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GeForce 940M vs GeForce 9500 GT 1GB GDDR3

Intro

The GeForce 940M features clock speeds of 1072 MHz on the GPU, and 1000 MHz on the 2048 MB of DDR3 memory. It features 384 SPUs along with 24 Texture Address Units and 8 Rasterization Operator Units.

Compare those specs to the GeForce 9500 GT 1GB GDDR3, which features clock speeds of 550 MHz on the GPU, and 800 MHz on the 1024 MB of GDDR3 memory. It features 32 SPUs as well as 16 Texture Address Units and 8 Rasterization Operator Units.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Memory Bandwidth

Theoretically, the GeForce 9500 GT 1GB GDDR3 should be quite a bit faster than the GeForce 940M overall. (explain)

GeForce 9500 GT 1GB GDDR3 25600 MB/sec
GeForce 940M 16000 MB/sec
Difference: 9600 (60%)

Texel Rate

The GeForce 940M is much (about 192%) more effective at texture filtering than the GeForce 9500 GT 1GB GDDR3. (explain)

GeForce 940M 25728 Mtexels/sec
GeForce 9500 GT 1GB GDDR3 8800 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 16928 (192%)

Pixel Rate

The GeForce 940M is a lot (approximately 95%) faster with regards to AA than the GeForce 9500 GT 1GB GDDR3, and also should be capable of handling higher screen resolutions more effectively. (explain)

GeForce 940M 8576 Mpixels/sec
GeForce 9500 GT 1GB GDDR3 4400 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 4176 (95%)

Please note that the above 'benchmarks' are all just theoretical - the results were calculated based on the card's specifications, and real-world performance may (and probably will) vary at least a bit.

Price Comparison

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GeForce 940M

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

Specifications

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Model GeForce 940M GeForce 9500 GT 1GB GDDR3
Manufacturer nVidia nVidia
Year March 12 2015 July 2008
Code Name GM108 G96b
Memory 2048 MB 1024 MB
Core Speed 1072 MHz 550 MHz
Memory Speed 2000 MHz 1600 MHz
Power (Max TDP) (Unknown) watts 50 watts
Bandwidth 16000 MB/sec 25600 MB/sec
Texel Rate 25728 Mtexels/sec 8800 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 8576 Mpixels/sec 4400 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 384 32
Texture Mapping Units 24 16
Render Output Units 8 8
Bus Type DDR3 GDDR3
Bus Width 64-bit 128-bit
Fab Process 28 nm 55 nm
Transistors (Unknown) million 314 million
Bus PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe x16 2.0, PCI
DirectX Version DirectX 12 DirectX 10
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.5 OpenGL 3.0

Memory Bandwidth: Memory bandwidth is the largest amount of data (in units of MB per second) that can be transported over the external memory interface within a second. It is worked out by multiplying the bus width by its memory speed. If it uses DDR type memory, the result should be multiplied by 2 once again. If DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The better the memory bandwidth, the better the card will be in general. It especially helps with AA, High Dynamic Range and high resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum texture map elements (texels) that can be processed per second. This is calculated by multiplying the total texture units by the core clock speed of the chip. The higher this number, the better the graphics card will be at handling texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels applied per second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum amount of pixels the video card could possibly record to its local memory in one second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The number is worked out by multiplying the number of Render Output Units by the clock speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - also called Render Output Units) are responsible for outputting the pixels (image) to the screen. The actual pixel rate is also dependant on lots of other factors, especially the memory bandwidth of the card - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the ability to get to the max fill rate.

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GeForce 940M

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GeForce 9500 GT 1GB GDDR3

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

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