GeForce 9800 GTX vs GeForce GT 730

GeForce 9800 GTX
Memory: 512Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 28 Mar 2008
GeForce 9800 GTX
GeForce GT 730
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2014
GeForce GT 730

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce 9800 GTX

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.
PhysX support, however PhysX performance on newest games may be poor.

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 730

91 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce 9800 GTX .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce 9800 GTX

HWBench recommends GeForce 9800 GTX

Based on theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce 9800 GTXGeForce GT 730
GPU NameG92 (G92-420-A2)vsGF108 (GF108-400-A1)
Fab Process65 nmvs40 nm
Die Size324 mm²vs116 mm²
Transistors754 millionvs585 million
Shaders128vs96
Compute Units8vs2
Core clock675 MHzvs700 MHz
ROPs16vs4
TMUs64vs16

Memory Configuration

GeForce 9800 GTXGeForce GT 730
Memory TypeGDDR3vsDDR3
Bus Width256 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1100 MHz
2200 MHz effective
vs900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size512 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 9800 GTXGeForce GT 730
TDP140 wattsvs49 watts
Release Date28 Mar 2008vs18 Jun 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 9800 GTX
    10.80 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 730
    2.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 9800 GTX
    43.20 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 730
    11.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 9800 GTX
    70.40 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 730
    28.80 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 9800 GTX
    432.10 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 730
    268.80 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better