NVIDIA GeForce GT 740

NVIDIA GeForce GT 740 Benchmark and Specs

NVIDIA GeForce GT 740 GPU benchmark, specs and release date - NVIDIA Graphics card rating. How good is the GeForce GT 740 for gaming?

Benchmark Score

3 %
Bad score from 3 samples
Medium uncertainty
352nd of 549
149th of 549
3 benchmarks

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GPU Comparison

The NVIDIA GeForce GT 740 compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more GPUs with our GPU Comparison Tool.

Intel Iris Xe
10 %
NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030
7 %
AMD Radeon HD 7770
6 %
Intel UHD 770
4 %
AMD Radeon HD 7730
3 %
AMD Radeon R5 340
3 %
NVIDIA GeForce GT 740
3 %

GPU benchmarks

Here are the performance results of this graphics card in both the hardwareDB Benchmark and other benchmark utilities. Synthetic tests are an estimation of real-world performance using consistent and repeatable benchmarks. All tests were performed at 1920 x 1080 resolution.

Flux Core

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

13 FPS average
9 FPS 10% low
11 FPS 1% low


Randomly generated noise sphere test

9 FPS average
8 FPS 10% low
11 FPS 1% low


Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

9 FPS average
7 FPS 10% low
9 FPS 1% low


Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

7 FPS average
6 FPS 10% low
11 FPS 1% low

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Alternative benchmarks

Here are some benchmark results using alternative testing software



Cycles Render (Samples per minute)

Geekbench 5 (CUDA)

Geekbench 5 (CUDA)

CUDA compute benchmark

Geekbench 5 (Metal)

Geekbench 5 (Metal)

Metal compute benchmark

Geekbench 5 (OpenCL)

Geekbench 5 (OpenCL)

OpenCL compute benchmark

Geekbench 5 (Vulkan)

Geekbench 5 (Vulkan)

Vulkan compute benchmark

Geekbench 6 (OpenCL)

Geekbench 6 (OpenCL)

OpenCL compute benchmark

Geekbench 6 (Vulkan)

Geekbench 6 (Vulkan)

Vulkan compute benchmark


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Memory Type GDDR5
Bus Width 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth 78.31 GB/s
TDP 64 W
Release Date 2015-04-14
PCIe Revision 3.0
DirectX Support 12
OpenGL Support 4.6
Pixel Rate 7.94 Gigapixels/s
Texture Rate 31.78 Gigatexels/s
Shading Units 384
Texture Mapping Units 32
Render Output Processors 16

NVIDIA GeForce GT 740

Released in 2015, the GeForce GT 740 is a GPU from NVIDIA. According to our GPU Benchmark, this GPU is a bad card for gaming with a score of 3%.

It has a total memory bandwidth of 78 GB/s. The memory bus has a width of 128 bits.

As for rendering API support, the GeForce GT 740 supports up to DirectX 12. In addition, in cross-platform titles, OpenGL 4.6 features are supported. If your GPU is too old and doesn't support a newer API certain titles may not be playable.

The NVIDIA GeForce GT 740 has a TDP of 64W, this is the amount of heat energy produced by the chip as a byproduct. The higher the TDP, the more heat is produced.

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