How much more would it have cost them to use the 128bit bus version of the 740M; it would have made more sense for them to have done that rather than limit gaming with a 64bit bus. I think this looks pretty poor for gaming, due to that 64 bit bus. Benchmarks like 3DMark11 don't stress the memory bus much, so benchmarks scores are not as badly affected as performance in games.
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