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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce GT 730 v3 Gigabyte 2GB Edition GeForce GT 730 v3
Cyberpunk 2077 1156% 1156%
Hitman 3 1533% 1533%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 1048% 1048%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 1011% 1011%
FIFA 21 533% 533%
Grand Theft Auto VI 1667% 1667%
Far Cry 6 1717% 1717%
Genshin Impact 1156% 1156%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 1700% 1700%
Battlefield 6 1533% 1533%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the GT 730 and the GT 730 are equal.

The GT 730 and the GT 730 have both the same core clock speed and the same Texture Fill Rate. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The GT 730 and the GT 730 have both the same core clock speed and the same Pixel Fill Rate. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

Both the GeForce GT 730 v3 Gigabyte 2GB Edition and the GeForce GT 730 v3 were released at the same time, so are likely to be quite similar.

The GT 730 has 1024 MB more video memory than the GT 730, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the GT 730 also has superior memory performance overall.

The memory bandwidth of the GeForce GT 730 v3 Gigabyte 2GB Edition and the GeForce GT 730 v3 are the same, which means the GT 730 and the GT 730 have equal limitations when it comes to graphical data transfer.

Both the GeForce GT 730 v3 Gigabyte 2GB Edition and the GeForce GT 730 v3 have 96 Shader Processing Units. Having the same number of SPUs and using the same architecture means that the performance they offer can be compared by looking at the memory bandwidth, Texture and Pixel Rates. In this case, the two GPUs have extremely similar stats, so any gaming performance difference would most likely be negligible.

The GeForce GT 730 v3 Gigabyte 2GB Edition requires 49 Watts to run and the GeForce GT 730 v3 requires 49 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 300 Watts for the GT 730 and a PSU with at least 300 Watts for the GT 730. The two GPUs require the same amount of wattage to run. As such, there is no need to worry about which will more significantly affect your yearly electricity bills.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed700 MHzvs700 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
ArchitectureFermi GF108-400-A1Fermi GF108-400-A1
OC Potential Good vs Good
Driver Support Poor vs Poor
Release Date18 Jun 2014vs18 Jun 2014
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
Approved
Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
5.3
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5.3
1600x900
3.8
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3.8
1920x1080
2.5
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2.5
2560x1440
1.9
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GPU Memory

Memory2048 MBvs1024 MB
Memory Speed900 MHzvs900 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs128 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3vsDDR3
Memory Bandwidth28.8GB/secvs28.8GB/sec
L2 Cache 256 KB green tick vs green tick 256 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units96vs96
Actual Shader Performance6%vs6%
Technology40nmvs40nm
Texture Mapping Units16vs16
Texture Rate11.2 GTexel/svs11.2 GTexel/s
Render Output Units4vs4
Pixel Rate2.8 GPixel/svs2.8 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)4096x2160vs4096x2160
VGA Connections1vs1
DVI Connections1vs1
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections-vs0
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power49 Wattsvs49 Watts
Recommended PSU300 Watts & 18 Ampsvs300 Watts & 22 Amps

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 Pentium G3220 3.0GHzvsIntel Pentium G3220 3.0GHz
Recommended RAM4 GBvs4 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1366x768vs1366x768

Gaming Performance Value

Grand Theft Auto Vvs
Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewGeForce GT 730 v3 Gigabyte 2GB Edition is a special edition of the middle-class GeForce GT 730 v3.

This Edition comes with a special cooling solution which keeps the GPU cooler under load and no overclock out of the box.

Performance-wise, it's as fast as the reference GeForce GT 730 v3.
Overview
GeForce GT 730 v3 is a Middle-Class Graphics Card based on the First Revision of the Fermi Architecture.

Architecture
The Fermi Architecture is manufactured with a 40nm technology and uses a technique known as Hot Clocking: The Shaders are clocked twice as fast as the Central Unit. While this leads to a reasonable performance boost, it causes enormous amounts of energy dissipation, leading, ultimately, to a significantly higher operating temperature.
Fermi is also the first GPU architecture with fully cached memory access which increases memory performance.

GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed GF108-300-A1 which has 2 Stream Multiprocessors activated and thus offers 96 Shader Processing Units, 16 TMUs and 4 ROPs. The Central Unit is clocked at 700MHz.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 1GB frame buffer of DDR3, through a 128-bit memory interface. The size of the frame buffer is adequate. The Memory Clock Operates at 900MHz.

Features
DirectX 11.0 Support (11.0 Hardware Default) and support for 3D Vision Surround, PhysX, Realtime Raytracing and other technologies.

Cooling Solution
The Cooling Solution consists of a Single-Fan.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 49W, it requires at least a 300W PSU and it relies entirely on the PCI Slot for power, meaning no extra connectors are required.

Performance
GeForce GT 730 v3 is a direct re-brand of GeForce GT 530.
Gaming benchmarks put its performance around of a Radeon HD 5570, meaning it is much faster than Radeon HD 5450.

System Suggestions
We recommend a modest processor (Intel Pentium G) and 4GB of RAM for a system with GeForce GT 730.
Recommended CPU
Possible GPU Upgrades
GPU Variants
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