Nvidia RTX 2050 Vs GTX 1650: Which is Better?

RTX 2050 Vs GTX 1650

Nvidia’s new RTX 2050 graphics card is here, but how does it compare against the GTX 1650? Today we are showing you the Laptop GPU Comparison between RTX 2050 and GTX 1650. Both graphics cards that offer good performance for entry-level gamers. So, which one should you choose?

RTX 2050 vs GTX 1650: Specs

RTX 2050GTX 1650
NVIDIA CUDA® Cores20481024
Boost Clock (MHz)1155 – 1477 MHz1245 – 1560 MHz
GPU Subsystem Power (W)30 – 45 W35 – 50 W
Memory SpeedUp to 14 GbpsUp to 8 Gbps
Standard Memory Configuration4 GB4 GB
Memory Interface Width64-bit128-bit
Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec)Up to 112 GB/sUp to 128 GB/s

Laptops Tested

Lenovo Thinkbook 16 G5+ IAPLenovo Legion 5 (15ARH05)
Intel i7-12700h
Nvidia RTX 2050 4GB (45W)
16GB DDR5 RAM (Dual Channel)
Ryzen 7 4800H
Nvidia GTX 1650 4GB (DDR6 Version) 50W
16GB DDR4 RAM (Dual Channel)

RTX 2050 vs GTX 1650: Benchmarks

I have Tested 10 Games at 1080p with Preset Settings. RTX 2050 was tested without DLSS because GTX 1650 does not support DLSS. So in this way, we will get the best comparsion.

1. Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5 was tested in benchmark mode. In this test there was a 7.5% higher average frame rate with the RTX 2050. 

2. Metro Exodus

The game’s benchmark was used to test Metro Exodus. Both GPU Performed well but RTX 2050 was just 1 FPS ahead.

3. Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege was tested with the games benchmark tool. At 1080p there was almost a 11.5% increase to average FPS with the RTX 2050 XT.

4. Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4 was tested with the games benchmark tool, and GTX 1650 was ahead with 8 FPS. But I was expecting that RTX 2050 will better in this game.

5. Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Assassins Creed: Valhalla was tested with the game’s benchmark tool, and at 1080p this game has just 2 FPS difference.

6. Horizon Zero Dawn

Horizon Zero Dawn was tested with medium preset, and RTX 2050 was only a 6.5% higher average FPS at 1080p.

7. Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 was tested using the games built in benchmark tool. In this test at 1080p the GTX 1650 was just 1 FPS ahead.

8. Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 was also tested using the replay feature, with the same replay file again. The RTX 2050 was around 14% faster in terms of average FPS.

9. Control

Control is one of the only games where I was consistently seeing a slightly lower frame rate with the RTXX 2050. This time the GTX 1650 was performing 19% faster in terms of average FPS.

10. Watchdogs Legion

Watchdogs Legion tends to be a fairly GPU heavy game, however the differences in this test was just 5 FPS.

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