GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 8730M vs 740M


Real world tests using the latest 3D games

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3


Synthetic tests to measure overall performance

PassMark, 3DMark 11 Graphics, 3DMark Vantage Graphics and 3DMark06

Compute Performance

General computing tests executed on the GPU

PassMark Direct Compute

GPUBoss Score

Gaming, Benchmarks and Compute Performance

Nvidia GeForce GT 740M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GT 740M  based on its gaming, benchmarks and compute performance.

See full details

Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with GPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 8730M

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 8730M

Report a correction
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 8,620 vs 1,873 More than 4.5x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Higher memory bandwidth 32 GB/s vs 14.4 GB/s Around 2.2x higher memory bandwidth
Wider memory bus 128 bit vs 64 bit 2x wider memory bus
Higher memory clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 10% higher memory clock speed
Slightly more texture mapping units 24 vs 16 8 more texture mapping units
Slightly better ocean surface simulation score 289.46 frames/s vs 156.06 frames/s More than 85% better ocean surface simulation score
Front view of GeForce GT 740M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 740M

Report a correction
Much higher clock speed 980 MHz vs 650 MHz More than 50% higher clock speed
Much better 3DMark06 score 10,161 vs 1,370.5 Around 7.5x better 3DMark06 score
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Significantly better T-Rex score 2,936.03 vs 1,772.51 More than 65% better T-Rex score
Slightly better floating-point performance 752.6 GFLOPS vs 499.2 GFLOPS More than 50% better floating-point performance
Slightly better PassMark direct compute score 734 vs 443 More than 65% better PassMark direct compute score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 8730M vs GeForce GT 740M

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

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

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Radeon HD 8730M
6.51 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 740M
9.33 mPixels/s

GFXBench 3.0 (T-Rex)

Radeon HD 8730M
GeForce GT 740M

GFXBench 3.0 (Manhattan)

Radeon HD 8730M
GeForce GT 740M

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


comments powered by Disqus