AMD Radeon RX 580 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX 580 and GeForce GTX 1650 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
2.82
 
2.18
Architecture
Polaris
 
Turing
Code name
Polaris 20
 
TU117
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
18 April 2017
 
23 April 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
$229
 
$149
Price now
$446
 
$508

Technical specs

Radeon RX 580 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 580 and GeForce GTX 1650's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2304
 
896
Core clock speed
1257 MHz
 
1485 MHz
Boost Clock
1340 MHz
 
1665 MHz
Transistor count
5,700 million
 
4,700 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
185 Watt
 
75 Watt
Texture fill rate
193.0
 
93.24
Floating-point performance
6,175 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 580 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).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
241 mm
 
229 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 580 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
256.0 GB/s
 
128.0 GB/s
Shared memory
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 580 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
HDMI
+
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 580 and GeForce GTX 1650, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_0)
 
12 (12_1)
Shader Model
6.4
 
6.5
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
 
1.2
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
1.2.131
CUDA
-
 
7.5

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 580 and GeForce GTX 1650. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX 580 34.31 +13.6%
GTX 1650 30.19

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RX 580 348952
GTX 1650 436117 +25%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX 580 82516 +42%
GTX 1650 58120

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX 580 11986 +30.2%
GTX 1650 9209

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX 580 13927 +43.3%
GTX 1650 9718

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX 580 19274 +42.4%
GTX 1650 13531

3DMark Vantage Performance

RX 580 44344
GTX 1650 44694 +0.8%

Passmark

RX 580 8794 +13.6%
GTX 1650 7740

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX 580 and GeForce GTX 1650 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 580

13.6% faster in synthetic tests
Cheaper ($446.00 USD vs $508.00 USD)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (2304 vs 896)
Higher memory bandwidth (256 vs 128 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650

Much newer (23 April 2019 vs 18 April 2017)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 14 nm)
Less power hungry (75 vs 185 watts)

So, RX 580 or GTX 1650?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon RX 580.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon RX 580 and GeForce GTX 1650, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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