GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 470 vs 740M among all 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

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 470

Reasons to consider the
GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 470

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Much better 3DMark06 score 22,622 vs 10,161 Around 2.2x better 3DMark06 score
Better PassMark score 3,607 vs 772 Around 4.8x better PassMark score
Much better CLBenchmark raytrace score 117,626 vs 29,377 More than 4x better CLBenchmark raytrace score
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 15,350 vs 5,459 More than 2.8x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Higher memory bandwidth 133.9 GB/s vs 28.83 GB/s Around 4.8x higher memory bandwidth
Higher effective memory clock speed 3,348 MHz vs 1,802 MHz More than 85% higher effective memory clock speed
Slightly better 3DMark 11 graphics score 4,342 vs 1,873 More than 2.2x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
More render output processors 40 vs 16 24 more render output processors
Significantly higher diablo III framerate 80 fps vs 46.2 fps Around 75% higher diablo III framerate
Higher pixel rate 19.6 GPixel/s vs 6.48 GPixel/s More than 3x higher pixel rate
Significantly higher battlefield 3 framerate 30 vs 9 More than 3.2x higher battlefield 3 framerate
Better fire strike factor score 24.71 vs 10.29 Around 2.5x better fire strike factor score
More texture mapping units 56 vs 32 24 more texture mapping units
Higher BioShock infinite framerate 32.8 fps vs 9.2 fps More than 3.5x higher BioShock infinite framerate
Better face detection score 27.93 mPixels/s vs 9.37 mPixels/s Around 3x better face detection score
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,340 vs 723 More than 85% better PassMark direct compute score
Wider memory bus 320 bit vs 128 bit 2.5x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce GT 740M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 740M

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Higher clock speed 810 MHz vs 700 MHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Much lower TDP 45W vs 215W 4.8x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 470 vs GT 740M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 470
96.66 mHash/s
GeForce GT 740M
44.7 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 470
27.93 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 740M
9.37 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 470
3,353.44
GeForce GT 740M
3,341.1

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 470
3,706.15
GeForce GT 740M
2,901.63

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Bioshock Infinite

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