NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M vs NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M

NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M

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The NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M is an entry level dedicated laptop graphics card presented in 2010. It is based on the GF119 or GF108 core, which are both related to the Fermi architecture. Depending on the version, it features a 64 Bit memory bus and higher clock rates (GF119 version) or a 128 Bit memory bus and slower clock rates. Theoretically, the card also supports fast GDDR5 memory, but due to cost limitations, DDR3 will be used by the laptop manufacturers.

Compared to the GT 420M, the 520M offers only 48 instead of 96 shader cores. 

  • GF108 - core 600/1200 MHz, 128 Bit 900 MHz DDR3
  • GF119 - core 740/1480 MHz, 64 Bit 800 MHz DDR3

Architecture

The GF119 offers 48 ALUs, 8 texture units and a 64 Bit memory interface for DDR3-VRAM. Therefore, it is similar to a half GF108 (GeForce GT 540M) but already manufactured with optimized transistors. As a difference the amount of raster-operation-processors (ROP) stayed the same counting 4. The GF119 is the smalles chip of the Fermi generation and is used for low end laptops.

Performance

As an entry level card, the GT 520M has to compete against the Intel HD Graphics 3000 in the current Sandy Bridge processors. In our tests, the card was only slightly faster, but the better driver support did make a difference. However, demanding games like Battlefield 3 or The Witcher 2 are not playable. Other modern games only run in low details, and therefore gamers wont be pleased with the performance. Low demanding games like Fifa 12, however, are playable with high detail settings.

Features

As the other 500M series chips, the 520M 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 GT520M offers the PureVideo HD technology for video decoding. The included Video Processor 4 (VP4) in the GF108 chip 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). The newer GF119 supports already the next generation VP5 (feature set D) with faster decodes, HD-to SD transcodes, lower power decodes and 4K x 4k resolution H.264 decode support.

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 520M can be of help in general calculations. For example, the stream processor can considerably faster encode videos than a fast CPU can. 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.

The power consumption of approximately 17 Watt (including board and memory) allows the usage of the 520M in small laptops. Furthermore, Optimus is supported (if implemented by the manufacturer) for automatic switching to the processor graphics card to save power.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M

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The NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M is a fast middle-class graphics card for laptops. It is based on the GF108 core, which is similar to certain GeForce 400M cards but with higher clock speeds. Therefore, features like PureVideo HD (VP4), 3DVision, HD Audio support and others are identical to the GT445M.

GF108 architecture

The GF108 core of the GTX 550M is related to the GF100 core of the GeFore GTX 480M, but offers only 96 shaders and a 128 Bit memory bus for both GDDR5 or DDR3. More information on the GF108 can be found on the GeForce GT 435M page.

Performance

The performance of the 550M depends on the used graphics memory. If using DDR3, the card is on a similar level with the Radeon HD 6750M. Demanding games such as Crysis 2 are playable in 1366x768 and high details. Higher resolutions at maximum settings will not be playable in demanding games like  Metro 2033 or Bad Company 2. See below for detailed benchmark results.

Features

A novel feature of the GF104/106/108 chips is the support for Bitstream HD Audio output via HDMI for Blu-ray playback. Similar the Radeon HD 5730, the GT 550M can transfer Dolby True HD and DTS-HD bitstream without quality loss to a HiFi receiver.

The GT550M offers the PureVideo HD technology for video decoding. The included Video Processor 4 (VP4) supports feature set C and 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 550M can be of help in general calculations. For example, the stream processor can  encode videos considerably faster than can a modern CPU. Furthermore, physics calculations can be done by the GPU using PhysX. Certain games, such as Mafia or Metro 2033, natively support this feature. 

According to Nvidia, support for 3D Vision on the GT 500M series is also new. It enables the laptop to send 3D content (3D games, 3D Web Streaming, 3D photos, 3D Blu-Rays) to a built-in 3D-enabled screen or an external 3D TV if supported by the manufacturer.

