AMD Radeon R9 290X vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti

General info

Comparison of Radeon R9 290X and GeForce GTX 1650 Ti architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
15.36
 
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Architecture
GCN 2.0
 
Turing
Code name
Hawaii
 
TU117
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Design
reference
 
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Release date
24 October 2013
 
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Launch price (MSRP)
$549
 
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Price now
$611
 
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Technical specs

Radeon R9 290X and GeForce GTX 1650 Ti's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R9 290X and GeForce GTX 1650 Ti's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2816
 
1024
Core clock speed
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1530 MHz
Boost Clock
947 MHz
 
1725 MHz
Transistor count
6,200 million
 
4,700 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
75 Watt
Texture fill rate
176.0
 
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Floating-point performance
5,632 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 290X and GeForce GTX 1650 Ti 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 3.0
 
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Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
275 mm
 
229 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1 x 6-pin + 1 x 8-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 290X and GeForce GTX 1650 Ti: 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
4 GB
 
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Memory bus width
512 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1250 MHz
 
8000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
320 GB/s
 
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Shared memory
-
 
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 290X and GeForce GTX 1650 Ti. 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
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Eyefinity
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-
DisplayPort support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 290X and GeForce GTX 1650 Ti. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
AppAcceleration
+
 
-
CrossFire
+
 
-
FreeSync
+
 
-
HD3D
+
 
-
LiquidVR
+
 
-
TressFX
+
 
-
TrueAudio
+
 
-
UVD
+
 
-
DDMA audio
+
 
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API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 290X and GeForce GTX 1650 Ti, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
12_1
Shader Model
6.3
 
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OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
 
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Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 290X and GeForce GTX 1650 Ti. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

R9 290X 30.72
GTX 1650 Ti 31.99 +4.1%

Passmark

R9 290X 7425
GTX 1650 Ti 7733 +4.1%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 290X and GeForce GTX 1650 Ti. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
623 Mh/s
 
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Decred / DCR (Decred)
1.07 Gh/s
 
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Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
25.75 Mh/s
 
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Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
0.76 kh/s
 
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Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
350 Sol/s
 
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Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon R9 290X and GeForce GTX 1650 Ti are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 290X

Wider memory bus (512 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (2816 vs 1024)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti

4.1% faster in synthetic tests
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (75 vs 250 watts)

So, R9 290X or GTX 1650 Ti?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon R9 290X and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti. The differences in performance seem too small.
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