NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti vs 950
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and GeForce GTX 950 architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and GeForce GTX 950'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 and GeForce GTX 950'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
66.82 GTexel / s
49.2 billion / sec
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and GeForce GTX 950 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).
PCI Express 3.0
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
7.938" (20.2 cm)
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Recommended system power (PSU)
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and GeForce GTX 950: 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
105.6 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and GeForce GTX 950.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
Dual Link DVI-I, HDMI 2.0, 3x DisplayPort 1.2
Multi monitor support
Maximum VGA resolution
Audio input for HDMI
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and GeForce GTX 950. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Adaptive Vertical Sync
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and GeForce GTX 950, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and GeForce GTX 950. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 1050 Ti 30.49 +22.3%
GTX 950 24.94
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GTX 1050 Ti 50939 +36%
GTX 950 37454
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GTX 1050 Ti 6816 +21.6%
GTX 950 5605
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 1050 Ti 7485 +20.6%
GTX 950 6208
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 1050 Ti 9453 +13.2%
GTX 950 8351
GTX 1050 Ti 6479 +19%
GTX 950 5445
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and GeForce GTX 950. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
326 Mh/s +39.9%
233 Mh/s −39.9%
Decred / DCR (Decred)
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
12.62 Mh/s +26.6%
9.97 Mh/s −26.6%
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and GeForce GTX 950 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
22.3% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (25 October 2016 vs 20 August 2015)
Cheaper ($139 vs $159)
Higher memory bandwidth (112 vs 105.6 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (16 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (75 vs 90 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
Adaptive Vertical Sync
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
ShadowPlay (allows recording and streaming video during gaming on NVIDIA GPUs)
So, GTX 1050 Ti or 950?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and GeForce GTX 950, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.