NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050

Compare NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4 GB vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 8 GB, specs and GPU benchmark score. Which is the better graphics card for the money?

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Price

The cheapest price from our partner retailers

$ 229
$ 86.15 significantly less expensive
$ 315

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

General gaming and workstation score

25 %
59 %
136% significantly better overall score

Flux Core frame rate

Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes

29 FPS
77 FPS
47 FPS significantly higher Flux Core frame rate

Electron frame rate

Randomly generated noise sphere test

21 FPS
41 FPS
20 FPS significantly higher Electron frame rate

City frame rate

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

21 FPS
58 FPS
38 FPS significantly higher City frame rate

Clouds frame rate

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

17 FPS
32 FPS
15 FPS significantly higher Clouds frame rate

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (CUDA) score

CUDA compute benchmark

20,616
72,998
254% significantly higher Geekbench (CUDA) score

Geekbench (OpenCL) score

OpenCL compute benchmark

22,192
71,667
222% significantly higher Geekbench (OpenCL) score

Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Vulkan compute benchmark

21,230
56,109
164% significantly higher Geekbench (Vulkan) score

3DMark Graphics score

High-end graphics benchmark

2,339
6,202
165% significantly higher 3DMark Graphics score

Specifications

Core Clock Speed

Nominal chip frequency

1,290 MHz
1,552 MHz
20% slightly higher core clock speed

Boost Clock Speed

Higher turbo frequency when power conditions are met

1,392 MHz
1,777 MHz
27% slightly higher boost clock speed

Memory

Onboard memory size for textures and vertices

4 GiB
8 GiB
100% significantly more memory

Memory Bus Width

Number of parallel lines to the memory chips

128 Bit
Identical
128 Bit

Memory Bandwidth

Data transfer speed between GPU core and memory

112 GB/s
224 GB/s
99% significantly higher memory bandwidth

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the GPU

75 W
73% significantly lower TDP
130 W

Pixel Rate

Number of pixels that can be rendered per second

45 Gigapixels/s
57 Gigapixels/s
27% slightly higher pixel rate

Texture Rate

Number of textured pixels that can be rendered per second

67 Gigatexels/s
142 Gigatexels/s
112% significantly higher texture rate

Floating Point Performance

Raw number of floating point operations per second

2 TFLOPS
9 TFLOPS
325% significantly better floating point performance

Shading Units

Number of processors dedicated to shader processing

768
2,560
233% significantly more shading units

Texture Mapping Units

Number of processors dedicated to applying textures

48
80
66% significantly more texture mapping units

Render Output Processors

Number of processors dedicated to final pixel rendering

32
Identical
32

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

148th of 536
67th of 536

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

October 2016
January 2022

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

GDDR5
GDDR6

DirectX Support

Maximum version of DirectX supported

12.0
12.0

OpenGL Support

Maximum version of OpenGL supported

4.5
4.6

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti vs GeForce RTX 3050 comparison

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark, the GeForce RTX 3050 GPU is faster than the GeForce GTX 1050 Ti in gaming.

In our comparison, the GeForce RTX 3050 has a slightly higher core clock speed. This is the frequency at which the graphics core is running at. While not necessarily an indicator of overall performance, this metric can be useful when comparing two GPUs based on the same architecture. In addition, the GeForce RTX 3050 also has a slightly higher boost clock speed. This is a frequency that can be reached if the GPU is cooled sufficiently and has enough power.

Next up, in terms of GPU memory, the GeForce RTX 3050 has significantly more memory with 8 GiB of memory compared to 4 GiB. Lots of memory is good when playing at high resolutions or with many monitors.

In addition, the GeForce GTX 1050 Ti has a significantly lower TDP at 75 W when compared to the GeForce RTX 3050 at 130 W. TDP (Thermal Design Power) measures total heat output from the chip.

In conclusion, all specs and GPU benchmarks considered, will recommend the GeForce RTX 3050 over the GeForce GTX 1050 Ti.

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