AMD Radeon R9 390X vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650

AMD Radeon R9 390X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650

General info

Comparison of Radeon R9 390X and GeForce GTX 1650 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
25.19
 
86.21
Architecture
GCN 2.0
 
Turing
Code name
Grenada
 
TU117
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Design
reference
 
n/d
Release date
18 June 2015
 
23 April 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
$429
 
$149
Price now
$582
 
$159

Technical specs

Radeon R9 390X 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 R9 390X and GeForce GTX 1650's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2816
 
896
Core clock speed
n/d
 
1485 MHz
Boost Clock
1050 MHz
 
1665 MHz
Transistor count
6,200 million
 
4,700 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
275 Watt
 
75 Watt
Texture fill rate
184.8 GTexel / s
 
93.24 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
5,914 gflops
 
n/d

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 390X 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 3.0
 
n/d
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
Bridgeless CrossFire
+
 
-

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 390X 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
High bandwidth memory (HBM)
-
 
n/d
Maximum RAM amount
n/d
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
512 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1050 MHz
 
8000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
384 GB / s
 
128.0 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 390X and GeForce GTX 1650.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Eyefinity
+
 
-
Number of Eyefinity displays
6
 
n/d
HDMI
+
 
-
DisplayPort support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 390X and GeForce GTX 1650. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
CrossFire
+
 
-
FreeSync
+
 
-
PowerTune
+
 
-
TrueAudio
+
 
-
VCE
+
 
-
DDMA audio
+
 
n/d
Eyefinity
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 390X and GeForce GTX 1650, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
12.0 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
 
n/d
Mantle
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 390X and GeForce GTX 1650. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

R9 390X 45.08 +7%
GTX 1650 42.15

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

R9 390X 318024
GTX 1650 373333 +17.4%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

R9 390X 74351 +47.1%
GTX 1650 50549

3DMark Fire Strike Score

R9 390X 10431 +24.7%
GTX 1650 8362

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

R9 390X 12389 +34.7%
GTX 1650 9195

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

R9 390X 17944 +30.4%
GTX 1650 13759

3DMark Vantage Performance

R9 390X 35807
GTX 1650 42025 +17.4%

Passmark

R9 390X 8501 +7%
GTX 1650 7948

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 390X and GeForce GTX 1650. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
684 Mh/s
 
n/d
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
27.5 Mh/s
 
n/d

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon R9 390X and GeForce GTX 1650 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 390X

7% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (512 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (2816 vs 896)
Higher memory bandwidth (384 vs 128 GB/s)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
Eyefinity (allows using several displays with an AMD GPU)
CrossFire
AMD PowerTune technology
AMD ZeroCore Power technology
HD3D
TrueAudio
FreeSync
DirectX® 12
OpenGL® 4.5
Vulkan™
OpenCL™ 2.0
CrossFireBridgeless
EyefinitySupport
HDMI
DisplayPortMenu
CrossfireX
PowerTuneMenu
TrueAudioMenu
VCEMenu
MantleMenu

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650

Much newer (23 April 2019 vs 18 June 2015)
Cheaper ($149 vs $429)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (75 vs 275 watts)

So, R9 390X or GTX 1650?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon R9 390X and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650. The differences in performance seem too small.
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