GeForce 940M vs GeForce GT 730

GeForce 940M
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3MOBILE
Release date: 13 Mar 2015
GeForce 940M
GeForce GT 730
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2014
GeForce GT 730

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce 940M

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 730

Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce 940M

HWBench recommends GeForce 940M

Based on theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce 940MGeForce GT 730
GPU NameGM108 (N16S-GT-S)vsGF108 (GF108-400-A1)
Fab Process28 nmvs40 nm
Die Size0 mm²vs116 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs585 million
Shaders384vs96
Compute Units3vs2
Core clock1072 MHzvs700 MHz
ROPs8vs4
TMUs24vs16

Memory Configuration

GeForce 940MGeForce GT 730
Memory TypeDDR3vsDDR3
Bus Width64 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 940MGeForce GT 730
TDP33 wattsvs49 watts
Release Date13 Mar 2015vs18 Jun 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 940M
    8.58 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 730
    2.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 940M
    25.73 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 730
    11.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 940M
    14.40 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 730
    28.80 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 940M
    823.30 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 730
    268.80 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better