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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce GTX 745 (OEM) GeForce GTX 750 Gigabyte OC 1GB Edition
Cyberpunk 2077 568% 304%
Red Dead Redemption 2 386% 194%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 200% 81%
Halo: Reach 55% 7%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 568% 304%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 386% 194%
FIFA 20 159% 57%
Doom Eternal 318% 153%
Grand Theft Auto VI 643% 349%
Need For Speed Heat 386% 194%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Gigabyte OC 1GB Edition are significantly better than the Nvidia GeForce GTX 745 (OEM).

The GTX 750 has a 25 MHz higher core clock speed and the same number of Texture Mapping Units as the GTX 745. This results in the GTX 750 providing 0.8 GTexel/s better texturing performance. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The GTX 750 has a 25 MHz higher core clock speed than the GTX 745 and the same number of Render Output Units. This results in the GTX 750 providing 0.4 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

Both the GeForce GTX 745 (OEM) and the GeForce GTX 750 Gigabyte OC 1GB Edition were released at the same time, so are likely to be quite similar.

The GTX 745 has 3072 MB more video memory than the GTX 750, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. However, overall, the GTX 750 has superior memory performance.

The GTX 750 has 51.4 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GTX 745, which means that the memory performance of the GTX 750 is much better than the GTX 745.

The GeForce GTX 745 (OEM) has 384 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GTX 750 Gigabyte OC 1GB Edition has 512. However, the actual shader performance of the GTX 745 is 536 and the actual shader performance of the GTX 750 is 786. The GTX 750 having 250 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the GTX 750 delivers a significantly smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the GTX 745.

The GeForce GTX 745 (OEM) requires 55 Watts to run but there is no entry for the GeForce GTX 750 Gigabyte OC 1GB Edition. We would recommend a PSU with at least 300 Watts for the GTX 745 and a PSU with at least 400 Watts for the GTX 750. The GTX 750 has been recommended a PSU with 100 Watts more than the GTX 745. The difference is significant enough that the GTX 750 may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the GTX 745.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1033 MHzvs1058 MHz
Boost Clock-vs1137 MHz
ArchitectureMaxwell GM107-300-A2Maxwell GM107-300-A2
OC Potential Fair vs Good
Driver Support Great vs Great
Release Date18 Feb 2014vs18 Feb 2014
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
7.5
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1600x900
5.9
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7.9
1920x1080
4.6
vs green tick
6
2560x1440
2.9
vs green tick
4.2
3840x2160
1.9
vs green tick
2.6

GPU Memory

Memory4096 MBvs1024 MB
Memory Speed900 MHzvs1253 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs128 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth28.8GB/secvs80.2GB/sec
L2 Cache 2048 KB green tick vs green tick 2048 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units384vs512
Actual Shader Performance26%vs38%
Technology28nmvs28nm
Texture Mapping Units32vs32
Texture Rate33.1 GTexel/svs33.9 GTexel/s
Render Output Units16vs16
Pixel Rate16.5 GPixel/svs16.9 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)4096x2160vs4096x2160
VGA Connections1vs1
DVI Connections1vs1
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections-vs-
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power55 Watts-
Recommended PSU300 Watts & 22 Ampsvs400 Watts

GPU Features

DirectX12.0vs12.0
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.5vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsno
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i3-4130 3.4GHzvsIntel Core i3-4130 3.4GHz
Recommended RAM8 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1366x768vs1600x900

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
GeForce GTX 745 is an OEM only, Fast-Middle-Class Graphics Card based on the First Variant of the Maxwell architecture.

Architecture
The first variant of the Maxwell Architecture succeeds the Kepler Architecture. Despite being also manufactured with a 28nm technology, it has an extremely large L2 Cache which allows NVIDIA to produce Graphics Cards with relatively small memory data transfer rates, without causing too much impact on the overall performance. Furthermore, the Shaders have been redesigned and are both more powerful and energy efficient.

GPU
It equips a GPU codenamed GM107-300-A2 which has 3 SM activated and thus offers 384 Shader Processing Units, 24 TMUs and 16 ROPs, on a 128-bit memory interface of DDR3. The central unit runs at 1033MHz.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 4GB frame buffer of DDR3, through a 128-bit memory interface. The size of the frame buffer is exaggerated and in no way benefits the GPU. The Memory Clock Operates at 900MHz.

Features
DirectX 11.2 Support (11.0 Hardware Default) and support for GameStream, G-SYNC, GPU Boost 2.0, GeForce Experience, PhysX and other technologies.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 55W, it requires at least a 300W PSU and relies entirely on the PCI Slot for power.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate Good Performance at resolutions up to 1920x1080.
However, even at 1920x1080 GeForce GTX 750 is still considerably faster.

System Suggestions
We recommend a considerably strong processor (Intel Core i3 Dual Core/AMD FX Quad Core) and 8GB of RAM for a system with GeForce GTX 745.
GeForce GTX 750 Gigabyte OC 1GB Edition is a special edition of the fast-middle-class GeForce GTX 750.
This edition comes with a custom cooling cooling solution which by itself will allow a slight performance boost, as GeForce GTX 750 benefits from the GPU Boost 2.0 technology.
Furthermore, it comes overclocked out of the box in the central unit that was raised from 1020MHz to 1058MHz, while the Turbo Boost is now of 1137MHz, instead of 1085MHz. The operating memory clock was left untouched.
Further overclocking can be achieved easily, as the GPU has great OC potential.
Benchmarks indicate its performance is around 4% better than the reference NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 and thus this card is slightly faster than Radeon R7 260X.
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