NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop) vs NVIDIA GRID M60-8Q

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop) and NVIDIA GRID M60-8Q videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory, Technologies. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score, PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), Geekbench - OpenCL.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)

  • Around 3% higher boost clock speed: 1216 MHz vs 1180 MHz
  • Around 13% lower typical power consumption: 100-200 Watt vs 225 Watt
Boost clock speed 1216 MHz vs 1180 MHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 100-200 Watt vs 225 Watt

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GRID M60-8Q

  • Around 5% higher texture fill rate: 151.0 GTexel / s vs 144 billion / sec
  • Around 11% better floating-point performance: 4,833 gflops vs 4,358 gflops
  • 2x more maximum memory size: 8 GB vs 4 GB
  • 716x more memory clock speed: 5012 MHz vs 7.0 GB/s
Texture fill rate 151.0 GTexel / s vs 144 billion / sec
Floating-point performance 4,833 gflops vs 4,358 gflops
Maximum memory size 8 GB vs 4 GB
Memory clock speed 5012 MHz vs 7.0 GB/s

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
GPU 2: NVIDIA GRID M60-8Q

Name NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop) NVIDIA GRID M60-8Q
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 4053
PassMark - G3D Mark 3884
PassMark - G2D Mark 618
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 8909
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 8909
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3709
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3709
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3359
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3359
Geekbench - OpenCL 27798

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop) NVIDIA GRID M60-8Q

Essentials

Architecture Maxwell 2.0 Maxwell 2.0
Code name GM204 GM204
Launch date 21 September 2015 30 August 2015
Launch price (MSRP) $395.82
Place in performance rating 231 217
Price now $605.06
Type Laptop Workstation
Value for money (0-100) 20.91

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1216 MHz 1180 MHz
CUDA cores 2048
Floating-point performance 4,358 gflops 4,833 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm 28 nm
Pipelines 2048 2048
Texture fill rate 144 billion / sec 151.0 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 100-200 Watt 225 Watt
Transistor count 5,200 million 5,200 million
Core clock speed 930 MHz

Video outputs and ports

Audio input for HDMI Internal
Display Connectors Dual Link DVI-I, HDMI 2.0, 3x DisplayPort 1.2 No outputs
DisplayPort Multimode (DP++) support 1
G-SYNC support
HDCP
HDMI
Maximum VGA resolution 2048x1536
Multi monitor support
VGA аnalog display support 1

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Bus support PCI Express 3.0
Interface MXM-B (3.0) PCIe 3.0 x16
Laptop size large
SLI options 1
Length 267 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_1) 12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL 1.2
OpenGL 4.5 4.6

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 4 GB 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 224 GB / s 160.4 GB / s
Memory bus width 256 Bit 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 7.0 GB/s 5012 MHz
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Shared memory 0

Technologies

3D Vision
Adaptive Vertical Sync
BatteryBoost
CUDA
GameStream
GameWorks
GeForce Experience
GeForce ShadowPlay
GPU Boost
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder
Optimus
SLI
Surround