GeForce GTX 970M vs GeForce GTX 650

GeForce GTX 970M
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5MOBILE
Release date: 7 Oct 2014
GeForce GTX 970M
GeForce GTX 650
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 6 Sep 2012
GeForce GTX 650
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Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 970M

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).

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 970M

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 970M

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 970MGeForce GTX 650
GPU NameGM204 (N16E-GT-A2)vsGK107 (GK107-450-A2)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size398 mm²vs118 mm²
Transistors5,200 millionvs1,270 million
Shaders1280vs384
Compute Units10vs2
Core clock1038 MHzvs1058 MHz
ROPs48vs16
TMUs80vs32

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 970MGeForce GTX 650
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width192 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1253 MHz
5012 MHz effective
vs1250 MHz
5000 MHz effective
Memory Size6144 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 970MGeForce GTX 650
TDP0 wattsvs65 watts
Release Date7 Oct 2014vs6 Sep 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 970M
    49.80 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 650
    8.46 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 970M
    83.00 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 650
    33.90 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 970M
    120.30 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 650
    80.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 970M
    2657.30 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 650
    812.50 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better