GTX 1050 Ti Review: Affordable Graphics Card from GeForce 10 Series

The presence of GTX 1080, GTX 1070 and GTX 1060 is able to prove that the architecture of Pascal GPU can offer fast performance with low power consumption. Unfortunately, the price of the video cards above is relatively expensive for most PC gamers.

To complete the line of graphics cards based on Pascal GPU architecture, Nvidia officially presenting their latest graphics card, GeForce GTX 1050 Series. Interestingly, Nvidia offers two variants at this time, GTX 1050 Ti and non Ti. It seems that Nvidia released this series to replace the GTX 950 and GTX 750 ti which have become less popular at the market.

Furthermore, the price of GTX 1050 series is quite affordable. In term of price, the GTX 1050 series will fight directly against AMD's Radeon RX 460 series.

This video card can run GTA V at max settings with decent FPS


The GTX 1050 Ti is powerful enough to run Call of Duty Infinite Warfare on ultra settings

Benchmark test from www.pcworld.com (1080p resolutions)

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From the test above (The Division games), the GTX 1050 Ti can easily beat GTX 750 Ti, GTX 950 and RX 460 OC.

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GTX 1050 Ti is quite strong to run Far Cry Primal games on high settings and can score 60 average FPS. Obviously, the FPS drops quite significant when the games is running on ultra settings.

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According to pcworld.com, the Rise of the Tomb Raider games performs more optimal on Nvidia's video card. From the test above, GTX 1050 Ti is able to reach 60 avg FPS. Unfortunately, this video card can only reach 41 avg FPS on ultra settings.

Standard specifications

GTX 1050 Ti itself comes with 768 CUDA Core and is clocked at 1290 MHz (Base Clock) & 1392 MHz (Boost clock). The GPU chip of this video card is equipped with 4gb GDDR5 memory, with memory speed clocked at 7000 MHz. Unfortunately, the GTX 1050 non Ti version is only available with 2gb GDDR5 memory.

75 Watts max TDP

One of the most interesting point from this GTX 1050 series is, the graphics card power from both GTX 1050 Ti and non Ti is only 75W!!. According to GTX geforce official site, you can operate this video card in a computer with 300W power supply.

Conclusion

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We need to admit that GTX 1050 Ti is a significant upgrade from older GTX series like GTX 750 Ti. Furthermore, GTX 1050 Ti is of the best choice for a gamer who wants to get a great gaming video card for 1080p due to its powerful performance.

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