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NVIDIA GeForce 315M

GT218
Graphics Processor
16
Cores
8
TMUs
4
ROPs
512 MB
Memory Size
GDDR3
Memory Type
64 bit
Bus Width
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The GeForce 315M was a graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in January 2011. Built on the 40 nm process, and based on the GT218 graphics processor, in its N11M-GE variant, the card supports DirectX 10.1. The GT218 graphics processor is a relatively small chip with a die area of only 57 mm² and 260 million transistors. It features 16 shading units, 8 texture mapping units and 4 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 512 MB GDDR3 memory on the card, which are connected using a 64-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 606 MHz, memory is running at 800 MHz.
Its power draw is rated at 14 W maximum. GeForce 315M is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 2.0 x16 interface.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: GT218
GPU Variant: N11M-GE
Architecture: Tesla 2.0
Process Size: 40 nm
Transistors: 260 million
Die Size: 57 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Jan 5th, 2011
Production Status: End-of-life
Bus Interface: PCIe 2.0 x16

Relative Performance

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Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
GeForce 315M performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 606 MHz
Shader Clock: 1212 MHz
Memory Clock: 800 MHz
1600 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 512 MB
Memory Type: GDDR3
Memory Bus: 64 bit
Bandwidth: 12.80 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 16
TMUs: 8
ROPs: 4
SM Count: 2
Pixel Rate: 2.424 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 4.848 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 38.78 GFLOPS

Board Design

TDP: 14 W

Graphics Features

DirectX: 10.1
OpenGL: 3.3
OpenCL: 1.1
CUDA: 1.2
Shader Model: 4.1

Reviews

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