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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A strong performing piece of hardware, GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB can still meet a lot of the game system requirements of modern games. GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

What FPS performance can the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB get on latest AAA 2019 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. The GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 420 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

The GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB graphics card is predicted to return a weak performance on Diablo 4 at 1080p of 21 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare which we saw got playable frame rates of 35 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Need For Speed Heat, which was getting 39 FPS under tests.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB at 1440p and researched how Diablo 4 might perform on it leading us to predict a weak set of FPS results. These were, Low: 41 FPS, Medium: 33 FPS, High: 22 FPS and Ultra: 16 FPS. We then checked out Call of Duty: Modern Warfare which had a set of graphics results as followed, L: 69FPS, M: 55FPS, H: 37FPS, U: 26FPS. And another popular game was Need For Speed Heat that returned L: 79FPS, M: 62FPS, H: 42FPS, U: 30FPS at 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB is not going to be able to keep stable frame rates at all times at Ultra 1440p on modern games.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB in your PC? 12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB which meets 899 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 55% better performance. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which has 24% better performance and can run 847 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
55 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB was released on 27 Apr 2019

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 22.4 FPS on Control

Control

22.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 31.8 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

31.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 32.8 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

32.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 35.1 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

35.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 42.5 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

42.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 42.8 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

42.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 44.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

44.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 44.4 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

44.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 49.9 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

49.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 49.9 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

49.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 59.2 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

59.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 16.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

16.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 16.7 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

16.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 19.4 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

19.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 19.7 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

19.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 17.3 FPS on Control

Control

17.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 22.1 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

22.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 22.6 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

22.6 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB
GPU
Architecture
Turing T107
Process
12nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
104 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
60 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
896
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
0
Driver Support
-
Release Price
$179.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.4
Open GL
4.6
Resolution (WxH)
7680x4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
2002 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
128.1GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
2
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1485 MHz
Boost Clock
1860 MHz
Power
Max Power
85 Watts
PSU
300 Watt & 27 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
9.5
7.2
5.5
GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview


The GeForce GTX 1650 is an Nvidia GeForce low-end graphics card which launched in April 2019. The GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 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 MSI Gaming X 4GB features a dual-fan Torx 3.0 cooling solution and, Zero Frozr design, and Mystic Light functionality. This graphics card has above average overclocking potential.


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 1860 MHz with the Boost Clock, providing a large 12% 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 85W, this graphics card requires a minimum 300W Power Supply Unit (PSU). A single 6-pin power connector is required.


Performance


The GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 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 MSI Gaming X 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.


Source [Jon]
GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 78% 59%
Red Dead Redemption 2 34% 16%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 37% 16%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 29% 59%
Cyberpunk 2077 29% 59%
Halo: Reach 84% 63%
Borderlands 3 25% 22%
Death Stranding 29% 59%
Need For Speed Heat 35% 16%
FIFA 20 55% 38%
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