GeForce GT 745M vs GeForce GTX 950M

GeForce GT 745M
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3MOBILE
Release date: 1 Apr 2013
GeForce GT 745M
GeForce GTX 950M
Memory: 4096Mb DDR3MOBILE
Release date: 13 Mar 2015
GeForce GTX 950M

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 745M

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 950M

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 950M

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 950M

Based on theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 745MGeForce GTX 950M
GPU NameGK107 (N14P-LP)vsGM107 (N16P-GT)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size118 mm²vs148 mm²
Transistors1,270 millionvs1,870 million
Shaders384vs640
Compute Units2vs5
Core clock837 MHzvs993 MHz
ROPs16vs16
TMUs32vs40

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 745MGeForce GTX 950M
Memory TypeDDR3vsDDR3
Bus Width128 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs4096 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 745MGeForce GTX 950M
TDP45 wattsvs75 watts
Release Date1 Apr 2013vs13 Mar 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 745M
    6.70 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 950M
    15.89 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 745M
    26.78 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 950M
    39.70 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 745M
    28.80 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 950M
    28.80 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 745M
    642.80 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 950M
    1271.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

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