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Nvidia GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward Golden Sample 1GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward Golden Sample 1GB Edition run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward Golden Sample 1GB 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 Golden Sample 1GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward Golden Sample 1GB Edition in your PC? Its upgrade time for the GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward Golden Sample 1GB Edition, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward Golden Sample 1GB Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which has 498% better performance and can run 825 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 387% better and can meet 758 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
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High
The GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward Golden Sample 1GB Edition was released on 29 May 2014

GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward Golden Sample 1GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward Golden Sample 1GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK107-425-A2
Process
28nm
TMUs
32
Texture Rate
34 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
17 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
1024 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
1058 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
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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5.8
4.8
3.1
2.1
GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward Golden Sample 1GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward Golden Sample 1GB 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.
Also, it has been overclocked out of the box from 993MHz to 1058MHz, while the memory clock was left untouched.
Benchmarks indicate a significant performance boost of up to 6% making it as fast as GeForce GTX 650.


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GeForce GT 740 v2 Gainward Golden Sample 1GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
417%
RAM
12GB
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