NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS vs AMD Radeon HD 7340
Comparison of GeForce 9600M GS and Radeon HD 7340 architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce 9600M GS and Radeon HD 7340's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 9600M GS and Radeon HD 7340'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
6.88 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce 9600M GS and Radeon HD 7340 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 9600M GS and Radeon HD 7340: 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
25.6 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 9600M GS and Radeon HD 7340.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 9600M GS and Radeon HD 7340. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce 9600M GS and Radeon HD 7340, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 10, Shader 4.0
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 9600M GS and Radeon HD 7340. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
9600M GS 0.08 +14.3%
HD 7340 0.07
3DMark Vantage Performance
9600M GS 1135 +6.1%
HD 7340 1070
9600M GS 231 +11.6%
HD 7340 207
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Let's see how good GeForce 9600M GS and Radeon HD 7340 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS
14.3% faster in synthetic tests
400 MHz Speichertakt bei GDDR2 und 800 MHz bei GDDR3
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7340
Much newer (1 May 2012 vs 3 June 2008)
More pipelines (80 vs 32)
Finer manufacturing process technology (40 vs 65 nm)
So, 9600M GS or HD 7340?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce 9600M GS and Radeon HD 7340, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.