NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
GTX 1650 GTX 970 Difference
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
Price $ 149.0 $ 449.0 300 (201%)
Year 2019 2014 5 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 65C 64C 1 (2%)
Max Fan Noise 45dB 47.5dB 2.5 (6%)
Recommended Power Supply 425W 498W 73 (17%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89) Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz ($284.99)
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 60.0 FPS 66.4 FPS 6.4 (11%)
Average 1440p Performance 43.4 FPS 46.9 FPS 3.5 (8%)
Average 4K Performance 25.6 FPS 29.2 FPS 3.6 (14%)
Memory 4 GB 4 GB 0 (0%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 2.5 $ 5.0 2.5 (100%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 3.4 $ 7.0 3.6 (106%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 5.8 $ 11.3 5.5 (95%)
Overall Combination Score 81/100 66/100 15 (19%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from GTX 1650 to GTX 970 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. The price/performance ratio is much better for GTX 1650 .

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
46
52.0
56
62.4
2019 Anthem
30
33.9
36
40.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
44
49.6
53
58.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
64
71.4
64
71.4
2019 Metro Exodus
28
31.5
28
31.8
2019 World War Z
52
58.1
54
61.0
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
46
52.0
46
51.5
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
26
29.0
24
26.7
2018 Final Fantasy XV
46
52.0
50
56.4
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
39
43.6
39
43.6
2018 Forza Horizon 4
49
54.5
57
63.4
2018 Fallout 76
56
62.9
54
60.9
2018 Hitman 2
44
49.6
42
47.5
2018 Just Cause 4
41
46.0
41
45.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
44
49.6
44
49.5
2018 Battlefield V
58
65.3
54
60.4
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
45
50.8
36
40.6
2017 Destiny 2
71
79.9
81
90.1
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
35
39.9
42
47.5
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
49
54.5
57
63.8
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
57
64.1
57
63.7
2017 For Honor
76
84.7
76
84.8
2017 Project CARS 2
54
60.5
54
60.1
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
65
72.6
65
72.8
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
38
42.4
35
39.1
2016 Hitman
67
75.0
53
59.2
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
58
65.3
62
69.8
2016 The Division
50
55.7
46
51.8
2016 Overwatch
76
84.7
89
99.1
2016 Dishonored 2
39
43.6
39
43.9
2015 DiRT Rally
78
87.1
84
93.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
42
47.2
50
56.2
2015 The Witcher 3
43
48.4
46
51.7
2015 Rocket League
223
248.1
222
247.4
2015 Need For Speed
62
69.0
61
68.6
2015 Project CARS
58
65.3
59
65.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
107
119.0
109
121.4
2013 Crysis 3
49
54.5
55
61.5
2013 Battlefield 4
57
64.1
71
79.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
152
169.4
152
169.6
2009 League of Legends
286
318.2
286
318.1

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
30
38.7
37
46.4
2019 Anthem
21
26.6
25
31.9
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
30
38.7
36
45.7
2019 Resident Evil 2
38
48.4
38
48.1
2019 Metro Exodus
19
24.2
19
24.7
2019 World War Z
33
42.4
35
44.5
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
23
29.0
22
28.7
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
18
23.0
20
25.7
2018 Final Fantasy XV
30
38.7
31
39.6
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
22
27.8
22
28.7
2018 Forza Horizon 4
35
44.8
42
53.5
2018 Fallout 76
44
55.7
31
39.6
2018 Hitman 2
25
31.5
24
30.7
2018 Just Cause 4
27
33.9
27
34.0
2018 Monster Hunter: World
28
35.1
27
34.6
2018 Battlefield V
38
48.4
38
47.5
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
29
36.3
21
26.7
2017 Destiny 2
54
67.8
61
77.2
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
24
30.3
29
36.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
28
35.1
33
41.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
36
46.0
36
45.9
2017 For Honor
39
49.6
39
49.5
2017 Project CARS 2
33
42.4
33
42.4
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
52
65.3
52
65.7
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
30
38.7
27
34.1
2016 Hitman
42
53.2
34
42.8
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
35
44.8
38
47.9
2016 The Division
31
39.9
30
37.8
2016 Overwatch
46
58.1
54
67.9
2016 Dishonored 2
30
37.5
29
37.4
2015 DiRT Rally
48
60.5
50
63.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
26
32.7
30
37.8
2015 The Witcher 3
28
35.1
30
38.3
2015 Rocket League
85
106.5
84
106.0
2015 Need For Speed
42
53.2
42
53.0
2015 Project CARS
40
50.8
40
50.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
61
77.0
62
78.5
2013 Crysis 3
26
32.7
30
37.6
2013 Battlefield 4
33
42.4
40
51.0
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
113
141.6
113
141.4
2009 League of Legends
141
176.7
141
176.7