The relative high power consumption of the GeForce GT 550M suits it for 15-inch or larger laptops. To save power, the card supports Optimus to automatically switch between the integrated graphics card from Intel and the Nvidia GPU. Most notebooks with GT 5xxM GPUs support this feature, but its implementation is dependent on the laptop manufacturer.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MNVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
ManufacturerNVIDIANVIDIA
GeForce GT 500M Series
GeForce GT 555M (compare) 144 @ 525 - 753 (Boost) MHz128/192 Bit @ 785-900 MHz
GeForce GT 550M 96 @ 740 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
GeForce GT 540M (compare) 96 @ 672 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
GeForce GT 525M (compare) 96 @ 600 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
GeForce GT 520MX (compare) 48 @ 900 MHz64 Bit @ 900 MHz
GeForce GT 520M 48 @ 740 / 600 MHz64 / 128 Bit @ 800 / 900 MHz
GeForce GT 555M (compare) 144 @ 525 - 753 (Boost) MHz128/192 Bit @ 785-900 MHz
GeForce GT 550M 96 @ 740 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
GeForce GT 540M (compare) 96 @ 672 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
GeForce GT 525M (compare) 96 @ 600 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
GeForce GT 520MX (compare) 48 @ 900 MHz64 Bit @ 900 MHz
GeForce GT 520M 48 @ 740 / 600 MHz64 / 128 Bit @ 800 / 900 MHz
CodenameN12P-GP/LVN12P-GT
ArchitectureFermiFermi
48 - 96 -
Core740 / 600 MHz740 MHz
Shader1480 / 1200 MHz1480 MHz
Memory800 / 900 MHz900 MHz
Bus64 / 128 Bit128 Bit
MemoryDDR3 (GDDR5)DDR3/GDDR5
Max. Memory1536 MB1536 MB
nono
DirectXDirectX 11, 5.0DirectX 11, 5.0
Technology40 nm40 nm
FeaturesPhysX, Verde Drivers, CUDA, Optimus, DirectCompute, OpenCL, DirectX11, OpenGL 4.1
Introduced05.01.2011 06.01.2011
Size

3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 510     avg: 565     median: 568 (2%)     max: 632 points
min: 1048     avg: 1098.8     median: 1099 (3%)     max: 1145 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 451     avg: 499.8     median: 502 (1%)     max: 557 points
min: 934     avg: 981.7     median: 973 (2%)     max: 1028 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
P Result 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
3DMark 2001SE - Standard 1024x768
min: 11778     avg: 19118.3     median: 20926 (22%)     max: 24651 Points
32347 Points (34%)
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
min: 11351     avg: 12200.8     median: 12227 (6%)     max: 13147 Points
min: 21918     avg: 22100.5     median: 22100 (12%)     max: 22283 Points
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
min: 8461     avg: 9069.7     median: 9098 (17%)     max: 9337 Points
min: 16365     avg: 16509.5     median: 16509 (31%)     max: 16654 Points
3DMark 06 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
+ NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - high, Tesselation (normal), DirectX11 1280x1024
min: 6     avg: 7.6     median: 7 (3%)     max: 8 fps
14.5 fps (6%)
SPECviewperf 11
Siemens NX 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
Siemens NX 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
Tcvis 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
Tcvis 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
SolidWorks 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
SolidWorks 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
Maya 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
Maya 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
Lightwave 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
Lightwave 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
Ensight 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
Ensight 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
Catia 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
Catia 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
Windows 7 Experience Index - Gaming graphics
6.4 points (92%)
6.7 points (96%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Graphics
min: 4     avg: 5     median: 4 (57%)     max: 5 points
min: 5     avg: 6.2     median: 5 (71%)     max: 6 points
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M → 100%

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M → 161%

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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
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
44.4 47.5 ~ 46 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
17.2 17.7 ~ 17 fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
10.8 10.9 ~ 11 fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
25.1 27.6 ~ 26 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
17.2 18 ~ 18 fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
11.4 11.5 ~ 11 fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
20 21 ~ 21 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
11.5 14 ~ 13 fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
8.6 11 ~ 10 fps
GeForce GT 520M:
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Fifa 12

