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Asus Geforce GT740

Asus Geforce GT740
alaScore 87

31 reviews

Feb, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of Asus Geforce GT740. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the design. Some have doubts about the reliability and size.


size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Asus Geforce GT740 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Robin Morris (

Asus GeForce GT 740 OC budget graphics card review


Whereas the cheaper products were stuck on memory clocks of 800-900MHz, the Asus GeForce GT 740 hits the heady heights of 1250MHz. And because GDDR5 is better than GDDR3 at extending the capabilities of those clocks, the 'effective' difference between...

The GT 740 OC is a very nice card, and a significant step up on the £45+ cards - always above the 30fps mark at 1680x1050, it offers good frame rates as long as you don't seek the highest levels of detail and texturing. However, it's not the top choice...

Feb, 2015

Product Specifications


Chassis type:Tower
Color of product:Black, Grey
Cooling type:Active
Product color:Black,Grey
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):75

Expansion Slots

Mini PCI Express slots:1
PCI Express x1 (Gen 3.x) slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 64
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter 4K support:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:1150
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1150 / 950
On-board graphics adapter ID:1912
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4


Graphics adapter memory type:GDDR5-SDRAM
Internal memory:16 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory bus:128
Memory clock speed:2133 / 5000
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 8


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD±RW
Optical drives quantity:1

Packaging Content

Display included:N

Packaging Data

Package depth:19.5
Package height:19.7
Package width:9.45


Audio chip:Realtek ALC892
Audio output channels:7.1
Audio system:SonicMaster
Motherboard chipset:Intel H110
OpenGL version:4.4
PhysX: Yes
Product type:PC
TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

DVI port:N
DVI-D ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1 / 3
Interface Type:PCI Express 3.0
Microphone in:Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Bus type:DMI3
Conflict Free processor:Y
CUDA cores:384
ECC supported by processor:N
Graphics controller:GeForce GT 740
Graphics processor family:NVIDIA
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Maximum Resolution:4096 x 2160
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600,1866,2133 / 2133,1333,1600,1866
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.35
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4 / 2x8,1x8+2x4,1x16
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.3 / 4
Processor cache:6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Skylake
Processor cores:4
Processor family:6th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 6th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:1033 / 2.7 / 3.4
Processor lithography:14
Processor model:i5-6400 / i7-6700
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i5-6400 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-6700 Desktop series
Processor socket:LGA 1151 (Socket H4)
Processor threads:4 / 8
System bus rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):65

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / Y
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Insider™:Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Processor ARK ID:88185 / 88196
Processor code:SR2BT / SR2BY
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1,AVX 2.0,SSE4.2 / SSE4.2,AVX 2.0,SSE4.1
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2015C


Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 10 Home


Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MS PRO, Memory Stick (MS), SD, SDHC
Hard Drive Capacity:3000
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:3000 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.38 / 16.1
Height:15 / 4.37
Width:6.81 / 6.93