I need help understanding NVIDIA video card numbers Tags: Graphics Cards Nvidia Graphics Last response: November 10, 2012 12:00 PM in Graphics & Displays Share elprof November 10, 2012 11:33:25 AM i need Card Number: More about : understanding nvidia video card numbers PresidentSwag November 10, 2012 11:38:08 AM Alright. Basically the first number in the GTX series is the card generation. The next two numbers are how high end the card is. For example, a gtx 650 is the 6th generation, but mid level card. A gtx 590 is the 5th generation, but has a higher end thus better than the 650 Traildriver November 10, 2012 11:38:09 AM A good place to start understanding all the generations of cards that were / are available is: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-car... After that, what your MB and PSU supports, desired screen resolution, and (most importantly) your budget come into play when deciding on a card. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Anonymous a c 117 U Graphics card a b Î Nvidia November 10, 2012 12:00:52 PM start here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GeForce#Generations Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumI need help understanding NVIDIA video card numbers ForumUnderstanding Graphic Cards ForumUnderstanding the IRQ assignments table for my new ASUS A7.. ForumUnderstanding video cards... ForumI need a good video card , what should i pick? Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] rts-stores ForumNeed help Understanding drivers for gtx 460 ForumImproving & understanding airflow ForumBest video card for 1440x900 resolution? ForumUpgradeing PC hardware need help finding and understanding Crossfire ForumNVIDIA and ATI: beyond performance numbers ForumNeed help understanding Motherboard and CPU graphics! ForumConfused in understanding which motherboard to buy. ForumNeed help choosing a Video card for my new pc ForumHelp understanding FPS and hz when choosing monitor Forum1Gb vs 2Gb graphics ForumQuestion about picking a Graphics card. Forum[Solved] Will an PCI-E 3.0 Card fit in an PCI-E 2.0 slot? ForumVSync Info And Graphics Help ! PLease! ForumNeed to upgrade for Gaming More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !