AMD Radeon HD 7970 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650

AMD Radeon HD 7970
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 7970 and GeForce GTX 1650 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
89.85
Architecture
GCN
 
Turing
Code name
Tahiti XT
 
TU117
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Design
reference
 
n/d
Release date
22 December 2011
 
23 April 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
$549
 
$149
Price now
$429
 
$150

Technical specs

Radeon HD 7970 and GeForce GTX 1650's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon HD 7970 and GeForce GTX 1650's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2048
 
896
Core clock speed
n/d
 
1485 MHz
Boost Clock
925 MHz
 
1665 MHz
Transistor count
4,313 million
 
4,700 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
300 Watt
 
75 Watt
Texture fill rate
118.4 GTexel / s
 
n/d
Floating-point performance
3,789 gflops
 
n/d

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 7970 and GeForce GTX 1650 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
PCIe 2.1 x16
 
n/d
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
274 mm
 
229 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 7970 and GeForce GTX 1650: 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
3 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1375 MHz
 
8000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
264 GB / s
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 7970 and GeForce GTX 1650.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x mini-DisplayPort
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Eyefinity
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 7970 and GeForce GTX 1650. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
CrossFire
+
 
-
FreeSync
+
 
-
Eyefinity
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 7970 and GeForce GTX 1650, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 11
 
DirectX 12_1
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 7970 and GeForce GTX 1650. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

HD 7970 27.16
GTX 1650 40.45 +48.9%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

HD 7970 43795
GTX 1650 50549 +15.4%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

HD 7970 5880
GTX 1650 8362 +42.2%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

HD 7970 6862
GTX 1650 9195 +34%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

HD 7970 7770
GTX 1650 13759 +77.1%

3DMark Vantage Performance

HD 7970 24757
GTX 1650 42025 +69.7%

Passmark

HD 7970 5248
GTX 1650 7784 +48.3%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon HD 7970 and GeForce GTX 1650. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
485 Mh/s
 
n/d
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
20.71 Mh/s
 
n/d

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon HD 7970 and GeForce GTX 1650 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7970

Wider memory bus (384 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (2048 vs 896)
Eyefinity (allows using several displays with an AMD GPU)
HD3D
CrossFire
EyefinitySupport
HDMI
CrossfireX
FreeSync

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650

48.9% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (23 April 2019 vs 22 December 2011)
Cheaper ($149 vs $549)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (75 vs 300 watts)

So, HD 7970 or GTX 1650?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon HD 7970 and GeForce GTX 1650, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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