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 m 0 l 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. m 0 l 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 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources I need help understanding NVIDIA video card numbers Forum SolvedI need help understanding the numbering system to the tv show, Bleach. Forum SolvedNeed help understanding video settings terminology Forum SolvedNeed help understanding this graphics card situation. Forum SolvedI need help understanding if the gt 635 can run hearts of iron 3 europa unversalis 4 and crusader kings 2 on medium setting Forum Need help with a video card upgrade from two SLI'd Nvidia gts 240s. Forum SolvedNeed some help understanding Powerline Forum Need help understanding 12v rails for graphics card Forum SolvedI need help choosing an NVIDIA card Forum SolvedNeed help installing my new Nvidia GeForce GT 610 Graphics Card Forum Solvedneed help installing video card Plz!!!! Forum SolvedNeed help on getting new video card! Forum Solvedneed psu help, changing video card Forum SolvedWhat PSU do I need for 2 nVidia GTX 760 video cards? Forum SolvedNeed some help understanding cpu/mobo compatibility Forum SolvedNeed help understanding Refresh rate (Hz) and Response time (ms) relatonship Forum SolvedNeed help stable numbers to oc my rig Forum SolvedExternal HDD Recovery Effort - Need Help Understanding TestDisk Results... Forum Solvedversions and model numbers for NVIDIA cards Forum SolvedNeed help with picking video card. (UPDATE - getting a new MB now) Forum 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 !