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NVIDIA GeForce 9300M G

NVIDIA GeForce 9300M G

Enhanced 8400M GS chip, which is manufactured in 65nm and shows slightly better performance due to a few minor optimizations. The technical data correspond to the 8400M GS chip.

A particularity of the graphic card are the "Unified Shaders" or ALUs (Arithmetic Logical Unit). There don't exist any dedicated pixel- or vertex shaders but 16 so called stream processors make the graphic tasks. The advantage is that theoretically there don't exist idle time of the ALUs. The NVIDIA stream processors are 1-dimensional (1D) and are able to accomplish one skalar operation with one MADD-operation (addition and multiplication). Moreover, NVIDIA clocks the shader ALUs somewhat higher than the rest of the chip.

An advantage of the GeForce 9000 series is the integrated PureVideo HD videoprocessor. It helps with the decoding of H.264-, VC-1-, MPEG2- and WMV9 video material in HD quality and therefore reduces the CPU load.

Probably, the memory clock of the GeForce 9300M G depends on the used memory type: 400 MHz with GDDR2 and 600 MHz with GDDR3 were used in 8400M cards.


GeForce 9300M Series

GeForce 9300M G 16 @ 0.4 GHz64 Bit @ 600 MHz
GeForce 9300M GS compare 8 @ 0.55 GHz64 Bit @ 700 MHz
Pipelines16 - unified
Core Speed400 MHz
Shader Speed800 MHz
Memory Speed600 MHz
Memory Bus Width64 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR2 / GDDR3
Max. Amount of Memory256 MB
Shared Memoryno
APIDirectX 10, Shader 4.0
Transistor Count210 Million
technology80 nm
Features800 MHZ Shader-clock frequence, PureVideo technology (H.264, VC-1, MPEG2, WMV9 decoder acceleration), HDCP-capable, PowerMizer 7.0 energy management (dynamic switching between performance and energy saving), HDR (High Dynamic-Range Lighting), designed for Windows Vista, 16x full screen AA, 16x AF depending on the angle, 128-bit HDR illumination with AA, PCI-E 16x, OpenGL 2.1, Gigathread technology
Date of Announcement01.02.2008
Link to Manufacturer


3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Score Unknown Settings +
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06
min: 1665     avg: 1776     median: 1775.5 (2%)     max: 1886 Points
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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.

Crysis - GPU Benchmark

Crysis - GPU Benchmark

low 1024x768
24.7  fps    + Compare
med. 1024x768
9  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Additional Benchmarks
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Crysis - CPU Benchmark

Crysis - CPU Benchmark

low 1024x768
21.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1024x768
8.6  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Additional Benchmarks
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Medium 0xAF 0xAA 1280x800
World in Conflict - Benchmark

World in Conflict - Benchmark

med. 1024x768
10  fps    + Compare
high 1024x768
5  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Additional Benchmarks
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High 2xAF 2xAA 800x600
Medium 0xAF 0xAA 1280x800
High 2xAF 2xAA 1280x800


low 640x480
289  fps    + Compare
med. 800x600
57  fps    + Compare
high 1024x768
12  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Doom 3

Doom 3

low 640x480
95.7  fps    + Compare
med. 640x480
96.1  fps    + Compare
high 800x600
65.2  fps    + Compare
ultra 1024x768
37.5  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Crysis - GPU Benchmark24.79
Crysis - CPU Benchmark21.68.6
World in Conflict - Benchmark105
Doom 395.796.165.237.5
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Notebook reviews with NVIDIA GeForce 9300M G graphics card


Review LG S210-K.CBMAG Notebook

Power to Go. A plus of processor performance to carry around in a small case? If you'd like that, you'll hardly find a 12.1 incher that computes faster than the...
Intel Core 2 Duo T9550 | NVIDIA GeForce 9300M G | 12.10" | 1.8 kg

Review Asus U6S Subnotebook

Object of desire... Advertising the Asus U6S one word dominates – luxury. The piano finish as well as the great equipment including LED display, Penryn CPU, and...
Intel Core 2 Duo T8300 | NVIDIA GeForce 9300M G | 12.10" | 1.6 kg

LG S210-K.CBMAG: Intel Core 2 Duo T9550, 12.10", 1.8 kg
  External Review » LG S210-K.CBMAG

Sony Vaio VGN-Z56GG: Intel Core 2 Duo P9700, 13.10", 1.5 kg
  External Review » Sony Vaio VGN-Z56GG

HP Pavilion dv3000: Intel Core 2 Duo P7350, 13.30", 2.3 kg
  External Review » HP Pavilion dv3510nr

Medion MD96970: Intel Core 2 Duo T5750, 15.40", 2.2 kg
  External Review » Medion MD96970

Lenovo Thinkpad SL400: Intel Core 2 Duo P8400, 14.10", 2.5 kg
  External Review » Lenovo Thinkpad SL400

Asus Lamborghini VX3: Intel Core 2 Duo T9300, 12.10", 1.8 kg
  External Review » Asus Lamborghini VX3

Medion MD96630: Intel Pentium Dual Core T2330, 15.40", 2.9 kg
  External Review » Medion MD96630

Asus U6S: Intel Core 2 Duo T8300, 12.10", 1.6 kg
  External Review » Asus U6S

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