GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 740M vs 230M among Laptop 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

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GT 740M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 740M

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Much better T-Rex score 3,341.1 vs 2,088.76 Around 60% better T-Rex score
Significantly higher clock speed 810 MHz vs 500 MHz More than 60% higher clock speed
Better PassMark score 772 vs 337 More than 2.2x better PassMark score
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Slightly better floating-point performance 622.1 GFLOPS vs 105.6 GFLOPS Around 6x better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 25.92 GTexel/s vs 8 GTexel/s Around 3.2x higher texture rate
More shading units 384 vs 48 336 more shading units
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
Higher memory clock speed 901 MHz vs 800 MHz Around 15% higher memory clock speed
Front view of GeForce GT 230M

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Nvidia GeForce GT 230M

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Lower TDP 23W vs 45W Around 50% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GT 740M vs 230M

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 740M
3,341.1
GeForce GT 230M
2,088.76

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