NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE vs AMD Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics

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NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
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  • Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
  • Core clock speed Up to 500 MHz
  • Max video memory 2048 MB
  • Memory type DDR3\DDR5
  • Memory clock speed 1800 - 4000
  • Maximum resolution
AMD Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics
Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics
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  • Core clock speed 655 / 450
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed 1800
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 90$
Games supported 58%

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in performance rating812789
Value for money0.080.21
ArchitectureFermi / Kepler (2012)Terascale 3 (2010−2013)
GPU code nameN13P-LPno data
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
Release date22 March 2012 (10 years ago)15 May 2012 (10 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$849.99 no data
Current price$310 (0.4x MSRP)$90
Value for money

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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores384656
CUDA coresUp to 384no data
Core clock speedUp to 500 MHz655 / 450 MHz
Number of transistors585 millionno data
Manufacturing process technology28 nm32/40 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)20 Wattno data
Texture fill rateUp to 16.0 billion/secno data
Floating-point performance384.0 gflopsno data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GT 640M LE and Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics 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 sizemedium sizedmedium sized
Bus supportPCI Express 2.0, PCI Express 3.0no data
InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16no data

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeDDR3\DDR5no data
Maximum RAM amount2 GBno data
Memory bus width128bit128 Bit
Memory clock speed1800 - 4000 MHz1800 MHz
Memory bandwidthUp to 28.8 GB/sno data
Shared memory-+

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display ConnectorsNo outputsno data
HDMI+no data
HDCP+no data
Maximum VGA resolutionUp to 2048x1536no data

Technologies

Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

3D Blu-Ray+no data
Optimus+no data

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 API11
Shader Model5.1no data
OpenGL4.5no data
OpenCL1.1no data
VulkanN/Ano data
CUDA+no data

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

GT 640M LE 1.74
HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics 1.87
+7.5%
  • 3DMark Vantage Performance
  • 3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3DMark Vantage is an outdated DirectX 10 benchmark using 1280x1024 screen resolution. It taxes the graphics card with two scenes, one depicting a girl escaping some militarized base located within a sea cave, the other displaying a space fleet attack on a defenseless planet. It was discontinued in April 2017, and Time Spy benchmark is now recommended to be used instead.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

GT 640M LE 5788
+16.2%
HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics 4981

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280x720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

GT 640M LE 1259
HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics 1583
+25.7%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GT 640M LE and Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 14 Mh/s no data

Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Average FPS

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular games across different resolutions:

900p19no data
Full HD21
−61.9%
34
+61.9%

Popular games

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    Medium Preset
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Assassin's Creed Odyssey 1−2
−100%
2−3
+100%
Battlefield 5 0−1 1−2
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 9−10
+0%
9−10
+0%
Forza Horizon 4 0−1 1−2
Red Dead Redemption 2 1−2
−100%
2−3
+100%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 2−3
−50%
3−4
+50%
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 1−2
−100%
2−3
+100%
Battlefield 5 0−1 1−2
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 9−10
+0%
9−10
+0%
Forza Horizon 4 0−1 1−2
Metro Exodus 1−2
+0%
1−2
+0%
Red Dead Redemption 2 1−2
−100%
2−3
+100%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 2−3
−50%
3−4
+50%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 2−3
−50%
3−4
+50%
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 1−2
−100%
2−3
+100%
Battlefield 5 0−1 1−2
Forza Horizon 4 0−1 1−2
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 2−3
−50%
3−4
+50%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3−4
−33.3%
4−5
+33.3%
Metro Exodus 2−3
+0%
2−3
+0%
Red Dead Redemption 2 1−2
+0%
1−2
+0%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 4−5
+0%
4−5
+0%
Watch Dogs: Legion 0−1 1−2
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 1−2
+0%
1−2
+0%
Hitman 3 1−2
+0%
1−2
+0%
Horizon Zero Dawn 3−4
+0%
3−4
+0%
Red Dead Redemption 2 1−2
+0%
1−2
+0%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 2−3
+0%
2−3
+0%
Cyberpunk 2077 0−1 0−1
Far Cry 5 2−3
+0%
2−3
+0%
Far Cry New Dawn 4−5
+0%
4−5
+0%
Watch Dogs: Legion 2−3
+0%
2−3
+0%

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 1.74 1.87
Recency 22 March 2012 15 May 2012
Pipelines / CUDA cores 384 656
Chip lithography 28 nm 32 nm

Technical City couldn't decide between

NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE

and

AMD Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics
AMD Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics

The differences in performance seem too small.


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Competitors of GeForce GT 640M LE by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GT 640M LE from AMD is Radeon HD 6550M, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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Competitors of Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics by NVIDIA

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics from NVIDIA is GeForce 920M, which is nearly equal in speed and is lower by 1 position in our rating.

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Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics:

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