NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 vs 760
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 760 architecture, market type and release date.
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.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Maximum GPU temperature
Texture fill rate
58.2 GTexel / s
94.1 billion / sec
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).
PCI Express 3.0
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
5.7" (14.5 cm)
9.5" (24.1 cm)
4.38" (11.1 cm)
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Recommended system power (PSU)
Minimum recommended system power
Supplementary power connectors
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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
112 GB / s
192.2 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 760.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
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
Maximum VGA resolution
Audio input for HDMI
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 Vision Live
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 760, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11.0, Shader 5.0
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
GTX 1050 4762
GTX 760 4938 +3.7%
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
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)
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
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)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
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)
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)
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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