GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Mobile: specs and benchmarks


Aggregate performance score

GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Mobile provides acceptable gaming and benchmark performance at 12.80% of a leader's which is GeForce RTX 4090.


NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Mobile sales on April 2018. This is a laptop graphics card based on a Pascal architecture and made with 14 nm manufacturing process. It is primarily aimed at gamers. 3 MB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1.75 GHz are supplied, and together with 96 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 84 GB/s.

Primary details

Some basic facts about GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Mobile: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance ranking365
Place by popularitynot in top-100
ArchitecturePascal (2016−2021)
Market segmentLaptop
Release dateApril 2018 (6 years ago)

Detailed specifications

GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Mobile's specs such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores768of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
Core clock speed1366 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Boost clock speed1442 MHzof 3599 (Radeon RX 7990 XTX)
Manufacturing process technology14 nmof 4 (Radeon 780M)

VRAM capacity and type

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Mobile: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount3 MBof 192 (Radeon Instinct MI300X)
Memory bus width96 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed1752 MHzof 23000 (GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER)
Memory bandwidth84 GB/sof 3276 (Aldebaran)

Connectivity and outputs

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Mobile. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

G-SYNC support+

Supported technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Mobile. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

Multi Monitor+

API compatibility

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.


Benchmark performance

Synthetic benchmark performance of GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Mobile. The combined score is measured on a 0-100 point scale.

Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance score. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Nvidia GTX 1050 3GB Mobile 12.80

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

Nvidia GTX 1050 3GB Mobile 6401

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Mobile is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Closest competitors

GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Mobile's performance relative to its closest rivals among notebook graphics cards.

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AMD equivalent

According to our data, the closest AMD alternative to GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Mobile is Radeon R9 M395, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our ranking.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Mobile:

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Similar GPUs

Here is our recommendation of several graphics cards that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

Recommended processors

These processors are most commonly used with GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Mobile according to our statistics.

Community ratings

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