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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Radeon HD 6740G2 GeForce 9800M GT
Red Dead Redemption 2 1315% 1329%
Doom Eternal 1117% 1128%
Cyberpunk 2077 1844% 1863%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 1315% 1329%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 773% 781%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 1844% 1863%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 1844% 1863%
Grand Theft Auto VI 2063% 2083%
Need For Speed Heat 1315% 1329%
Warcraft 3: Reforged 46% 45%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the AMD Radeon HD 6740G2 are marginally better than the Nvidia GeForce 9800M GT.

The Radeon HD 6740G2 was released over a year more recently than the GeForce 9800M GT, and so the Radeon HD 6740G2 is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the GeForce 9800M GT.

The Radeon HD 6740G2 has 512 MB more video memory than the GeForce 9800M GT, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. However, overall, the GeForce 9800M GT has superior memory performance.

The GeForce 9800M GT has 51.2 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the Radeon HD 6740G2, which means that the memory performance of the GeForce 9800M GT is much better than the Radeon HD 6740G2.

The Radeon HD 6740G2 has 880 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce 9800M GT has 96. However, the actual shader performance of the Radeon HD 6740G2 is 503 and the actual shader performance of the GeForce 9800M GT is 120. The Radeon HD 6740G2 having 383 better shader performance is not particularly notable, as altogether the GeForce 9800M GT performs better when taking into account other relevant data.

The GeForce 9800M GT requires 65 Watts to run but there is no entry for the Radeon HD 6740G2.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed880 MHzvs500 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
OC Potential - vs -
Driver Support - vs -
Release Date14 Jun 2011vs01 Jul 2008
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link

GPU Memory

Memory1024 MBvs512 MB
Memory Speed-vs800 MHz
Memory Bus-vs256 Bit
Memory Type-vsGDDR3
Memory Bandwidth-vs51.2GB/sec
L2 Cache - vs green tick 0 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units880vs96
Actual Shader Performance24%vs6%
Texture Mapping Units-vs-
Texture Rate-vs-
Render Output Units-vs-
Pixel Rate-vs-

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)2560x1600vs2560x1600
VGA Connections0vs-
DVI Connections0vs-
HDMI Connections0vs-
DisplayPort Connections-vs-

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power-65 Watts
Recommended PSU--

GPU Features

Shader Model5.0vs4.0
Open GL-vs2.1
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUyesyes

GPU Supporting Hardware

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Recommended RAM--
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution--

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GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewGet the power of two when you purchase an A6 or A8 AMD Accelerated Processor (APU) based PC with an AMD Radeon™ DirectX® 11 capable discrete graphics card.2 Only AMD Radeon™ Dual Graphics combines two powerful Radeon™ DirectX11 enabled graphics processors to provide the ultimate gaming performance boost when you need it. NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GT GPUs deliver optimized performance for immersive gaming on-the-go. Powering the next generation of visual computing, blazing-fast mobile gaming, and the ultimate HD experience with PureVideo HD technology. This product is also enabled for CUDA applications and is NVIDIA PhysX-ready.
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