NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660

Compare NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 3 GB, specs and GPU benchmark score. Which is the better graphics card for the money?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

General gaming and workstation score

4 %
14 %
250% significantly better overall score

Flux Core frame rate

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

5 FPS
18 FPS
13 FPS significantly higher Flux Core frame rate

Electron frame rate

Randomly generated noise sphere test

3 FPS
11 FPS
8 FPS significantly higher Electron frame rate

City frame rate

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

3 FPS
12 FPS
9 FPS significantly higher City frame rate

Clouds frame rate

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

2 FPS
9 FPS
7 FPS significantly higher Clouds frame rate

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (CUDA) score

CUDA compute benchmark

2,743
8,583
212% significantly higher Geekbench (CUDA) score

Geekbench (Metal) score

Metal compute benchmark

1,933
5,449
181% significantly higher Geekbench (Metal) score

Geekbench (OpenCL) score

OpenCL compute benchmark

3,690
11,381
208% significantly higher Geekbench (OpenCL) score

Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Vulkan compute benchmark

3,447
10,693
210% significantly higher Geekbench (Vulkan) score

3DMark Graphics score

High-end graphics benchmark

310
1,312
323% significantly higher 3DMark Graphics score

Specifications

Memory Bus Width

Number of parallel lines to the memory chips

128 Bit
192 Bit
49% significantly larger memory bus width

Memory Bandwidth

Data transfer speed between GPU core and memory

29 GB/s
144 GB/s
400% significantly higher memory bandwidth

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the GPU

49 W
185% significantly lower TDP
140 W

Pixel Rate

Number of pixels that can be rendered per second

3 Gigapixels/s
21 Gigapixels/s
637% significantly higher pixel rate

Texture Rate

Number of textured pixels that can be rendered per second

11 Gigatexels/s
83 Gigatexels/s
637% significantly higher texture rate

Shading Units

Number of processors dedicated to shader processing

96
960
900% significantly more shading units

Texture Mapping Units

Number of processors dedicated to applying textures

16
80
400% significantly more texture mapping units

Render Output Processors

Number of processors dedicated to final pixel rendering

4
24
499% significantly more render output processors

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

383rd of 536
203rd of 536

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

April 2015
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Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR3
GDDR5

DirectX Support

Maximum version of DirectX supported

12.0
11.0

OpenGL Support

Maximum version of OpenGL supported

4.6
4.5

GeForce GT 730 vs GeForce GTX 660 comparison

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark, the GeForce GTX 660 GPU is faster than the GeForce GT 730 in gaming.

In addition, the GeForce GT 730 has a significantly lower TDP at 49 W when compared to the GeForce GTX 660 at 140 W. TDP (Thermal Design Power) measures total heat output from the chip.

In conclusion, all specs and GPU benchmarks considered, will recommend the GeForce GTX 660 over the GeForce GT 730.

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