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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce 320M GeForce 8800M GTS
Red Dead Redemption 2 2278% 1680%
Cyberpunk 2077 3167% 2346%
Doom Eternal 1944% 1431%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 1367% 998%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2278% 1680%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 3167% 2346%
FIFA 20 1167% 848%
Grand Theft Auto VI 3533% 2620%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 3167% 2346%
Need For Speed Heat 2278% 1680%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce 8800M GTS are significantly better than the Nvidia GeForce 320M.

The GeForce 320M was released over a year more recently than the GeForce 8800M GTS, and so the GeForce 320M is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the GeForce 8800M GTS.

The GeForce 8800M GTS has 512 MB video memory, but the GeForce 320M does not have an entry, so the two GPUs cannot be reliably compared in this area.

The GeForce 320M has 48 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce 8800M GTS has 64. However, the actual shader performance of the GeForce 320M is 45 and the actual shader performance of the GeForce 8800M GTS is 32. The GeForce 320M having 13 better shader performance is not particularly notable, as altogether the GeForce 8800M GTS performs better when taking into account other relevant data.

The GeForce 320M transistor size technology is 25 nm (nanometers) smaller than the GeForce 8800M GTS. This means that the GeForce 320M is expected to run slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the GeForce 8800M GTS. While they exhibit similar graphical performance, the GeForce 320M should consume less power than the GeForce 8800M GTS.

The GeForce 320M requires 23 Watts to run and the GeForce 8800M GTS requires 50 Watts. The GeForce 8800M GTS requires 27 Watts more than the GeForce 320M to run. The difference is not significant enough for the GeForce 8800M GTS to have a noticeably larger impact on your yearly electricity bills than the GeForce 320M.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed450 MHzvs500 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
ArchitectureTesla MCP89G92M
OC Potential Poor vs -
Driver Support Poor vs -
Release Date01 Apr 2010vs01 Nov 2007
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link

Resolution Performance

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GPU Memory

MemoryN/Avs512 MB
Memory Speed667 MHzvs800 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs256 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR3
Memory Bandwidth21.3GB/secvs51.2GB/sec
L2 Cache 0 KB green tick vs -
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units48vs64
Actual Shader Performance2%vs2%
Texture Mapping Units16vs-
Texture Rate7.2 GTexel/svs-
Render Output Units8vs-
Pixel Rate3.6 GPixel/svs-

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)2560x1600vs2560x1600
VGA Connections0vs1
DVI Connections0vs1
HDMI Connections0vs0
DisplayPort Connections-vs-

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power23 Wattsvs50 Watts
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GPU Features

Shader Model4.1vs4.0
Open GL3.3vs2.1
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUyesyes

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i3-M330 2.13GHz-
Recommended RAM2 GB-
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1024x768-

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
GeForce 320M is an Integrated Mobile Graphics Card based on the Second Revision of the Tesla Architecture.

Tesla was NVIDIA's First Unified Shader Architecture.

It equips a GPU Codenamed Tesla MCP89 which has 4 Stream Multiprocessors activated and thus offers 48 Shader Processing Units, 16 TMUs and 8 ROPs. The Central Unit is clocked at 450MHz.

The GPU also Shares the System's RAM which varies from laptop to laptop. Typically, the GPU reserves 256MB. Depending on whether or not the system's RAM is Dual-Channeled, it can access either a 64-bit or 128-bit memory interface. The operating memory clock also depends on the at which speed the System's RAM is running and is limited by the highest operating speed that the Processor supports. It is then obvious the Memory Bandwidth depends on a lot of factors and thus this Graphics Card performance may vary heavily from system to system.

DirectX 10.1 Support (10.0 Hardware Default) and support for NVIDIA PureVideo HD Technology, Dual-stream Hardware Acceleration, PhysX, CUDA, HybridPower and other technologies.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 14W, it may be used on very small notebooks.

Gaming benchmarks put its performance considerably above the desktop GeForce 210.
GeForce 8800M GTS is a high-end class level GPU part of the 8000M Series released by NVIDIA, in 2007.
Compared to today's most recent GPUS (e.g. GTX 580M, GT 540M) GeForce 8800M GTS is still a great a GPU.
Very demanding games games (e.g. Metro 2033, The Witcher 2) might run on medium settings (depending on the resolution used + DirectX version) and demanding games (e.g. Crysis 2, Skyrim V) are playable at medium or high settings smoothly. Moderate and less demanding games, like Call of Duty: Black Ops, will be maxed out easily....
The biggest hindrance GeForce 8800M GTS has is the limited memory size and no support for DirectX11.
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