GeForce GT 720 384SP vs GeForce GTX 950

GeForce GT 720 384SP
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 27 Mar 2014
GeForce GT 720 384SP
GeForce GTX 950
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 20 Aug 2015
GeForce GTX 950
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Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 720 384SP

71 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 950 .
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 950

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).

GeForce GTX 950

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 950

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 720 384SPGeForce GTX 950
GPU NameGK208 ()vsGM206 (GM206-250-A1)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size87 mm²vs228 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs2,940 million
Shaders384vs768
Compute Units2vs6
Core clock967 MHzvs1024 MHz
ROPs8vs32
TMUs16vs48

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 720 384SPGeForce GTX 950
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs1653 MHz
6612 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 720 384SPGeForce GTX 950
TDP19 wattsvs90 watts
Release Date27 Mar 2014vs20 Aug 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 720 384SP
    7.74 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 950
    32.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 720 384SP
    15.47 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 950
    49.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 720 384SP
    14.40 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 950
    105.80 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 720 384SP
    742.70 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 950
    1572.90 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better