NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
GTX 1650 GTX 1060 3GB Difference
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
Price $ 149.0 $ 170.0 21 (14%)
Year 2019 2016 3 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 65C 63C 2 (3%)
Max Fan Noise 45dB 42.2dB 2.8 (6%)
Recommended Power Supply 425W 470W 45 (11%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89) Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS +0.0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0% 0.0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 59.3 FPS 66.1 FPS 6.8 (11%)
Average 1440p Performance 42.9 FPS 47.3 FPS 4.4 (10%)
Average 4K Performance 25.0 FPS 27.7 FPS 2.7 (11%)
Memory 4 GB 3 GB 1 (25%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 2.5 $ 2.6 0.1 (4%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 3.5 $ 3.6 0.1 (3%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 6.0 $ 6.1 0.1 (2%)
Variant NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
Overall Combination Score 76/100 81/100 5 (7%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from GTX 1650 to GTX 1060 3GB is not recommended as it is less than 30% of improvement in performance. In general, a reasonable upgrade is between 30% and 50% or more to justify the purchase of new hardware.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
46
52.0
53
59.8
2019 Anthem
30
33.9
34
38.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
44
49.6
50
56.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
64
71.4
67
74.8
2019 Metro Exodus
28
31.5
29
33.3
2019 World War Z
52
58.1
56
62.3
2019 Gears of War 5
41
45.8
44
49.1
2019 F1 2019
51
57.5
55
61.6
2019 GreedFall
46
51.8
49
55.5
2019 Borderlands 3
32
36.4
35
39.0
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
46
52.0
62
69.2
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
26
29.0
29
32.3
2018 Final Fantasy XV
46
52.0
43
48.7
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
39
43.6
39
44.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
49
54.5
59
66.6
2018 Fallout 76
56
62.9
66
74.3
2018 Hitman 2
44
49.6
52
58.1
2018 Just Cause 4
41
46.0
45
50.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
44
49.6
49
54.8
2018 Strange Brigade
66
73.9
71
79.1
2018 Battlefield V
58
65.3
58
64.9
2017 Dawn of War III
70
78.7
57
64.1
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
45
50.8
43
48.7
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
45
50.8
42
47.0
2017 Destiny 2
71
79.9
70
77.8
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
35
39.9
44
49.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
49
54.5
60
67.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
57
64.1
63
70.4
2017 For Honor
76
84.7
84
93.9
2017 Project CARS 2
54
60.5
59
66.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
65
72.6
68
76.0
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
38
42.4
36
40.9
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
39
43.6
43
47.8
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
39
43.6
37
41.9
2016 Doom
95
106.5
84
94.0
2016 F1 2016
64
71.4
57
64.1
2016 Hitman
67
75.0
51
57.3
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
58
65.3
63
70.4
2016 The Division
50
55.7
45
50.3
2016 Total War: Warhammer
54
60.5
46
52.1
2016 Battlefield 1
68
76.2
69
77.4
2016 Overwatch
76
84.7
93
104.1
2016 Dishonored 2
39
43.6
43
48.5
2015 DiRT Rally
78
87.1
84
94.2
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
42
47.2
52
58.3
2015 The Witcher 3
43
48.4
45
50.0
2015 Rocket League
223
248.1
246
273.8
2015 Need For Speed
62
69.0
68
75.9
2015 Project CARS
58
65.3
65
72.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
107
119.0
114
127.5
2013 Crysis 3
49
54.5
51
57.4
2013 Battlefield 4
57
64.1
72
81.0
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
152
169.4
169
187.8
2009 League of Legends
286
318.2
316
352.0

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
30
38.7
35
44.5
2019 Anthem
21
26.6
24
30.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
30
38.7
35
43.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
38
48.4
40
50.3
2019 Metro Exodus
19
24.2
20
25.9
2019 World War Z
33
42.4
36
45.5
2019 Gears of War 5
26
33.2
28
35.6
2019 F1 2019
32
40.7
34
43.6
2019 GreedFall
29
37.4
32
40.1
2019 Borderlands 3
20
25.6
21
27.4
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
23
29.0
32
40.2
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
18
23.0
19
24.3
2018 Final Fantasy XV
30
38.7
27
34.2
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
22
27.8
23
29.1
2018 Forza Horizon 4
35
44.8
45
56.4
2018 Fallout 76
44
55.7
39
49.6
2018 Hitman 2
25
31.5
30
37.6
2018 Just Cause 4
27
33.9
30
37.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
28
35.1
30
38.4
2018 Strange Brigade
41
51.5
44
55.1
2018 Battlefield V
38
48.4
37
47.0
2017 Dawn of War III
39
49.6
34
42.7
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
30
37.5
28
35.9
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
29
36.3
28
35.0
2017 Destiny 2
54
67.8
53
66.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
24
30.3
30
37.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
28
35.1
34
43.7
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
36
46.0
40
50.9
2017 For Honor
39
49.6
43
54.8
2017 Project CARS 2
33
42.4
37
46.9
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
52
65.3
58
72.7
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
30
38.7
30
38.1
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
23
29.0
25
31.6
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
31
39.9
28
35.0
2016 Doom
58
72.6
50
62.9
2016 F1 2016
44
55.7
43
54.7
2016 Hitman
42
53.2
33
42.3
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
35
44.8
36
46.1
2016 The Division
31
39.9
28
36.2
2016 Total War: Warhammer
33
42.4
35
44.4
2016 Battlefield 1
44
55.7
43
54.7
2016 Overwatch
46
58.1
57
71.8
2016 Dishonored 2
30
37.5
33
41.5
2015 DiRT Rally
48
60.5
51
64.9
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
26
32.7
30
38.5
2015 The Witcher 3
28
35.1
29
37.2
2015 Rocket League
85
106.5
93
117.3
2015 Need For Speed
42
53.2
46
58.7
2015 Project CARS
40
50.8
44
55.5
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
61
77.0
66
82.5
2013 Crysis 3
26
32.7
28
35.9
2013 Battlefield 4
33
42.4
41
51.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
113
141.6
125
156.5
2009 League of Legends
141
176.7
156
195.6

