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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Ventus XS OC 4GB

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30
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$387.99
How well can the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Ventus XS OC 4GB run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Ventus XS OC 4GB
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Ventus XS OC 4GB graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements.

GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Ventus XS OC 4GB is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

What FPS performance can the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Ventus XS OC 4GB get on latest AAA 2022 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. 302 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

First we looked at 1080p resolution for the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Ventus XS OC 4GB performance to explore what sort of benchmarks it would achieve on the popular title Far Cry 6 and saw it deliver weak frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 29 FPS, Medium: 23 FPS, High: 15 FPS and Ultra: 11 FPS. We proceeded to look at Resident Evil 8 to see how that compared and saw that it returned a weak 20 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Ventus XS OC 4GB by playing Far Cry 6 which yielded a weak performance. Its FPS results for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 22FPS, M: 17FPS, H: 12FPS, U: 8FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Resident Evil 8 and that was weak. This graphics card delivered 15 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Forza Horizon 5 which gets weak results with a 15FPS on Ultra 1440p. Looking at a few of these 1440p results for the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Ventus XS OC 4GB we get the impression that it is the wrong choice for PC gaming.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Ventus XS OC 4GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Ventus XS OC 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 MSI Ventus XS OC 4GB? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB which is 27% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 725 games from the most demanding games today. 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 79% better and can run 960 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
FPS System Benchmark
53 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Ventus XS OC 4GB was released on 27 Apr 2019
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Ventus XS OC 4GB
GPU
Architecture
Turing T107
Process
12nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
97 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
56 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$179
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
1740 MHz
Power
Max Power
75 Watts
PSU
300 Watt & 27 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
30
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GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Ventus XS OC 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 Ventus XS 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 MSI Ventus XS OC 4GB features a dual-fan thermal design. 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 1740 MHz with the Boost Clock, providing a 5% 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). No external power connectors are necessary as this graphics card is powered entirely through the PCIe 3.0 slot.

Performance
The GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Ventus XS 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 MSI Ventus XS 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.

Source [ Jon ]