NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti vs AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
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  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 1290
  • Max video memory 4 GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 7 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
Radeon RX 6600 XT
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  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x8
  • Core clock speed 1968
  • Max video memory 8192 MB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 16000
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 696$
Games supported 100%
Graphics card Graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti vs AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in performance rating21548
Value for money18.7236.63
ArchitecturePascalNavi / RDNA2
GPU code nameN17P-G1Navi 23
Market segmentDesktopDesktop
Release date25 October 2016 (5 years ago)30 July 2021 (less than a year ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$139 $379
Price now$340 (2.4x MSRP)$696 (1.8x MSRP)
Value for money

To get the index we compare the characteristics of video cards and their relative prices.

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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 cores7682048
CUDA cores768no data
Core clock speed1290 MHz1968 MHz
Boost clock speed1392 MHz2589 MHz
Number of transistors3,300 million11,060 million
Manufacturing process technology16 nm7 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)75 Watt160 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature97 °Cno data
Texture fill rate66.82331.4
Floating-point performance2,138 gflopsno data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

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 4.0 x8
Length145 mm190 mm
Supplementary power connectorsNone1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR5GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount4 GB8 GB
Memory bus width128 Bit128 Bit
Memory clock speed7 GB/s16000 MHz
Memory bandwidth112 GB/s256.0 GB/s
Shared memory--

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 DisplayPort1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort
HDMI++
G-SYNC support+no data

Technologies

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

VR Ready+no data
Ansel+no data

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 (12_1)12.0 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model6.46.5
OpenGL4.64.6
OpenCL1.22.1
Vulkan1.2.1311.2
CUDA+no data

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. 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.

GTX 1050 Ti 23.75
RX 6600 XT 58.83
+148%
  • 3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Score
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
  • 3DMark 11 Performance GPU
  • 3DMark Ice Storm GPU
  • Passmark

Cloud Gate is an outdated DirectX 11 feature level 10 benchmark that was used for home PCs and basic notebooks. It displays a few scenes of some weird space teleportation device launching spaceships into unknown, using fixed resolution of 1280x720. Just like Ice Storm benchmark, it has been discontinued in January 2020 and replaced by 3DMark Night Raid.

GTX 1050 Ti 50939
RX 6600 XT 156297
+207%
GTX 1050 Ti 6816
RX 6600 XT 25652
+276%

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 seemingly made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

GTX 1050 Ti 7485
RX 6600 XT 28342
+279%

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280x720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

GTX 1050 Ti 9453
RX 6600 XT 39051
+313%

Ice Storm Graphics is an obsolete benchmark, part of 3DMark suite. Ice Storm was used to measure entry level laptops and Windows-based tablets performance. It utilizes DirectX 11 feature level 9 to display a battle between two space fleets near a frozen planet in 1280x720 resolution. Discontinued in January 2020, it is now superseded by 3DMark Night Raid.

GTX 1050 Ti 352876
RX 6600 XT 472371
+33.9%

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

GTX 1050 Ti 6331
RX 6600 XT 15685
+148%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and Radeon RX 6600 XT. 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

Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular games across different resolutions:

1080p51
−163%
134
+163%
1440p32
−147%
79
+147%
4K26
−69.2%
44
+69.2%

1920x1080
Medium Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 48 no data
Battlefield 5 63 no data
Cyberpunk 2077 21
−248%
73
+248%
Far Cry New Dawn 48
−173%
131
+173%
Forza Horizon 4 69 no data
Red Dead Redemption 2 35 no data
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 31
−435%
166
+435%

1920x1080
High Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 40 no data
Battlefield 5 52 no data
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 39 no data
Cyberpunk 2077 17
−335%
74
+335%
Far Cry New Dawn 45
−182%
127
+182%
Forza Horizon 4 64 no data
Metro Exodus 26
−265%
95
+265%
Red Dead Redemption 2 18 no data
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 27
−426%
142
+426%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 49
−259%
176
+259%

1920x1080
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 24 no data
Battlefield 5 51 no data
Far Cry 5 36
−269%
133
+269%
Far Cry New Dawn 41
−173%
112
+173%
Forza Horizon 4 45 no data
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 26
−281%
99
+281%

2560x1440
High Preset

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 24 no data

2560x1440
Ultra Preset

Battlefield 5 36 no data
Far Cry New Dawn 29
−238%
98
+238%

3840x2160
High Preset

Metro Exodus 9
−278%
34
+278%

3840x2160
Ultra Preset

Battlefield 5 18 no data
Far Cry New Dawn 14
−279%
53
+279%
Forza Horizon 4 20 no data

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 23.75 58.83
Novelty 25 October 2016 30 July 2021
Cost $139 $379
Pipelines / CUDA cores 768 2048
Memory bandwidth 112 256
Chip lithography 16 nm 7 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 75 Watt 160 Watt

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends

AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT

since it shows better performance.


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Competitors of GeForce GTX 1050 Ti by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 1050 Ti from AMD is Radeon R9 380, which is slower by 1% and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

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Competitors of Radeon RX 6600 XT by NVIDIA

The nearest Radeon RX 6600 XT's NVIDIA equivalent is GeForce RTX 2070, which is faster by 3% and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

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