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GeForce GT 730 vs GeForce GT 630

Introduction

We compared two GPUs: the NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 versus the NVIDIA GeForce GT 630. On this page you will learn about the key differences between graphics cards and find out which has the best specs and performance.

The NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 is a graphics card of the GeForce 700 generation based on the Kepler 2.0 architecture, launched on Jun 18th, 2014. It comes with 1 Gb of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1253 MHz and consumes up to 38 Watts.

The NVIDIA GeForce GT 630 is a graphics card of the GeForce 600 generation based on the Fermi architecture, launched on May 15th, 2012. It comes with 1 Gb of DDR3 memory clocked at 900 MHz and consumes up to 65 Watts.

Specifications

Name
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630
GPU name
Architecture
Market
Release Date
Jun 18th, 2014
May 15th, 2012
Process Size
Die Size
87 mm²
116 mm²
Memory Size
Memory Type
Memory Bus
Bandwidth
40.10 GB/s
28.80 GB/s
Pixel Rate
7.216 GPixel/s
3.240 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
28.86 GTexel/s
12.96 GTexel/s
Memory Clock
1253 MHz
900 MHz
Base Clock
Boost Clock
Texture units
32
16
Raster units
8
4
sm_cnt
2
DirectX ver.
12 (11_0)
12 (11_0)
OpenGL ver.
4.6
4.6
OpenCL ver.
3.0
1.1
Cuda ver.
3.5
2.1
Vulkan ver.
1.1
N/A
TDP
38W
65W
Power Connectors
None
None
Bus Interface
PCIe 2.0 x8
PCIe 2.0 x16
Slot Width
Single-slot
Single-slot

Benchmarks

3DMark Graphics
3DMark is a computer benchmarking tool created and developed by UL, to measure the performance of computer hardware. Running 3DMark produces a 3DMark score, with higher numbers indicating better performance.
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 +81%
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630
Blender bmw27
Blender is the most popular 3D content creation software. It has its own Benchmark, which is widely used to determining the rendering performance of processors and graphics cards. Benchmark measures the time needed to render bmw27 scene.
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 +26%
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630
TH100 RP
TH100 RP is a test created by TH100. It measures raw power of the components and gives score, with higher number indicating better performance.
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 +96%
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630

Key Differences

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 730

Newer - released 2 years later
More modern manufacturing process - 28 nm versus 40 nm
Has 96% better performance
Consumes up to 42% less energy - 38 Watts versus 65 Watts
More advanced more type - GDDR5 versus DDR3
Has 40% higher bandwidth - 40.10 GB/s versus 28.80 GB/s
Has 123% higher pixel rate - 7.216 GPixel/s versus 3.240 GPixel/s
Has 123% higher texture rate - 28.86 GTexel/s versus 12.96 GTexel/s
Has 16 more texture units
Has 4 more raster units

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 630

Has 64 bit wider memory bus

Conclusion

The GeForce GT 730 delivers 96% better performance, consumes up to 42% more energy and holds same amount of memory. Based on our research GeForce GT 730 is more powerful than GeForce GT 630.

Even though GeForce GT 730 is the winner in this comparison, it's worth checking out GeForce GT 730 versus GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK. The GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK is the same generation video card as GeForce GT 730, but more powerful.

Relative performance
100%
51%
Global performance
3%
2%
Desktop performance
4%
2%
Relative performance — shows performance compared to the fastest video card in the article.
Global performance — shows performance compared to the fastest video card.
Desktop performance — shows performance compared to the fastest desktop video card.
Mobile performance — shows performance compared to the fastest mobile video card.
Workstation performance — shows performance compared to the fastest workstation video card.
Console performance — shows performance compared to the fastest console video card.
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