GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 740 vs 720 among Desktop GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

6.8

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GT 740 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GT 740  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GT 740

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 740

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Much higher effective memory clock speed 5,012 MHz vs 1,800 MHz More than 2.8x higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 80.2 GB/s vs 14.4 GB/s More than 5.5x higher memory bandwidth
Better PassMark score 1,581 vs 707 Around 2.2x better PassMark score
Better sky diver factor score 139.55 vs 64.74 Around 2.2x better sky diver factor score
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,253 MHz vs 900 MHz Around 40% higher memory clock speed
Slightly higher texture rate 31.8 GTexel/s vs 15.47 GTexel/s More than 2x higher texture rate
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
More texture mapping units 32 vs 16 Twice as many texture mapping units
Wider memory bus 128 bit vs 64 bit 2x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce GT 720

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Nvidia GeForce GT 720

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More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Lower TDP 19W vs 64W 3.4x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GT 740 vs 720

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 740
13.37 mHash/s
GeForce GT 720
17.32 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 740
16.37 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 720
4.42 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 740
314.12 frames/s
GeForce GT 720
164.88 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 740
134.73 mInteraction/s
GeForce GT 720
120.26 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 740
1.03 frames/s
GeForce GT 720
0.4 frames/s

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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