GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 760 vs GTS 450


Real world tests using the latest 3D games

Civilization 5


Synthetic tests to measure overall performance

PassMark, 3DMark Vantage Texture Fill, 3DMark 11 Graphics and 2 more

Compute Performance

General computing tests executed on the GPU

SmallLuxGPU 2.0d4, PassMark Direct Compute and CLBenchmark Raytrace

Noise and Power

How loud and hot does the card run idle and under load

TDP, Idle Noise Level, Load Noise Level, Idle Power Consumption and 1 more

GPUBoss Score

Gaming, Benchmarks, Compute Performance and Noise and Power

Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 760  based on its gaming, benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 760

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 760

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Much better 3DMark06 score 24,480 vs 1,887.5 Around 13x better 3DMark06 score
Much better 3DMark vantage graphics score 30,030 vs 8,551 More than 3.5x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Much higher effective memory clock speed 5,600 MHz vs 1,400 MHz 4x higher effective memory clock speed
Better PassMark score 4,951 vs 1,548 Around 3.2x better PassMark score
Better 3DMark vantage texture fill score 82.8 vs 21.9 More than 3.8x better 3DMark vantage texture fill score
Much better manhattan score 3,115.84 vs 1,383.79 More than 2.2x better manhattan score
Higher memory bandwidth 192.3 GB/s vs 96 GB/s More than 2x higher memory bandwidth
Much better T-Rex score 3,360.04 vs 1,395.23 Around 2.5x better T-Rex score
Better floating-point performance 1,896 GFLOPS vs 601.3 GFLOPS Around 3.2x better floating-point performance
Slightly higher clock speed 823 MHz vs 783 MHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Higher texture rate 79 GTexel/s vs 25.1 GTexel/s Around 3.2x higher texture rate
Much higher memory clock speed 1,400 MHz vs 700 MHz 2x higher memory clock speed
Higher pixel rate 19.8 GPixel/s vs 6.26 GPixel/s Around 3.2x higher pixel rate
Significantly higher civilization 5 framerate 84.5 fps vs 34.4 fps Around 2.5x higher civilization 5 framerate
More shading units 1,152 vs 192 960 more shading units
More texture mapping units 96 vs 32 Three times as many texture mapping units
Better CLBenchmark raytrace score 130,616 vs 40,494 Around 3.2x better CLBenchmark raytrace score
Better PassMark direct compute score 2,338 vs 691 Around 3.5x better PassMark direct compute score
Better face detection score 37.68 mPixels/s vs 13.04 mPixels/s Around 3x better face detection score
Slightly more energy-efficient idle power consumption 108W vs 111W Around 5% more energy-efficient idle power consumption
Slightly more render output processors 24 vs 16 8 more render output processors
Front view of GeForce GTS 450

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Nvidia GeForce GTS 450

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Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 16,033.5 vs 8,730 Around 85% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Significantly quieter load noise level 39.9 dB vs 50 dB More than 20% quieter load noise level
More energy-efficient load power consumption 261W vs 336W More than 20% more energy-efficient load power consumption
Quieter idle noise level 39.9 dB vs 41 dB Around 5% quieter idle noise level
Better SmallLuxGPU 2.0d4 score 3,100 vs 228 More than 13.5x better SmallLuxGPU 2.0d4 score
Slightly lower TDP 106W vs 130W Around 20% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 760 vs GTS 450

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

3DMark Vantage (Texture Fill) Industry standard benchmark that tests DirectX performance

3DMark 11 Graphics Industry standard benchmark that tests DirectX 11 GPU performance

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining)

GeForce GTX 760
74.06 mHash/s
GeForce GTS 450
27.66 mHash/s

GFXBench 3.0 (T-Rex)

GeForce GTX 760
GeForce GTS 450

GFXBench 3.0 (Manhattan)

GeForce GTX 760
GeForce GTS 450

Reviews Word on the street

GeForce GTX 760  vs GTS 450 

Gaming power consumption is roughly similar to the reference design, which is impressive because Palit's card comes with much higher clock speeds on both GPU and memory.
GeForce GTX 760


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