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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 4GB

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 4GB run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 4GB
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 4GB graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements.

GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 4GB is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 4GB. In particular this is looking at the Ultra graphics settings to see what sort of FPS this graphics card can get across some of the more popular games played in 2021. We look at 1000 of the most demanding games available today and this GPU is better than the recommended graphics requirement of more than 308 games in the list.

First we looked at 1080p resolution for the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 4GB performance to explore what sort of benchmarks it would achieve on the popular title Days Gone and saw it deliver playable frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 98 FPS, Medium: 77 FPS, High: 52 FPS and Ultra: 37 FPS. We proceeded to look at Grand Theft Auto VI to see how that compared and predict that it will return a weak 12 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we booted up Days Gone to see how the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 4GB dealt with it. It scored up a playable series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 75 FPS, Medium: 59 FPS, High: 40 FPS and Ultra: 28 FPS. Next we looked at Grand Theft Auto VI which we predict will be weak with a 9 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Battlefield 2042 that we predict will get an Ultra 1440p FPS of 0. Running games at 1440p with a GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 4GB is going to struggle at this higher gaming resolution.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 4GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 4GB in your PC? Our current calculations suggest a graphics card upgrade will be required in around 12-18 months

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 4GB? A suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 4GB is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which is 25% more powerful and can run 625 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 82% better and can run 965 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
FPS System Benchmark
52 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 4GB was released on 27 Apr 2019
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 4GB
GPU
Architecture
Turing T117
Process
12nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
93 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
53 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$159
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.4
Open GL
4.6
Resolution (WxH)
7680 x 4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096MB
Memory Speed
2002MHz
Memory Bus
128bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
128.1GB/sec
L2 Cache
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1485 MHz
Boost Clock
1665 MHz
Power
Max Power
75 Watts
PSU
300 Watt & 27 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
3
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GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 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 EVGA XC Black Gaming 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 2.75-slot graphics card which connects to the rest of the system using a PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. The GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Black Gaming 4GB features a single-fan cooling solution, all-metal backplate, and EVGA Precision X1. This graphics card has below 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 T117-400, 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 1665 MHz with the Boost Clock, the same speed as 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, an additional 6-pin power connector is required. It is recommended you have a 300W or greater Power Supply Unit (PSU).

Performance
The GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA SC Ultra Black Gaming 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 EVGA SC Ultra Black Gaming 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 ]