NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970

Compare NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER 4 GB vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4 GB, specs and GPU benchmark score. Which is the better graphics card for the money?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

General gaming and workstation score

49 %
32% slightly better overall score
37 %

Flux Core frame rate

Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes

67 FPS
27 FPS significantly higher Flux Core frame rate
41 FPS

Electron frame rate

Randomly generated noise sphere test

41 FPS
8 FPS slightly higher Electron frame rate
33 FPS

City frame rate

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

48 FPS
18 FPS significantly higher City frame rate
29 FPS

Clouds frame rate

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

30 FPS
4 FPS slightly higher Clouds frame rate
27 FPS

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (CUDA) score

CUDA compute benchmark

57,126
120% significantly higher Geekbench (CUDA) score
25,908

Geekbench (OpenCL) score

OpenCL compute benchmark

53,834
84% significantly higher Geekbench (OpenCL) score
29,153

Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Vulkan compute benchmark

49,211
44% significantly higher Geekbench (Vulkan) score
34,107

3DMark Graphics score

High-end graphics benchmark

4,690
28% slightly higher 3DMark Graphics score
3,647

Specifications

Core Clock Speed

Nominal chip frequency

1,530 MHz
45% significantly higher core clock speed
1,050 MHz

Boost Clock Speed

Higher turbo frequency when power conditions are met

1,725 MHz
46% significantly higher boost clock speed
1,178 MHz

Memory

Onboard memory size for textures and vertices

4 GiB
Identical
4 GiB

Memory Bus Width

Number of parallel lines to the memory chips

128 Bit
256 Bit
100% significantly larger memory bus width

Memory Bandwidth

Data transfer speed between GPU core and memory

192 GB/s
224 GB/s
16% slightly higher memory bandwidth

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the GPU

100 W
44% significantly lower TDP
145 W

Pixel Rate

Number of pixels that can be rendered per second

55 Gigapixels/s
66 Gigapixels/s
19% slightly higher pixel rate

Texture Rate

Number of textured pixels that can be rendered per second

138 Gigatexels/s
12% slightly higher texture rate
123 Gigatexels/s

Floating Point Performance

Raw number of floating point operations per second

4 TFLOPS
12% slightly better floating point performance
4 TFLOPS

Shading Units

Number of processors dedicated to shader processing

1,280
1,664
30% slightly more shading units

Texture Mapping Units

Number of processors dedicated to applying textures

80
104
30% slightly more texture mapping units

Render Output Processors

Number of processors dedicated to final pixel rendering

32
56
75% significantly more render output processors

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

77th of 526
99th of 526

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

November 2019
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Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

GDDR6
GDDR5

DirectX Support

Maximum version of DirectX supported

12.0
12.0

OpenGL Support

Maximum version of OpenGL supported

4.6
4.5

GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER vs GeForce GTX 970 specs and performance

For gaming, the GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER graphics card is better than the GeForce GTX 970 in our tests.

In our comparison, the GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER has a significantly higher core clock speed. The core clock speed (or base speed) is the frequency at which the GPU core runs. This metric makes sense when comparing GPUs of a similar architecture or generation. In addition, the GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER also has a significantly higher boost clock speed. This is a frequency that can be reached if the GPU is cooled sufficiently and has enough power.

Furthermore, the spec sheet for both these GPUs show that they both have the same amount of memory at 4 GiB. Lots of memory is good when playing at high resolutions or with many monitors.

In addition, the GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER has a significantly lower TDP at 100 W when compared to the GeForce GTX 970 at 145 W. TDP (Thermal Design Power) measures total heat output from the chip.

In conclusion, all specs and GPU benchmarks considered, will recommend the GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER over the GeForce GTX 970.

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