Fifa 12

2011
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
196.2  fps
136%
GeForce GT 550M:
266.3  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
95 95.4 ~ 95 fps
177%
GeForce GT 550M:
168.1  fps
high 1360x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
23 63 64.9 ~ 50 fps
236%
GeForce GT 550M:
118.1  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
40  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
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GeForce GT 550M:
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F1 2011

F1 2011

2011
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
66 69 ~ 68 fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
36 43 ~ 40 fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
23 24 ~ 24 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
12  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
55 57.8 60 ~ 58 fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
21 22 22.1 26.8 ~ 23 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
7  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
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Dirt 3

Dirt 3

2011
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
45.2 67.7 91.5 94.9 ~ 75 fps
222%
GeForce GT 550M:
166.4 fps  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
29.5 35.6 35.8 42.4 ~ 36 fps
167%
GeForce GT 550M:
53.7 66 fps ~ 60 fps
high 1360x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
18.6 23 23.1 31.1 ~ 24 fps
175%
GeForce GT 550M:
41.6 fps 42.9 ~ 42 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
12.6 12.6 ~ 13 fps
97%
GeForce GT 550M:
12.7  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
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GeForce GT 550M:
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low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
15  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
9  fps
high 1600x900
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
6  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
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Crysis 2

Crysis 2

2011
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
30.9 33 ~ 32 fps
184%
GeForce GT 550M:
58 fps 59.1 ~ 59 fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
20.3 21 ~ 21 fps
186%
GeForce GT 550M:
39.3 fps 39.5 ~ 39 fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
16 16.2 ~ 16 fps
181%
GeForce GT 550M:
29 29.2 fps ~ 29 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
5 5.4 ~ 5 fps
200%
GeForce GT 550M:
10.3 10.3 fps ~ 10 fps
GeForce GT 520M:
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GeForce GT 550M:
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Total War: Shogun 2

Total War: Shogun 2

2011
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
62.4 77.5 ~ 70 fps
med. 1280x720
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
6.4 6.4 ~ 6 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
3.9 3.9 ~ 4 fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
64  fps
149%
GeForce GT 550M:
95.2 fps  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
38  fps
174%
GeForce GT 550M:
61.6 70.8 fps ~ 66 fps
high 1360x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
30  fps
177%
GeForce GT 550M:
50 55.4 fps ~ 53 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
16.8  fps
167%
GeForce GT 550M:
24.2 31.9 fps ~ 28 fps
GeForce GT 520M:
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GeForce GT 550M:
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Fifa 11

Fifa 11

2010
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
162 232 240.9 250.2 252.2 ~ 227 fps
144%
GeForce GT 550M:
182.1 307.6 330.3 405.1 412.7 ~ 328 fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
84.8 96 96.5 103.4 123.4 ~ 101 fps
192%
GeForce GT 550M:
166.8 182.8 189 209.6 224.2 ~ 194 fps
high 1360x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
64.3 68.8 72 76.4 79.9 ~ 72 fps
182%
GeForce GT 550M:
122.9 125.8 132.2 136.4 136.6 ~ 131 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
40.4  fps
191%
GeForce GT 550M:
76.3 76.9 ~ 77 fps
GeForce GT 520M:
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GeForce GT 550M:
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Civilization 5

Civilization 5

2010
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
20.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
5.7  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
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Mafia 2

Mafia 2

2010
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
28.4 34 36.4 36.4 37.4 37.7 ~ 35 fps
197%
GeForce GT 550M:
67.2 71.5 fps ~ 69 fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
21.5 24 24 26 27.4 27.6 ~ 25 fps
196%
GeForce GT 550M:
47.8 fps 50.7 ~ 49 fps
high 1360x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
18.5 19 20.5 22 23 23.2 ~ 21 fps
195%
GeForce GT 550M:
37.5 fps 44.2 ~ 41 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
13 13.6 13.9 ~ 14 fps
179%
GeForce GT 550M:
22.4 fps 26.7 ~ 25 fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
GeForce GT 550M:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
113 137 137.2 144 149 150 ~ 138 fps
149%
GeForce GT 550M:
201.1 210.6 fps ~ 206 fps
med. 1360x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
24 25 26.8 27 28.8 32 ~ 27 fps
181%
GeForce GT 550M:
48.9 fps 49.9 ~ 49 fps
high 1360x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
19 19 19 19 19.6 20.4 ~ 19 fps
195%
GeForce GT 550M:
35.5 fps 37.6 ~ 37 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
10 10 10.3 ~ 10 fps
190%
GeForce GT 550M:
18.4 fps 19.4 ~ 19 fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
GeForce GT 550M:
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Just Cause 2

