AMD Radeon RX 480 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650

AMD Radeon RX 480
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX 480 and GeForce GTX 1650 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
52.87
 
62.79
Architecture
GCN 4.0
 
Turing
Code name
Ellesmere
 
TU117
GCN generation
4th Gen
 
no data
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Design
reference
 
no data
Release date
29 June 2016
 
23 April 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
$229
 
$149
Price now
$198
 
$159

Technical specs

Radeon RX 480 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 RX 480 and GeForce GTX 1650's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2304
 
896
Compute units
36
 
no data
Core clock speed
1120 MHz
 
1485 MHz
Boost Clock
1266 MHz
 
1665 MHz
Transistor count
5,700 million
 
4,700 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
150 Watt
 
75 Watt
Texture fill rate
182.3
 
93.24
Floating-point performance
5,834 gflops
 
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 480 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
n/a
 
no data
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
241 mm
 
229 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 
None
Bridgeless CrossFire
+
 
-

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 480 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
8 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
8000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
224 GB/s
 
128.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 480 and GeForce GTX 1650. 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
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Eyefinity
+
 
-
HDMI
2.0
 
-
DisplayPort support
1.4HDR
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX 480 and GeForce GTX 1650. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
AppAcceleration
n/a
 
-
CrossFire
+
 
-
Enduro
n/a
 
-
FRTC
+
 
-
FreeSync
+
 
-
HD3D
n/a
 
-
LiquidVR
+
 
-
PowerTune
+
 
-
TressFX
+
 
-
TrueAudio
n/a
 
-
ZeroCore
+
 
-
UVD
+
 
-
VCE
+
 
-
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
+
 
no data
HDMI 2.0b
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 480 and GeForce GTX 1650, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
 
no data
Vulkan
+
 
-
Mantle
n/a
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 480 and GeForce GTX 1650. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX 480 38.22 +4.9%
GTX 1650 36.45

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RX 480 383333 +2.7%
GTX 1650 373333

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX 480 72213 +42.9%
GTX 1650 50549

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX 480 10329 +23.5%
GTX 1650 8362

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX 480 12186 +32.5%
GTX 1650 9195

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX 480 17919 +30.2%
GTX 1650 13759

3DMark Vantage Performance

RX 480 39552
GTX 1650 42025 +6.3%

Passmark

RX 480 8489 +7.5%
GTX 1650 7894

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon RX 480 and GeForce GTX 1650. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
610 Mh/s
 
no data
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
27 Mh/s
 
no data
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
270 Sol/s
 
no data

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX 480 and GeForce GTX 1650 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 480

4.9% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (2304 vs 896)
Higher memory bandwidth (224 vs 128 GB/s)
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
HDMI 2.0b
AMD FreeSync
CrossFireBridgeless
EyefinitySupport
CrossfireX
FRTC
FreeSync
LiquidVR
PowerTuneMenu
TressFX
ZeroCoreMenu
UVDMenu
VCEMenu
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650

Much newer (23 April 2019 vs 29 June 2016)
Cheaper ($149 vs $229)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 14 nm)
Less power hungry (75 vs 150 watts)

So, RX 480 or GTX 1650?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon RX 480 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650. The differences in performance seem too small.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon RX 480 and GeForce GTX 1650, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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