ATI Radeon HD 5950 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

Price now 210$
Games supported 82%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 1291
  • Max video memory 4 GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 7008
  • Maximum resolution
ATI Radeon HD 5950
ATI Radeon HD 5950
  • Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 725 MHz
  • Max video memory 1024 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 4 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 37$
Games supported 40%

General info

GPU architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters compared.

Place in performance rating257not rated
Place by popularity3no data
Value for money12.81no data
ArchitecturePascal (2016−2021)TeraScale 2 (2009−2015)
GPU code nameN17P-G1Hemlock
Market segmentDesktopDesktop
Release date25 October 2016 (6 years old)no data
Launch price (MSRP)$139 no data
Current price$210 (1.5x MSRP)$37
Value for money

Performance to price ratio. The higher, the better.

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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores7681440
CUDA cores768no data
Core clock speed1291 MHz725 MHz
Boost clock speed1392 MHzno data
Number of transistors3,300 million2,154 million
Manufacturing process technology16 nm40 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)75 Watt302 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature97 °Cno data
Texture fill rate66.8252.20
Floating-point performance2,138 gflopsno data

Size and compatibility

Information on 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).

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 2.0 x16
Length145 mm280 mm
Supplementary power connectorsNone1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin


Parameters of VRAM installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Integrated GPUs have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR5GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount4 GB1 GB
Memory bus width128 Bit256 Bit
Memory clock speed7008 MHz4 GB/s
Memory bandwidth112 GB/s128.0 GB/s
Shared memory-no data

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort2x DVI, 1x HDMI 1.3a, 1x DisplayPort 1.1
G-SYNC support+no data


Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

VR Ready+no data
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API support

List of supported APIs, including specific versions.

DirectX12 (12_1)11.2 (11_0)
Shader Model6.45.0
CUDA+no data

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and Radeon HD 5950. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 326 Mh/s no data
Decred / DCR (Decred) 1.01 Gh/s no data
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto) 12.62 Mh/s no data
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight) 0.3 kh/s no data
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash) 156.48 Sol/s no data

Advantages and disadvantages

Memory bus width 128 256
Pipelines / CUDA cores 768 1440
Memory bandwidth 112 128
Chip lithography 16 nm 40 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 75 Watt 302 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti


ATI Radeon HD 5950
Radeon HD 5950

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Competitors of GeForce GTX 1050 Ti by AMD

According to our data, the closest AMD alternative to GeForce GTX 1050 Ti is Radeon R9 380X, which is slower by 1% and lower by 1 position in our ranking.

AMD Radeon R9 380X Radeon R9 380X

Here are some closest AMD rivals to GeForce GTX 1050 Ti:

Radeon RX 570 110.64
Radeon R9 285 106.11
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 100

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