GeForce GTX 960M vs GeForce GTX 745 OEM

GeForce GTX 960M[+]
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5MOBILE
Release date: 13 Mar 2015
GeForce GTX 960M
GeForce GTX 745 OEM
Memory: 4096Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Feb 2014
GeForce GTX 745 OEM

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 960M
    169%
  • GeForce GTX 745 OEM
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 960M

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 69% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 745 OEM

Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

GeForce GTX 960M

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 960M

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 960MGeForce GTX 745 OEM
GPU NameGM107 (N16P-GX-A1)vsGM107 (GM107-300-A2)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size148 mm²vs148 mm²
Transistors1,870 millionvs1,870 million
Shaders640vs384
Compute Units5vs3
Core clock1097 MHzvs1033 MHz
ROPs16vs16
TMUs40vs24

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 960MGeForce GTX 745 OEM
Memory TypeGDDR5vsDDR3
Bus Width128 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1253 MHz
5012 MHz effective
vs900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs4096 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 960MGeForce GTX 745 OEM
TDP75 wattsvs55 watts
Release Date13 Mar 2015vs18 Feb 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 960M
    17.55 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 745 OEM
    16.50 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 960M
    43.90 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 745 OEM
    24.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 960M
    80.20 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 745 OEM
    28.80 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 960M
    1404.20 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 745 OEM
    793.30 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 960M
    5320
  • GeForce GTX 745 OEM
    3140

Points (higher is better)