NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M vs NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M on one side and NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX on the other side.

The first video card was released on Mar 24th, 2011. This GPU is equipped with 1.5 GB of DDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 43.20 GB/s. The architecture of this card: base clock of and a boost clock of , TDP of this video card is 35 W.

The second video card was released on Nov 1st, 2007 and comes with 0.5 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 51.20 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 65 W.

This table also comprises board specifications, pixel and texture filtration, launch price, and benchmarks such as G3DMark, PassMark G2D, 3DMark Firestrike, FPS, and Hashrate.

Key Differences

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M:

  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M is newer: launch date is Mar 24th, 2011.
  • More memory size (RAM): 1.5 GB vs 0.5 GB.
  • Passmark G3DMark is 30.32%: higher: 663 vs 462.
  • Up to 92.94% higher in FLOPS: 339.8 GFLOPS vs 240 GFLOPS.
  • Consumes less energy: 65 W vs 35 W.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX:

  • Up to 18.52% higher bandwidth: 51.20 GB/s vs 43.20 GB/s.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 57.66%: higher: 175 vs 111.

Technical specifications

NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
GPU Variant: - NB8E-GTX-A2
Processor: Fermi Tesla
Foundry: TSMC TSMC
Technology: 40 nm 65 nm
Transistors: 1170 million 754 million
Die Size: 238 mm² 324 mm²
General information
Release Date: Mar 24th, 2011 Nov 1st, 2007
Availability: - -
Generation: GeForce 500M GeForce 8M (8000M)
Predecessor: GeForce 400M GeForce Go 7
Successor: GeForce 600M GeForce 9M
Production: End-of-life End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: PCIe 2.0 x16 MXM-HE
Reviews: - -
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: - -
Boost Clock Speed: - -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: 900 MHz 1800 Mbps effective 800 MHz 1600 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: 1.5 GB 0.5 GB
Type of memory: DDR3 GDDR3
Memory Bus: 192 bit 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth: 43.20 GB/s 51.20 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 144 96
TMUs: 24 48
ROPs: 24 16
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: 64 KB (per SM) -
L2 Cache: 384 KB 64 KB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: - MXM Module
Length: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 35 W 65 W
Suggested PSU: - -
Outputs: No outputs No outputs
Power Connectors: - None
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - P398
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (11_0) 11.1 (10_0)
OpenGL: 4.6 3.3
OpenCL: 2629 -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
3.54 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
8 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
14.16 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
24 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
339.8 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
240 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
28.32 GFLOPS (1:12)
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
Unified Shaders:
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
144
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
96
Texture Mapping Units:
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
24
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
48
Render Output Units:
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
16
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
16

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
663
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
462
PassMark (G2D):
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
111
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
175
OpenCL:
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
2629
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
No data
Power Performance:
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
22.92
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
7.11

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