Colorful GeForce GT730K 4GD3-V
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970


GPU comparison with benchmarks

The Colorful GeForce GT730K 4GD3-V is based on the NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 (Kepler 2.0) and has 4 GB DDR3 graphics memory with a bandwidth of 11 GB/s.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 is based on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 (Maxwell 2.0) and has 4 GB GDDR5 graphics memory with a bandwidth of 224 GB/s.

GPU

The Colorful GeForce GT730K 4GD3-V has the GK208-302-B1 graphics chip installed, which is based on the Kepler 2.0 architecture.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 is based on the graphics chip GM204-200-A1, which comes from the Maxwell 2.0 architecture.
Colorful GeForce GT730K 4GD3-V GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 Based on NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
GK208-302-B1 GPU Chip GM204-200-A1
Kepler 2.0 Architecture Maxwell 2.0
2 Streaming Multiprocessors 13
384 Shader 1664
8 Render Output Units 56
32 Texture Units 104
0 Raytracing Cores 0

Memory

The graphics memory of the Colorful GeForce GT730K 4GD3-V clocks at 0.667 GHz, which corresponds to a speed of 1.3 Gbps.

The graphics memory speed of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 is 7.0 Gbps and the clock speed is 1.753 GHz.

4 GB Memory Size 4 GB
DDR3 Memory Type GDDR5
0.667 GHz Memory Clock 1.753 GHz
1.3 Gbps Memory Speed 7.0 Gbps
11 GB/s Memory bandwidth 224 GB/s
64 bit Memory Interface 256 bit

Clock Speeds

The clock frequency of a graphics card determines the speed in connection with the graphics architecture.

0.902 GHz Base Clock 1.050 GHz
0.902 GHz Boost Clock 1.178 GHz
Avg (Game) Clock
No Overclocking Yes

Thermal Design

The Colorful GeForce GT730K 4GD3-V is powered by connectors. The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of the graphics card is 38 W.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 has 2 x 6-Pin PCIe power connectors that supply it with energy. The manufacturer specifies the TDP of the card as 145 W.

38 W TDP 145 W
-- TDP (up) --
Unknown Tjunction max 98 °C
PCIe-Power 2 x 6-Pin

Cooler & Fans

The Colorful GeForce GT730K 4GD3-V is equipped with a total of 1 Axial main fans.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 has 1 Radial main fans that cool the GPU and memory.

Axial Fan-Type Radial
1 x 70 mm Fan 1 1 x 65 mm
-- Fan 2 --
Air cooling Cooler-Type Air cooling
dB Noise (Idle) 0 dB
-- Noise (Load) --

Connectivity

Up to 3 screens can be operated with the Colorful GeForce GT730K 4GD3-V.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 supports the operation of a maximum of 4 monitors.

3 Max. Displays 4
2.2 HDCP-Version 2.2
1x HDMI v1.4b HDMI Ports 1x HDMI v2.0
-- DP Ports 3x DP v1.2
1 DVI Ports 1
1 VGA Ports --
-- USB-C Ports --

Featureset

With the Colorful GeForce GT730K 4GD3-V it is possible to operate a screen with a maximum resolution of up to 3840x2160 pixels.

The maximum supported resolution of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 is 4096x2160 pixels.

3840x2160 Max. resolution 4096x2160
12 (11_1) DirectX 12_1
No Raytracing No
No DLSS / FSR No
No LED lighting LED No LED lighting

Supported Video Codecs

The support and acceleration of certain video codecs can have a positive impact on the lower energy consumption and less waste heat from the graphics card.

Decode h264 Decode / Encode
No h265 / HEVC No
No AV1 No
No VP8 Decode
No VP9 No

Dimensions

The Colorful GeForce GT730K 4GD3-V is connected to the system via PCIe 2.0 x 8 lanes and requires 1 PCIe-Slots space in the housing.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 needs the space of 2 PCIe-Slots in the case and has a PCIe 3 x 16 Lanes interface.

-- Length 267 mm
-- Height 111 mm
-- Width 40 mm
1 PCIe-Slots Width (Slots) 2 PCIe-Slots
-- Weight --
PCIe 2.0 x 8 GPU Interface PCIe 3 x 16

Additional data

The Colorful GeForce GT730K 4GD3-V has been manufactured with a structure width of 28 nanometers since Q2/2014.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 came on the market in Q3/2014 and will have a structure width of 28 nanometers manufactured.

-- Part-no --
Q2/2014 Release date Q3/2014
59 $ Launch Price 299 $
28 nm Structure size 28 nm
data sheet Documents data sheet

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Benchmark results

3DMark Benchmark (DirectX, Raytracing)

3DMark is a benchmark program that determines the performance of certain components of a computer and then reports the performance as a numerical value.

Time Spy Extreme Graphics score

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
4 GB GDDR5
1489

Geekbench 6 (OpenCL, Vulkan, Metal)

Geekbench 6 is a cross-platform benchmark for main processors, which also carries out 3 different graphics benchmarks and outputs them in the form of a numerical value.

Geekbench 6 - OpenCL

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
4 GB GDDR5
26734

Geekbench 6 - Vulkan

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
4 GB GDDR5
31845

FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS)

The theoretical computing power of the graphics card with single precision (32 bit) in TFLOPS indicates how many trillion FP32 floating point operations the graphics card (GPU) can perform per second.

FP32 (TFLOPS)

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