Compare GTX 1050 vs RX 550 vs R9 380 Benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon RX 550
AMD Radeon R9 380
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050AMD Radeon RX 550AMD Radeon R9 380
Price $ 124$ 75$ 299
Year 201820172015
Maximum Recorded Temperature 65C57C70C
Max Fan Noise 45dB36dB52dB
Recommended Power Supply 300W400W540W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz ($306.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0 FPS+0 FPS+0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0%0%0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality SettingsUltra Quality SettingsUltra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 36 FPS23 FPS43 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 26 FPS17 FPS31 FPS
Average 4K Performance 15 FPS10 FPS19 FPS
Memory 3 GB2 GB2 GB
Overall Combination Score 68/10066/10059/100

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon RX 550
AMD Radeon R9 380
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
33
17
38
2018 Fallout 76
38
25
43
2018 Hitman 2
29
20
34
2018 Just Cause 4
25
16
30
2018 Monster Hunter: World
27
17
33
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
25
16
32
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
34
22
38
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
35
22
42
2017 For Honor
47
30
56
2017 Project CARS 2
33
21
39
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
40
26
48
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
26
17
32
2016 Hitman
46
30
51
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
40
26
46
2016 The Division
34
22
39
2016 Overwatch
52
26
59
2016 Dishonored 2
24
15
29
2015 DiRT Rally
54
35
66
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
29
19
37
2015 The Witcher 3
30
19
36
2015 Total War: Attila
27
2015 Rocket League
137
87
162
2015 Need For Speed
38
24
45
2015 Project CARS
36
23
43
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
43
2014 GRID Autosport
70
2014 Shadow of Mordor
45
2014 The Talos Principle
62
2013 Crysis 3
34
22
40
2013 Battlefield 4
40
26
49
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
94
60
111
2009 League of Legends
176
112
209

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon RX 550
AMD Radeon R9 380
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
28
14
32
2018 Hitman 2
20
13
22
2018 Just Cause 4
19
12
22
2018 Monster Hunter: World
19
12
23
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
19
12
24
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
22
11
25
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
25
16
30
2017 For Honor
27
17
33
2017 Project CARS 2
23
15
28
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
36
23
43
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
24
16
29
2016 Hitman
33
22
39
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
28
18
32
2016 The Division
25
16
29
2016 Overwatch
36
18
41
2016 Dishonored 2
21
13
25
2015 DiRT Rally
38
24
46
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
21
13
27
2015 The Witcher 3
22
14
27
2015 Total War: Attila
20
2015 Rocket League
59
37
70
2015 Need For Speed
29
19
35
2015 Project CARS
28
18
33
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
28
2014 GRID Autosport
52
2014 Shadow of Mordor
29
2014 The Talos Principle
46
2013 Crysis 3
21
13
26
2013 Battlefield 4
26
17
32
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
78
50
93
2009 League of Legends
98
62
116

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon RX 550
AMD Radeon R9 380
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
19
9
21
2018 Hitman 2
12
8
13
2018 Just Cause 4
10
6
12
2018 Monster Hunter: World
9
6
11
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
11
7
14
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
12
6
13
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
18
11
21
2017 For Honor
14
9
16
2017 Project CARS 2
20
12
23
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
30
19
36
2016 Overwatch
19
9
21
2016 Dishonored 2
16
10
20
2015 Rocket League
27
17
33
2015 Need For Speed
20
12
23
2015 Project CARS
20
12
23
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
70
45
84
2009 League of Legends
39
25
46

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 / Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz

The GTX 1050 's power requirements are reasonable and it is very efficient compared to the competition. With regards to max load temperature, the GTX 1050 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control. With current 3072 MB RAM, the GTX 1050 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

AMD Radeon RX 550 / Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz

The RX 550 is more suitable for budget PC builds and less demanding games. With current 2048 MB RAM, the RX 550 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. The RX 550 's power requirements are reasonable and it is very efficient compared to the competition. With regards to max load temperature, the RX 550 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control. With current 2048 MB RAM, the RX 550 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

AMD Radeon R9 380 / Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz

With current 2048 MB RAM, the R9 380 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. With current 2048 MB RAM, the R9 380 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

Board Design

GTX 1050RX 550R9 380
Board Number PG210 SKU 1D090-01C766
Length 5.7 inches 145 mm5.7 inches 145 mm8.7 inches 221 mm
Outputs 1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort2x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors NoneNone2x 6-pin
Slot Width Dual-slotDual-slotDual-slot
TDP 75 W50 W190 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1050RX 550R9 380
Boost Clock 1518 MHz1183 MHz
GPU Clock 1392 MHz1100 MHz970 MHz
Memory Clock 1752 MHz 7008 MHz effective1750 MHz 7000 MHz effective1375 MHz 5500 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1050RX 550R9 380
Bus Interface PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x8PCIe 3.0 x16
Generation GeForce 1000Polaris (RX 500)Pirate Islands (R9 300)
Launch Price 109 USD79 USD199 USD
Production ActiveActiveActive
Release Date Oct 25th, 2016Apr 20th, 2017Jun 18th, 2015

Graphics Features

GTX 1050RX 550R9 380
CUDA 6.1
DirectX 12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL 1.222
OpenGL 4.64.54.5
Shader Model 6.166
Vulkan 1.1.821.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

GTX 1050RX 550R9 380
Architecture PascalGCN 4.0GCN 3.0
Die Size 132 mm²103 mm²366 mm²
GPU Name GP107LexaAntigua
GPU Variant GP107-301-K1-A1Lexa PRO (215-0904018)Antigua PRO (215-0877000)
Process Size 14 nm14 nm28 nm
Transistors 3,300 million2,200 million5,000 million

Memory

GTX 1050RX 550R9 380
Bandwidth 84.10 GB/s112.0 GB/s176.0 GB/s
Memory Bus 96 bit128 bit256 bit
Memory Size 3072 MB2048 MB2048 MB
Memory Type GDDR5GDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

GTX 1050RX 550R9 380
ROPs 321632
SM Count 6
Shading Units 7685121792
TMUs 4832112

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1050RX 550R9 380
FP16 (half) performance 36.43 GFLOPS (1:64)1,211 GFLOPS (1:1)3,476 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance 2,332 GFLOPS1,211 GFLOPS3,476 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 72.86 GFLOPS (1:32)75.71 GFLOPS (1:16)217.3 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate 46.56 GPixel/s18.93 GPixel/s31.04 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 72.86 GTexel/s37.86 GTexel/s108.6 GTexel/s

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