GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 480 vs 730 among Desktop 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

6.2

Overall Score

Winner
EVGA GeForce GTX 480 

GPUBoss recommends the EVGA GeForce GTX 480  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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EVGA GeForce GTX 480

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Front view of GeForce GTX 480

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 480

Reasons to consider the
EVGA GeForce GTX 480

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Significantly better PassMark score 4,356 vs 922 Around 4.8x better PassMark score
Much higher memory bandwidth 182.4 GB/s vs 40.1 GB/s More than 4.5x higher memory bandwidth
Many more render output processors 48 vs 8 40 more render output processors
Much wider memory bus 384 bit vs 64 bit 6x wider memory bus
Better floating-point performance 1,393 GFLOPS vs 692.7 GFLOPS More than 2x better floating-point performance
Higher pixel rate 21.78 GPixel/s vs 7.22 GPixel/s More than 3x higher pixel rate
Higher texture rate 43.56 GTexel/s vs 14.43 GTexel/s More than 3x higher texture rate
Significantly better fire strike factor score 31.06 vs 11.11 More than 2.8x better fire strike factor score
More texture mapping units 60 vs 16 44 more texture mapping units
Better manhattan score 3,696.63 vs 492.76 More than 7.5x better manhattan score
Better bitcoin mining score 116.66 mHash/s vs 36.92 mHash/s Around 3.2x better bitcoin mining score
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,561 vs 640 Around 2.5x better PassMark direct compute score
Front view of GeForce GT 730

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 730

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Higher clock speed 902 MHz vs 726 MHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 5,012 MHz vs 3,800 MHz More than 30% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher metro: last light framerate 72 vs 38 Around 90% higher metro: last light framerate
Higher memory clock speed 1,253 MHz vs 950 MHz More than 30% higher memory clock speed
Much lower TDP 38W vs 250W 6.6x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 480 vs GT 730

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 480
116.66 mHash/s
GeForce GT 730
36.92 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 480
34.48 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 730
10.87 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 480
706.1 frames/s
GeForce GT 730
198.18 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Metro: Last Light

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