variant should be approximately 10% slower than the 25 Watt version. The performance of the GDDR5 version is still unknown. The shader count for these low power 930M are also unknown. As the LP version is clocked only at 457 MHz + Boost it may feature more shaders (or a high Boost).

Update: The N16S-LP variant (5-12 Watt TDP, Low Power version?) will be available with GDDR5 starting in the first quarter of 2016. Later in 2016, the successor named GeForce 930MX was released that was available with GDDR5.

Architecture

Compared to Kepler, Maxwell has been optimized in several details to increase power efficiency. Smaller Streaming Multiprocessors (SMM) with only 128 ALUs (Kepler: 192) and an optimized scheduler should lead to better utilization of the shaders. Nvidia promises that a Maxwell SMM with 128 ALUs can offer 90 percent of the performance of a Kepler SMX with 192 ALUs. The 930M should feature the full GM108 with 3 SMMs (384 shader cores, 24 TMUs, and 8 ROPs due to the 64-bit interface). 

Another optimization is the massively enlarged L2 cache. The larger size can process some of the memory traffic to allow for a relatively narrow memory interface without significantly reducing performance.

Similar to GM107, the GM108 supports DirectX 12 with Feature Level 11_0 only.

Performance

The performance should be a bit below an average GeForce 840M due to the slower core clock. This means that demanding games like Evolve are only playable in lowest settings. Less demanding games like F1 2014 or Fifa 15 on the other hand should run in highest settings. See gaming benchmarks below for more details.

Features

GM108 integrates the sixth generation of the PureVideo HD video engine (VP6), offering a better decoding performance for H.264 and MPEG-2 videos. Of course, VP6 supports all features of previous generations (4K support, PIP, video encoding via NVENC API). Unfortunately, HDMI 2.0 is still not supported.

Power Consumption

The power consumption of the GeForce 930M should be about 33 Watts or less. Therefore, the 930M is best suited for laptops 13 inches in size or larger. The 900M series also supports Optimus to automatically switch between an integrated graphics card and the Nvidia GPU.

NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book

► remove from comparison NVIDIA Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5)

The Nvidia Maxwell GPU is a dedicated graphics card in the Microsoft Surface Book laptop. It is based on the Maxwell GM108 chip as the Geforce 940M with 384 shaders. Instead of the DDR3 graphics memory, the Surface Book graphics card features faster GDDR5 memory (both 64 Bit though). 

Thanks to the faster graphics memory, the Surface Book Geforce is performing better than the average GeForce 940M. However, the 945M and GTX 950M are still noticeably faster. Demanding games therefore only run in low settings fluently.

More details can be found in our extensive review of the 2015 Microsoft Surface Book with the dedicated Maxwell GPU.

NVIDIA GeForce 930MNVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book
ManufacturerNVIDIANVIDIA
GeForce 900M Series
GeForce 945M compare 512 @ 0.93 - 1.05 GHz128 Bit @ 2000 MHz
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5) 384 @ 0.95 - 0.99 GHz64 Bit @ 5012 MHz
GeForce 940MX compare 384 @ 1.12 - 1.24 GHz64 Bit @ 4000 MHz
GeForce 940M compare 384 @ 1.07 - 1.18 GHz64 Bit @ 2000 MHz
GeForce 930MX compare 384 @ 0.95 - 1.02 GHz64 Bit @ 2000 MHz
GeForce 930M 384 @ 0.93 - 0.94 GHz64 Bit @ 1800 MHz
GeForce 920MX compare 256 @ 0.97 - 0.99 GHz64 Bit @ 1800 MHz
GeForce 920M compare 384 @ 0.95 GHz64 Bit @ 1800 MHz
GeForce 910M compare 384 @ 0.64 GHz64 Bit @ 2000 MHz
GeForce 945M compare 512 @ 0.93 - 1.05 GHz128 Bit @ 2000 MHz
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5) 384 @ 0.95 - 0.99 GHz64 Bit @ 5012 MHz
GeForce 940MX compare 384 @ 1.12 - 1.24 GHz64 Bit @ 4000 MHz
GeForce 940M compare 384 @ 1.07 - 1.18 GHz64 Bit @ 2000 MHz
GeForce 930MX compare 384 @ 0.95 - 1.02 GHz64 Bit @ 2000 MHz
GeForce 930M 384 @ 0.93 - 0.94 GHz64 Bit @ 1800 MHz
GeForce 920MX compare 256 @ 0.97 - 0.99 GHz64 Bit @ 1800 MHz
GeForce 920M compare 384 @ 0.95 GHz64 Bit @ 1800 MHz
GeForce 910M compare 384 @ 0.64 GHz64 Bit @ 2000 MHz
CodenameN16S-GM-B/S, N16S-LPSurface Book
ArchitectureMaxwellMaxwell
Pipelines384 - unified384 - unified
Core Speed928 - 941 (Boost) MHz954 - 993 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed1800 MHz5012 MHz
Memory Bus Width64 Bit64 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3GDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory2048 MB1024 MB
Shared Memorynono
DirectXDirectX 12 (FL 11_0), Shader 5.0DirectX 12 (FL 11_0), Shader 5.0
technology28 nm28 nm
FeaturesGPU Boost 2.0, Optimus, PhysX, CUDA, GeForce Experience, GameWorksGPU Boost 2.0, Optimus, PhysX, CUDA, GeForce Experience
Date of Announcement12.03.2015 01.10.2015
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.geforce.com/hardware/notebook...

