I need help understanding NVIDIA video card numbers

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  1. 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
  2. A good place to start understanding all the generations of cards that were / are available is:


    After that, what your MB and PSU supports, desired screen resolution, and (most importantly) your budget come into play when deciding on a card.
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