Compare GTX 1050 vs GTX 960 vs R9 380 Benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
AMD Radeon R9 380
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960AMD Radeon R9 380
Price $ 124$ 199$ 299
Year 201820152015
Maximum Recorded Temperature 65C75C70C
Max Fan Noise 45dB40dB52dB
Recommended Power Supply 300W470W540W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz ($306.99)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 FPS42 FPS43 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 26 FPS30 FPS31 FPS
Average 4K Performance 15 FPS19 FPS19 FPS
Memory 3 GB2 GB2 GB
Overall Combination Score 68/10064/10059/100

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
AMD Radeon R9 380
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
33
38
38
2018 Fallout 76
38
44
43
2018 Hitman 2
29
34
34
2018 Just Cause 4
25
29
30
2018 Monster Hunter: World
27
32
33
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
25
31
32
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
34
39
38
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
35
41
42
2017 For Honor
47
54
56
2017 Project CARS 2
33
38
39
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
40
47
48
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
26
24
32
2016 Hitman
46
33
51
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
40
46
46
2016 The Division
34
35
39
2016 Overwatch
52
60
59
2016 Dishonored 2
24
28
29
2015 DiRT Rally
54
62
66
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
29
36
37
2015 The Witcher 3
30
33
36
2015 Total War: Attila
30
27
2015 Rocket League
137
158
162
2015 Need For Speed
38
44
45
2015 Project CARS
36
42
43
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
49
43
2014 GRID Autosport
71
70
2014 Shadow of Mordor
43
45
2014 The Talos Principle
55
62
2013 Crysis 3
34
39
40
2013 Battlefield 4
40
51
49
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
94
109
111
2009 League of Legends
176
203
209

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
AMD Radeon R9 380
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
28
32
32
2018 Hitman 2
20
22
22
2018 Just Cause 4
19
22
22
2018 Monster Hunter: World
19
22
23
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
19
23
24
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
22
25
25
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
25
29
30
2017 For Honor
27
32
33
2017 Project CARS 2
23
27
28
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
36
42
43
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
24
29
2016 Hitman
33
39
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
28
32
2016 The Division
25
29
2016 Overwatch
36
41
41
2016 Dishonored 2
21
24
25
2015 DiRT Rally
38
46
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
21
22
27
2015 The Witcher 3
22
27
2015 Total War: Attila
18
20
2015 Rocket League
59
68
70
2015 Need For Speed
29
34
35
2015 Project CARS
28
32
33
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
32
28
2014 GRID Autosport
53
52
2014 Shadow of Mordor
24
29
2014 The Talos Principle
39
46
2013 Crysis 3
21
35
26
2013 Battlefield 4
26
31
32
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
78
90
93
2009 League of Legends
98
113
116

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
AMD Radeon R9 380
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
19
21
21
2018 Hitman 2
12
13
13
2018 Just Cause 4
10
11
12
2018 Monster Hunter: World
9
11
11
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
11
13
14
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
12
13
13
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
18
20
21
2017 For Honor
14
16
16
2017 Project CARS 2
20
23
23
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
30
35
36
2016 Overwatch
19
21
21
2016 Dishonored 2
16
19
20
2015 Rocket League
27
32
33
2015 Need For Speed
20
23
23
2015 Project CARS
20
23
23
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
70
81
84
2009 League of Legends
39
45
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.

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.

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 1050GTX 960R9 380
Board Number PG210 SKU 1PG301C766
Length 5.7 inches 145 mm9.5 inches 241 mm8.7 inches 221 mm
Outputs 1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort2x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors None1x 6-pin2x 6-pin
Slot Width Dual-slotDual-slotDual-slot
TDP 75 W120 W190 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1050GTX 960R9 380
Boost Clock 1518 MHz1178 MHz
GPU Clock 1392 MHz1127 MHz970 MHz
Memory Clock 1752 MHz 7008 MHz effective1753 MHz 7012 MHz effective1375 MHz 5500 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1050GTX 960R9 380
Bus Interface PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
Generation GeForce 1000GeForce 900Pirate Islands (R9 300)
Launch Price 109 USD199 USD199 USD
Production ActiveActiveActive
Release Date Oct 25th, 2016Jan 22nd, 2015Jun 18th, 2015

Graphics Features

GTX 1050GTX 960R9 380
CUDA 6.15.2
DirectX 12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL 1.21.22
OpenGL 4.64.64.5
Shader Model 6.16.16
Vulkan 1.1.821.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

GTX 1050GTX 960R9 380
Architecture PascalMaxwell 2.0GCN 3.0
Die Size 132 mm²228 mm²366 mm²
GPU Name GP107GM206Antigua
GPU Variant GP107-301-K1-A1GM206-300-A1Antigua PRO (215-0877000)
Process Size 14 nm28 nm28 nm
Transistors 3,300 million2,940 million5,000 million

Memory

GTX 1050GTX 960R9 380
Bandwidth 84.10 GB/s112.2 GB/s176.0 GB/s
Memory Bus 96 bit128 bit256 bit
Memory Size 3072 MB2048 MB2048 MB
Memory Type GDDR5GDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

GTX 1050GTX 960R9 380
ROPs 323232
SM Count 6
Shading Units 76810241792
TMUs 4864112

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1050GTX 960R9 380
FP16 (half) performance 36.43 GFLOPS (1:64)3,476 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance 2,332 GFLOPS2,413 GFLOPS3,476 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 72.86 GFLOPS (1:32)75.39 GFLOPS (1:32)217.3 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate 46.56 GPixel/s37.70 GPixel/s31.04 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 72.86 GTexel/s75.39 GTexel/s108.6 GTexel/s

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