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NVIDIA GeForce GT 740

Graphics Processor
GK107
Cores
384
TMUs
32
ROPs
16
Memory Size
1024 MB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Bus Width
128 bit
The GeForce GT 740 was an entry-level graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in May 2014. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the GK107 graphics processor, in its GK107-425-A2 variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0. The GK107 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 118 mm² and 1,270 million transistors. It features 384 shading units, 32 texture mapping units and 16 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 1,024 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 128-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 993 MHz, memory is running at 1253 MHz.
Being a single-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce GT 740 draws power from 1x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 64 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI. GeForce GT 740 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 3.0 x16 interface. The card measures 145 mm in length, and features a single-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 89 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
GK107
GPU Variant
GK107-425-A2
Architecture
Kepler
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
28 nm
Transistors
1,270 million
Die Size
118 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
May 29th, 2014
Generation
GeForce 700
Production
End-of-life
Launch Price
89 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16

Relative Performance

14%
GeForce 210
19%
GeForce 9400 GT
23%
Radeon HD 4550
29%
Radeon HD 5450
34%
Radeon HD 6450
36%
GeForce GT 520
45%
GeForce GT 220
59%
GeForce GT 430
59%
Radeon HD 5570
64%
Radeon HD 4670
68%
GeForce GT 440
69%
GeForce GT 240
80%
GeForce 9600 GT
85%
Radeon HD 5670
91%
GeForce GT 640
94%
GeForce 9800 GT
98%
Radeon HD 6670
100%
GeForce GT 740
101%
Radeon HD 4830
108%
Radeon HD 4770
113%
Radeon HD 4850
116%
GeForce GTS 250
119%
GeForce GTS 450
124%
Radeon HD 5750
141%
Radeon HD 7750
142%
Radeon HD 5770
145%
GeForce GTX 260
147%
Radeon HD 4870
147%
Radeon Vega 8
148%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
150%
GeForce GTX 650
158%
Radeon HD 5830
167%
Radeon HD 6790
169%
Radeon HD 4890
176%
GeForce GTX 460
177%
Radeon RX Vega 11
179%
GeForce GT 1030
180%
GeForce GTX 275
181%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
181%
GeForce GTX 280
185%
GeForce GTX 465
194%
Radeon HD 6850
197%
GeForce GTX 285
212%
Radeon HD 5850
216%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
216%
Radeon HD 7790
225%
Radeon RX 550
225%
GeForce GTX 470
234%
Radeon HD 6870
249%
Radeon HD 5870
257%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
258%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
263%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
264%
Radeon HD 6950
274%
GeForce GTX 295
277%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
279%
Radeon HD 7850
284%
GeForce GTX 480
297%
Radeon HD 6970
303%
Radeon R7 265
308%
Radeon R7 370
308%
Radeon RX 560
309%
GeForce GTX 660
310%
GeForce GTX 570
334%
GeForce GTX 950
337%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
345%
Radeon R9 270X
350%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
351%
GeForce GTX 580
354%
GeForce GTX 1050
355%
Radeon HD 7950
361%
Radeon RX 460
362%
Radeon HD 5970
372%
GeForce GTX 760
400%
GeForce GTX 670
411%
GeForce GTX 960
421%
Radeon R9 380
424%
Radeon R9 285
428%
Radeon HD 7970
432%
GeForce GTX 680
442%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
454%
GeForce GTX 770
465%
Radeon HD 6990
476%
Radeon R9 280X
482%
GeForce GTX 590
483%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
535%
GeForce GTX 780
589%
Radeon RX 470
597%
Radeon R9 290
637%
Radeon R9 390
640%
Radeon R9 290X
649%
GeForce GTX 970
657%
GeForce GTX TITAN
663%
Radeon RX 570
666%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
675%
Radeon R9 390X
678%
Radeon HD 7990
682%
Radeon RX 480
687%
GeForce GTX 690
724%
Radeon RX 580
739%
GeForce GTX 980
749%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
749%
Radeon R9 FURY
753%
Radeon RX 590
824%
Radeon R9 295X2
838%
Radeon R9 FURY X
852%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
916%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
966%
GeForce GTX 1070
1008%
Radeon RX Vega 56
1094%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
1122%
GeForce RTX 2060
1122%
Radeon RX Vega 64
1150%
GeForce GTX 1080
1321%
GeForce RTX 2070
1321%
Radeon VII
1385%
TITAN X Pascal
1420%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
1534%
GeForce RTX 2080
1775%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
993 MHz
Memory Clock
1253 MHz
5012 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
1024 MB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
128 bit
Bandwidth
80.19 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
384
TMUs
32
ROPs
16
SMX Count
2

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
7.944 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
31.78 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
762.6 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
31.78 GFLOPS (1:24)

Board Design

Slot Width
Single-slot
Length
5.7 inches
145 mm
TDP
64 W
Outputs
2x DVI
1x mini-HDMI
Power Connectors
1x 6-pin
Board Number
P2010 SKU 8 P2011 SKU 6

Graphics Features

DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
Vulkan
1.1.96
CUDA
3.0
Shader Model
5.1

GK107 GPU Notes

Codename: NVE7
PureVideo HD: VP5
VDPAU: Feature Set D

Retail boards based on this design (47)

