GeForce GTX 295 vs GeForce GT 730 GDDR5

GeForce GTX 295
Memory: 896Mb GDDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Jan 2009
GeForce GTX 295
GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2014
GeForce GT 730 GDDR5

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 295
    284%
  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 295

Around 184% higher average synthetic performance.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.
PhysX support, however PhysX performance on newest games may be poor.

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 730 GDDR5

251 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 295 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 GTX 295

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 295

The GeForce GTX 295 is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 295 GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
GPU Name GT200B (G200-400-B3) vs GK208 ()
Fab Process 55 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 470 mm² vs 87 mm²
Transistors 1,400 million vs unknown
Shaders 240 vs 384
Compute Units 10 vs 2
Core clock 576 MHz vs 902 MHz
ROPs 28 vs 8
TMUs 80 vs 16

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 295 GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
Memory Type GDDR3 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 448 bit x2 vs 64 bit
Memory Speed 999 MHz
1998 MHz effective
vs 1253 MHz
5012 MHz effective
Memory Size 896 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 295 GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
TDP 289 watts vs 38 watts
Release Date 8 Jan 2009 vs 18 Jun 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 295
    32.20 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    7.22 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 295
    92.20 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    14.43 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 295
    224.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    40.10 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 295
    1192.40 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    692.70 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 295
    4440
  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    1560

Points (higher is better)