NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX vs GT 730A
Comparison of GeForce 8800 GTX and GeForce GT 730A architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce 8800 GTX and GeForce GT 730A's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 8800 GTX and GeForce GT 730A's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
36.8 billion / sec
14.38 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce 8800 GTX and GeForce GT 730A compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
PCIe 1.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x8
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 8800 GTX and GeForce GT 730A: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
86.4 GB / s
28.8 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 8800 GTX and GeForce GT 730A.
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 8800 GTX and GeForce GT 730A. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce 8800 GTX and GeForce GT 730A, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 8800 GTX and GeForce GT 730A. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
8800 GTX 2.30
GT 730A 2.30
8800 GTX 762 +2.7%
GT 730A 742
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Let's see how good GeForce 8800 GTX and GeForce GT 730A are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
Wider memory bus (384 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (86.4 vs 28.8 GB/s)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 730A
Much newer (1 July 2014 vs 8 November 2006)
More pipelines (384 vs 128)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 90 nm)
Less power hungry (33 vs 155 watts)
So, 8800 GTX or GT 730A?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX and NVIDIA GeForce GT 730A. The differences in performance seem too small.
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