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Nvidia GeForce GT 640M

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How well can the GeForce GT 640M run games
13 Dec 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GT 640M is a very low performing piece of gaming hardware and can probably only run indie system requirements. All games with system requirements of DirectX 11 or lower are met by this card.

How many years will the GeForce GT 640M graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GT 640M in your PC? Its upgrade time for the GeForce GT 640M, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GT 640M? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GT 640M would be the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile which meets 982 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 1175% better performance. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GT 640M would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500M 8GB which meets 572 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 694% better performance.
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The GeForce GT 640M was released on 22 Mar 2012

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Architecture
Kepler GK107
Process
28nm
TMUs
32
Texture Rate
20 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
10 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
384
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
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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
900 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
DDR3
Memory Bandwidth
28.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
256KB
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
625 MHz
Power
Max Power
32 Watts
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
6 GB
Best Resolution
1366 x 768
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GeForce GT 640M Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GT 640M is a Middle-Class Mobile Graphics Card based on the first revision of the Kepler Architecture.


Architecture
The Kepler Architecture was NVIDIA's big step to power efficiency. Each Stream Multiprocessor (SMX) now hosts 192 Shader Processing Units - against the 48 of older Fermi Architecture, and has been redesigned being now clocked at the same speed of the Central Unit. This means they are more energy efficient and will consequently lead to cooler operating temperatures. However, it also means they are weaker. It can be said that one Fermi SMX is as fast as 2 Kepler SMXs.
Additionally, and not available in all GPUs, Kepler also introduced the Boost Clock Feature. The Boost Clock is an even higher Clock Speed activated when in gaming mode and becomes the effective speed of the GPU.


GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed GK107 which has 2 Stream Multiprocessors activated and thus offers 384 Shader Processing Units, 32 TMUs and 16 ROPs. The Central Unit is clocked at 625MHz.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 2GB 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 11.0 Support (11.0 Hardware Default) and support for Optimus, CUDA, OpenCL, DirectCompute, 3D Vision Surround, PhysX, Realtime Raytracing and other technologies


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 33W, it is suited for small laptops.


Performance
Gaming benchmarks indicate its performance is on average with the older GeForce GTX 465M.


System Suggestions
We recommend a modest processor (Intel Core i3 Mobile) and 4GB of RAM for a system with GeForce GT 640M.


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2012
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Hey guys can i run with this card warhammer total war?
I have CPU: Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz
RAM: 6GB
GFX: GeForce GT 640M

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2012
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I want to say that i can play assasin's creed unity with this card at low settings it lags only in menu but in the game is better(1900x600).

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2012
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I am playing Dragon Age 3 Inquisition with this video card.

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2012
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8 GB

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am i able to run gta v with this video card on normal 1366x768?

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2015
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2014
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16 GB

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This card was preinstalled on my laptop and I use it mostly for gaming. Some games (i.e AC4) show lag even on very low settings. I plan to play DA: Inquisition on my laptop. If I upgrade, what would be a good new GPU? Geforce 740m?

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2013
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First of all, you can't upgrade a GPU on a laptop.
Secondly, AC4 shouldn't be lagging on this card. Check to see if your running it on Intel HD 4000, instead of the GT640M.

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2014
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2014
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Some laptop manufacturers give the user the ability to upgrade, maybe he can.

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2012
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Can it run Phsyx?

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2017
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2015
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$649.00
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Yes. Mostly all recent Nvidia Gpu's support it.

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2019
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$329.00
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2019
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32 GB

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Not recommended for lower tier cards (like this one) to be used for both graphics rendering and PhysX at the same time. Higher tier cards can do all by themselves, but best to to have sli setup and run PhysX entirely on 1 card, while the other do the rendering for optimal performance/quality.

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I got this card with my laptop, pre-installed of course. I hadn't planned on using the laptop for gaming, mostly photography processing - photoshop, lightroom etc .. decided to give it a whirl with a few games and was pleasantly surprised.

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2018
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2016
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Can i play Watch Dogs with this card?

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2012
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I'm affraid this card is too weak. I got a red-X when i checked my specs up to the game.

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is this a good card?

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I find this card very nice, for not-demanding games. I can as an example play Far Cry 3 on high quality…..Call of duty MW3 on High, and games like Crysis on Medium.
On demanding games I would recommend using low settings, or even adjust the resolution if neccesary

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2019
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How will this card perform with an Intel Core I7 3630QM and 8Gb of ram and a screen of 1366x768? On games like L4D2,Far cry 3,Resident Evil 6,Dead Island…games like that but not very demanding ones? :O

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left for dead 2 is easily maxed
far cry 3: i get about 26 fps on high without aa
resident evil: playable at high
dead island is maxed

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2012
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hi pip my card is the 2gb ddr5 version could you add this card many thanks kev

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2012
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Hi.
You have selected a desktop CPU and a laptop GPU. Which one is it? Desktop or Laptop? GT 640 2GB GDDR5 is already added.

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hi mate i have a dell xps 27 all in one i think the cpu is a desktop one but with small underclock graphics is laptop gt640m 2gb ddr5

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Okay. Use CPU-Z to find out :D

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2008
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2 GB

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it's an all in one PC from what i have searched, and PIP from teh DELL website it does have a desktop processor and a laptop GPU, quite weird but he has the right specs

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2013
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2018
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24 GB

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First time I heard that, but good to know that there is such a thing :D

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