NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 vs NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030

Compare NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 vs NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030, specs and GPU benchmark score. Which is the better graphics card for the money?

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Price

The cheapest price from our partner retailers

$ 70
$ 29.85 significantly less expensive
$ 100

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

General gaming and workstation score

4 %
12 %
200% significantly better overall score

Flux Core frame rate

Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes

5 FPS
14 FPS
9 FPS significantly higher Flux Core frame rate

Electron frame rate

Randomly generated noise sphere test

3 FPS
10 FPS
7 FPS significantly higher Electron frame rate

City frame rate

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

3 FPS
10 FPS
7 FPS significantly higher City frame rate

Clouds frame rate

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

2 FPS
8 FPS
6 FPS significantly higher Clouds frame rate

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (CUDA) score

CUDA compute benchmark

2,743
10,307
275% significantly higher Geekbench (CUDA) score

Geekbench (Metal) score

Metal compute benchmark

1,933
4,637
139% significantly higher Geekbench (Metal) score

Geekbench (OpenCL) score

OpenCL compute benchmark

3,690
10,713
190% significantly higher Geekbench (OpenCL) score

Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Vulkan compute benchmark

3,447
10,201
195% significantly higher Geekbench (Vulkan) score

3DMark Graphics score

High-end graphics benchmark

297
1,087
265% significantly higher 3DMark Graphics score

Specifications

Memory Bus Width

Number of parallel lines to the memory chips

128 Bit
100% significantly larger memory bus width
64 Bit

Memory Bandwidth

Data transfer speed between GPU core and memory

29 GB/s
48 GB/s
66% significantly higher memory bandwidth

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the GPU

49 W
30 W
63% significantly lower TDP

Pixel Rate

Number of pixels that can be rendered per second

3 Gigapixels/s
23 Gigapixels/s
738% significantly higher pixel rate

Texture Rate

Number of textured pixels that can be rendered per second

11 Gigatexels/s
35 Gigatexels/s
214% significantly higher texture rate

Shading Units

Number of processors dedicated to shader processing

96
384
300% significantly more shading units

Texture Mapping Units

Number of processors dedicated to applying textures

16
24
49% significantly more texture mapping units

Render Output Processors

Number of processors dedicated to final pixel rendering

4
16
300% significantly more render output processors

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

379th of 526
218th of 526

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

April 2015
May 2017

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR3
GDDR5

DirectX Support

Maximum version of DirectX supported

12.0
12.0

OpenGL Support

Maximum version of OpenGL supported

4.6
4.6

GeForce GT 730 vs GeForce GT 1030 benchmarks

For gaming, the GeForce GT 1030 graphics card is better than the GeForce GT 730 in our tests.

In addition, the GeForce GT 1030 has a significantly lower TDP at 30 W when compared to the GeForce GT 730 at 49 W. Heat output doesn't match power consumption directly but, it's a good estimate.

In conclusion, all specs and GPU benchmarks considered, will recommend the GeForce GT 1030 over the GeForce GT 730.

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