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
16
23.0
19
27.7
2019 Anthem
10
14.5
12
17.3
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
14
20.6
17
24.3
2019 Resident Evil 2
16
24.2
16
23.7
2019 Metro Exodus
10
15.7
10
15.5
2019 World War Z
17
24.4
17
25.6
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
18
26.6
20
29.7
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
10
15.7
12
17.8
2018 Final Fantasy XV
16
24.2
16
23.8
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
10
15.7
10
14.9
2018 Forza Horizon 4
21
30.3
24
35.6
2018 Fallout 76
21
30.3
15
21.8
2018 Hitman 2
13
19.4
12
17.8
2018 Just Cause 4
12
18.2
12
17.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
11
16.9
11
16.6
2018 Battlefield V
16
23.0
17
24.7
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
13
19.4
10
14.9
2017 Destiny 2
23
33.9
27
38.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
11
16.9
14
20.8
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
13
19.4
15
22.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
22
31.5
22
31.8
2017 For Honor
16
24.2
17
24.7
2017 Project CARS 2
24
35.1
24
35.3
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
38
55.7
38
55.1
2016 Overwatch
21
30.3
24
35.3
2016 Dishonored 2
21
30.3
20
29.7
2015 Rocket League
34
49.6
34
49.5
2015 Need For Speed
24
35.1
24
35.3
2015 Project CARS
24
35.1
24
35.3
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
24
35.7
25
36.4
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
88
127.1
89
127.2
2009 League of Legends
49
70.2
49
70.7
GTX 1650 vs GTX 970 with i7-8700K vs i7-4770K at 1080p and ultra vs ultra settings
GTX 1650 vs GTX 970 with i7-8700K vs i7-4770K at 1440p and ultra vs ultra settings
GTX 1650 vs GTX 970 with i7-8700K vs i7-4770K at 4K 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 970 / i7-4770K

At 1440p, GTX 970 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 970 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. With regards to max load temperature, the GTX 970 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control. This combination between GTX 970 and Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between GTX 970 and Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss. With current 4096 MB RAM, the GTX 970 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

GTX 1650 vs GTX 970 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

GTX 1650 GTX 970
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power ConnectorsNone2x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP75 W148 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1650 GTX 970
Boost Clock1665 MHz1178 MHz
GPU Clock1485 MHz1050 MHz
Memory Clock2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective1753 MHz 7012 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1650 GTX 970
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 16GeForce 900
Launch Price149 USD329 USD
ProductionUnreleasedEnd-of-life
Release DateApr 23rd, 2019Sep 19th, 2014

Graphics Features

GTX 1650 GTX 970
CUDA7.55.2
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.21.2
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.36.1
Vulkan1.1.1031.1.82

Graphics Processor

GTX 1650 GTX 970
ArchitectureTuringMaxwell 2.0
Die Sizeunknown398 mm²
GPU NameTU117GM204
Process Size12 nm28 nm
Transistorsunknown5,200 million

Memory

GTX 1650 GTX 970
Bandwidth128.0 GB/s224.4 GB/s
Memory Bus128 bit256 bit
Memory Size4 GB4096 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

GTX 1650 GTX 970
ROPs3256
Shading Units8961664
TMUs56104

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1650 GTX 970
FP32 (float) performance2.984 TFLOPS3,920 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance93.24 GFLOPS (1:32)122.5 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate53.28 GPixel/s65.97 GPixel/s
Texture Rate93.24 GTexel/s122.5 GTexel/s

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