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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB
Red Dead Redemption 2 18% 29%
Cyberpunk 2077 62% 3%
Doom Eternal 1% 39%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 18% 29%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 27% 56%
Halo: Reach 63% 77%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 62% 3%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 62% 3%
Grand Theft Auto VI 80% 8%
Need For Speed Heat 18% 29%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB are significantly better than the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB.

The RX Vega has a 15 MHz higher core clock speed and 168 more Texture Mapping Units than the GTX 1650. This results in the RX Vega providing 252.8 GTexel/s better texturing performance. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The RX Vega has a 15 MHz higher core clock speed and 24 more Render Output Units than the GTX 1650. This results in the RX Vega providing 36.5 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The GTX 1650 was released over a year more recently than the RX Vega, and so the GTX 1650 is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the RX Vega.

Both GPUs exhibit very powerful performance, so it probably isn't worth upgrading from one to the other, as both are capable of running even the most demanding games at the highest settings.

The RX Vega has 4096 MB more video memory than the GTX 1650, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the RX Vega also has superior memory performance overall.

The RX Vega has 127.9 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GTX 1650, which means that the memory performance of the RX Vega is massively better than the GTX 1650.

The GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB has 896 Shader Processing Units and the Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB has 3584. However, the actual shader performance of the GTX 1650 is 1546 and the actual shader performance of the RX Vega is 3494. The RX Vega having 1948 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the RX Vega delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the GTX 1650.

The GTX 1650 transistor size technology is 2 nm (nanometers) smaller than the RX Vega. This means that the GTX 1650 is expected to run very slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the RX Vega.

The GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB requires 75 Watts to run and the Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB requires 300 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 300 Watts for the GTX 1650 and a PSU with at least 600 Watts for the RX Vega. The RX Vega requires 225 Watts more than the GTX 1650 to run. The difference is significant enough that the RX Vega may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the GTX 1650.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 22 FPS on Control

Control

22 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 44.8 FPS on Control

Control

44.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 31.3 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

31.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 63.6 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

63.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 32.3 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

32.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 65.6 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

65.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 34.6 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

34.6 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 70.3 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

70.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 41.9 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

41.9 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 85.1 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

85.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 42.1 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

42.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 85.6 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

85.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 43.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

43.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 88.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

88.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 43.7 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

43.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 88.8 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

88.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 49.1 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

49.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 99.9 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

99.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 49.1 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

49.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 99.9 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

99.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 58.3 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

58.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 125 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

125 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 16.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

16.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 33.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

33.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 16.4 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

16.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 35.2 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

35.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 19.1 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

19.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 38.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

38.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 19.4 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

19.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 41.7 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

41.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 17.1 FPS on Control

Control

17.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 36.5 FPS on Control

Control

36.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 21.7 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

21.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 44.2 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

44.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB gets 22.3 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

22.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB gets 45.3 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

45.3 FPS

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1485 MHzvs1500 MHz
Boost Clock1725 MHzvs-
ArchitectureTuring T107Vega 10 XL
OC Potential - vs -
Driver Support - vs -
Release Date27 Apr 2019vs30 Jul 2017
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
Approved
Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
10
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10
1600x900
10
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10
1920x1080
9.5
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10
2560x1440
7.1
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9.1
3840x2160
5.5
vs green tick
7.1

GPU Memory

Memory4096 MBvs8192 MB
Memory Speed2002 MHzvs500 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs2048 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsHBM-2
Memory Bandwidth128.1GB/secvs256GB/sec
L2 Cache 0 KB green tick vs green tick 0 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units896vs3584
Actual Shader Performance74%vs100%
Technology12nmvs14nm
Texture Mapping Units56vs224
Texture Rate83.2 GTexel/svs336 GTexel/s
Render Output Units32vs56
Pixel Rate47.5 GPixel/svs84 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)7680x4320vs7680x4320
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections1vs0
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections1vs4
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power75 Wattsvs300 Watts
Recommended PSU300 Watts & 27 Ampsvs600 Watts & 42 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX12.1vs12
Shader Model5.4vs5.0
Open GL4.6vs4.4
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsyes
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i5-8400 6-Core 2.8GHzvsAMD Ryzen R7 1700
Recommended RAM8 GBvs16 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1920x1080vs3840x2160

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
The GeForce GTX 1650 is an Nvidia GeForce low-end graphics card which launched in April 2019. The GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB is designed to compete against AMD's more affordable gaming cards such as the RX 550 and the RX 560, and replaces the outgoing GTX 1050.
This is a dual-slot graphics card which connects to the rest of the system using a PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. The GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB features a single-fan cooling solution, mini-ITX form factor, and Expertool II compatability. This graphics card has below average overclocking potential. Its small size means this graphics card is an ideal choice for a small-form-factor (SFF) PC build.
Architecture
The Turing Architecture aims for 30-50% as much performance as the previous-gen Pascal Architecture.

GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed Turing TU117-400, more specifically a TU117-300-A1, which has 14 SM activated and thus 896 Shader Processing Units, 56 TMUs and 32 ROPs. The central unit runs at 1485 MHz and goes up to 1725 MHz with the Boost Clock, providing a 4% overclock versus the reference model.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 4GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 128-bit memory interface, while the memory clock operates at 2000 MHz (8GHz effective).

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 75W, it relies entirely on the PCI Slot for power, meaning no extra connectors are required.

Performance
The GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB will enable low to mid-level graphics performance on modern AAA 2019 released games. Although there will be variations on this frame rate we expect this card to deliver around 50+ FPS on medium graphics settings at a 1080p screen resolution.
Comparatively, this card has slightly faster performance than the GTX 1050 Ti.

System Suggestions
The GeForce GTX 1650 Gainward Pegasus OC 4GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080, so our recommendation would be to use 19200x1080 in order to get the most out of your settings. We recommend a high-end processor such as the i5-8400 and 8GB of RAM for optimal performance.
Overview
Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB is an Enthusiast gaming Graphics Card based on the Fourth (4.0) Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture.

Architecture
The Vega 10 XL GPU offers support for HBM-2 Memory, DirectX 12.0 and Open GL 4.5. While the Radeon RX Vega Eclipse uses the same Vega 10 XT GPU as the Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, it is slightly down. This variant of the Vega 10 XL GPU with 56 Compute Units activated, offering 3584 Shader Processing Units, 224 TMUs and 56 ROPs, making it an estimated 12.5% slower than the Radeon RX Vega 64. This puts its predicted performance roughly in line with the GeForce GTX 1070.

GPU
The Central Unit is clocked at 1500MHz.

Memory: Speed
The GPU is equipped with stacked HBM-2 Memory and accesses the Frame Buffer through a 2048-bit memory interface.

Memory: Frame Buffer
The GPU can fill up a Memory Pool of up to 8GB. Under most circumstances, this only proves useful in certain 3D Games whose Settings Require Large Amounts of Memory.
However,the GPU itself is aimed for 4K Gaming, In some limited scenarios, 8GB might be a bottleneck and Performance could be better were the Frame Buffer larger, however this would only be an issue in the most demanding games.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 300W, it requires at least a 600W PSU with two available 8-pin connectors.

Performance
Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB competes with GeForce GTX 1070 8GB, which is available for $399.
Specs currently available suggest the Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB performance should be in the same region as the GeForce GTX 1070. However, the ultra-wide HBM2 memory may offer the Radeon RX Vega an advantage at higher resolutions.
System Suggestions
Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB HBM2 is best suited for resolutions up to and including 3840 x2160 (4K). We recommend a Very Strong Processor and at least 16GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.is
Recommended CPU
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Possible GPU Upgrades
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GPU Variants
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