Just Cause 2

2010
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
6.1  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
31.1  fps
248%
GeForce GT 550M:
47.5 82.2 83 96.3 ~ 77 fps
med. 1360x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
17.1  fps
246%
GeForce GT 550M:
28.8 43.2 45.3 49.7 ~ 42 fps
high 1600x900
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
8.8  fps
169%
GeForce GT 550M:
14.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
3.6  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
GeForce GT 550M:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
64  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
31  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
21.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
8.9  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
30 34 34 ~ 33 fps
185%
GeForce GT 550M:
58 fps 64.4 ~ 61 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
22 25 25.7 ~ 24 fps
188%
GeForce GT 550M:
43 44 fps 47.6 ~ 45 fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
16 18 18.3 ~ 17 fps
188%
GeForce GT 550M:
29.3 32.1 fps 34.6 ~ 32 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
8 8.9 ~ 8 fps
200%
GeForce GT 550M:
15 16.4 fps 16.9 ~ 16 fps
GeForce GT 520M:
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GeForce GT 550M:
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Stalker: Call of Pripyat

Stalker: Call of Pripyat

2010
ultra 1920x1200
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
6.8  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
65.1  fps
196%
GeForce GT 550M:
127.8  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
34.1  fps
150%
GeForce GT 550M:
51  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
22.8  fps
186%
GeForce GT 550M:
42.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
14.4  fps
181%
GeForce GT 550M:
26  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
GeForce GT 550M:
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Risen

Risen

2009
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
43.1 49.9 53.8 54 ~ 50 fps
162%
GeForce GT 550M:
74.8 75.8 81.4 92.1 ~ 81 fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
16.4 19 19.8 23 ~ 20 fps
185%
GeForce GT 550M:
33.9 36.1 36.2 42.3 ~ 37 fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
9.5 12.8 14.3 14.9 ~ 13 fps
185%
GeForce GT 550M:
21.6 22.6 22.7 27.8 ~ 24 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
8.4  fps
218%
GeForce GT 550M:
18.3  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
GeForce GT 550M:
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Resident Evil 5

Resident Evil 5

2009
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
89.2  fps
155%
GeForce GT 550M:
137.9  fps
high 1360x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
28.1  fps
184%
GeForce GT 550M:
51.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
15.8  fps
184%
GeForce GT 550M:
29  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
GeForce GT 550M:
»
Need for Speed Shift

Need for Speed Shift

2009
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
37.4  fps
158%
GeForce GT 550M:
59.1  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
22.1 24.4 25.1 26 ~ 24 fps
163%
GeForce GT 550M:
36 37 41 41.5 ~ 39 fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
16.6 17.4 20.6 21.5 ~ 19 fps
179%
GeForce GT 550M:
27.8 29.1 37.1 41.4 ~ 34 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
17.6  fps
142%
GeForce GT 550M:
25.2 25.3 ~ 25 fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
GeForce GT 550M:
»
Colin McRae: DIRT 2

Colin McRae: DIRT 2

2009
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
39.4 40.5 65.4 65.6 ~ 53 fps
135%
GeForce GT 550M:
71.8  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
34 36.9 43.7 44.8 ~ 40 fps
169%
GeForce GT 550M:
67.4  fps
high 1360x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
18.9 19.1 21.2 22.7 ~ 20 fps
190%
GeForce GT 550M:
36.2 40.5 ~ 38 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
12.7  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
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GeForce GT 550M:
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Anno 1404

Anno 1404

2009
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
98  fps
ultra 1280x1024
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
14  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
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Sims 3

Sims 3

2009
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
53  fps
high 1280x1024
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
26  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
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F.E.A.R. 2

