NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GT 740M sales 1 April 2013. This is Kepler architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 2 GB of DDR3 memory clocked at 1.8 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 28.83 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 45 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 4.30 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of GeForce GT 740M's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
Code name
GK107
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
1 April 2013
 

Technical specs

GeForce GT 740M'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 740M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
810 MHz
 
Boost Clock
980 MHz
 
Transistor count
1,270 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
25.92
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
622.1 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GT 740M's 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
 
Bus support
PCI Express 3.0
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GT 740M: 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
 
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
of 32
Standard memory configuration
DDR3/GDDR5
 
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1802 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
28.83 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GT 740M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
eDP 1.2 signal support
Up to 3840x2160
 
LVDS signal support
Up to 1920x1200
 
VGA аnalog display support
Up to 2048x1536
 
DisplayPort Multimode (DP++) support
Up to 3840x2160
 
HDMI
+
 
HDCP content protection
+
 
7.1 channel HD audio on HDMI
+
 
TrueHD and DTS-HD audio bitstreaming
+
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GT 740M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Blu-Ray 3D Support
+
 
3D Vision
+
 
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder
+
 
Optimus
+
 
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
+
 
CUDA
+
 
FXAA
+
 
Direct Compute
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GT 740M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 API
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
OpenCL
1.1
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GT 740M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
4.04
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
7403.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
1060.50
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
1150.50
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
1848.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
6591.00
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
14.40
 
 
Passmark
781
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
1230
 
 
Octane Render OctaneBench
10
 
 

Mining hashrate

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GT 740M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
44 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce GT 740M is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.13
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
90.65
At recommended settings
67.1
New games support
40
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
21.00
 
medium / 1080p
10.00
 
high / 1080p
9.00
 
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
51.70
 
medium / 768p
36.90
 
high / 1080p
16.40
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
22.00
 
medium / 768p
13.50
 
high / 1080p
7.60
 
ultra / 1080p
6.40
 
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
22.80
 
medium / 768p
15.30
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
20.90
 
medium / 1080p
6.90
 
high / 1080p
4.50
 
Fallout 4 (2015)
low / 720p
26.90
 
medium / 768p
16.70
 
high / 1080p
9.00
 
ultra / 1080p
7.40
 
GTA V (2015)
low / 768p
58.40
 
medium / 768p
44.40
 
high / 1080p
10.50
 
ultra / 1080p
3.90
 
Just Cause 3 (2015)
low / 768p
27.00
 
medium / 768p
22.30
 
high / 1080p
11.40
 
ultra / 1080p
10.00
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
46.80
 
medium / 768p
29.40
 
high / 1080p
15.10
 
ultra / 1080p
11.00
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
20.60
 
medium / 768p
12.10
 
high / 1080p
6.90
 
ultra / 1080p
4.00
 
Far Cry 4 (2014)
low / 768p
34.30
 
medium / 768p
24.20
 
high / 1080p
10.10
 
ultra / 1080p
8.30
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
128.20
 
medium / 768p
65.60
 
high / 1080p
32.80
 
ultra / 1080p
23.30
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
49.70
 
medium / 768p
33.90
 
high / 768p
21.90
 
ultra / 1080p
8.10
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
46.80
 
medium / 768p
25.60
 
high / 768p
18.40
 
ultra / 1080p
7.40
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
89.60
 
medium / 768p
43.10
 
high / 768p
23.80
 
ultra / 1080p
11.10
 
X-Plane 10.25 (2013)
low / 768p
89.10
 
medium / 768p
41.90
 
high / 768p
16.70
 
ultra / 1080p
9.90
 
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
low / 768p
89.20
 
medium / 768p
76.70
 
high / 768p
70.20
 
ultra / 1080p
54.10
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
94.70
 
medium / 768p
72.00
 
high / 768p
67.40
 
ultra / 1080p
46.20
 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
low / 720p
52.00
 
medium / 768p
36.68
 
high / 768p
27.62
 
ultra / 1080p
13.89
 
Crysis - CPU Benchmark (2007)
medium / 768p
64.70
 
high / 768p
32.50
 
Crysis - GPU Benchmark (2007)
medium / 768p
78.40
 
high / 768p
39.40
 
World of Warcraft (2005)
medium / 768p
63.80
 
high / 1024p
36.20
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GT 740M performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GT 740M from AMD is Radeon HD 8730M, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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