GeForce GT 740A vs Radeon HD 7670A

GeForce GT 740A
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3MOBILE
Release date: 26 Aug 2013
GeForce GT 740A
Radeon HD 7670A
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5MOBILE
Release date: 5 Jan 2012
Radeon HD 7670A

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GT 740A
    131%
  • Radeon HD 7670A
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 740A

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 31% 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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 7670A

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GT 740A

HWBench recommends GeForce GT 740A

The GeForce GT 740A is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 740ARadeon HD 7670A
GPU NameGK208 (GT 740M)vsTurks (Turks XT)
Fab Process28 nmvs40 nm
Die Size87 mm²vs118 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs716 million
Shaders384vs480
Compute Units2vs6
Core clock980 MHzvs600 MHz
ROPs8vs8
TMUs16vs24

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 740ARadeon HD 7670A
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs1000 MHz
4000 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 740ARadeon HD 7670A
TDP33 wattsvs45 watts
Release Date26 Aug 2013vs5 Jan 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 740A
    7.84 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 7670A
    4.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 740A
    15.68 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 7670A
    14.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 740A
    14.40 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 7670A
    64.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 740A
    752.60 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 7670A
    576.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GT 740A
    1860
  • Radeon HD 7670A
    1410

Points (higher is better)

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