NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M Benchmark

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M GPU benchmark, specs and release date - NVIDIA Graphics card rating. How good is the GeForce GTX 860M for gaming?

GPU Benchmark Score

11 %
Average score from 3 samples
Medium uncertainty

Ranked 232nd out of 526 in the GPU Database. Tests performed at 1920 x 1080 resolution.

Benchmark Average 10% Low 1% Low
Flux Core
Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes
12 FPS 8 FPS 9 FPS
Randomly generated noise sphere test
10 FPS 10 FPS 11 FPS
Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering
Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

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Geekbench (CUDA)
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Geekbench (Metal)
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Geekbench (OpenCL)
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Geekbench (Vulkan)
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3DMark Graphics
3DMark Graphics
11,144 4,900 11,550 10,627 1,155

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GPU Comparison

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more GPUs with our GPU Comparison Tool.

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20 %
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18 %
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AMD Radeon
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NVIDIA GeForce MX250
12 %
11 %


Core Clock 1020 MHz
Boost Clock 1085 MHz
Memory Type GDDR5
Bus Width 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth 80.19 GB/s
TDP 75 W
Floating Point Performance 2.11 TFLOPS
Release Date 2015-02-05
PCIe Revision 3.0
DirectX Support 12
OpenGL Support 4.6
Pixel Rate 17 Gigapixels/s
Texture Rate 43 Gigatexels/s
Shading Units 640
Texture Mapping Units 40
Render Output Processors 16


The GeForce GTX 860M is a GPU from NVIDIA released in 2015. This chip has an average gaming score at 11% in our GPU benchmark.

It has a total memory bandwidth of 78 GB/s. The memory bus has a width of 128 bits.

In terms of clock speed, the GeForce GTX 860M GPU core runs at a frequency of 1020 MHz and if power and temperature permits, it can boost up to 1085 MHz. The core clock is directly related to the performance of a GPU, the higher the clock, the more processing can be done per second. A higher clock does not guarantee better performance by itself, this also depends on the number of shading units and other elements of the pipeline.

The performance specs of the GeForce GTX 860M are a raw floating-point performance of 2.11 TFLOPS : this represents the number of floating point (decimal) operations completed per second. In addition, this NVIDIA GPU has a pixel rate of 17 Gigapixels/s, the number of pixels the GPU is capable of outputting every second. Furthermore, it has a texture fill rate of 43 Gigatexels/s, the number of pixels the GPU can renderer per second.

As for rendering API support, the GeForce GTX 860M supports up to DirectX 12. In addition, in cross-platform titles, OpenGL 4.6 features are supported. Newer APIs are usually more efficient, allowing for better performance in games and better graphical effects.

The raw technical specs of the GeForce GTX 860M are: 640 total shading units (general purpose parallel cores capable of processing different aspects of the graphics pipeline), 40 texture mapping units (specialised processors for texture operations, this determines the texture rate) and 16 render output processors or units (the final step in the rendering pipeline, responsible for rasterising the image)

Power and thermals for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 75 watts. This measures the amount of heat the GPU produces when running at 100%. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's a good estimate.

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