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS GT 740 2 GB 993 MHz 891 MHz 2 GB, DDR3, 7.05 inches/179 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
ASUS GT 740 OC 1032 MHz 1253 MHz 7.32 inches/186 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
ASUS GT 740 OC 2 GB 1032 MHz 1253 MHz 2 GB, 6.82 inches/173 mm
EVGA GT 740 FTW 1202 MHz 1253 MHz 6 inches/152 mm, Dual-slot
EVGA GT 740 FTW 2 GB 1202 MHz 1253 MHz 2 GB, 6 inches/152 mm, Dual-slot
EVGA GT 740 Superclocked 1085 MHz 1253 MHz 6 inches/152 mm, Dual-slot
EVGA GT 740 Superclocked 2 GB 1085 MHz 1253 MHz 2 GB, 6 inches/152 mm, Dual-slot
EVGA GT 740 Superclocked 2 GB DDR3 1058 MHz 891 MHz 2 GB, DDR3, 6 inches/152 mm, Dual-slot
EVGA GT 740 Superclocked 2 GB DDR3 1058 MHz 667 MHz 2 GB, DDR3, 6 inches/152 mm
EVGA GT 740 Superclocked 4 GB 1085 MHz 1253 MHz 4 GB, 6 inches/152 mm, Dual-slot
EVGA GT 740 Superclocked 4 GB DDR3 1058 MHz 891 MHz 4 GB, DDR3, 6 inches/152 mm, Dual-slot
EVGA GT 740 Superclocked 4 GB DDR3 1058 MHz 667 MHz 4 GB, DDR3, 6 inches/152 mm
Gainward GT 740 993 MHz 1253 MHz 6.1 inches/155 mm, 1x DVI 1x mini-HDMI 1x VGA
Gainward GT 740 2 GB 993 MHz 1253 MHz 2 GB, 6.1 inches/155 mm, 1x DVI 1x mini-HDMI 1x VGA
Gainward GT 740 2 GB DDR3 993 MHz 891 MHz 2 GB, DDR3, 6.61 inches/168 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
Gainward GT 740 DDR3 993 MHz 891 MHz DDR3, 6.61 inches/168 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
Gainward GT 740 Golden Sample 1058 MHz 1253 MHz 6.1 inches/155 mm, 1x DVI 1x mini-HDMI 1x VGA
Gainward GT 740 Golden Sample 2 GB 1058 MHz 1253 MHz 2 GB, 6.1 inches/155 mm, 1x DVI 1x mini-HDMI 1x VGA
Galaxy GT 740 GC 1110 MHz 1253 MHz Dual-slot
Galaxy GT 740 GC 2 GB 1110 MHz 1253 MHz 2 GB, Dual-slot
Galaxy GT 740 OC 1058 MHz 1253 MHz 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
Galaxy GT 740 OC 2 GB 1058 MHz 1253 MHz 2 GB, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
Galaxy GT 740 Slim OC 1058 MHz 1253 MHz 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
Galaxy GT 740 Slim OC 2 GB 1058 MHz 1253 MHz 2 GB, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
GIGABYTE GT 740 2 GB 993 MHz 900 MHz DDR3, 7.48 inches/190 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
GIGABYTE GT 740 OC 1072 MHz 1253 MHz 7.36 inches/187 mm, Dual-slot, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
GIGABYTE GT 740 OC 2 GB 1072 MHz 1350 MHz 2 GB, 7.36 inches/187 mm, Dual-slot, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
GIGABYTE GT 740 OC 4 GB 1072 MHz 1253 MHz 4 GB, 7.4 inches/188 mm, Dual-slot, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
Inno3D GT 740 HerculeZ OC 1058 MHz 1253 MHz 6.1 inches/155 mm, Dual-slot
Inno3D GT 740 HerculeZ OC 2 GB 1058 MHz 1253 MHz 2 GB, 6.1 inches/155 mm, Dual-slot
Inno3D iChill GT 740 HerculeZ 2000 1110 MHz 1300 MHz 8.26 inches/210 mm, Dual-slot
KFA2 GT 740 OC 1058 MHz 1253 MHz 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
KFA2 GT 740 Slim OC 1058 MHz 1253 MHz 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
KFA2 GT 740 Slim OC 2 GB 1058 MHz 1253 MHz 2 GB, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
Leadtek WinFast GT 740 993 MHz 1253 MHz 6.3 inches/160 mm, Dual-slot
Leadtek WinFast GT 740 2 GB 993 MHz 1253 MHz 2 GB, 6.3 inches/160 mm, Dual-slot
MSI GT 740 2 GB 1006 MHz 1253 MHz 2 GB, 6.5 inches/165 mm, Dual-slot, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
Palit GT 740 993 MHz 1253 MHz 6.1 inches/155 mm, 1x DVI 1x mini-HDMI 1x VGA
Palit GT 740 2 GB 993 MHz 1253 MHz 2 GB, 6.1 inches/155 mm, 1x DVI 1x mini-HDMI 1x VGA
Palit GT 740 Low Profile 993 MHz 891 MHz DDR3, 6.61 inches/168 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
Palit GT 740 Low Profile 2 GB 993 MHz 891 MHz 2 GB, DDR3, 6.61 inches/168 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
Palit GT 740 OC 1058 MHz 1253 MHz 6.1 inches/155 mm, 1x DVI 1x mini-HDMI 1x VGA
Palit GT 740 OC 2 GB 1058 MHz 1253 MHz 2 GB, 6.1 inches/155 mm, 1x DVI 1x mini-HDMI 1x VGA
ZOTAC GT 740 993 MHz 1253 MHz Dual-slot, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
ZOTAC GT 740 2 GB 993 MHz 1253 MHz 2 GB, Dual-slot, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
ZOTAC GT 740 Low Profile 993 MHz 1253 MHz 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
ZOTAC GT 740 Low Profile 2 GB 993 MHz 891 MHz 2 GB, DDR3, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA