NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 vs 1650

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 1650 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
42.54
 
59.26
Architecture
Pascal
 
Turing
Code name
GP107
 
TU117
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
25 October 2016
 
23 April 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
$109
 
$149
Price now
$160
 
$159

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 1650's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 1650's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
640
 
896
CUDA cores
640
 
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Core clock speed
1290 MHz
 
1485 MHz
Boost Clock
1392 MHz
 
1665 MHz
Transistor count
3,300 million
 
4,700 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
75 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
97 °C
 
no data
Texture fill rate
58.20
 
93.24
Floating-point performance
1,862 gflops
 
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 1650 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).
Bus support
PCIe 3.0
 
no data
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
5.7" (14.5 cm)
 
229 mm
Height
4.38" (11.1 cm)
 
no data
Width
2-slot
 
no data
Recommended system power (PSU)
300 Watt
 
no data
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None
SLI
-
 
no data

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 1650: 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
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
7008 MHz
 
8000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
112 GB/s
 
128.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 1650. 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 HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Display Connectors
DP 1.4, HDMI 2.0b, Dual Link-DVI
 
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Multi monitor support
+
 
no data
HDCP
2.2
 
-
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 1650. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
-
GameStream
+
 
-
GPU Boost
3.0
 
no data
VR Ready
+
 
no data
CUDA
+
 
-
Multi-Projection
+
 
no data
Multi Monitor
+
 
no data
Ansel
+
 
no data
ShadowWorks
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 1650, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 1650. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 1050 26.30
GTX 1650 36.41 +38.4%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

GTX 1050 349683
GTX 1650 373333 +6.8%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GTX 1050 40922
GTX 1650 50549 +23.5%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 1050 6122
GTX 1650 8362 +36.6%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 1050 6797
GTX 1650 9195 +35.3%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 1050 8571
GTX 1650 13759 +60.5%

3DMark Vantage Performance

GTX 1050 32463
GTX 1650 42025 +29.5%

Passmark

GTX 1050 5701
GTX 1650 7894 +38.5%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 1650. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
279 Mh/s
 
no data
Decred / DCR (Decred)
0.85 Gh/s
 
no data
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
0.3 kh/s
 
no data
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
143.76 Sol/s
 
no data

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 1650 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050

Cheaper ($109 vs $149)
Multi-Projection
VR Ready
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Multi Monitor
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
3D Vision
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
ShadowWorks
Ansel
3D Vision Surround
NVIDIAGameStreamReady

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650

38.4% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (23 April 2019 vs 25 October 2016)
More pipelines (896 vs 640)
Higher memory bandwidth (128 vs 112 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 14 nm)

So, GTX 1050 or 1650?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 1650, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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