NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 650 sales 27 November 2013 at a recommended price of $109. This is Kepler architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 1 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5.0 GB/s are supplied, and together with 128-bit GDDR5 memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 80.0 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 5.70" (14.5 cm). one 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 64 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 8.58 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 650's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
20.91
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
Code name
GK106
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
27 November 2013
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$109
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price now
$144.81
 
of 6300 (Quadro RTX 6000)

Technical specs

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 650's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
CUDA cores
384
 
Core clock speed
1058 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
2,540 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
64 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
33.9 billion / sec
 
Floating-point performance
812.5 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 650's 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
PCI Express 3.0
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
5.70" (14.5 cm)
 
Height
4.38" (11.1 cm)
 
Supplementary power connectors
One 6-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on 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
 
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
Memory bus width
128-bit GDDR5
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
5.0 GB/s
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
80.0 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

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

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by 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
+
 
TXAA
+
 
Adaptive VSync
+
 

API support

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

Video card benchmark performance

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

Overall benchmark performance

8.58

Passmark

1833

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score

2270

Octane Render OctaneBench

14

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 650. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
26 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 650 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 650 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

GTX 650
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 650 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

GTX 650
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 650 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

GTX 650
minimum Radeon HD 4850
recommended Radeon HD 7950
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 650 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

GTX 650
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 650 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

GTX 650
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 650 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

GTX 650
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 650 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

GTX 650
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 650 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

GTX 650
recommended GeForce 6600
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 650 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

GTX 650
minimum GeForce 6150 LE
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 650 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

GTX 650
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 650 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 650 from AMD is Radeon HD 7750, which is slower by 7% and lower by 10 positions in our rating.

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