GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R7 240 vs 740 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

7.2

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon R7 240 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon R7 240  based on its noise and power.

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AMD Radeon R7 240

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Front view of Radeon R7 240

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R7 240

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R7 240

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More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Lower TDP 30W vs 64W 2.1x lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GT 740

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 740

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Much higher effective memory clock speed 5,012 MHz vs 1,800 MHz More than 2.8x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher clock speed 993 MHz vs 730 MHz More than 35% higher clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 80.2 GB/s vs 28.8 GB/s More than 2.8x higher memory bandwidth
Slightly better PassMark score 1,581 vs 966 Around 65% better PassMark score
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,253 MHz vs 900 MHz Around 40% higher memory clock speed
Slightly higher texture rate 31.8 GTexel/s vs 15.6 GTexel/s More than 2x higher texture rate
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
Better sky diver factor score 139.55 vs 102.46 More than 35% better sky diver factor score
Slightly more texture mapping units 32 vs 20 12 more texture mapping units

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R7 240 vs GeForce GT 740

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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

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