GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 740M vs 650M


Real world tests using the latest 3D games

BioShock Infinite, Crysis 3, Dead Space 3, Diablo III and 1 more


Synthetic tests to measure overall performance

PassMark, 3DMark 11 Graphics, 3DMark Vantage Graphics and 3DMark06

Compute Performance

General computing tests executed on the GPU

PassMark Direct Compute and CLBenchmark Raytrace

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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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More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Better T-Rex score 2,896.17 vs 2,580.48 More than 10% better T-Rex score
Front view of GeForce GT 650M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 650M

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Better 3DMark06 score 13,514 vs 10,161 Around 35% better 3DMark06 score
Much better CLBenchmark raytrace score 36,851 vs 29,377 More than 25% better CLBenchmark raytrace score
Slightly better PassMark score 1,204 vs 768 More than 55% better PassMark score
Slightly higher clock speed 850 MHz vs 810 MHz Around 5% higher clock speed
Slightly better 3DMark vantage graphics score 8,338 vs 5,459 Around 55% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Significantly better manhattan score 2,847.56 vs 1,825.17 More than 55% better manhattan score
Higher BioShock infinite framerate 17.45 fps vs 9.2 fps Around 90% higher BioShock infinite framerate
Slightly higher dead space 3 framerate 41.7 fps vs 33.95 fps Around 25% higher dead space 3 framerate

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GT 740M vs 650M

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

3DMark 11 Graphics Industry standard benchmark that tests DirectX 11 GPU performance

GFXBench 3.0 (T-Rex)

GeForce GT 740M
GeForce GT 650M

GFXBench 3.0 (Manhattan)

GeForce GT 740M
GeForce GT 650M

BioShock Infinite 1920 x 1080 - Ultra preset + DX11 (DDOF)

GeForce GT 740M
9.2 fps
GeForce GT 650M
17.45 fps

Crysis 3 1920 x 1080 - Very High preset + 16xAF + 2xSMAA

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i guess the slight advantage is from the faster memory GDDR5 and 40mhz more on the gpu
What do you mean, that the new 650 is underclocked, what Notebook did you buy ?
new series, but low performance from gt 650 -.-"
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