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    Slower Nvidia GeForce MX150 GPU '1D12' variant common

    If your new Ultrabook sports this GPU it will be up to 25pc slower than a standard MX150.
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    Re: Slower Nvidia GeForce MX150 GPU '1D12' variant common

    It must be for those "non-gaming" brand laptops,then!
    Last edited by CAT-THE-FIFTH; 22-03-2018 at 01:20 PM.

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    Re: Slower Nvidia GeForce MX150 GPU '1D12' variant common

    25% slower means your MX150 is equal to a 940MX:


    Only 25% slower for a 60% power reduction is pretty neat though. Does that mean that a 2.5x wider GPU could get 1.875x more performance (2.5x wider * 0.75x performance per core) in the same 25W power budget? That ought to nip at the heels of the intel/AMD G chips, but with less power use

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    Re: Slower Nvidia GeForce MX150 GPU '1D12' variant common

    It appears the desktop will have a DDR4 version of the GT1030 too:

    https://www.anandtech.com/show/12614...with-ddr4-vram

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    Re: Slower Nvidia GeForce MX150 GPU '1D12' variant common

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    It appears the desktop will have a DDR4 version of the GT1030 too:

    https://www.anandtech.com/show/12614...with-ddr4-vram
    Right now I have to wonder, if the answer is "DDR4 is cheaper" then just how bad is the question!

    It was only a matter of time though.

    Edit: I see part of the problem here is that MSI are using 2100MHz DDR4 so they are going *really* cheap.
    Last edited by DanceswithUnix; 05-04-2018 at 12:00 PM.

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