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - GeForce 930M
6.4 pt (7%)
Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5)
6.9 pt (7%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
123411 Points (19%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
15597 Points (2%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
min: 5685     avg: 6271     median: 6071 (8%)     max: 7808 Points
min: 7424     avg: 7465     median: 7464.5 (10%)     max: 7505 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
min: 8148     avg: 8373     median: 8309 (4%)     max: 8684 Points
min: 11340     avg: 11380     median: 11380 (6%)     max: 11420 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
min: 1267     avg: 1300     median: 1290.5 (3%)     max: 1369 Points
min: 1886     avg: 1919     median: 1919 (5%)     max: 1952 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
min: 1435     avg: 1470     median: 1460.5 (3%)     max: 1527 Points
min: 2031     avg: 2076     median: 2075.5 (4%)     max: 2120 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
min: 40616     avg: 59248     median: 56647 (8%)     max: 80544 Points
min: 54088     avg: 54397     median: 54397 (7%)     max: 54706 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 2131     avg: 2251     median: 2247 (6%)     max: 2456 Points
min: 2711     avg: 2736     median: 2736 (7%)     max: 2761 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
min: 2057     avg: 2145     median: 2153 (4%)     max: 2271 Points
min: 2548     avg: 2577     median: 2577 (4%)     max: 2606 Points
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - Heaven 2.1 high
27.3 fps (5%)
SPECviewperf 11
specvp11 snx-01 + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
specvp11 tcvis-02 + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
specvp11 sw-02 + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
specvp11 proe-05 + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
specvp11 maya-03 + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
specvp11 lightwave-01 + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
specvp11 ensight-04 + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
specvp11 catia-03 + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit + NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + NVIDIA GeForce 930M
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan Offscreen
60.5 fps (7%)
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan
59.2 fps (16%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - LuxMark v2.0 Room GPU
372 Samples/s (4%)
513 Samples/s (5%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - LuxMark v2.0 Sala GPU
694 Samples/s (2%)
1065 Samples/s (4%)
ComputeMark v2.1 - ComputeMark v2.1 Result
1454 (3%)
1676 (4%)

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce 930M → 100% n=15

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book → 119% n=15

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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 detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
17.4  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
22.6  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
22.4  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
15.4  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
13.2  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
22  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
23.8  fps
GRID 2019

GRID 2019

2019
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
30.5  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
18  fps
FIFA 20

FIFA 20

2019
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
76.2  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
26  fps
Control

Control

2019
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
19.6  fps
F1 2019

F1 2019

2019
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
42  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
36.1  fps
Anno 1800

Anno 1800

2019
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
31.6  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
26  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
44.1  fps
Anthem

Anthem

2019
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
18.4  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
20  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
12  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
35.7  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
20.5  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
51.8  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
28.8  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
74.5  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
24  fps
Hitman 2

Hitman 2

2018
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
16.8  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
26.5  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
20  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
29  fps
FIFA 19

FIFA 19

2018
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
90.5  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
23  fps
F1 2018

F1 2018

2018
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
31  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
22.7  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
28.9  fps
Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

2018
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
21  fps
World of Tanks enCore

World of Tanks enCore

2018
low 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
203.3  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
31.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
11.3  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
36.4  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
21.6  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
15.7  fps
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
56.8  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
42.7  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
13.1  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
26.3  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
52.2  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
33.5  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
21  fps
ELEX

ELEX

2017
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
25.2  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
14.9  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
28  fps
FIFA 18

FIFA 18

2017
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
94.7  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
24.4  fps
F1 2017

F1 2017

2017
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
39  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
34.5  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
76.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
70  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
61  fps
Dirt 4

Dirt 4

2017
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
62.2  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
23.2  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
79.3  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
29  fps
Prey

Prey

2017
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
51.1  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
37  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
27.3  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
24  fps
For Honor

For Honor

2017
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
39.7  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
54  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
26.1  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
20.8  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
23.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
19.4  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
31.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
28.9  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
52  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
38.3  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
121.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
77.2  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
31.1  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
40.5  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
26.1  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
50  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
22  fps
Mafia 3

Mafia 3

2016
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
17.3  fps
FIFA 17

FIFA 17

2016
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
103  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
75  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
40  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
21.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
14.8  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
39  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
23.6  fps
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
68.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
48.1  fps
Doom

Doom

2016
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
34  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
27.5  fps
low 1280x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
17.5  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
35.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
28.1  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
23  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
23.9  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
34.5  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
21.3  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
27  fps
XCOM 2

XCOM 2

2016
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
26  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
9.6  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
6.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
3.1  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
25  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
16.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
9.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
7.7  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
62  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
39  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
19.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
12.7  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
34.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
28  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
13.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
12.6  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
46.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
28.5  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
12.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
11.2  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
21.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
17.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
9.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
4.3  fps
Fallout 4

