NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 1050 sales 25 October 2016 at a recommended price of $109. This is Pascal architecture desktop card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 7.01 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 112 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 5.7" (14.5 cm). No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 75 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 26.47 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 1050's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
65.76
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
Code name
GP107
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
25 October 2016
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$109
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price now
$124.99
 
of 4403.52 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1050's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 1050's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
640
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
CUDA cores
640
 
Core clock speed
1290 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Boost Clock
1392 MHz
 
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
3,300 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Maximum GPU temperature
97 °C
 
Texture fill rate
58.2 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
1,862 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1050's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Bus support
PCIe 3.0
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
5.7" (14.5 cm)
 
Height
4.38" (11.1 cm)
 
Width
2-slot
 
Recommended system power (PSU)
300 Watt
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1050: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
7008 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
112 GB / s
 
of 1024 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1050.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
Display Connectors
DP 1.4, HDMI 2.0b, Dual Link-DVI
 
Multi monitor support
+
 
HDCP
2.2
 
G-SYNC support
+
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
GameStream
+
 
GPU Boost
3.0
 
VR Ready
+
 
CUDA
+
 
Multi-Projection
+
 
Multi Monitor
+
 
Ansel
+
 
ShadowWorks
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_1)
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
of 4.6
Vulkan
+
 

Video card benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1050. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
26.81
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
349683
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
40922
3DMark Fire Strike Score
6122
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
6797
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
8571
3DMark Vantage Performance
32463
Unigine Heaven 3.0
88
Passmark
4613
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
6760

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1050. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
279 Mh/s
 
 
Decred / DCR (Decred)
0.85 Gh/s
 
 
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
0.3 kh/s
 
 
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
143.76 Sol/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1050 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Fortnite on GeForce GTX 1050.

high / 1080p
53
 
ultra / 1080p
42
 

Gameplay video

Video of Fortnite gameplay on GeForce GTX 1050.

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Gameplay video

Video of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) gameplay on GeForce GTX 1050.

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum HD Graphics 4400
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Overwatch on GeForce GTX 1050.

high / 1080p
108
 
ultra / 1080p
63
 
4k / 2160p
33
 

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of GTA V on GeForce GTX 1050.

ultra / 1080p
26
 

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rainbow Six Siege on GeForce GTX 1050.

low / 768p
247
 
medium / 768p
155
 
high / 1080p
82
 
ultra / 1080p
66
 
4k / 2160p
20
 

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce 8600 GT

Gameplay video

Video of Dota 2 gameplay on GeForce GTX 1050.

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
recommended GeForce 6600

FPS tests

Real world test results of Counter-Strike: GO on GeForce GTX 1050.

ultra / 1080p
250
 

Gameplay video

Video of Counter-Strike: GO gameplay on GeForce GTX 1050.

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce 6150 LE
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5970

Call of Duty Black Ops 4

2018

FPS tests

Real world test results of Call of Duty Black Ops 4 on GeForce GTX 1050.

medium / 1080p
43
 
high / 1080p
36
 
ultra / 1080p
33
 

Forza Horizon 4

2018

FPS tests

Real world test results of Forza Horizon 4 on GeForce GTX 1050.

high / 1080p
49
 
ultra / 1080p
34
 

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

2018

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Kingdom Come: Deliverance official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Kingdom Come: Deliverance on GeForce GTX 1050.

high / 1080p
33
 
ultra / 1080p
23
 

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

2018

FPS tests

Real world test results of Shadow of the Tomb Raider on GeForce GTX 1050.

low / 720p
61
 
medium / 1080p
27
 
high / 1080p
25
 
ultra / 1080p
22
 

Ghost Recon Wildlands

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Ghost Recon Wildlands official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Ghost Recon Wildlands on GeForce GTX 1050.

low / 720p
62
 
medium / 1080p
32
 
high / 1080p
29
 
ultra / 1080p
14
 

Mass Effect Andromeda

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Mass Effect Andromeda official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Mass Effect Andromeda on GeForce GTX 1050.

medium / 1080p
47
 
high / 1080p
24
 
ultra / 1080p
20
 

Resident Evil 7

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Resident Evil 7 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce GTX 760
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Resident Evil 7 on GeForce GTX 1050.

high / 1080p
59
 
ultra / 1080p
48
 
4k / 2160p
14
 

Battlefield 1 (BF1)

2016

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 1 (BF1) on GeForce GTX 1050.

low / 720p
104
 
medium / 768p
92
 
high / 1080p
41
 
ultra / 1080p
37
 
4k / 2160p
14
 

Civilization VI

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Civilization VI official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum Radeon HD 5570
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Civilization VI on GeForce GTX 1050.

high / 1080p
48
 
ultra / 1080p
40
 
4k / 2160p
32
 

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Deus Ex Mankind Divided official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Deus Ex Mankind Divided on GeForce GTX 1050.

low / 720p
86
 
medium / 768p
63
 
high / 1080p
34
 
ultra / 1080p
17
 
4k / 2160p
9
 

Dishonored 2

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Dishonored 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dishonored 2 on GeForce GTX 1050.

medium / 768p
80
 
high / 1080p
37
 
ultra / 1080p
34
 

Doom

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Doom official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum Radeon HD 7870
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Doom on GeForce GTX 1050.

high / 1080p
54
 
ultra / 1080p
47
 
4k / 2160p
18
 

Far Cry Primal

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Far Cry Primal official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum Radeon HD 5770
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry Primal on GeForce GTX 1050.

low / 720p
125
 
medium / 1080p
57
 
high / 1080p
51
 
ultra / 1080p
38
 
4k / 2160p
15
 

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce GTX 650
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on GeForce GTX 1050.

low / 768p
94
 
medium / 768p
54
 
high / 1080p
41
 
ultra / 1080p
33
 
4k / 2160p
16
 

The Division

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to The Division official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum Radeon HD 7770
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Division on GeForce GTX 1050.

high / 1080p
39
 
ultra / 1080p
30
 
4k / 2160p
14
 

Titanfall 2

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Titanfall 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Titanfall 2 on GeForce GTX 1050.

high / 1080p
53
 
ultra / 1080p
46
 
4k / 2160p
16
 

Watch Dogs 2

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Watch Dogs 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Watch Dogs 2 on GeForce GTX 1050.

medium / 768p
78
 
high / 1080p
35
 
ultra / 1080p
20
 

XCOM 2

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to XCOM 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum Radeon HD 5770
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Real world test results of XCOM 2 on GeForce GTX 1050.

medium / 1080p
55
 
high / 1080p
33
 
ultra / 1080p
15
 

Fallout 4

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Fallout 4 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce GTX 550 Ti
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Fallout 4 on GeForce GTX 1050.

ultra / 1080p
41
 

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 770

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on GeForce GTX 1050.

low / 768p
106
 
medium / 768p
64
 
high / 1080p
38
 
ultra / 1080p
20
 
4k / 2160p
15
 

World of Warships

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to World of Warships official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 550 Ti

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warships on GeForce GTX 1050.

ultra / 1080p
100
 
4k / 2160p
32
 

Battlefield 4

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Battlefield 4 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 4 on GeForce GTX 1050.

ultra / 1080p
54
 
4k / 2160p
24
 

Crysis 3

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to Crysis 3 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1050
minimum GeForce GTS 450
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Crysis 3 on GeForce GTX 1050.

ultra / 1080p
32
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 1050 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 1050 from AMD is Radeon R9 370, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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