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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce 920M 2GB GeForce GTX 470M
Hitman 3 989% 568%
Cyberpunk 2077 737% 414%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 666% 370%
Resident Evil 8 737% 414%
FIFA 21 322% 159%
Grand Theft Auto VI 1078% 623%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 641% 355%
Genshin Impact 737% 414%
Far Cry 6 1111% 643%
The Medium 944% 541%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 470M are significantly better than the Nvidia GeForce 920M 2GB.

The GeForce 920M 2GB has a 40 MHz higher core clock speed than the GeForce GTX 470M, but the GeForce GTX 470M has 16 more Texture Mapping Units than the GeForce 920M 2GB. As a result, the GeForce GTX 470M exhibits a 7.3 GTexel/s better Texture Fill Rate than the GeForce 920M 2GB. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The GeForce 920M 2GB has a 40 MHz higher core clock speed than the GeForce GTX 470M, but the GeForce GTX 470M has 16 more Render Output Units than the GeForce 920M 2GB. As a result, the GeForce GTX 470M exhibits a 8.2 GPixel/s better Pixel Fill Rate than the GeForce 920M 2GB. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The GeForce 920M 2GB was released over three years more recently than the GeForce GTX 470M, and so the GeForce 920M 2GB is likely to have far better driver support, meaning it will be much more optimized and ultimately superior to the GeForce GTX 470M when running the latest games.

The GeForce 920M 2GB has 512 MB more video memory than the GeForce GTX 470M, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. However, overall, the GeForce GTX 470M has superior memory performance.

The GeForce GTX 470M has 45.6 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GeForce 920M 2GB, which means that the memory performance of the GeForce GTX 470M is noticeably better than the GeForce 920M 2GB.

The GeForce 920M 2GB has 384 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GTX 470M has 288. However, the actual shader performance of the GeForce 920M 2GB is 366 and the actual shader performance of the GeForce GTX 470M is 308. The GeForce 920M 2GB having 58 better shader performance is not particularly notable, as altogether the GeForce GTX 470M performs better when taking into account other relevant data.

The GeForce 920M 2GB transistor size technology is 12 nm (nanometers) smaller than the GeForce GTX 470M. This means that the GeForce 920M 2GB is expected to run slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the GeForce GTX 470M.

The GeForce 920M 2GB requires 25 Watts to run and the GeForce GTX 470M requires 75 Watts. The GeForce GTX 470M requires 50 Watts more than the GeForce 920M 2GB to run. The difference is significant enough that the GeForce GTX 470M may have a slight adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the GeForce 920M 2GB.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed575 MHzvs535 MHz
Boost Clock954 MHzvs-
ArchitectureKepler GK208-N16V-GMFermi GF104-N11E-GT
OC Potential Poor vs Fair
Driver Support Good vs Poor
Release Date13 Mar 2015vs03 Sep 2010
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
Approved
Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
6.4
vs green tick
8.1
1600x900
4.9
vs green tick
6.1
1920x1080
3.3
vs green tick
4.6
2560x1440
2.3
vs green tick
2.9
3840x2160
1.5
green tick vs -

GPU Memory

Memory2048 MBvs1536 MB
Memory Speed900 MHzvs625 MHz
Memory Bus64 Bitvs192 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth14.4GB/secvs60GB/sec
L2 Cache 128 KB vs green tick 384 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units384vs288
Actual Shader Performance18%vs15%
Technology28nmvs40nm
Texture Mapping Units32vs48
Texture Rate18.4 GTexel/svs25.7 GTexel/s
Render Output Units8vs24
Pixel Rate4.6 GPixel/svs12.8 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)4096x2160vs2560x1600
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections0vs1
HDMI Connections0vs1
DisplayPort Connections0vs-
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power25 Wattsvs75 Watts
Recommended PSU--

GPU Features

DirectX12.0vs12.0
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.5vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUyesyes
SLI/Crossfirenovsyes
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i3-4110M 2.6GHzvsIntel Core i7-840QM 4-Core 1.86GHz
Recommended RAM4 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1366x768vs1600x900

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
GeForce 920M 2GB is an Entry-Level Mobile Graphics Card based on the second revision of the Kepler Architecture.

Architecture
This Graphics Card Equips the Kepler GK208 GPU which is essentially a power optimized version of the GK107 GPU. Whereas it still has a count of 2 Stream Multiprocessors, the bus-width has been cut in half to allow for even a smaller power consumption and consequently a cooler operating temperature.
Additionally, the GK208 GPU allows the Central Unit to reach a significant higher frequency, thanks to the Kepler Boost 2.0 Technology. The better the laptop's cooling system, the higher the frequency.

GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed GK208-N16V-GM which has 2 Stream Multiprocessors activated and thus offers 384 Shader Processing Units, 16 TMUs and 8 ROPs. The Central Unit is Initially clocked at 575MHz and goes up to 954MHz, in Turbo Mode.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 2GB frame buffer of DDR3, through a 64-bit memory interface. The size of the frame buffer is exaggerated and in no way benefits the GPU. The Memory Clock Operates at 900MHz.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 25W, it is suited for small laptops.

Performance
GeForce 920M 2GB is essentially a slightly faster GeForce GT 735M and offers more or less comparable performance.

System Suggestions
We recommend a Modest Processor and 4GB of RAM for a system with GeForce GT 920M 2GB.
Overview
GeForce GTX 470M is a High-End Mobile Graphics Card based on the first revision of the Fermi Architecture.

Architecture
The Fermi Architecture was first manufactured with a 40nm technology and uses a technique known as Hot Clocking: The Shaders are clocked twice as fast as the Central Unit. While this leads to a reasonable performance boost, it causes enormous amounts of energy dissipation, leading, ultimately, to a significantly higher operating temperature.
Fermi is also the first GPU architecture with fully cached memory access which increases memory performance.

GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed GF104-N11E-GT which has 6 Stream Multiprocessors activated and thus offers 288 Shader Processing Units, 48 TMUs and 24 ROPs. The Central Unit is clocked at 550MHz.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 1.5GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 192-bit memory interface. The size of the frame buffer is adequate. The Memory Clock Operates at 625MHz.

Features
DirectX 11.0 Support (11.0 Hardware Default) and support for SLI, Optimus, 3D Vision Surround, PhysX, Realtime Raytracing and other technologies

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 75W, it is only suited for large laptops.

Performance
Gaming benchmarks put its performance identical to a desktop GeForce GTS 450.

System Suggestions
We recommend a fast processor (Intel Core i7 Mobile) and 8GB of RAM for a system with GeForce GTX 470M.
Recommended CPU
Possible GPU Upgrades
N/A
N/A
GPU Variants
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