NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 vs 760

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 760 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
12.91
 
8.12
Architecture
Pascal
 
Kepler
Code name
N17P-G1
 
GK104
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
25 October 2016
 
25 June 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
$109
 
$249
Price now
$160
 
$250

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 760'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 and GeForce GTX 760's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
640
 
1152
CUDA cores
640
 
1152
Core clock speed
1290 MHz
 
980 MHz
Boost Clock
1392 MHz
 
1033 MHz
Transistor count
3,300 million
 
3,540 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
170 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
97 °C
 
97 °C
Texture fill rate
58.2 GTexel / s
 
94.1 billion / sec
Floating-point performance
1,862 gflops
 
2,378 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 760 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).
Bus support
PCIe 3.0
 
PCI Express 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
5.7" (14.5 cm)
 
9.5" (24.1 cm)
Height
4.38" (11.1 cm)
 
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Width
2-slot
 
n/d
Recommended system power (PSU)
300 Watt
 
n/d
Minimum recommended system power
n/d
 
500 Watt
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
Two 6-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 760: 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
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
7008 MHz
 
3000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
112 GB / s
 
192.2 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 760.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Display Connectors
DP 1.4, HDMI 2.0b, Dual Link-DVI
 
One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One HDMI, One DisplayPort
Multi monitor support
+
 
4 displays
HDMI
-
 
+
HDCP
2.2
 
+
Maximum VGA resolution
n/d
 
2048x1536
G-SYNC support
+
 
+
Audio input for HDMI
n/d
 
Internal

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 760. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Blu Ray 3D
-
 
+
3D Gaming
-
 
+
3D Vision
+
 
+
PhysX
-
 
+
GameStream
+
 
-
GPU Boost
3.0
 
+
3D Vision Live
-
 
+
VR Ready
+
 
n/d
CUDA
+
 
+
SLI
n/d
 
+
GeForce Experience
n/d
 
+
FXAA
n/d
 
+
TXAA
n/d
 
+
Adaptive VSync
n/d
 
+
Multi-Projection
+
 
n/d
Multi Monitor
+
 
n/d
Ansel
+
 
n/d
ShadowWorks
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 760, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
DirectX 11.0, Shader 5.0
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.3
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 760. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 1050 16.91 +1.7%
GTX 760 16.62

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GTX 1050 40922 +1.9%
GTX 760 40150

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 1050 6122 +12.7%
GTX 760 5431

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 1050 6797 +14.1%
GTX 760 5959

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 1050 8571 +7.6%
GTX 760 7962

3DMark Vantage Performance

GTX 1050 32463 +11.7%
GTX 760 29073

Unigine Heaven 3.0

GTX 1050 88 +17.3%
GTX 760 75

Passmark

GTX 1050 4762
GTX 760 4938 +3.7%

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 760. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
279 Mh/s +236.1%
 
83 Mh/s −236.1%
Decred / DCR (Decred)
0.85 Gh/s
 
n/d
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
n/d
 
3.5 Mh/s
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
0.3 kh/s
 
n/d
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
143.76 Sol/s
 
n/d

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 760 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050

1.7% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (25 October 2016 vs 25 June 2013)
Cheaper ($109 vs $249)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (75 vs 170 watts)
Multi-Projection
VR Ready
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Multi Monitor
ShadowWorks
Ansel
NVIDIAGameStreamReady

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760

Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (1152 vs 640)
Higher memory bandwidth (192.2 vs 112 GB/s)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
Purevideo
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
Adaptive VSync
TXAA
SHIELD-ready
FXAA
NVIDIA Surround
SLI-ready
HDMI
BluRay3D
3DGaming
NVIDIAPhysXTechnology
3DVisionLive

So, GTX 1050 or 760?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760. The differences in performance seem too small.
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