GeForce GTX 1650 TU106 vs P106M

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

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Architecture
Turing
 
Pascal
GPU code name
TU106
 
GP106
Market segment
Desktop
 
Desktop
Launch date
18 June 2020 (less than a year ago)
 
23 January 2019 (2 years ago)

Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores
896
 
1152
Core clock speed
no data
 
1291 MHz
Boost clock speed
1590 MHz
 
no data
Number of transistors
10,800 million
 
4,400 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
16 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
90 Watt
 
75 Watt
Texture fill rate
89.04
 
92.95

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on 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).

Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
229 mm
 
no data
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory type
GDDR6
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
12 GB/s
 
6 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
192.0 GB/s
 
96.13 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
No outputs
HDMI
+
 
-

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_2)
 
12 (12_1)
Shader Model
6.5
 
6.4
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
 
1.2
Vulkan
1.2
 
1.2
CUDA
7.5
 
6.1

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 TU106

Much newer (18 June 2020 vs 23 January 2019)

Higher memory bandwidth (192 vs 96.13 GB/s)

Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)

Advantages of NVIDIA P106M

More pipelines (1152 vs 896)

Lower power consumption (75W vs 90W), meaning that the rival with higher TDP might require a better cooler or other thermal solution.

So, which one is the better GPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 TU106 and NVIDIA P106M. We've got no test results to judge.

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