NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 vs MX150
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce MX150 architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce MX150'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 MX150'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
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce MX150 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). For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
5.7" (14.5 cm)
4.38" (11.1 cm)
Recommended system power (PSU)
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce MX150: 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
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce MX150. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
DP 1.4, HDMI 2.0b, Dual Link-DVI
Multi monitor support
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce MX150. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce MX150, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce MX150. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 1050 26.06 +136.7%
GeForce MX150 11.01
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
GTX 1050 349683 +56.3%
GeForce MX150 223740
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GTX 1050 40922 +113.9%
GeForce MX150 19132
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GTX 1050 6122 +97.2%
GeForce MX150 3104
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 1050 6797 +94.9%
GeForce MX150 3488
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 1050 8571 +90.7%
GeForce MX150 4494
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 1050 32463 +195.3%
GeForce MX150 10992
Unigine Heaven 3.0
GTX 1050 88 +109.5%
GeForce MX150 42
GTX 1050 5634 +136.7%
GeForce MX150 2380
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce MX150. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Decred / DCR (Decred)
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce MX150 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
136.7% faster (about 2.5 times) in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (128 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (640 vs 384)
Higher memory bandwidth (112 vs 40.1 GB/s)
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
3D Vision Surround
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Somewhat newer (17 May 2017 vs 25 October 2016)
Less power hungry (10 vs 75 watts)
So, GTX 1050 or MX150?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050.
Be aware that GeForce GTX 1050 is a desktop card while GeForce MX150 is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce MX150, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.