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
16
23.0
18
26.6
2019 Anthem
10
14.5
11
16.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
14
20.6
16
23.3
2019 Resident Evil 2
16
24.2
17
24.8
2019 Metro Exodus
10
15.7
11
16.3
2019 World War Z
17
24.4
18
26.2
2019 Gears of War 5
14
21.0
15
22.5
2019 F1 2019
18
25.9
19
27.8
2019 GreedFall
10
15.4
11
16.5
2019 Borderlands 3
9
13.3
10
14.3
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
18
26.6
17
25.6
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
10
15.7
10
15.4
2018 Final Fantasy XV
16
24.2
14
20.5
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
10
15.7
10
15.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
21
30.3
26
37.6
2018 Fallout 76
21
30.3
19
27.3
2018 Hitman 2
13
19.4
15
22.2
2018 Just Cause 4
12
18.2
13
19.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
11
16.9
12
18.4
2018 Strange Brigade
19
28.0
21
30.0
2018 Battlefield V
16
23.0
17
24.8
2017 Dawn of War III
16
24.2
15
22.2
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
15
21.8
14
20.5
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
13
19.4
14
20.5
2017 Destiny 2
23
33.9
23
33.3
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
11
16.9
14
21.4
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
13
19.4
13
18.8
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
22
31.5
24
35.2
2017 For Honor
16
24.2
19
27.3
2017 Project CARS 2
24
35.1
27
39.1
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
38
55.7
42
61.0
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
10
14.5
9
13.7
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
20
29.0
19
27.3
2016 Doom
25
36.3
22
31.6
2016 F1 2016
22
32.7
21
30.8
2016 Total War: Warhammer
16
23.0
16
23.1
2016 Battlefield 1
21
30.3
20
29.1
2016 Overwatch
21
30.3
25
37.1
2016 Dishonored 2
21
30.3
22
32.8
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
10
15.7
20
29.9
2015 Rocket League
34
49.6
38
54.8
2015 Need For Speed
24
35.1
27
39.1
2015 Project CARS
24
35.1
27
39.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
24
35.7
26
38.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
88
127.1
98
140.8
2009 League of Legends
49
70.2
54
78.2
GTX 1650 vs GTX 1060 3GB with i7-8700K vs i7-6700K at 1080p and ultra vs ultra settings

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 / i7-8700K

For the most part, the GTX 1650 is still capable of playing modern games, but you would have to reduce settings to sustain those higher framerates. If keeping graphics quality settings closer to ultra or high is important, there are a few options for upgrades. The price/performance ratio is excellent for GTX 1650 against the competition in budget graphics cards. The price/performance ratio is excellent for GTX 1650 against the competition in budget mid-range cards. The GTX 1650 's power requirements are reasonable and it is very efficient compared to the competition. With regards to max load temperature, the GTX 1650 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control. With current 4096 MB RAM, the GTX 1650 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB / i7-6700K

At 1440p, GTX 1060 3GB can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is clear that the GTX 1060 3GB is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for GTX 1060 3GB against the competition in budget mid-range cards. With regards to max load temperature, the GTX 1060 3GB 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control. With current 3072 MB RAM, the GTX 1060 3GB can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

GTX 1650 vs GTX 1060 3GB Specifications Comparison

Board Design

GTX 1650 GTX 1060 3GB
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort1x DVI 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort
Power ConnectorsNone1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP75 W120 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1650 GTX 1060 3GB
Boost Clock1665 MHz1708 MHz
GPU Clock1485 MHz1506 MHz
Memory Clock2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1650 GTX 1060 3GB
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 16GeForce 1000
ProductionUnreleasedActive
Release DateApr 23rd, 2019Aug 18th, 2016

Graphics Features

GTX 1650 GTX 1060 3GB
CUDA7.56.1
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.21.2
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.36.2
Vulkan1.1.1031.1.96

Graphics Processor

GTX 1650 GTX 1060 3GB
ArchitectureTuringPascal
Die Sizeunknown200 mm²
GPU NameTU117GP106
Process Size12 nm16 nm
Transistorsunknown4,400 million

Memory

GTX 1650 GTX 1060 3GB
Bandwidth128.0 GB/s192.2 GB/s
Memory Bus128 bit192 bit
Memory Size4 GB3072
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

GTX 1650 GTX 1060 3GB
ROPs3248
SM Count149
Shading Units8961152
TMUs5672

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1650 GTX 1060 3GB
FP16 (half) performance5.967 TFLOPS (2:1)61.49 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance2.984 TFLOPS3,935 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance93.24 GFLOPS (1:32)123.0 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate53.28 GPixel/s81.98 GPixel/s
Texture Rate93.24 GTexel/s123.0 GTexel/s

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