Just-released $169 GeForce GTX 1630 is officially as fast as $139 GTX 1050 Ti from 2016

Published: 30th Jun 2022, 07:17 GMT   Comments

GeForce GTX 1630 officially as fast as GTX 1050 Ti

Inno3D confirms GTX 1630 performance. 

GeForce GTX 1630 officially introduced yesterday has already been tested by tech outlets like TechPowerUp or Guru3D. It is not a fast gaming card though, in fact it is slower than Radeon RX 6400 from AMD RDNA2 lineup.

GeForce GTX 1630 performance, Source: Inno3D

NVIDIA has been somewhat quiet about this launch, while board partners boasted about their new designs, often copying cooling and PCBs from GTX 1650 models released a few years go. One such partners was Inno3D, who are actually the only company that revealed official performance figures for this GPU.

As it turns out, we were right. This card is officially replacing GTX 1050 Ti model based on Pascal architecture. Here’s a reminder that GTX 1050 Ti is a card from 2016 which launched at 139 USD MSRP. According to Inno3D figures, GTX 1630 should provide comparable performance in gaming to GTX 1050 Ti while being 17% faster than GTX 1050 non-Ti. The gap widens in more demanding titles such as Control, Cyberpunk 2077 or Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.

GeForce GTX 1630 performance, Source: Inno3D

Inno3D is also pointing out that GTX 1630 has a more capable media decoder, with support for VP8 or H.265 (HEVC) codecs. That is not the case with Pascal architecture. The GTX 1630 features a TU117-150 GPU based on Turing architecture with 512 CUDA Cores.

GeForce GTX 1630 decoding capability, Source: Inno3D

NVIDIA did not announce the official MSRP for this card, however some board partners did. According to EVGA, their GTX 1630 SC is worth 199 USD, while Colorful officially declared their model will retail at 169 USD/1199 RMB. As mentioned above, the GTX 1050 Ti launched at 139 USD in 2016. Therefore, one should expect GTX 1630 to cost a lot less.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 16 Series
VideoCardz.comGeForce GTX 1630GeForce GTX 1650 (G6)GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
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Launch DateJune 28, 2022April 3, 2020October 25, 2016
GPU12nm Turing TU117-15012nm Turing TU117-30014nm Pascal GP107-400
CUDA Cores
 
512
 
896
 
768
Boost Clock
 
1785 MHz
 
1590 MHz
 
1392 MHz
Memory Clock
 
12 Gbps
 
12 Gbps
 
7 Gbps
Memory
 
4GB GDDR6
 
4GB GDDR6
 
4GB GDDR5
Memory Bus
 
64-bit
 
128-bit
 
128-bit
Bandwidth
 
96 GB/s
 
192 GB/s
 
112 GB/s
TDP
 
75W
 
75W
 
75W
Launch Price
 
~169 USD
 
149 USD
 
139 USD

Source: Inno3D via ITHOME




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