NVIDIA GeForce 405M

The NVIDIA® GeForce® 405M GPUs delivers great performance and amazing multimedia capabilities.

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GeForce 405M GPUs provide up to 10 times the performance of integrated graphics1 with amazing visuals and Windows 7 compatibility.

Up to 10x the Performance of Integrated Graphics

Up to 10x the Performance of Integrated Graphics

Whether you play the top games like The Sims 3 or edit HD movies, GeForce 405M GPUs accelerate your computing experience.

Get the Most out of Windows 7

Get the Most out of Windows 7

GeForce 405M GPUs allow you to fully enjoy the new GPU-accelerated visual capabilities and features built into Windows 7.

Great performance AND great battery life

Get great performance and great battery life

NVIDIA® Optimus™ technology seamlessly and intelligently optimizes battery life while delivering the outstanding graphics performance you expect, whether you’re watching a HD movie, surfing new HTML5 websites or playing the latest games.

1 – Compared to Intel Integrated GM45.


DirectX 10.1 Support

DirectX 10.1 GPU featuring Shader Model 4.1 support offers fine texture detail, high dynamic range lighting, and visual special effects.

NVIDIA® Optimus™ technology1

Automatically transitions between NVIDIA graphics and Intel Integrated Graphics, seamlessly and in the background, to give you great performance and great battery life – whether you’re watching a movie, surfing the web, or playing a 3D game.

NVIDIA® GeForce Drivers

Unlock the full power and capability of your NVIDIA® GeForce® GPU. GeForce Drivers deliver continuous performance optimizations for the life of your notebook.

CUDA Technology

NVIDIA® CUDA™ technology unlocks the power of the GPU’s processor cores to accelerate the most demanding system tasks - such as video transcoding – delivering incredible performance improvements over traditional CPUs.

HDMI and Blu-Ray 3D support

Connect your GeForce-powered notebook to any 3D enabled TV via HDMI and stream the latest Blu-Ray 3D titles at stunning 1080p resolutions.

High-Definition Audio Bitstreaming2

Full-support for High Definition audio bitstreaming including Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD formats.

Hardware Video Decode Acceleration3

The combination of high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing that delivers stutter-free video, stunning picture clarity, accurate color, and precise image scaling for movies and video all with incredible energy efficiency.

PCI Express 2.0 Support

Designed for the PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture offering the highest data transfer speeds for the most bandwidth-hungry games and 3d applications, while maintaining backwards compatibility with existing PCI Express motherboards for the broadest support.

Dual-link DVI Support

Able to drive industry’s largest and highest resolution flat-panel displays up to 2560x1600 and with support for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

1 – Optimus may not be available on all OEM SKUs. See manufacturer for more information.
2 – Requires application support for CUDA technology.
3 – Supported video software is required to experience certain features. Visit for more details.


GeForce 405M

GPU Engine Specs

CUDA Cores


Processor Clock


Memory Specs

Memory Speed ( Mhz )

800 (DDR3) / 800 (GDDR3)

Memory Amount

512 MB

Memory Interface

64-bit GDDR3

Card Features

Programming Environment




Bus Type

PCI-E 2.0


Maximum Digital Resolution


Max VGA Resolution


Media Connection

  • HDMI
  • Dual Link DVI
  • Single Link DVI
  • VGA
  • DisplayPort





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Hardware Support

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