NVIDIA GeForce 7650 GS vs RTX 3060 Mobile

General info

Comparison of GeForce 7650 GS and GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Curie
 
Ampere
Code name
G73
 
GN20-E3 GA106
Type
Desktop
 
Laptop
Release date
22 March 2006
 
4 January 2021

Technical specs

GeForce 7650 GS and GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 7650 GS and GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
no data
 
3072
Core clock speed
450 MHz
 
900 MHz
Boost Clock
no data
 
1703 MHz
Transistor count
177 million
 
13,250 million
Manufacturing process technology
90 nm
 
8 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
 
125 Watt
Texture fill rate
5.400
 
171.0

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 7650 GS and GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility). For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
no data
 
large
Interface
PCIe 1.0 x16
 
PCIe 4.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
no data

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 7650 GS and GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
DDR2
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
256 MB
 
6 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
800 MHz
 
14 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
12.8 GB/s
 
336.0 GB/s
Shared memory
no data
 
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 7650 GS and GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video
 
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 7650 GS and GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
9.0c (9_3)
 
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model
3.0
 
6.5
OpenGL
2.1
 
4.6
OpenCL
N/A
 
2.0
Vulkan
N/A
 
1.2
CUDA
-
 
8.6

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce 7650 GS and GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 7650 GS

We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 7650 GS over NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile

10411.5% faster (about 105 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (4 January 2021 vs 22 March 2006)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (336 vs 12.8 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (8 vs 90 nm)

So, 7650 GS or RTX 3060 Mobile?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile.
Be aware that GeForce 7650 GS is a desktop card while GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce 7650 GS and GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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