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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

10%
GeForce 210
13%
GeForce 9400 GT
16%
Radeon HD 4550
21%
Radeon HD 5450
24%
Radeon HD 6450
26%
GeForce GT 520
32%
GeForce GT 220
42%
GeForce GT 430
42%
Radeon HD 5570
46%
Radeon HD 4670
48%
GeForce GT 440
49%
GeForce GT 240
57%
GeForce 9600 GT
60%
Radeon HD 5670
65%
GeForce GT 640
67%
GeForce 9800 GT
70%
Radeon HD 6670
72%
Radeon HD 4830
77%
Radeon HD 4770
81%
Radeon HD 4850
83%
GeForce GTS 250
85%
GeForce GTS 450
88%
Radeon HD 5750
100%
GeForce GT 740
100%
Radeon HD 7750
101%
Radeon HD 5770
103%
GeForce GTX 260
104%
Radeon HD 4870
105%
Radeon Vega 8
106%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
107%
GeForce GTX 650
113%
Radeon HD 5830
119%
Radeon HD 6790
121%
Radeon HD 4890
125%
GeForce GTX 460
126%
Radeon RX Vega 11
127%
GeForce GT 1030
128%
GeForce GTX 275
129%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
129%
GeForce GTX 280
132%
GeForce GTX 465
138%
Radeon HD 6850
140%
GeForce GTX 285
151%
Radeon HD 5850
153%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
153%
Radeon HD 7790
160%
Radeon RX 550
160%
GeForce GTX 470
166%
Radeon HD 6870
177%
Radeon HD 5870
183%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
184%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
187%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
188%
Radeon HD 6950
195%
GeForce GTX 295
197%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
198%
Radeon HD 7850
202%
GeForce GTX 480
211%
Radeon HD 6970
215%
Radeon R7 265
219%
Radeon RX 460
219%
Radeon R7 370
220%
GeForce GTX 660
220%
GeForce GTX 570
224%
Radeon RX 560
238%
GeForce GTX 950
240%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
246%
Radeon R9 270X
249%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
250%
GeForce GTX 580
252%
GeForce GTX 1050
252%
Radeon HD 7950
257%
Radeon HD 5970
265%
GeForce GTX 760
285%
GeForce GTX 670
292%
GeForce GTX 960
300%
Radeon R9 380
301%
Radeon R9 285
304%
Radeon HD 7970
308%
GeForce GTX 680
315%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
323%
GeForce GTX 770
331%
Radeon HD 6990
338%
Radeon R9 280X
343%
GeForce GTX 590
343%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
380%
GeForce GTX 780
394%
GeForce GTX 1650
419%
Radeon RX 470
424%
Radeon R9 290
447%
Radeon RX 570
453%
Radeon R9 390
455%
Radeon R9 290X
461%
GeForce GTX 970
467%
GeForce GTX TITAN
474%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
481%
Radeon R9 390X
483%
Radeon HD 7990
485%
Radeon RX 480
489%
GeForce GTX 690
515%
Radeon RX 580
526%
GeForce GTX 980
533%
Radeon R9 FURY
533%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
557%
Radeon RX 590
586%
Radeon R9 295X2
589%
GeForce GTX 1660
596%
Radeon R9 FURY X
606%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
622%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
677%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
677%
GeForce GTX 1070
720%
Radeon RX Vega 56
764%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
786%
Radeon RX Vega 64
797%
GeForce GTX 1080
797%
GeForce RTX 2060
829%
Radeon RX 5700
895%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
928%
GeForce RTX 2070
949%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
960%
Radeon VII
985%
TITAN X Pascal
1015%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
1026%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
1091%
GeForce RTX 2080
1157%
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
1277%
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
L1 Cache
16 KB (per SMX)
L2 Cache
256 KB

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
Suggested PSU
350 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
1.1.103
CUDA
3.0
Shader Model
5.1

GK107 GPU Notes

L1 Cache is configurable from 16 KB up to 48 KB per SMX

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