NVIDIA GeForce GT 320M vs AMD Radeon HD 7340

NVIDIA GeForce GT 320M
AMD Radeon HD 7340

General info

Comparison of GeForce GT 320M and Radeon HD 7340 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
0.01
Architecture
GT2xx
 
Terascale 2
Code name
G96C
 
Zacate
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
21 January 2010
 
1 May 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$552.69
Price now
n/d
 
$553

Technical specs

GeForce GT 320M 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 GT 320M and Radeon HD 7340's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
24
 
80
Core clock speed
500 MHz
 
523 MHz
Boost Clock
n/d
 
680 MHz
Transistor count
314 million
 
n/d
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
14 Watt
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
8 GTexel / s
 
n/d
Floating-point performance
80 gflops
 
n/d

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GT 320M 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.
Laptop size
medium sized
 
n/d
Interface
MXM-II
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GT 320M 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.
Memory type
DDR3
 
n/d
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
n/d
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
n/d
Memory clock speed
790 MHz
 
n/d
Memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
+

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GT 320M and Radeon HD 7340.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GT 320M and Radeon HD 7340. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
HybridPower
+
 
n/d
PCI-E 2.0
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GT 320M and Radeon HD 7340, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 10.1, Shader 4.1
 
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
OpenGL
3.3
 
n/d

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GT 320M and Radeon HD 7340. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GT 320M 0.06
HD 7340 0.06

3DMark Vantage Performance

GT 320M 1205 +12.6%
HD 7340 1070

Passmark

GT 320M 205
HD 7340 207 +1%

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4515 −0.7%
 
4546 +0.7%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4515 −0.7%
 
4546 +0.7%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GT 320M and Radeon HD 7340 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 320M

PCI-E 2.0
PureVideo HD (VP4)
HybridPower

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7340

Much newer (1 May 2012 vs 21 January 2010)
More pipelines (80 vs 24)

So, GT 320M or HD 7340?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GT 320M and AMD Radeon HD 7340. The differences in performance seem too small.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GT 320M and Radeon HD 7340, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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