GeForce GT 120 Mac Edition vs GeForce GT 720 384SP

GeForce GT 120 Mac Edition
Memory: 512Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 20 Jan 2009
GeForce GT 120 Mac Edition
GeForce GT 720 384SP
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 27 Mar 2014
GeForce GT 720 384SP
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Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 120 Mac Edition

Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 720 384SP

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 720 384SP

HWBench recommends GeForce GT 720 384SP

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 120 Mac EditionGeForce GT 720 384SP
GPU NameG96C ()vsGK208 ()
Fab Process55 nmvs28 nm
Die Size121 mm²vs87 mm²
Transistors314 millionvsunknown
Shaders32vs384
Compute Units2vs2
Core clock550 MHzvs967 MHz
ROPs8vs8
TMUs16vs16

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 120 Mac EditionGeForce GT 720 384SP
Memory TypeGDDR3vsDDR3
Bus Width128 bitvs64 bit
Memory Speed800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
vs900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size512 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 120 Mac EditionGeForce GT 720 384SP
TDP50 wattsvs19 watts
Release Date20 Jan 2009vs27 Mar 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 120 Mac Edition
    4.40 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 720 384SP
    7.74 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 120 Mac Edition
    8.80 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 720 384SP
    15.47 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 120 Mac Edition
    25.60 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 720 384SP
    14.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 120 Mac Edition
    89.60 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 720 384SP
    742.70 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better