NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile vs 980M
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and GeForce GTX 980M architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and GeForce GTX 980M'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 Ti Mobile and GeForce GTX 980M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Maximum GPU temperature
Texture fill rate
77.76 GTexel / s
108.2 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and GeForce GTX 980M compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
PCI Express 3.0
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and GeForce GTX 980M: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
112 GB / s
160 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and GeForce GTX 980M.
VGA аnalog display support
DisplayPort Multimode (DP++) support
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and GeForce GTX 980M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and GeForce GTX 980M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1), Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and GeForce GTX 980M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 1050 Ti Mobile 26.99
GTX 980M 34.48 +27.8%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
GTX 1050 Ti Mobile 299188
GTX 980M 327632 +9.5%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GTX 1050 Ti Mobile 50514
GTX 980M 65241 +29.2%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GTX 1050 Ti Mobile 6704
GTX 980M 8343 +24.4%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 1050 Ti Mobile 7741
GTX 980M 9682 +25.1%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 1050 Ti Mobile 9616
GTX 980M 12517 +30.2%
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 1050 Ti Mobile 30690
GTX 980M 31944 +4.1%
GTX 1050 Ti Mobile 5793
GTX 980M 7268 +25.5%
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and GeForce GTX 980M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and GeForce GTX 980M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
Much newer (3 January 2017 vs 7 October 2014)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (75 vs 100 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
3D Vision Surround
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
27.8% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (1536 vs 768)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 112 GB/s)
Battery Boost (saves energy while gaming by lowering FPS to a still acceptable level. Can make a laptop working on battery twice as long, depending on the particular game)
ShadowPlay (allows recording and streaming video during gaming on NVIDIA GPUs)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
So, GTX 1050 Ti Mobile or 980M?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M.
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