NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 vs GeForce GTX 650
Comparison of Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce GTX 650 architecture, market type and release date.
Quadro RTX 4000 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 Quadro RTX 4000 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
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro RTX 4000 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 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
5.70" (14.5 cm)
4.38" (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro RTX 4000 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
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce GTX 650. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
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 Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce GTX 650. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce GTX 650, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_1)
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce GTX 650. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
RTX 4000 58.77 +760.5%
GTX 650 6.83
RTX 4000 15119 +760.5%
GTX 650 1757
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce GTX 650. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce GTX 650 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000
760.5% faster (about 8.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (13 November 2018 vs 6 September 2012)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (2304 vs 384)
Higher memory bandwidth (416 vs 80 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 28 nm)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650
Cheaper ($331.00 USD vs $2410.00 USD)
Less power hungry (64 vs 160 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, Quadro RTX 4000 or GTX 650?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000.
Be aware that Quadro RTX 4000 is a workstation card while GeForce GTX 650 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce GTX 650, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.