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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce2 GTS GeForce 4 MX 440
Cyberpunk 2077 10871% 9726%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 9934% 8887%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 9609% 8596%
Grand Theft Auto VI 15337% 13726%
FIFA 21 5434% 4857%
Genshin Impact 10871% 9726%
Far Cry 6 15774% 14117%
Hitman 3 14172% 12683%
Watch Dogs Legion 10483% 9378%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 15628% 13987%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce 4 MX 440 are very slightly better than the Nvidia GeForce2 GTS.

The 4 MX was released over a year more recently than the GeForce2 GTS, and so the 4 MX is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the GeForce2 GTS.

Both GPUs exhibit very poor performance, so rather than upgrading from one to the other you should consider looking at more powerful GPUs. Neither of these will be able to run the latest games in any playable way.

The 4 MX has 96 MB more video memory than the GeForce2 GTS, so is likely to be slightly better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the 4 MX also has superior memory performance overall.

The 4 MX has 0.5 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GeForce2 GTS, which means that the memory performance of the 4 MX is marginally better than the GeForce2 GTS.

The GeForce2 GTS has 4 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce 4 MX 440 has 2. The two GPUs are based on different architectures, but deliver an equivalent shader performance. To compare, we must continue to look at the memory bandwidth, Texture and Pixel Rates. In this case, we sadly do not have enough data in this area to complete the comparison.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed200 MHzvs275 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
ArchitectureNV15NV17
OC Potential - vs -
Driver Support - vs -
Release Date26 Apr 2000vs06 Feb 2002
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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GPU Memory

Memory32 MBvs128 MB
Memory Speed166 MHzvs200 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs128 Bit
Memory TypeDDRvsDDR
Memory Bandwidth2.7GB/secvs3.2GB/sec
L2 Cache - vs -
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
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GPU Display

Shader Processing Units4vs2
Actual Shader Performance0%vs0%
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Texture Rate-vs-
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GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)-vs1600x1200
VGA Connections0vs1
DVI Connections0vs1
HDMI Connections0vs0
DisplayPort Connections-vs-
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GPU Features

DirectX7.0vs7.0
Shader Model-vs-
Open GL1.2vs1.2
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Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsno
Dedicatedyesvsyes
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GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewGeForce2 GTS is part of the GeForce2 Series released by NVIDIA in 2000/2001. With very few dedicated memory and only DirectX 7.0 (and less) support, even games from 2002 will require reduced settings. Therefore, it can't play today's current games.GeForce4 MX 440 is part of the GeForce4 GPUS released by NVIDIA in 2002. Only compatible with DirectX 7 or less and with a max memory of 128 MB, it can't play today's games. Still, games before 2003 should be fully playable at max settings....
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