Average Bench: 40.2% (105th of 661)

Based on 11,409 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 13D7 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M

Below average average bench

The Nvidia GTX 980M averaged 59.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 49.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 49.4fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 980M is just 18.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GTX 980M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 58.1fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 48.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,409 samples)
Min Avg Max
30.7 Lighting 49.7 74.1
49.2 Reflection 58.1 77.7
37.6 Parallax 48.1 54.8
40.2% 52 fps
Min Avg Max
36.7 MRender 53.4 58
38.9 Gravity 49.4 53.9
39 Splatting 45 48.6
40.3% 49.3 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
MSI(1462 1132) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1126 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.05
Lighting 97.6
Reflection 80.1
Parallax 56.9
79% 78.2 fps
MRender 57.6
Gravity 52.4
Splatting 47.4
43% 52.5 fps
Dell(1028 0708) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.8912
Lighting 51.6
Reflection 55.7
Parallax 47.9
42% 51.7 fps
MRender 54.9
Gravity 49.8
Splatting 44.8
41% 49.8 fps
Gigabyte(1458 C556) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 27.21.14.6589
Lighting 50
Reflection 58.4
Parallax 55
40% 54.5 fps
MRender 56.4
Gravity 50.7
Splatting 46.7
42% 51.3 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,795,651 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 11,409 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Dell(1028 0708) 21% 38% ± 4%
Asus(1043 22DA) 16% 41% ± 5%
MSI(1462 1129) 7% 37% ± 5%
Dell(1028 0688) 4% 39% ± 3%
Acer(1025 105B) 4% 37% ± 5%
Microsoft(1414 0020) 4% 41% ± 1%
MSI(1462 1131) 3% 37% ± 3%
Clevo(1558 0376) 3% 52% ± 10%
Clevo(1558 7700) 3% 38% ± 6%
Clevo(1558 6556) 2% 42% ± 2%
Dell(1028 0685) 2% 40% ± 2%
MSI(1462 1132) 2% 54% ± 9%
Acer(1025 1051) 2% 39% ± 3%
Dell(1028 05AB) 2% 48% ± 14%
Acer(1025 107E) 2% 38% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 B556) 2% 42% ± 5%
Clevo(1558 6780) 2% 41% ± 1%
MSI(1462 1157) 1% 40% ± 2%
Acer(1025 107D) 1% 37% ± 6%
MSI(1462 1171) 1% 57% ± 7%
Clevo(1558 7702) 1% 41% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 7500) 1% 40% ± 2%
Dell(1028 057B) 1% 34% ± 8%
Dell(1028 05AD) 1% 40% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 C556) 1% 42% ± 0%
Dell(1028 0551) 1% 31% ± 8%
Dell(1028 053F) 1% 37% ± 4%
Asus(1043 157D) 1% 43% ± 1%
Dell(1028 05CD) 1% 42% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 7481) 0% 45% ± 0%
Dell(1028 15CD) 0% 40% ± 0%
Dell(1028 05AA) 0% 37% ± 1%
Dell(1028 05AE) 0% 31% ± 6%
Dell(1028 0550) 0% 40% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2000) 0% 42% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 0870) 0% 42% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 6540) 0% 42% ± 0%
HP(103C 176C) 0% 40% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 6781) 0% 43% ± 2%
Dell(1028 153F) 0% 45% ± 0%
HP(103C 1630) 0% 25% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 7502) 0% 41% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 4756) 0% 40% ± 0%
MSI(1462 05AB) 0% 40% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 7104) 0% 39% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 0270) 0% 43% ± 0%
Toshiba(1179 FB12) 0% 34% ± 0%
Dell(1028 0580) 0% 40% ± 0%
MSI(1462 AF19) 0% 41% ± 0%
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 Comments

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15 days ago.

It can run far cry 5 on high settings at 1080p at 45 fps


Poor

1 month ago.

Very good GPU considering its age. Capable of 1080p gaming at medium settings (or even high for competitive games like Overwatch) without issues.


Good

21 months ago.

I kinda have like the AMD drivers more, because they are cheaper and function almost the same


Excellent

6 months ago.

I've had a laptop with it for 5 years and only now do I really feel the need to replace it. For a mobile GPU it was REALLY GOOD. I've had barely any issues and performance was admirable.


Poor

4 months ago.

Kinda glitchy. Heats up a lot but with a powerful fan it holds up. After all this time it still is pretty powerful.


Poor

2 months ago.

It is not as powerful as it was back in 2014


Good

14 months ago.

i got one in my laptop and it is king


Poor

6 months ago.

userbenchmark has the big gaeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee


Average

22 months ago.

Out of date, even in mobile.


Good

11 months ago.

Definitely showing its age, but still capable at 1080p with medium settings


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