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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB

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

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

Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2019. In particular we focus on how well the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. The GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 417 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB shows us that Planet Zoo is getting a weak result of 19 FPS, and then we are seeing Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order returning a weak 19 FPS while another game on our list is the Red Dead Redemption 2 which is getting 38 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.

Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we ran Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order on the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB to see that it got a weak set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra results at 1440p - L: 38FPS, M: 30FPS, H: 20FPS, U: 14FPS. Another popular game to test at 1440p with this card was Red Dead Redemption 2 which seemed playable in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 29 FPS. Finally we then took a look at Planet Zoo where its Ultra 1440p Frame rates were weak at 14 FPS. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB is not a first choice gaming resolution. While this graphics card would likely be more suited to 1080p gaming, you may be able to make some graphical tweaks in the game options to improve your stability at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 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 4GB? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 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 59% better performance. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, as it can run 847 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 27% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
53 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB was released on 27 Apr 2019

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

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 21.9 FPS on Control

Control

21.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 31.1 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

31.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 32.1 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

32.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 34.4 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

34.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 41.6 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

41.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 41.9 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

41.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 43.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

43.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 43.4 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

43.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 48.9 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

48.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 48.9 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

48.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 58 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

58 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 16.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

16.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 16.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

16.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 19 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

19 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 19.3 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

19.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 17 FPS on Control

Control

17 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 21.6 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

21.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB gets 22.2 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

22.2 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB
GPU
Architecture
Turing T107
Process
12nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
95 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
54 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
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1485 MHz
Boost Clock
1695 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
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
10
10
9.4
7.1
5.5
GeForce GTX 1650 MSI 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 MSI 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 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 4GB features a dual-fan Torx 3.0 cooling solution and, Zero Frozr design, and Mystic Light functionality. 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 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 1695 MHz with the Boost Clock, providing a small 2% 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, 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 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 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 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% 62%
Red Dead Redemption 2 33% 18%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 36% 18%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 27% 62%
Cyberpunk 2077 27% 62%
Halo: Reach 83% 62%
Borderlands 3 24% 25%
Death Stranding 27% 62%
Need For Speed Heat 34% 18%
FIFA 20 54% 37%
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