NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Benchmark

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 GPU benchmark, specs and release date - 2 GB NVIDIA Graphics card rating. How good is the GeForce GTX 1050 for gaming?

GPU Benchmark Score

20 %
Average score from 20 samples
Low uncertainty

Ranked 162nd out of 526 in the GPU Database. Tests performed at 1920 x 1080 resolution.

Benchmark Average 10% Low 1% Low
Flux Core
Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes
25 FPS 17 FPS 15 FPS
Randomly generated noise sphere test
18 FPS 17 FPS 16 FPS
Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering
17 FPS 14 FPS 14 FPS
Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test
14 FPS 13 FPS 13 FPS

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Geekbench (CUDA)
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Geekbench (Metal)
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Geekbench (OpenCL)
Geekbench (OpenCL)
Geekbench (Vulkan)
Geekbench (Vulkan)
3DMark Graphics
3DMark Graphics
17,206 7,823 18,573 17,953 2,076

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GPU Comparison

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more GPUs with our GPU Comparison Tool.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
79 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050
59 %
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
25 %
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
20 %
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950
18 %
NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030
12 %
Intel UHD 630
4 %


Core Clock 1354 MHz
Boost Clock 1455 MHz
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Size 2 GiB
Bus Width 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth 112.1 GB/s
TDP 75 W
Floating Point Performance 1.86 TFLOPS
Release Date 2016-10-25
PCIe Revision 3
DirectX Support 12
OpenGL Support 4.5
Pixel Rate 47 Gigapixels/s
Texture Rate 58 Gigatexels/s
Shading Units 640
Texture Mapping Units 40
Render Output Processors 32

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050

The GeForce GTX 1050 is a GPU from NVIDIA released in 2016. This chip has an average gaming score at 20% in our GPU benchmark.

The GeForce GTX 1050 has 2 GiB of GDDR5 memory, with a total memory bandwidth of 109 GB/s. The memory bus has a width of 128 bits. More memory is beneficial when gaming at high resolutions as the memory needs to store the frame buffer and all the game textures. If you run out of memory, you will experience poor performance as the GPU needs to swap data in and out of the memory as it is used.

In terms of clock speed, the GeForce GTX 1050 GPU core runs at a frequency of 1354 MHz and if power and temperature permits, it can boost up to 1455 MHz. The core clock is directly related to the performance of a GPU, the higher the clock, the more processing can be done per second. A higher clock does not guarantee better performance by itself, this also depends on the number of shading units and other elements of the pipeline.

The performance specs of the GeForce GTX 1050 are a raw floating-point performance of 1.86 TFLOPS : this represents the number of floating point (decimal) operations completed per second. In addition, this NVIDIA GPU has a pixel rate of 47 Gigapixels/s, the number of pixels the GPU is capable of outputting every second. Furthermore, it has a texture fill rate of 58 Gigatexels/s, the number of pixels the GPU can renderer per second.

As for rendering API support, the GeForce GTX 1050 supports up to DirectX 12. In addition, in cross-platform titles, OpenGL 4.5 features are supported. Newer APIs are usually more efficient, allowing for better performance in games and better graphical effects.

The raw technical specs of the GeForce GTX 1050 are: 640 total shading units (general purpose parallel cores capable of processing different aspects of the graphics pipeline), 40 texture mapping units (specialised processors for texture operations, this determines the texture rate) and 32 render output processors or units (the final step in the rendering pipeline, responsible for rasterising the image)

Power and thermals for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 75 watts. This measures the amount of heat the GPU produces when running at 100%. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's a good estimate.

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