GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 660 vs 740M


Real world tests using the latest 3D games

BioShock Infinite, Crysis 3, Dead Space 3, Diablo III and 1 more


Synthetic tests to measure overall performance


Compute Performance

General computing tests executed on the GPU

PassMark Direct Compute

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Gaming, Benchmarks and Compute Performance

Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 660  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 660

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660

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Much higher effective memory clock speed 6,008 MHz vs 1,802 MHz More than 3.2x higher effective memory clock speed
Better PassMark score 4,121 vs 768 More than 5.2x better PassMark score
Higher clock speed 980 MHz vs 810 MHz More than 20% higher clock speed
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 144.2 GB/s vs 28.8 GB/s More than 5x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly higher texture rate 78.4 GTexel/s vs 25.9 GTexel/s More than 3x higher texture rate
Better floating-point performance 1,882 GFLOPS vs 622.1 GFLOPS More than 3x better floating-point performance
Higher pixel rate 19.6 GPixel/s vs 6.48 GPixel/s More than 3x higher pixel rate
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,502 MHz vs 901 MHz More than 65% higher memory clock speed
More texture mapping units 80 vs 32 48 more texture mapping units
More shading units 960 vs 384 576 more shading units
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,897 vs 734 More than 2.5x better PassMark direct compute score
Slightly more render output processors 24 vs 16 8 more render output processors
Front view of GeForce GT 740M

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Nvidia GeForce GT 740M

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Lower TDP 45W vs 140W 3.1x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 660 vs GT 740M

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

PassMark Direct Compute Measures performance of general-purpose computing using Microsoft DirectCompute


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