Fallout 4

2015
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
32.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
19.8  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
11.1  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
9.2  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
46.7  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
29.2  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
13.1  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
9.7  fps
Anno 2205

Anno 2205

2015
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
40.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
22.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
9.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
4.8  fps
FIFA 16

FIFA 16

2015
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
99.7  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
57.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
36.4  fps
low 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
102.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
75.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
34.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
21.7  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
60  fps
70%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
42  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
40.5  fps
89%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
35.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
16.4  fps
120%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
19.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
11.7  fps
114%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
13.3  fps
Mad Max

Mad Max

2015
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
34.5  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
16.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
15.4  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
64  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
63  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
13 26 ~ 20 fps
115%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
23  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
11 21 ~ 16 fps
88%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
14  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
5 10 ~ 8 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
5 5 ~ 5 fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
26 (!) 27 ~ 27 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
16.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
6.9  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
137.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
42.2 53.5 ~ 48 fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
21.4 27.5 ~ 24 fps
GTA V

GTA V

2015
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
57.5  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
50.8  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
13.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
5.7  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
56.2 61.3 ~ 59 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
39.7 46.3 ~ 43 fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
16.9 16.9 ~ 17 fps
Evolve

Evolve

2015
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
32.2 33.4 ~ 33 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
23.3 23.9 ~ 24 fps
The Crew

The Crew

2014
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
34.7  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
26.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
17.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
7.5  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
43.5 (!) 46.5 ~ 45 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
32.4 35.3 ~ 34 fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
20  fps
Far Cry 4

Far Cry 4

2014
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
38.6 41.8 ~ 40 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
26.7 29.2 ~ 28 fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
23.7 25.2 ~ 24 fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
50.1 64.6 ~ 57 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
30.1 30.6 ~ 30 fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
57.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
25.2 76 ~ 51 fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
19.5  fps
F1 2014

F1 2014

2014
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
90 (!)  fps
130%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
117  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
66 (!) 81 ~ 74 fps
127%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
94  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
45 59 ~ 52 fps
146%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
76  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
30 34 ~ 32 fps
153%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
49  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
40.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
29.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
15.9  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
32.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
21.9  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
45.7 63.5 66.7 ~ 59 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
32.8 41.8 42.4 ~ 39 fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
18.9 21.2 21.2 ~ 20 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
15.7  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
37 39.3 ~ 38 fps
med. 1344x756
100%
GeForce 930M:
23.8 24.6 ~ 24 fps
Fifa 15

Fifa 15

2014
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
66.6 66.9 ~ 67 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
43.8 47 ~ 45 fps
Sims 4

Sims 4

2014
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
184.5  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
90.1  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
40.1  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
33.9  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
48.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
29.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
11  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
7.5  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
98.4 187.2 ~ 143 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
58.3 75.8 80.4 ~ 72 fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
27.6 36.6 36.7 ~ 34 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
15 16.6 17.2 ~ 16 fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
40.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
25.8  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
7.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
4.8  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
40.2  fps
med. 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
33.8  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
17.6  fps
Thief

Thief

2014
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
35.2 39.9 ~ 38 fps
120%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
45.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
22.6 25.9 ~ 24 fps
118%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
28.2  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
18.3 19.8 ~ 19 fps
117%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
22.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
9.4  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
53.3 62 ~ 58 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
38.2 40.7 ~ 39 fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
26.1 27.1 ~ 27 fps
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
59.3 63.1 ~ 61 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
26.3 32.1 ~ 29 fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
40.8 45.8 ~ 43 fps
139%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
59.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
32.7 35.5 ~ 34 fps
131%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
44.7  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
20.1 21.2 ~ 21 fps
146%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
30.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
15.7  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce 930M:
73.4 79.2 83.2 92.3 ~ 82 fps
115%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
94.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
45.4 47 47.7 49.6 50.6 ~ 48 fps
135%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
64.8  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
36.5 38.4 38.8 40 41 ~ 39 fps
145%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
56.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
12.6 13.2 13.4 13.6 13.7 ~ 13 fps
160%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
20.8  fps
low 1024x768
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
258  fps
med. 1366x768
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
141.2  fps
high 1366x768
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
74.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
37.5  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
118.2 121.4 122 123.2 128 ~ 123 fps
131%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
161.5  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
58 58.4 58.7 60 60.9 61.6 ~ 60 fps
138%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
82.8  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
31.9 32.5 33 33.2 33.4 33.5 ~ 33 fps
167%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
55.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
15.6 15.6 15.7 16 16.4 ~ 16 fps
161%
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
25.8  fps
Crysis 3

Crysis 3

2013
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
36.4 37.7 ~ 37 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
21.7 22 ~ 22 fps
low 1024x768
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
112.4  fps
med. 1366x768
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
85.6  fps
high 1366x768
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
42.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5):
10.9  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
138.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
93.1  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
73.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
44.9  fps
Anno 2070

Anno 2070

2011
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
63  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce 930M:
37.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce 930M:
18.2  fps

Average Gaming NVIDIA GeForce 930M → 100%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 100%

Average Gaming NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book → 128%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 130%

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