Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M Upper-Mid-Range GPU for Laptops

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M is an upper-mid-range discrete graphics processor for laptops. Nvidia says the video card “brings desktop-class gaming performance to the notebook”. With its speed, the GeForce GTX 965M sits between the popular mid-tier GTX 860M (and very similar 960M) and high-end GTX 970M / 980M. All of these GPUs are based on the latest Maxwell architecture, known for its great performance-per-Watt ratio.

Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M 3D Mark 11 Benchmarks

Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M Graphics Benchmark 3D Mark 11


There are multiple 965M gameplay videos on YouTube, all showing a great potential of the GPU. The card can run the latest demanding games such as GTA V or Assassin’s Creed Unity smoothly on 1080p resolution. Take a look at the playlist below.


Check out laptops with the GTX 965M.

Note: Performance and benchmark scores of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M may vary depending on factors such as the notebook's other components (especially single-channel vs faster dual-channel RAM). However, benchmark results and gameplay videos are good indicators of its performance.

Specifications of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M

Here's the specs sheet of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M:

GPU Name

Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M

GPU Type

Dedicated video card

Number of Execution Units, Cores, Shaders

1024 unified


32 / 85

Core Clock Speed

Default 944 MHz, Boost 950MHz

Memory Bus Width


Video Memory Size



Memory Type


Video Memory Speed

1125 MHz

Production Technology


3D Mark 11 (Performance Mode) Score


Written by Dan on April 28, 2015

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