NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 SE vs 650
Comparison of GeForce GTX 560 SE and GeForce GTX 650 architecture, market type and release date.
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.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
35.33 GTexel / s
33.9 billion / sec
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).
PCI Express 3.0
PCIe 2.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
5.70" (14.5 cm)
4.38" (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
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.
2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI
2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI
One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One Mini HDMI
Multi monitor support
Maximum VGA resolution
Audio input for HDMI
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.
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 560 SE and GeForce GTX 650, sometimes including their particular versions.
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
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
GFXBench high precision render quality
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%
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)
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)
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.