GeForce_GT_740_v2_Gainward_2GB_Edition
Nvidia GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward 2GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward 2GB Edition run games
28 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

This GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward 2GB Edition graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

How many years will the GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward 2GB Edition in your PC? Its upgrade time for the GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward 2GB Edition, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward 2GB Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, which has 545% better performance and can run 897 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 374% better and can meet 668 of their recommended requirements.
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The GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward 2GB Edition was released on 29 May 2014

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GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK107-425-A2
Process
28nm
TMUs
32
Texture Rate
32 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
16 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
384
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
80GB/sec
L2 Cache
256KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
1
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
993 MHz
Power
Max Power
64 Watts
PSU
400 Watt & 20 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1600 x 900
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Resolution Performance
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GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward 2GB Edition is a special edition of the middle-class GeForce GT 740 v2.
This edition comes with a custom cooling solution which will not yield any performance boost, as GeForce GT 740 v2 does not benefit from the GPU Boost 2.0 technology.
Furthermore, the frame buffer was doubled to 2GB though this will not boost its performance and can be addressed as a gimmick - marketing to lure consumers into paying more for the same product.
Since it doesn't come overclocked out of the box, its performance is exactly like the reference GeForce GT 740 and thus GeForce GTX 650 is still faster.


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GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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