NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 vs GeForce GTX 650

General info

Comparison of Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce GTX 650 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.89
 
0.75
Architecture
Turing
 
Kepler
Code name
TU104
 
GK107
Type
Workstation
 
Desktop
Release date
13 November 2018
 
6 September 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
$899
 
$109
Price now
$2410
 
$331

Technical specs

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.
Pipelines
2304
 
384
CUDA cores
no data
 
384
Core clock speed
1005 MHz
 
1058 MHz
Boost Clock
1545 MHz
 
no data
Transistor count
13,600 million
 
1,270 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
160 Watt
 
64 Watt
Texture fill rate
222.5
 
33.9 billion/sec
Floating-point performance
no data
 
812.5 gflops

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).
Bus support
no data
 
PCI Express 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
241 mm
 
5.70" (14.5 cm)
Height
no data
 
4.38" (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin
 
One 6-pin

Memory

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.
Memory type
GDDR6
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128-bit GDDR5
Memory clock speed
13000 MHz
 
5.0 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
416.0 GB/s
 
80.0 GB/s

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.
Display Connectors
3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
 
2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI
Display Connectors
no data
 
One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One Mini HDMI
Multi monitor support
no data
 
4 displays
HDMI
-
 
+
HDCP
-
 
+
Maximum VGA resolution
no data
 
2048x1536
Audio input for HDMI
no data
 
Internal

Technologies

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.
3D Blu-Ray
-
 
+
3D Gaming
-
 
+
3D Vision
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce GTX 650, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_1)
 
12 (11_0)
Shader Model
6.5
 
5.1
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.3
OpenCL
1.2
 
1.2
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
1.1.126
CUDA
7.5
 
+

Benchmark performance

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

Passmark

RTX 4000 15119 +760.5%
GTX 650 1757

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce GTX 650. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
no data
 
26 Mh/s

Gaming performance

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.

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