GeForce GTX 1050 vs GeForce GTX 650

GeForce GTX 1050
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 25 Oct 2016
GeForce GTX 1050
GeForce GTX 650
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 27 Nov 2013
GeForce GTX 650

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1050

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 650

Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GTX 1050

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1050

Based on theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050GeForce GTX 650
GPU NameGP107 (GP107-300-A1)vsGK106 ()
Fab Process14 nmvs28 nm
Die Size132 mm²vs221 mm²
Transistors3,300 millionvs2,540 million
Shaders640vs384
Compute Units5vs2
Core clock1354 MHzvs1058 MHz
ROPs32vs16
TMUs40vs32

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050GeForce GTX 650
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1752 MHz
7008 MHz effective
vs1250 MHz
5000 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1050GeForce GTX 650
TDP75 wattsvs65 watts
Release Date25 Oct 2016vs27 Nov 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1050
    43.30 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 650
    8.46 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1050
    54.20 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 650
    33.90 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1050
    112.10 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 650
    80.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1050
    1733.10 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 650
    812.50 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better