GeForce 940MX vs GeForce GT 740

GeForce 940MX
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5MOBILE
Release date: 28 Jun 2016
GeForce 940MX
GeForce GT 740
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 29 May 2014
GeForce GT 740

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce 940MX

41 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GT 740 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 740

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GT 740

HWBench recommends GeForce GT 740

Based on theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce 940MXGeForce GT 740
GPU NameGM108 (N16S-GT1R)vsGK107 (GK107-425-A2)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size0 mm²vs118 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs1,270 million
Shaders384vs384
Compute Units3vs2
Core clock795 MHzvs993 MHz
ROPs8vs16
TMUs24vs32

Memory Configuration

GeForce 940MXGeForce GT 740
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1253 MHz
5012 MHz effective
vs1253 MHz
5012 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 940MXGeForce GT 740
TDP23 wattsvs64 watts
Release Date28 Jun 2016vs29 May 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 940MX
    6.36 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 740
    7.94 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 940MX
    19.08 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 740
    31.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 940MX
    40.10 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 740
    80.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 940MX
    610.60 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 740
    762.60 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better