AMD Radeon RX 570 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050

AMD Radeon RX 570
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX 570 and GeForce GTX 1050 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
70.49
 
45.06
Architecture
GCN 4.0
 
Pascal
Code name
Polaris 20
 
GP107
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
18 April 2017
 
25 October 2016
Launch price (MSRP)
$169
 
$109
Price now
$125
 
$160

Technical specs

Radeon RX 570 and GeForce GTX 1050's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon RX 570 and GeForce GTX 1050's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2048
 
640
CUDA cores
no data
 
640
Core clock speed
1168 MHz
 
1290 MHz
Boost Clock
1244 MHz
 
1392 MHz
Transistor count
5,700 million
 
3,300 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
120 Watt
 
75 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
no data
 
97 °C
Texture fill rate
159.2
 
58.20
Floating-point performance
5,095 gflops
 
1,862 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 570 and GeForce GTX 1050 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
no data
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
241 mm
 
5.7" (14.5 cm)
Height
no data
 
4.38" (11.1 cm)
Width
no data
 
2-slot
Recommended system power (PSU)
no data
 
300 Watt
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 
None
SLI
no data
 
-

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 570 and GeForce GTX 1050: 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
8 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
7000 MHz
 
7008 MHz
Memory bandwidth
224.0 GB/s
 
112 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 570 and GeForce GTX 1050. 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, 3x DisplayPort
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Display Connectors
no data
 
DP 1.4, HDMI 2.0b, Dual Link-DVI
Multi monitor support
no data
 
+
HDCP
-
 
2.2
G-SYNC support
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX 570 and GeForce GTX 1050. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
+
 
-
3D Vision
-
 
+
GameStream
-
 
+
GPU Boost
no data
 
3.0
VR Ready
no data
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
Multi-Projection
no data
 
+
Multi Monitor
no data
 
+
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
+
 
no data
Ansel
no data
 
+
ShadowWorks
no data
 
+
HDMI 2.0b
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 570 and GeForce GTX 1050, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_0)
 
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.5
Vulkan
+
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 570 and GeForce GTX 1050. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX 570 32.17 +22.2%
GTX 1050 26.32

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RX 570 375145 +7.3%
GTX 1050 349683

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX 570 71096 +73.7%
GTX 1050 40922

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX 570 11956 +95.3%
GTX 1050 6122

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX 570 13827 +103.4%
GTX 1050 6797

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX 570 18967 +121.3%
GTX 1050 8571

3DMark Vantage Performance

RX 570 45560 +40.3%
GTX 1050 32463

Passmark

RX 570 6967 +22.2%
GTX 1050 5701

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon RX 570 and GeForce GTX 1050. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
no data
 
279 Mh/s
Decred / DCR (Decred)
no data
 
0.85 Gh/s
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
no data
 
0.3 kh/s
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
no data
 
143.76 Sol/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX 570 and GeForce GTX 1050 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 570

22.2% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (18 April 2017 vs 25 October 2016)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (2048 vs 640)
Higher memory bandwidth (224 vs 112 GB/s)
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
HDMI 2.0b
AMD FreeSync
FreeSync

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050

Cheaper ($109 vs $169)
Less power hungry (75 vs 120 watts)
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)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Multi Monitor
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

So, RX 570 or GTX 1050?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon RX 570.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon RX 570 and GeForce GTX 1050, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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