GeForce GTX 980M vs Radeon HD 7730M

GeForce GTX 980M
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5MOBILE
Release date: 7 Oct 2014
GeForce GTX 980M
Radeon HD 7730M
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3MOBILE
Release date: 24 Apr 2012
Radeon HD 7730M


Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 980M

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).

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 7730M

Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

GeForce GTX 980M

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 980M

Based on theoretical specifications.


Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 980MRadeon HD 7730M
GPU NameGM204 (N16E-GX-A1)vsChelsea (Chelsea LE)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size398 mm²vs123 mm²
Transistors5,200 millionvs1,500 million
Compute Units12vs8
Core clock1038 MHzvs575 MHz

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 980MRadeon HD 7730M
Memory TypeGDDR5vsDDR3
Bus Width256 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1253 MHz
5012 MHz effective
vs900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 980MRadeon HD 7730M
TDP0 wattsvs25 watts
Release Date7 Oct 2014vs24 Apr 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 980M
    66.40 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 7730M
    10.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 980M
    99.60 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 7730M
    21.60 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 980M
    160.40 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 7730M
    28.80 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 980M
    3189.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 7730M
    691.20 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

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