Compare GTX 1050 vs RX 560 vs GTX 950 Benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon RX 560
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050AMD Radeon RX 560NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950
Price $ 124$ 104$ 299
Year 201820172015
Maximum Recorded Temperature 65C62C73C
Max Fan Noise 45dB42dB40dB
Recommended Power Supply 300W425W440W
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 FPS33 FPS33 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 26 FPS24 FPS24 FPS
Average 4K Performance 15 FPS14 FPS15 FPS
Memory 3 GB4 GB2 GB
Overall Combination Score 68/10066/10059/100

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon RX 560
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
33
29
28
2018 Fallout 76
38
32
32
2018 Hitman 2
29
25
25
2018 Just Cause 4
25
22
24
2018 Monster Hunter: World
27
24
26
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
25
23
34
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
34
31
28
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
35
31
33
2017 For Honor
47
41
44
2017 Project CARS 2
33
29
31
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
40
35
38
2016 Overwatch
52
46
44
2016 Dishonored 2
24
21
23
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
29
27
25
2015 Total War: Attila
22
2015 Rocket League
137
119
129
2015 Need For Speed
38
33
36
2015 Project CARS
36
32
34
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
34
2014 Far Cry 4
33
2014 GRID Autosport
49
2014 Shadow of Mordor
31
2014 The Talos Principle
38
2013 Crysis 3
34
31
39
2013 Battlefield 4
40
37
35
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
94
81
88
2009 League of Legends
176
153
166

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon RX 560
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
28
25
24
2018 Hitman 2
20
16
16
2018 Just Cause 4
19
16
18
2018 Monster Hunter: World
19
17
18
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
19
18
26
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
22
19
19
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
25
22
24
2017 For Honor
27
24
26
2017 Project CARS 2
23
20
22
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
36
32
34
2016 Overwatch
36
32
31
2016 Dishonored 2
21
18
20
2015 Rocket League
59
51
55
2015 Need For Speed
29
25
28
2015 Project CARS
28
24
26
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
78
68
74
2009 League of Legends
98
85
92

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon RX 560
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
19
16
16
2018 Hitman 2
12
10
10
2018 Just Cause 4
10
9
9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
9
8
9
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
11
10
15
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
12
11
10
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
18
15
17
2017 For Honor
14
12
13
2017 Project CARS 2
20
17
18
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
30
26
29
2016 Overwatch
19
16
16
2016 Dishonored 2
16
14
16
2015 Rocket League
27
24
26
2015 Need For Speed
20
17
18
2015 Project CARS
20
17
18
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
70
61
66
2009 League of Legends
39
34
37

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 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.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 / Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz

With current 2048 MB RAM, the GTX 950 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. The GTX 950 's power requirements are reasonable and it is very efficient compared to the competition. With current 2048 MB RAM, the GTX 950 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

Board Design

GTX 1050RX 560GTX 950
Board Number PG210 SKU 1C994
Length 5.7 inches 145 mm6.7 inches 170 mm7.94 inches 202 mm
Outputs 1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors NoneNone1x 6-pin
Slot Width Dual-slotDual-slotDual-slot
TDP 75 W75 W90 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1050RX 560GTX 950
Boost Clock 1518 MHz1275 MHz1188 MHz
GPU Clock 1392 MHz1175 MHz1024 MHz
Memory Clock 1752 MHz 7008 MHz effective1750 MHz 7000 MHz effective1653 MHz 6612 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1050RX 560GTX 950
Bus Interface PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x8PCIe 3.0 x16
Generation GeForce 1000Polaris (RX 500)GeForce 900
Launch Price 109 USD99 USD159 USD
Production ActiveActiveActive
Release Date Oct 25th, 2016Apr 18th, 2017Aug 20th, 2015

Graphics Features

GTX 1050RX 560GTX 950
CUDA 6.15.2
DirectX 12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL 1.221.2
OpenGL 4.64.54.6
Shader Model 6.166.1
Vulkan 1.1.821.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

GTX 1050RX 560GTX 950
Architecture PascalGCN 4.0Maxwell 2.0
Die Size 132 mm²123 mm²228 mm²
GPU Name GP107Polaris 21GM206
GPU Variant GP107-301-K1-A1Polaris 21 XT (215-0908004)GM206-250-A1
Process Size 14 nm14 nm28 nm
Transistors 3,300 million3,000 million2,940 million

Memory

GTX 1050RX 560GTX 950
Bandwidth 84.10 GB/s112.0 GB/s105.8 GB/s
Memory Bus 96 bit128 bit128 bit
Memory Size 3072 MB4096 MB2048 MB
Memory Type GDDR5GDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

GTX 1050RX 560GTX 950
ROPs 321632
SM Count 6
Shading Units 7681024768
TMUs 486448

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1050RX 560GTX 950
FP16 (half) performance 36.43 GFLOPS (1:64)2,611 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance 2,332 GFLOPS2,611 GFLOPS1,825 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 72.86 GFLOPS (1:32)163.2 GFLOPS (1:16)57.02 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate 46.56 GPixel/s20.40 GPixel/s38.02 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 72.86 GTexel/s81.60 GTexel/s57.02 GTexel/s

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