NVIDIA GeForce MX330 vs NVIDIA GeForce 840A

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce MX330 and NVIDIA GeForce 840A videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: Geekbench - OpenCL, PassMark - G2D Mark, PassMark - G3D Mark, GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce MX330

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 5 year(s) 10 month(s) later
  • Around 49% higher core clock speed: 1531 MHz vs 1029 MHz
  • Around 42% higher boost clock speed: 1594 MHz vs 1124 MHz
  • 2127.9x more texture fill rate: 38.26 GTexel/s vs 17.98 GTexel / s
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 14 nm vs 28 nm
  • 3.3x lower typical power consumption: 10 Watt vs 33 Watt
  • 2x more maximum memory size: 2 GB vs 1 GB
  • 2x better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 11049 vs 5430
  • 2.4x better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 2718 vs 1137
  • Around 61% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 3533 vs 2188
  • Around 61% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 3533 vs 2188
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 10 Feb 2020 vs 17 March 2014
Core clock speed 1531 MHz vs 1029 MHz
Boost clock speed 1594 MHz vs 1124 MHz
Texture fill rate 38.26 GTexel/s vs 17.98 GTexel / s
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 28 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 10 Watt vs 33 Watt
Maximum memory size 2 GB vs 1 GB
Benchmarks
Geekbench - OpenCL 11049 vs 5430
PassMark - G3D Mark 2718 vs 1137
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3356 vs 3347
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3356 vs 3347
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 3533 vs 2188
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 3533 vs 2188

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce 840A

  • Around 33% higher memory clock speed: 2002 MHz vs 1502 MHz (6008 MHz effective)
  • Around 36% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 331 vs 243
  • Around 18% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 3200 vs 2713
  • Around 18% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 3200 vs 2713
Specifications (specs)
Memory clock speed 2002 MHz vs 1502 MHz (6008 MHz effective)
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 331 vs 243
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3200 vs 2713
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3200 vs 2713

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce MX330
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce 840A

Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
11049
5430
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
243
331
PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
2718
1137
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3356
3347
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3356
3347
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
2713
3200
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
2713
3200
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3533
2188
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3533
2188
Name NVIDIA GeForce MX330 NVIDIA GeForce 840A
Geekbench - OpenCL 11049 5430
PassMark - G2D Mark 243 331
PassMark - G3D Mark 2718 1137
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3356 3347
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3356 3347
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 2713 3200
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 2713 3200
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 3533 2188
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 3533 2188

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce MX330 NVIDIA GeForce 840A

Essentials

Architecture Pascal Maxwell
Code name GP108 GM108
Launch date 10 Feb 2020 17 March 2014
Place in performance rating 645 689
Type Laptop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1594 MHz 1124 MHz
Core clock speed 1531 MHz 1029 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 28 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 38.26 GFLOPS (1:32)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 19.13 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 1,224 GFLOPS
Pipelines 384 384
Pixel fill rate 25.50 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 38.26 GTexel/s 17.98 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 10 Watt 33 Watt
Transistor count 1800 million
Floating-point performance 863.2 gflops

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs No outputs

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x8
Supplementary power connectors None
Width IGP

API support

DirectX 12.1 12.0 (11_0)
OpenCL 1.2
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
Shader Model 6.4
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 2 GB 1 GB
Memory bandwidth 48.06 GB/s 16.02 GB / s
Memory bus width 64 bit 64 Bit
Memory clock speed 1502 MHz (6008 MHz effective) 2002 MHz
Memory type GDDR5 DDR3