NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile vs AMD Radeon R9 M395X

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
AMD Radeon R9 M395X

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and Radeon R9 M395X architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
45.56
 
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Architecture
Pascal
 
GCN 3
Code name
N17P-G1
 
Amethyst XT
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
3 January 2017
 
16 October 2014
Price now
$158
 
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Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and Radeon R9 M395X'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 Radeon R9 M395X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
768
 
2048
CUDA cores
768
 
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Core clock speed
1493 MHz
 
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Boost Clock
1620 MHz
 
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Transistor count
4,400 million
 
5,000 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
250 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
97 °C
 
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Texture fill rate
77.76 GTexel / s
 
92.54 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
no data
 
2,961 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and Radeon R9 M395X 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.
Laptop size
large
 
large
Bus support
no data
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
MXM-B (3.0)
Supplementary power connectors
no data
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and Radeon R9 M395X: 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
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
7 GB/s
 
1250 MHz
Memory bandwidth
112 GB / s
 
160.0 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and Radeon R9 M395X.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Eyefinity
-
 
+
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and Radeon R9 M395X. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
-
 
+
HD3D
-
 
+
PowerTune
-
 
+
DualGraphics
-
 
+
TrueAudio
-
 
+
ZeroCore
-
 
+
Switchable graphics
-
 
+
3D Vision
+
 
-
CUDA
+
 
-
Multi-Projection
+
 
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Multi Monitor
+
 
no data
Ansel
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and Radeon R9 M395X, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
DirectX® 12
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.4
OpenCL
no data
 
Not Listed
Vulkan
+
 
-
Mantle
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and Radeon R9 M395X. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 1050 Ti Mobile 26.99 +0.2%
R9 M395X 26.94

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 1050 Ti Mobile 6704
R9 M395X 7042 +5%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 1050 Ti Mobile 7741
R9 M395X 7921 +2.3%

Passmark

GTX 1050 Ti Mobile 5793 +0.2%
R9 M395X 5782

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and Radeon R9 M395X. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
no data
 
413 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and Radeon R9 M395X are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile

0.2% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (3 January 2017 vs 16 October 2014)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (75 vs 250 watts)
Multi-Projection
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Multi Monitor
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
3D Vision
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Ansel
3D Vision Surround

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M395X

Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (2048 vs 768)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 112 GB/s)
EyefinitySupport
FreeSync
HD3DMenu
PowerTuneMenu
DualGraphics
TrueAudioMenu
ZeroCoreMenu
SwitchableGraphics
MantleMenu

So, GTX 1050 Ti Mobile or R9 M395X?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and AMD Radeon R9 M395X. The differences in performance seem too small.
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