GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 740M vs 425M 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

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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 3,334 vs 2,963.89 More than 10% better T-Rex score
Much better 3DMark06 score 10,161 vs 753 Around 13.5x better 3DMark06 score
Higher clock speed 810 MHz vs 560 MHz Around 45% higher clock speed
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 5,459 vs 2,789 More than 95% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
More render output processors 16 vs 4 12 more render output processors
Higher texture rate 25.92 GTexel/s vs 8.96 GTexel/s Around 3x higher texture rate
More shading units 384 vs 96 288 more shading units
More texture mapping units 32 vs 16 Twice as many texture mapping units
Better PassMark direct compute score 723 vs 301 Around 2.5x better PassMark direct compute score
Slightly better face detection score 9.37 mPixels/s vs 4.19 mPixels/s Around 2.2x better face detection score
Higher memory clock speed 901 MHz vs 800 MHz Around 15% higher memory clock speed
Front view of GeForce GT 425M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 425M

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Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 6,706.5 vs 1,873 More than 3.5x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Lower TDP 23W vs 45W Around 50% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GT 740M vs 425M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 740M
44.7 mHash/s
GeForce GT 425M
13.98 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 740M
9.37 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 425M
4.19 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 740M
157.01 frames/s
GeForce GT 425M
161.58 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 740M
2,901.63
GeForce GT 425M
2,156.47

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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