GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 650 vs GTS 250 among Desktop GPUs


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more


Overall Score

Colorful GeForce GTX 650 

GPUBoss recommends the Colorful GeForce GTX 650  based on its benchmarks, compute performance and noise and power.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 650

Reasons to consider the
Colorful GeForce GTX 650

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Much higher effective memory clock speed 5,000 MHz vs 2,300 MHz Around 2.2x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher clock speed 1,058 MHz vs 750 MHz More than 40% higher clock speed
Better PassMark score 1,831 vs 893 More than 2x better PassMark score
Much higher battlefield 3 framerate 70 vs 49 Around 45% higher battlefield 3 framerate
More shading units 384 vs 128 Three times as many shading units
Better PassMark direct compute score 813 vs 180 More than 4.5x better PassMark direct compute score
Slightly better sky diver factor score 151.81 vs 132.04 Around 15% better sky diver factor score
Higher memory clock speed 1,250 MHz vs 1,150 MHz Around 10% higher memory clock speed
Significantly lower TDP 65W vs 150W 2.3x lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTS 250

Reasons to consider the
ZOTAC GeForce GTS 250

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More texture mapping units 64 vs 32 Twice as many texture mapping units
Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 128 bit 2x wider memory bus

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 650 vs GTS 250

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 650
GeForce GTS 250

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Battlefield 3

PassMark Direct Compute Measures performance of general-purpose computing using Microsoft DirectCompute

Reviews Word on the street


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gts has lower pixel rate.gtx 650 has 16.9 ang gts 250 has 11.2
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