GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 820M vs 740M 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

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Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GT 740M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GT 740M  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GT 820M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 820M

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Much better T-Rex score 3,359.4 vs 3,334 Almost the same
Lower TDP 15W vs 45W 3x lower TDP
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
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 shading units 384 vs 96 288 more shading units
More texture mapping units 32 vs 16 Twice as many texture mapping units

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GT 820M vs 740M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 820M
17.75 mHash/s
GeForce GT 740M
44.7 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 820M
6.38 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 740M
9.37 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 820M
161.29 frames/s
GeForce GT 740M
157.01 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 820M
54.69 mInteraction/s
GeForce GT 740M
158.65 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 820M
0.55 frames/s
GeForce GT 740M
0.87 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 820M
11.86 frames/s
GeForce GT 740M
16.1 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 820M
3,428.68
GeForce GT 740M
2,901.63

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