Compare GTX 1050 vs RX 550 vs RX 560 Benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon RX 550
AMD Radeon RX 560
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050AMD Radeon RX 550AMD Radeon RX 560
Price $ 124$ 75$ 104
Year 201820172017
Maximum Recorded Temperature 65C57C62C
Max Fan Noise 45dB36dB42dB
Recommended Power Supply 300W400W425W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)
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 FPS33 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 26 FPS17 FPS24 FPS
Average 4K Performance 15 FPS10 FPS14 FPS
Memory 3 GB2 GB4 GB
Overall Combination Score 68/10066/10066/100

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon RX 550
AMD Radeon RX 560
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
30
25
36
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
17
11
18
2018 Final Fantasy XV
32
23
33
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
32
21
27
2018 Forza Horizon 4
33
17
29
2018 Fallout 76
38
25
32
2018 Hitman 2
29
20
25
2018 Just Cause 4
25
16
22
2018 Monster Hunter: World
27
17
24
2018 Battlefield V
38
22
43
2017 Dawn of War III
49
32
45
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
32
21
30
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
29
16
27
2017 Destiny 2
48
32
50
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
25
16
23
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
34
22
31
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
35
22
31
2017 For Honor
47
30
41
2017 Project CARS 2
33
21
29
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
40
26
35
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
26
17
24
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
27
17
25
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
27
18
25
2016 Doom
66
43
61
2016 F1 2016
44
29
41
2016 Hitman
46
30
43
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
40
26
37
2016 The Division
34
22
32
2016 Total War: Warhammer
38
25
35
2016 Battlefield 1
47
31
44
2016 Overwatch
52
26
46
2016 Dishonored 2
24
15
21
2015 DiRT Rally
54
35
50
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
29
19
27
2015 The Witcher 3
30
19
28
2015 Rocket League
137
87
119
2015 Need For Speed
38
24
33
2015 Project CARS
36
23
32
2013 Crysis 3
34
22
31
2013 Battlefield 4
40
26
37
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
94
60
81
2009 League of Legends
176
112
153

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon RX 550
AMD Radeon RX 560
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
16
19
22
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
10
4
6
2018 Final Fantasy XV
25
18
25
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
21
13
17
2018 Forza Horizon 4
28
14
25
2018 Fallout 76
28
13
17
2018 Hitman 2
20
13
16
2018 Just Cause 4
19
12
16
2018 Monster Hunter: World
19
12
17
2018 Battlefield V
28
15
26
2017 Dawn of War III
31
20
29
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
23
15
22
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
18
14
18
2017 Destiny 2
42
27
42
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
19
12
18
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
22
11
19
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
25
16
22
2017 For Honor
27
17
24
2017 Project CARS 2
23
15
20
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
36
23
32
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
24
16
23
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
18
12
17
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
25
16
23
2016 Doom
45
29
41
2016 F1 2016
35
22
32
2016 Hitman
33
22
31
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
28
18
26
2016 The Division
25
16
23
2016 Total War: Warhammer
27
17
25
2016 Battlefield 1
34
22
32
2016 Overwatch
36
18
32
2016 Dishonored 2
21
13
18
2015 DiRT Rally
38
24
35
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
21
13
19
2015 The Witcher 3
22
14
20
2015 Rocket League
59
37
51
2015 Need For Speed
29
19
25
2015 Project CARS
28
18
24
2013 Crysis 3
21
13
19
2013 Battlefield 4
26
17
24
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
78
50
68
2009 League of Legends
98
62
85

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon RX 550
AMD Radeon RX 560
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
16
10
16
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
10
6
10
2018 Final Fantasy XV
16
12
16
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
11
7
10
2018 Forza Horizon 4
19
9
16
2018 Fallout 76
15
7
9
2018 Hitman 2
12
8
10
2018 Just Cause 4
10
6
9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
9
6
8
2018 Battlefield V
14
9
14
2017 Dawn of War III
15
10
14
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
13
9
12
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
5
6
8
2017 Destiny 2
21
13
21
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
11
7
10
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
12
6
11
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
18
11
15
2017 For Honor
14
9
12
2017 Project CARS 2
20
12
17
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
30
19
26
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
9
6
9
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
18
12
17
2016 Doom
23
15
21
2016 F1 2016
20
13
19
2016 Total War: Warhammer
14
9
13
2016 Battlefield 1
19
12
17
2016 Overwatch
19
9
16
2016 Dishonored 2
16
10
14
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
10
6
9
2015 Rocket League
27
17
24
2015 Need For Speed
20
12
17
2015 Project CARS
20
12
17
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
70
45
61
2009 League of Legends
39
25
34

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 RX 560 / Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz

The RX 560 is more suitable for budget PC builds and less demanding games. The price/performance ratio is excellent for RX 560 against the competition in budget graphics cards. The RX 560 's power requirements are reasonable and it is very efficient compared to the competition. With regards to max load temperature, the RX 560 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control. With current 4096 MB RAM, the RX 560 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

Board Design

GTX 1050RX 550RX 560
Board Number PG210 SKU 1D090-01C994
Length 5.7 inches 145 mm5.7 inches 145 mm6.7 inches 170 mm
Outputs 1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors NoneNoneNone
Slot Width Dual-slotDual-slotDual-slot
TDP 75 W50 W75 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1050RX 550RX 560
Boost Clock 1518 MHz1183 MHz1275 MHz
GPU Clock 1392 MHz1100 MHz1175 MHz
Memory Clock 1752 MHz 7008 MHz effective1750 MHz 7000 MHz effective1750 MHz 7000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1050RX 550RX 560
Bus Interface PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x8PCIe 3.0 x8
Generation GeForce 1000Polaris (RX 500)Polaris (RX 500)
Launch Price 109 USD79 USD99 USD
Production ActiveActiveActive
Release Date Oct 25th, 2016Apr 20th, 2017Apr 18th, 2017

Graphics Features

GTX 1050RX 550RX 560
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 550RX 560
Architecture PascalGCN 4.0GCN 4.0
Die Size 132 mm²103 mm²123 mm²
GPU Name GP107LexaPolaris 21
GPU Variant GP107-301-K1-A1Lexa PRO (215-0904018)Polaris 21 XT (215-0908004)
Process Size 14 nm14 nm14 nm
Transistors 3,300 million2,200 million3,000 million

Memory

GTX 1050RX 550RX 560
Bandwidth 84.10 GB/s112.0 GB/s112.0 GB/s
Memory Bus 96 bit128 bit128 bit
Memory Size 3072 MB2048 MB4096 MB
Memory Type GDDR5GDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

GTX 1050RX 550RX 560
ROPs 321616
SM Count 6
Shading Units 7685121024
TMUs 483264

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1050RX 550RX 560
FP16 (half) performance 36.43 GFLOPS (1:64)1,211 GFLOPS (1:1)2,611 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance 2,332 GFLOPS1,211 GFLOPS2,611 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 72.86 GFLOPS (1:32)75.71 GFLOPS (1:16)163.2 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate 46.56 GPixel/s18.93 GPixel/s20.40 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 72.86 GTexel/s37.86 GTexel/s81.60 GTexel/s

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