NVIDIA GeForce MX230

The Nvidia GeForce MX230 is an entry level dedicated  laptop graphics card with DirectX 12 support (FL 12_1) based (most likely) on the Pascal architecture (and not Maxwell as the older MX130). Similar to the faster MX250, the MX230 is based on the GP108 chip.

The performance should be similar to the older GeForce MX130 and 940MX version (see our extensive benchmarks). Demanding games may not run fluently even in the lowest detail settings. Less demanding games like Fifa 18 (with a powerful CPU) or Overwatch are also playable in medium settings.

The TDP of the card should be rated at about 15 to 30 Watt (depending on the version, clock speeds and memory). Therefore, the GPU is best suited for laptops from 13-inch and up.

GeForce MX200 Series
GeForce MX250 (compare) 384 @ 1518 - 1852 (Boost) MHz64 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce MX230 384 @ 1518 - 1531 (Boost) MHz64 Bit @ 7000 MHz
Pipelines384 - unified
Core Speed1518 - 1531 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed7000 MHz
Memory Bus Width64 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory4096 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12 (FL 12_1), Shader 5.0
FeaturesVulcan 1.1, GPU Boost 3.0, Optimus, PhysX, CUDA, GeForce Experience, GameWorks
Notebook Sizemedium sized
Date of Announcement20.02.2019
Link to Manufacturer Page


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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2018-12-18)