F.E.A.R. 2

2009
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
110.5  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
44.6  fps
high 1280x1024
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
28.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
14.4  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
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GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto

GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto

2008
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
38.8 51.6 ~ 45 fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
28.3 28.5 ~ 28 fps
high 1280x1024
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
19.6 19.8 ~ 20 fps
GeForce GT 520M:
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Left 4 Dead

Left 4 Dead

2008
low 640x480
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
119  fps
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
46  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
Far Cry 2

Far Cry 2

2008
low 640x480
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
76.7  fps
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
32.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
11.8  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
Racedriver: GRID

Racedriver: GRID

2008
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
122  fps
86%
GeForce GT 550M:
104.9  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
65.6  fps
100%
GeForce GT 550M:
65.5  fps
high 1280x1024
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
27.4  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
GeForce GT 550M:
»
Trackmania Nations Forever

Trackmania Nations Forever

2008
low 640x480
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
239 245 ~ 242 fps
140%
GeForce GT 550M:
340  fps
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
44 47.2 ~ 46 fps
166%
GeForce GT 550M:
76.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
15 16.2 ~ 16 fps
194%
GeForce GT 550M:
31.1  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
GeForce GT 550M:
»
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare

Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare

2007
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
48.8 133.5 142.2 ~ 108 fps
179%
GeForce GT 550M:
185.2 200.6 ~ 193 fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
34.9 57.2 60.5 ~ 51 fps
188%
GeForce GT 550M:
90.6 102.1 ~ 96 fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
GeForce GT 550M:
»
Supreme Commander - FA Bench

Supreme Commander - FA Bench

2007
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
47.2  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
30.7  fps
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
25.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
11.7  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
Crysis - GPU Benchmark

Crysis - GPU Benchmark

2007
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
65 72.6 ~ 69 fps
189%
GeForce GT 550M:
130.5  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
26 29.5 ~ 28 fps
207%
GeForce GT 550M:
58  fps
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
16 16.7 ~ 16 fps
214%
GeForce GT 550M:
34.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
3.9 4 ~ 4 fps
200%
GeForce GT 550M:
8  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
GeForce GT 550M:
»
Crysis - CPU Benchmark

Crysis - CPU Benchmark

2007
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
59 64.4 ~ 62 fps
190%
GeForce GT 550M:
117.6  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
25 28.9 ~ 27 fps
200%
GeForce GT 550M:
54  fps
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
15 15.2 ~ 15 fps
207%
GeForce GT 550M:
31  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
3.7 4 ~ 4 fps
175%
GeForce GT 550M:
7  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
GeForce GT 550M:
»
World in Conflict - Benchmark

World in Conflict - Benchmark

2007
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
148 154 ~ 151 fps
169%
GeForce GT 550M:
191 318 ~ 255 fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
41 43 ~ 42 fps
174%
GeForce GT 550M:
72 74 ~ 73 fps
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
23 25 ~ 24 fps
179%
GeForce GT 550M:
42 44 ~ 43 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
8 8 ~ 8 fps
200%
GeForce GT 550M:
16  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
GeForce GT 550M:
»
Call of Juarez Benchmark

Call of Juarez Benchmark

2006
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
18 18.6 18.9 ~ 19 fps
174%
GeForce GT 550M:
26 35.9 36.3 ~ 33 fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
GeForce GT 550M:
»
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark

Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark

2005
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
138 149.1 ~ 144 fps
138%
GeForce GT 550M:
198.7  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
GeForce GT 550M:
»
Quake 4

Quake 4

2005
ultra 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
61  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft

2005
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
196.5 199 ~ 198 fps
106%
GeForce GT 550M:
210.6  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
67.9 69 ~ 68 fps
198%
GeForce GT 550M:
134.4  fps
high 1280x1024
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
19 28.6 ~ 24 fps
280%
GeForce GT 550M:
67.1  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
GeForce GT 550M:
»
Counter-Strike Source

Counter-Strike Source

2004
low 640x480
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
189  fps
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
134  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
Doom 3

Doom 3

2004
ultra 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
98.6  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»
Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

1999
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce GT 520M:
181  fps
GeForce GT 520M:
»

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