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NVIDIA GeForce 930MX

NVIDIA GeForce 930MX

The Nvidia GeForce 930MX is an entry-level DirectX 12 graphics card for laptops that was announced in the first quarter of 2016. It is the refresh of the GeForce 930M and now supports GDDR5 graphics memory. It is based on the same GM108 chip and may feature slightly increased clock rates.

The performance will depend on the used graphics memory. With fast GDDR5 it should be similar or slightly faster than the Maxwell GPU in the Surface Book. With DDR3 it performs be somewhere between the old 930M and 940M. That means that only non demanding games of 2017 run fluently (in lowest detail settings) on the GeForce 930M. Games with low demands like Dota 2 or Path of Exile should run in higher detail settings and resolution.

The power consumption should be quite similar to the 930M and 940M and therefore also suited for smaller laptops.

GeForce 900M Series

GeForce 945M compare 512 @ 0.93 - 1.05 GHz128 Bit @ 2000 MHz
Maxwell GPU (940M, GDDR5) compare 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 384 @ 0.95 - 1.02 GHz64 Bit @ 2000 MHz
GeForce 930M compare 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-GMR
ArchitectureMaxwell
Pipelines384 - unified
Core Speed952 - 1020 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed2000 MHz
Memory Bus Width64 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5, DDR3
Shared Memoryno
APIDirectX 12 (FL 11_0), Shader 5.0, OpenGL 4.5
Power Consumption15-25 Watt
technology28 nm
FeaturesGPU Boost 2.0, Optimus, PhysX, CUDA, GeForce Experience
Date of Announcement10.03.2016
Link to Manufacturer Pagewww.geforce.com

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
0.7 pt (2%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
min: 58151     avg: 58991     median: 58991 (8%)     max: 59831 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
min: 8187     avg: 8919     median: 9053 (2%)     max: 9122 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
min: 1340     avg: 1424     median: 1427 (3%)     max: 1491 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
min: 1502     avg: 1594     median: 1597 (2%)     max: 1660 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
min: 54961     avg: 69103     median: 69562.5 (8%)     max: 82327 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 2100     avg: 2331     median: 2339 (3%)     max: 2568 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
min: 2092     avg: 2215     median: 2201.5 (2%)     max: 2376 Points
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total +
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX +
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06
min: 11671     avg: 12632     median: 12695 (17%)     max: 13529 Points
SPECviewperf 11
specvp11 snx-01 +
specvp11 tcvis-02 +
specvp11 sw-02 +
specvp11 proe-05 +
specvp11 maya-03 +
specvp11 lightwave-01 +
specvp11 ensight-04 +
specvp11 catia-03 +
SPECviewperf 12
specvp12 sw-03 +
specvp12 snx-02 +
specvp12 showcase-01 +
specvp12 mediacal-01 +
specvp12 maya-04 +
specvp12 energy-01 +
specvp12 creo-01 +
specvp12 catia-04 +
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) +
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit +
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit
min: 40.38     avg: 43.1     median: 40.7 (14%)     max: 50.7 fps
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit +
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit
min: 46.38     avg: 49.9     median: 47.8 (3%)     max: 61.8 fps
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 +
- 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.

low 1920x1080
6.7  fps    + Compare + 📈 Graph