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NVIDIA RTX 4060 Mobile May Be Faster than the 4060 Desktop: Starting at $1,199 [Report]

The GeForce RTX 4060 will be an odd member of the Ada Lovelace family. The mobile variant will feature a larger cache buffer (of 32MB) than its desktop counterpart (24MB), and the only superior aspect of the latter may just be the GPU core clocks. Both variants will come with 3,072 FP32 shaders across 24 SMs and a 128-bit memory bus.

In the end, what eventually will hold the RTX 4060 mobile back is the TBP. The mobility part will have a sub-100W TBP, while the desktop SKU will have a peak power consumption of 115W. It’s worth noting that the TBP of mobility dGPUs varies from OEM to OEM, and some “extreme edition” gaming notebooks may certainly end up being faster.

Full fat ad107 should have 32m cache

And the 4060m do have 32m cache. However,the desktop 4060 dosen’t😅

Originally tweeted by MEGAsizeGPU (@Zed__Wang) on February 14, 2023.

Gaming notebooks featuring the GeForce RTX 4060 mobile will start at $1,199. At the time of writing, all such notebooks listed by retailers are paired with Intel Alder Lake-H and Raptor Lake-H CPUs.

The MSI Katana 15 is listed for pre-order at Newegg at an MSRP of $1,199. It comes with a Core i5-12450H, an RTX 4060 mobile alongside 16GB of DDR5 memory, and 1TB NVMe SSD.

The MSI Pulsi 15 is listed at an MSRP of $1,499 with a Core i7-13620H alongside a GeForce RTX 4060 mobile GPU and the same memory/storage configuration as the previous SKU. Lastly, we have the MSI GE68HX powered by the Core i9-13950HX with the same specs as the other two notebooks.

Areej Syed

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