NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 vs MX150

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce MX150 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
39.55
 
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Architecture
Pascal
 
Pascal
Code name
GP107
 
GP108
Type
Desktop
 
Laptop
Release date
25 October 2016
 
17 May 2017
Launch price (MSRP)
$109
 
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Price now
$159
 
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Technical specs

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.
Pipelines
640
 
384
CUDA cores
640
 
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Core clock speed
1290 MHz
 
1468 MHz
Boost Clock
1392 MHz
 
1038 MHz
Transistor count
3,300 million
 
1,800 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
10 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
97 °C
 
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Texture fill rate
58.20
 
24.91
Floating-point performance
1,862 gflops
 
1,127 gflops

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.
Laptop size
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large
Bus support
PCIe 3.0
 
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Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
5.7" (14.5 cm)
 
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Height
4.38" (11.1 cm)
 
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Width
2-slot
 
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Recommended system power (PSU)
300 Watt
 
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Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None
SLI
-
 
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Memory

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.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
7008 MHz
 
5012 MHz
Memory bandwidth
112 GB/s
 
40.1 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

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.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
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Display Connectors
DP 1.4, HDMI 2.0b, Dual Link-DVI
 
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Multi monitor support
+
 
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HDCP
2.2
 
-
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

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.
3D Vision
+
 
-
GameStream
+
 
-
GPU Boost
3.0
 
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VR Ready
+
 
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CUDA
+
 
-
Multi-Projection
+
 
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Multi Monitor
+
 
+
Ansel
+
 
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ShadowWorks
+
 
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API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce MX150, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6
Vulkan
+
 
+

Benchmark performance

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

Passmark

GTX 1050 5634 +136.7%
GeForce MX150 2380

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce MX150. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
279 Mh/s
 
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Decred / DCR (Decred)
0.85 Gh/s
 
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Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
0.3 kh/s
 
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Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
143.76 Sol/s
 
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Gaming performance

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)
Multi-Projection
VR Ready
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)
3D Vision
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
ShadowWorks
Ansel
3D Vision Surround
NVIDIAGameStreamReady

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX150

Somewhat newer (17 May 2017 vs 25 October 2016)
Less power hungry (10 vs 75 watts)
OpenGL 4.5

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.

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