GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R5 M230 vs 740M among Laptop GPUs


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more


Overall Score

Nvidia GeForce GT 740M 

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

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R5 M230

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R5 M230

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More memory 4,096 MB vs 2,048 MB 2x more memory
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 5,145 vs 1,873 Around 2.8x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Higher memory clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 901 MHz More than 10% higher memory clock speed
Front view of GeForce GT 740M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 740M

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Much better 3DMark06 score 10,161 vs 1,175 Around 8.8x better 3DMark06 score
Much better T-Rex score 3,345.16 vs 1,496.06 Around 2.2x better T-Rex score
Much higher diablo III framerate 46.2 fps vs 16.85 fps Around 2.8x higher diablo III framerate
Higher crysis 3 framerate 7.4 fps vs 4.1 fps More than 80% higher crysis 3 framerate
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
Wider memory bus 128 bit vs 64 bit 2x wider memory bus
Slightly more texture mapping units 32 vs 20 12 more texture mapping units

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R5 M230 vs GeForce GT 740M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 M230
49.27 mHash/s
GeForce GT 740M
44.5 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 M230
6.66 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 740M
9.35 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 M230
GeForce GT 740M

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Bioshock Infinite


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lenovo > HP
Neither. Buy a gaming pc
Please suggest me which one i should go with ? hp pavilion 15-n209tx or lenovo G50-70 ?
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