AMD Radeon RX 570 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, release date and other general parameters.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
1.88
 
1.19
Architecture
Polaris
 
Pascal
GPU code name
Polaris 20 Ellesmere
 
N17P-G1
Market segment
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
18 April 2017
 
25 October 2016
Launch price (MSRP)
$169
 
$139
Price now
$385
 
$556

Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines / CUDA cores
2048
 
768
CUDA cores
no data
 
768
Core clock speed
1168 MHz
 
1291 MHz
Boost Clock
1244 MHz
 
1392 MHz
Transistor count
5,700 million
 
3,300 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
16 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
120 Watt
 
75 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
no data
 
97 °C
Texture fill rate
159.2
 
66.82
Floating-point performance
5,095 gflops
 
2,138 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 570 and GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 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).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
241 mm
 
145 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: 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 Ti. 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
HDMI
+
 
+
G-SYNC support
-
 
+

Technologies

Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
+
 
-
VR Ready
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 570 and GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_0)
 
12 (12_1)
Shader Model
6.4
 
6.4
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
 
1.2
Vulkan
+
 
1.2.131
CUDA
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX 570 27.40 +9.8%
GTX 1050 Ti 24.96

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RX 570 375145 +6.3%
GTX 1050 Ti 352876

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX 570 71096 +39.6%
GTX 1050 Ti 50939

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX 570 11956 +75.4%
GTX 1050 Ti 6816

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX 570 13827 +84.7%
GTX 1050 Ti 7485

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX 570 18967 +100.6%
GTX 1050 Ti 9453

Passmark

RX 570 6967 +9.8%
GTX 1050 Ti 6345

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon RX 570 and GeForce GTX 1050 Ti. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
no data
 
326 Mh/s
Decred / DCR (Decred)
no data
 
1.01 Gh/s
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
no data
 
12.62 Mh/s
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
no data
 
0.3 kh/s
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
no data
 
156.48 Sol/s

Gaming performance

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

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 570

9.8% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (18 April 2017 vs 25 October 2016)
Cheaper ($385.00 USD vs $556.00 USD)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (2048 vs 768)
Higher memory bandwidth (224 vs 112 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 16 nm)
AMD FreeSync

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

Less power hungry (75 vs 120 watts)
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)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)

So, RX 570 or GTX 1050 Ti?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon RX 570 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti. The differences in performance seem too small.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon RX 570 and GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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