GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 740M vs 555M among Laptop GPUs over 35W TDP

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Sky Diver Factor and Fire Strike Factor

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 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 3,334 vs 3,024.84 More than 10% better T-Rex score
Much better 3DMark06 score 10,161 vs 1,146 More than 8.8x better 3DMark06 score
Higher clock speed 810 MHz vs 590 MHz More than 35% higher clock speed
Significantly higher diablo III framerate 46.2 fps vs 27.7 fps More than 65% higher diablo III framerate
Better particle simulation score 158.65 mInteraction/s vs 73.07 mInteraction/s Around 2.2x better particle simulation score
More shading units 384 vs 144 240 more shading units
Better PassMark direct compute score 723 vs 444 Around 65% better PassMark direct compute score
Front view of GeForce GT 555M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 555M

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Significantly better 3DMark 11 graphics score 10,568 vs 1,873 Around 5.8x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
More render output processors 24 vs 16 8 more render output processors
Wider memory bus 192 bit vs 128 bit 50% wider memory bus

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GT 740M vs 555M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 740M
44.7 mHash/s
GeForce GT 555M
21.98 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 740M
9.37 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 555M
7.8 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 740M
157.01 frames/s
GeForce GT 555M
256.12 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 555M
2,098.78

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Battlefield 3

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the 740m is a very nice gpu but the 550m has been the mid-range card that all laptop manufacturers have gone to at one point in time like alien-ware and clevo
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