GeForce GT 740 vs GeForce GT 730

GeForce GT 740
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 29 May 2014
GeForce GT 740
GeForce GT 730
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2014
GeForce GT 730

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 740

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 730

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GT 740

HWBench recommends GeForce GT 740

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 740GeForce GT 730
GPU NameGK107 (GK107-425-A2)vsGF108 (GF108-400-A1)
Fab Process28 nmvs40 nm
Die Size118 mm²vs116 mm²
Transistors1,270 millionvs585 million
Shaders384vs96
Compute Units2vs2
Core clock993 MHzvs700 MHz
ROPs16vs4
TMUs32vs16

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 740GeForce GT 730
Memory TypeGDDR5vsDDR3
Bus Width128 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1253 MHz
5012 MHz effective
vs900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 740GeForce GT 730
TDP64 wattsvs49 watts
Release Date29 May 2014vs18 Jun 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 740
    7.94 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 730
    2.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 740
    31.80 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 730
    11.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 740
    80.20 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 730
    28.80 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 740
    762.60 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 730
    268.80 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better