Compare GTX 1050 vs GT 1030 vs GTX 960 Benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Price $ 124$ 59$ 199
Year 201820172015
Maximum Recorded Temperature 65CC75C
Max Fan Noise 45dBdB40dB
Recommended Power Supply 300W380W470W
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 FPS24 FPS42 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 26 FPS17 FPS30 FPS
Average 4K Performance 15 FPS10 FPS19 FPS
Memory 3 GB2 GB2 GB
Overall Combination Score 68/10066/10064/100

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
33
22
38
2018 Fallout 76
38
25
44
2018 Hitman 2
29
20
34
2018 Just Cause 4
25
13
29
2018 Monster Hunter: World
27
14
32
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
25
18
31
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
34
24
39
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
35
18
41
2017 For Honor
47
24
54
2017 Project CARS 2
33
17
38
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
40
20
47
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
26
19
24
2016 Hitman
46
33
33
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
40
29
46
2016 The Division
34
24
35
2016 Overwatch
52
34
60
2016 Dishonored 2
24
12
28
2015 DiRT Rally
54
38
62
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
29
21
36
2015 The Witcher 3
30
21
33
2015 Total War: Attila
30
2015 Rocket League
137
69
158
2015 Need For Speed
38
19
44
2015 Project CARS
36
18
42
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
49
2014 GRID Autosport
71
2014 Shadow of Mordor
43
2014 The Talos Principle
55
2013 Crysis 3
34
24
39
2013 Battlefield 4
40
28
51
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
94
47
109
2009 League of Legends
176
89
203

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
28
18
32
2018 Hitman 2
20
13
22
2018 Just Cause 4
19
10
22
2018 Monster Hunter: World
19
10
22
2018 Battlefield V
28
17
33
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
19
14
23
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
22
14
25
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
25
13
29
2017 For Honor
27
14
32
2017 Project CARS 2
23
12
27
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
36
18
42
2016 Overwatch
36
23
41
2016 Dishonored 2
21
10
24
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
21
15
22
2015 Total War: Attila
18
2015 Rocket League
59
30
68
2015 Need For Speed
29
15
34
2015 Project CARS
28
14
32
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
32
2014 GRID Autosport
53
2014 Shadow of Mordor
24
2014 The Talos Principle
39
2013 Crysis 3
21
15
35
2013 Battlefield 4
26
19
31
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
78
39
90
2009 League of Legends
98
49
113

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
19
12
21
2018 Hitman 2
12
8
13
2018 Just Cause 4
10
5
11
2018 Monster Hunter: World
9
5
11
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
11
8
13
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
12
8
13
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
18
9
20
2017 For Honor
14
7
16
2017 Project CARS 2
20
10
23
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
30
15
35
2016 Overwatch
19
12
21
2016 Dishonored 2
16
8
19
2015 Rocket League
27
14
32
2015 Need For Speed
20
10
23
2015 Project CARS
20
10
23
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
70
36
81
2009 League of Legends
39
20
45

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.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 / Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz

The GT 1030 is more suitable for budget PC builds and less demanding games. With current 2048 MB RAM, the GT 1030 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. The GT 1030 's power requirements are reasonable and it is very efficient compared to the competition. With current 2048 MB RAM, the GT 1030 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 / Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz

With current 2048 MB RAM, the GTX 960 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. With current 2048 MB RAM, the GTX 960 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

Board Design

GTX 1050GT 1030GTX 960
Board Number PG210 SKU 1PG110PG301
Length 5.7 inches 145 mm5.7 inches 145 mm9.5 inches 241 mm
Outputs 1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors NoneNone1x 6-pin
Slot Width Dual-slotSingle-slotDual-slot
TDP 75 W30 W120 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1050GT 1030GTX 960
Boost Clock 1518 MHz1468 MHz1178 MHz
GPU Clock 1392 MHz1228 MHz1127 MHz
Memory Clock 1752 MHz 7008 MHz effective1502 MHz 6008 MHz effective1753 MHz 7012 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1050GT 1030GTX 960
Bus Interface PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x4PCIe 3.0 x16
Generation GeForce 1000GeForce 1000GeForce 900
Launch Price 109 USD79 USD199 USD
Production ActiveActiveActive
Release Date Oct 25th, 2016May 17th, 2017Jan 22nd, 2015

Graphics Features

GTX 1050GT 1030GTX 960
CUDA 6.16.15.2
DirectX 12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL 1.21.21.2
OpenGL 4.64.64.6
Shader Model 6.16.16.1
Vulkan 1.1.821.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

GTX 1050GT 1030GTX 960
Architecture PascalPascalMaxwell 2.0
Die Size 132 mm²74 mm²228 mm²
GPU Name GP107GP108GM206
GPU Variant GP107-301-K1-A1GP108-300-A1GM206-300-A1
Process Size 14 nm14 nm28 nm
Transistors 3,300 million1,800 million2,940 million

Memory

GTX 1050GT 1030GTX 960
Bandwidth 84.10 GB/s48.06 GB/s112.2 GB/s
Memory Bus 96 bit64 bit128 bit
Memory Size 3072 MB2048 MB2048 MB
Memory Type GDDR5GDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

GTX 1050GT 1030GTX 960
ROPs 321632
SM Count 63
Shading Units 7683841024
TMUs 482464

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1050GT 1030GTX 960
FP16 (half) performance 36.43 GFLOPS (1:64)17.62 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance 2,332 GFLOPS1,127 GFLOPS2,413 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 72.86 GFLOPS (1:32)35.23 GFLOPS (1:32)75.39 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate 46.56 GPixel/s23.49 GPixel/s37.70 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 72.86 GTexel/s35.23 GTexel/s75.39 GTexel/s

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