GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 550 Ti 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

5.6

Overall Score

Winner
GIGABYTE GeForce GT 730 

GPUBoss recommends the GIGABYTE GeForce GT 730  based on its noise and power.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 550 Ti

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti

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Higher memory bandwidth 98.5 GB/s vs 40.1 GB/s Around 2.5x higher memory bandwidth
More render output processors 24 vs 8 Three times as many render output processors
Better T-Rex score 1.06 frames/s vs -1 frames/s More than 200% better T-Rex score
Wider memory bus 192 bit vs 64 bit 3x wider memory bus
Slightly higher texture rate 28.8 GTexel/s vs 14.43 GTexel/s Around 2x higher texture rate
Better manhattan score 3,350.43 vs 492.76 More than 6.8x better manhattan score
Better sky diver factor score 136.02 vs 102.34 Around 35% better sky diver factor score
More texture mapping units 32 vs 16 Twice as many texture mapping units
Front view of GeForce GT 730

Reasons to consider the
GIGABYTE GeForce GT 730

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Higher effective memory clock speed 5,012 MHz vs 4,104 MHz More than 20% higher effective memory clock speed
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Higher memory clock speed 1,253 MHz vs 1,026 MHz More than 20% higher memory clock speed
Slightly more shading units 384 vs 192 Twice as many shading units
Lower TDP 38W vs 116W 3.1x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 550 Ti vs GeForce GT 730 2 GB Rev. 2.0

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 550 Ti
44.07 mHash/s
GeForce GT 730
-1 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 550 Ti
16.59 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 730
-1 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 550 Ti
547.8 frames/s
GeForce GT 730
-1 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

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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no benchmarking? i know gtx 550 ti much epensive than gt 730, but i wanna see how much cuda cores can affect the performance
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