GeForce GT 630 vs GeForce GT 720

GeForce GT 630
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 15 May 2012
GeForce GT 630
GeForce GT 720
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3 DESKTOP
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 630 GeForce GT 720
GPU Name GF108 (GF108-400-A1) vs GK208 ()
Fab Process 40 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 116 mm² vs 87 mm²
Transistors 585 million vs unknown
Shaders 96 vs 192
Compute Units 2 vs 1
Core clock 810 MHz vs 797 MHz
ROPs 4 vs 8
TMUs 16 vs 16

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 630 GeForce GT 720
Memory Type DDR3 vs DDR3
Bus Width 128 bit vs 64 bit
Memory Speed 900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs 800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
Memory Size 1024 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 630 GeForce GT 720
TDP 65 watts vs 19 watts
Release Date 15 May 2012 vs 29 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)