NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 SE vs 650

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 SE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 560 SE and GeForce GTX 650 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
42.17
 
9.08
Architecture
Fermi 2.0
 
Kepler
Code name
GF114
 
GK107
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
20 February 2012
 
6 September 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
$89.99
 
$109
Price now
$90
 
$350

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 560 SE and GeForce GTX 650'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 560 SE and GeForce GTX 650's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
288
 
384
CUDA cores
n/d
 
384
Core clock speed
736 MHz
 
1058 MHz
Transistor count
1,950 million
 
1,270 million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
150 Watt
 
64 Watt
Texture fill rate
35.33 GTexel / s
 
33.9 billion / sec
Floating-point performance
847.9 gflops
 
812.5 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 560 SE and GeForce GTX 650 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
n/d
 
PCI Express 3.0
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
210 mm
 
5.70" (14.5 cm)
Height
n/d
 
4.38" (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin
 
One 6-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 560 SE and GeForce GTX 650: 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
1 GB
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
192 Bit
 
128-bit GDDR5
Memory clock speed
3828 MHz
 
5.0 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
91.87 GB / s
 
80.0 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 560 SE and GeForce GTX 650.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI
 
2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI
Display Connectors
n/d
 
One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One Mini HDMI
Multi monitor support
n/d
 
4 displays
HDMI
-
 
+
HDCP
-
 
+
Maximum VGA resolution
n/d
 
2048x1536
Audio input for HDMI
n/d
 
Internal

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 560 SE and GeForce GTX 650. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Blu-Ray
-
 
+
3D Gaming
-
 
+
3D Vision
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
FXAA
n/d
 
+
TXAA
n/d
 
+
Adaptive VSync
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 560 SE and GeForce GTX 650, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
12.0 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.3

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 560 SE and GeForce GTX 650. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 560 SE 11.39 +19.4%
GTX 650 9.54

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 560 SE 2400 +5.7%
GTX 650 2270

Passmark

GTX 560 SE 2191 +19.4%
GTX 650 1835

Octane Render OctaneBench

GTX 560 SE 23 +64.3%
GTX 650 14

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 560 SE and GeForce GTX 650. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
54 Mh/s +107.7%
 
26 Mh/s −107.7%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 560 SE and GeForce GTX 650 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 SE

19.4% faster in synthetic tests
Cheaper ($89.99 vs $109)
Wider memory bus (192 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (91.87 vs 80 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650

Somewhat newer (6 September 2012 vs 20 February 2012)
More pipelines (384 vs 288)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
Less power hungry (64 vs 150 watts)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
TXAA
3D Vision
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)
Adaptive VSync
FXAA
NVIDIA Surround
HDMI
HDCP
3D Blu-Ray
3D Gaming

So, GTX 560 SE or 650?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 SE.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 560 SE and GeForce GTX 650, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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