NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 vs AMD Radeon HD 6770

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650
AMD Radeon HD 6770

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 650 and Radeon HD 6770 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
9.47
 
8.06
Architecture
Kepler
 
TeraScale 2
Code name
GK107
 
Juniper
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Design
n/d
 
reference
Release date
6 September 2012
 
21 January 2011
Launch price (MSRP)
$109
 
$129
Price now
$350
 
$314

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 650 and Radeon HD 6770'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 and Radeon HD 6770's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
800
CUDA cores
384
 
n/d
Core clock speed
1058 MHz
 
n/d
Boost Clock
n/d
 
900 MHz
Transistor count
1,270 million
 
1,040 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
64 Watt
 
108 Watt
Texture fill rate
33.9 billion / sec
 
34.0 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
812.5 gflops
 
1,360.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 650 and Radeon HD 6770 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
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Length
5.70" (14.5 cm)
 
198 mm
Height
4.38" (11.1 cm)
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
One 6-pin
 
1x 6-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 650 and Radeon HD 6770: 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
128-bit GDDR5
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
5.0 GB/s
 
1050 MHz
Memory bandwidth
80.0 GB / s
 
76.8 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 650 and Radeon HD 6770.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI
 
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x mini-DisplayPort
Display Connectors
One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One Mini HDMI
 
n/d
Multi monitor support
4 displays
 
n/d
Eyefinity
-
 
+
HDMI
+
 
+
HDCP
+
 
-
Maximum VGA resolution
2048x1536
 
n/d
Audio input for HDMI
Internal
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 650 and Radeon HD 6770. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
CrossFire
-
 
+
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 650 and Radeon HD 6770, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
DirectX® 11
OpenGL
4.3
 
4.4

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 650 and Radeon HD 6770. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 650 9.54 +31%
HD 6770 7.28

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 650 2270 +49.3%
HD 6770 1520

Passmark

GTX 650 1835 +9%
HD 6770 1683

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 −0.1%
 
4546 +0.1%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 −0.1%
 
4546 +0.1%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 650 and Radeon HD 6770. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
26 Mh/s −353.8%
 
118 Mh/s +353.8%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 650 and Radeon HD 6770 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650

31% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (6 September 2012 vs 21 January 2011)
Cheaper ($109 vs $129)
Higher memory bandwidth (80 vs 76.8 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
Less power hungry (64 vs 108 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
HDCP
3D Blu-Ray
3D Gaming

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6770

More pipelines (800 vs 384)
Eyefinity (allows using several displays with an AMD GPU)
CrossFire

So, GTX 650 or HD 6770?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 650 and Radeon HD 6770, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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