GeForce GT 630 vs GeForce GT 720

GeForce GT 630
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 15 May 2012
GeForce GT 630
GeForce GT 720
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Sep 2014
GeForce GT 720

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GT 630
    100%
  • GeForce GT 720
    108%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 630

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 720

46 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GT 630 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 8% higher average synthetic performance.
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.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

HWBench recommends GeForce GT 720

The GeForce GT 720 is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).



Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 630GeForce GT 720
GPU NameGF108 (GF108-400-A1)vsGK208 ()
Fab Process40 nmvs28 nm
Die Size116 mm²vs87 mm²
Transistors585 millionvsunknown
Shaders96vs192
Compute Units2vs1
Core clock810 MHzvs797 MHz
ROPs4vs8
TMUs16vs16

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 630GeForce GT 720
Memory TypeDDR3vsDDR3
Bus Width128 bitvs64 bit
Memory Speed900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 630GeForce GT 720
TDP65 wattsvs19 watts
Release Date15 May 2012vs29 Sep 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 630
    3.24 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 720
    3.19 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 630
    13.00 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 720
    12.75 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 630
    28.80 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 720
    12.80 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 630
    311.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 720
    306.05 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GT 630
    1120
  • GeForce GT 720
    1220

Points (higher is better)