GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 740M vs 650M


Real world tests using the latest 3D games

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


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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Gaming, Benchmarks and Compute Performance

Nvidia GeForce GT 650M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GT 650M  based on its gaming, benchmarks and compute performance.

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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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Higher clock speed 980 MHz vs 850 MHz More than 15% higher clock speed
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Better T-Rex score 2,936.03 vs 2,580.48 Around 15% 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
Slightly better 3DMark vantage graphics score 8,338 vs 5,459 Around 55% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Higher memory bandwidth 28.8 GB/s vs 14.4 GB/s 2x higher memory bandwidth
Higher texture rate 27.2 GTexel/s vs 15.7 GTexel/s Around 75% higher texture rate
Better manhattan score 2,847.56 vs 1,841.6 Around 55% better manhattan score
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
Wider memory bus 128 bit vs 64 bit 2x wider memory bus
More texture mapping units 32 vs 16 Twice as many texture mapping units
Better CLBenchmark raytrace score 36,851 vs 29,377 More than 25% better CLBenchmark raytrace score
Slightly higher BioShock infinite framerate 17.45 fps vs 9.2 fps Around 90% higher BioShock infinite 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

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 740M
44.3 mHash/s
GeForce GT 650M
24.37 mHash/s

GFXBench 3.0 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 740M
GeForce GT 650M

GFXBench 3.0 (Manhattan) Data courtesy CompuBench

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

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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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