NVIDIA GeForce 945M videocard review

GeForce 945M videocard released by NVIDIA; release date: 27 October 2015. The videocard is designed for laptop-computers and based on Maxwell microarchitecture codenamed GM107.

Core clock speed - 1029 MHz. Boost clock speed - 1085 MHz. Texture fill rate - 29.81 GTexel / s. Pipelines - 512. Floating-point performance - 953.9 gflops. Manufacturing process technology - 28 nm. Transistors count - 1,870 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 75 Watt.

Memory type: DDR3. Maximum RAM amount - 2 GB. Memory bus width - 128 Bit. Memory clock speed - 1800 MHz. Memory bandwidth - 16.02 GB / s. Shared memory - 0.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21103
1558
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1085
555
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
401222
30974
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
562.775 mPixels/s
28.633 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
5428.233 Frames/s
380.461 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
41.556 Frames/s
1.988 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
250.896 Frames/s
31.027 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1964.377 mHash/s
107.094 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
29100 Frames
2961 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
20062 Frames
3683 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
32085 Frames
3343 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
29100.000 Fps
2961.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
20062.000 Fps
3683.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
32085.000 Fps
3343.000 Fps
Name Value
PassMark - G3D Mark 1558
PassMark - G2D Mark 555
Geekbench - OpenCL 30974
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 28.633 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation 380.461 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 1.988 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 31.027 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 107.094 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 2961 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3683 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3343 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 2961.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3683.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3343.000 Fps

Games performance

Fallout 4 (2015)

Low, 1280x72054.00
Medium, 1366x76833.00
High, 1920x108018.00
Ultra, 1920x108015.00

Anno 2205 (2015)

Low, 1024x76863.30
Medium, 1366x76837.80
High, 1920x108017.20
Ultra, 1920x10807.30

World of Warships (2015)

Low, 1366x768130.20
Medium, 1366x768113.70
High, 1920x108065.60

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x76851.90
Medium, 1366x76830.60
High, 1920x108017.00
Ultra, 1920x10809.30

Dirt Rally (2015)

Low, 1024x768229.00
Medium, 1366x76898.50
High, 1920x108052.70
Ultra, 1920x108022.10

Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014)

Low, 1024x76898.40
Medium, 1366x76862.00
High, 1920x108021.20
Ultra, 1920x108014.00

Far Cry 4 (2014)

Low, 1024x76872.30
Medium, 1366x76853.00
High, 1920x108023.90
Ultra, 1920x108019.10

Assassin's Creed Unity (2014)

Low, 1024x76844.80
Medium, 1366x76830.10
High, 1920x108018.10
Ultra, 1920x108012.40

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (2014)

Low, 1024x768114.90
Medium, 1366x76861.00
High, 1920x108028.60
Ultra, 1920x108015.70

Alien: Isolation (2014)

Low, 1024x768130.20
Medium, 1366x76885.90
High, 1920x108043.70
Ultra, 1920x108030.20

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014)

Low, 1280x72075.40
Medium, 1344x75647.20
High, 1920x108026.10
Ultra, 1920x108020.00

Sims 4 (2014)

Low, 1024x768184.00
Medium, 1366x768101.10
High, 1920x108057.70
Ultra, 1920x108045.50

Thief (2014)

Low, 1024x76871.00
Medium, 1366x76844.70
High, 1366x76837.00
Ultra, 1920x108018.50

Battlefield 4 (2013)

Low, 1024x768111.90
Medium, 1366x76878.30
High, 1366x76854.40
Ultra, 1920x108021.60

Total War: Rome II (2013)

Low, 1024x768133.00
Medium, 1366x768101.00
High, 1366x76873.00
Ultra, 1920x108017.00

Metro: Last Light (2013)

Low, 1024x76881.50
Medium, 1366x76866.70
High, 1366x76838.60
Ultra, 1920x108018.80

BioShock Infinite (2013)

Low, 1280x720148.50
Medium, 1366x76892.90
High, 1366x76878.70
Ultra, 1920x108026.40

Tomb Raider (2013)

Low, 1024x768233.30
Medium, 1366x768117.60
High, 1366x76868.00
Ultra, 1920x108031.40

Crysis 3 (2013)

Low, 1024x76885.70
Medium, 1366x76850.40
High, 1366x76833.90
Ultra, 1920x108012.60

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)

Medium, 1366x76850.00
High, 1366x76848.00
Ultra, 1920x108040.00

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture Maxwell
Code name GM107
Launch date 27 October 2015
Place in performance rating 586
Type Laptop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1085 MHz
Core clock speed 1029 MHz
Floating-point performance 953.9 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm
Pipelines 512
Texture fill rate 29.81 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 75 Watt
Transistor count 1,870 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Bus support PCI Express 3.0
Interface MXM-B (3.0)
Laptop size medium sized
Supplementary power connectors None

API support

DirectX 12.0 (11_0)
OpenGL 4.5

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 2 GB
Memory bandwidth 16.02 GB / s
Memory bus width 128 Bit
Memory clock speed 1800 MHz
Memory type DDR3
Shared memory 0

Technologies

CUDA
GameWorks
GeForce Experience
GPU Boost
Optimus