NVIDIA GeForce GT 720 vs AMD Radeon R5 Graphics

Price now 238$
Games supported 39%
AMD Radeon R5 Graphics
Radeon R5 Graphics
  • Interface IGP
  • Core clock speed 497 MHz
  • Max video memory System Shared
  • Memory type System Shared
  • Memory clock speed System Shared
  • Maximum resolution
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720
  • Interface PCIe 2.0 x8
  • Core clock speed 797
  • Max video memory 1024 MB or 2048 MB
  • Memory type DDR3 / GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 1.8 Gbps or 5.0 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 201$
Games supported 56%

General info

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

Place in performance ratingnot rated844
Place by popularity86no data
Value for moneyno data0.05
ArchitectureGCN 2.0 (2013−2017)Kepler 2.0 (2013−2015)
GPU code nameSpectre SLGK208B
Market segmentDesktopDesktop
Release date17 September 2014
(8 years old)
29 September 2014
(8 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)no data$49
Current price$238 $201 (4.1x MSRP)
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 cores256192
CUDA coresno data192
Core clock speed497 MHz797 MHz
Boost clock speed720 MHzno data
Number of transistors2,410 million915 million
Manufacturing process technology28 nm28 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)15 Watt19 Watt
Maximum GPU temperatureno data98 °C
Texture fill rate7.95212.75
Floating-point performance388.1 gflops306.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on 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).

Bus supportno dataPCI Express 2.0
InterfaceIGPPCIe 2.0 x8
Lengthno data5.7" (14.5 cm)
Heightno data2.713" (6.9 cm)
Supplementary power connectorsno dataNone


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 typeSystem SharedDDR3 / GDDR5
Maximum RAM amountSystem Shared1 GB or 1 GB
Memory bus widthSystem Shared64 Bit
Memory clock speedSystem Shared1.8 GBps or 5.0 GB/s
Memory bandwidthno data14.4 (DDR3) or 40 (GDDR5)

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 outputsDual Link DVI-DHDMIVGA
Multi monitor supportno data3 displays
HDMIno data+
HDCPno data+
Maximum VGA resolutionno data2048x1536
Audio input for HDMIno dataInternal


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

3D Blu-Rayno data+
3D Gamingno data+
3D Visionno data+

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 (12_0)12 (11_0)
Shader Model6.05.1
CUDAno data+

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R5 Graphics and GeForce GT 720. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) no data 17 Mh/s

Advantages and disadvantages

Pipelines / CUDA cores 256 192
Thermal design power (TDP) 15 Watt 19 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

AMD Radeon R5 Graphics
Radeon R5 Graphics


NVIDIA GeForce GT 720
GeForce GT 720

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Competitors of Radeon R5 Graphics by NVIDIA

It seems that there's no NVIDIA equivalent for Radeon R5 Graphics. The nearest candidate is GeForce GT 240, however, it's 0% faster and higher by 0 positions in our rating.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 GeForce GT 240

Competitors of GeForce GT 720 by AMD

According to our data, the nearest equivalent to GeForce GT 720 by AMD is Radeon HD 7570, which is slower by 1% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

AMD Radeon HD 7570 Radeon HD 7570

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