AMD Radeon RX 560
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050

RX 560 GTX 1050 Difference
AMD Radeon RX 560 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
Price $ 104 $ 124 20 (18%)
Year 2017 2018 1 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 62C 65C 3 (5%)
Max Fan Noise 42dB 45dB 3.3 (8%)
Recommended Power Supply 425W 300W 125 (34%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99) Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)
CPU Impact on FPS +0 FPS +0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0% 0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 35 FPS 37 FPS 2.2 (6%)
Average 1440p Performance 24 FPS 26 FPS 2.1 (8%)
Average 4K Performance 14 FPS 15 FPS 1 (7%)
Memory 4 GB 3 GB 1 (29%)
Overall Combination Score 66/100 68/100 2 (3%)

Our Verdict: Upgrading from RX 560 to GTX 1050 is not recommended as it is less than 30% of improvement in performance. In general, a reasonable upgrade is between 30% and 50% or more to justify the purchase of new hardware.

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AMD Radeon RX 560
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
18
17
2018 Battlefield V
43
38
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
36
30
2018 Fallout 76
32
38
2018 Final Fantasy XV
33
32
2018 Forza Horizon 4
29
33
2018 Hitman 2
25
29
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
27
32
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
27
29
2017 Dawn of War III
45
49
2017 Destiny 2
50
48
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
31
34
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
30
32
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
23
25
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
24
26
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
25
27
2016 Battlefield 1
44
47
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
25
27
2016 Doom
61
66
2016 F1 2016
41
44
2016 Hitman
43
46
2016 Overwatch
46
52
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
37
40
2016 The Division
32
34
2016 Total War: Warhammer
35
38
2015 DiRT Rally
50
54
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
27
29
2015 The Witcher 3
28
30
2013 Battlefield 4
37
40
2013 Crysis 3
31
34

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AMD Radeon RX 560
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
6
10
2018 Battlefield V
26
28
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
22
16
2018 Fallout 76
17
28
2018 Final Fantasy XV
25
25
2018 Forza Horizon 4
25
28
2018 Hitman 2
16
20
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
17
21
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
18
18
2017 Dawn of War III
29
31
2017 Destiny 2
42
42
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
19
22
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
22
23
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
18
19
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
23
24
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
23
25
2016 Battlefield 1
32
34
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
17
18
2016 Doom
41
45
2016 F1 2016
32
35
2016 Hitman
31
33
2016 Overwatch
32
36
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
26
28
2016 The Division
23
25
2016 Total War: Warhammer
25
27
2015 DiRT Rally
35
38
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
19
21
2015 The Witcher 3
20
22
2013 Battlefield 4
24
26
2013 Crysis 3
19
21

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AMD Radeon RX 560
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
10
10
2018 Battlefield V
14
14
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
16
16
2018 Fallout 76
9
15
2018 Final Fantasy XV
16
16
2018 Forza Horizon 4
16
19
2018 Hitman 2
10
12
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
10
11
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
8
5
2017 Dawn of War III
14
15
2017 Destiny 2
21
21
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
11
12
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
12
13
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
10
11
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
17
18
2016 Battlefield 1
17
19
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
9
9
2016 Doom
21
23
2016 F1 2016
19
20
2016 Overwatch
16
19
2016 Total War: Warhammer
13
14
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
9
10

AMD Radeon RX 560 / Core i7-7700K

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. View Current Price List

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 / Core i7-8700K

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. View Current Price List

RX 560 vs GTX 1050 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RX 560 GTX 1050
Board NumberC994PG210 SKU 1
Length6.7 inches 170 mm5.7 inches 145 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power ConnectorsNoneNone
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP75 W75 W

Clock Speeds

RX 560 GTX 1050
Boost Clock1275 MHz1518 MHz
GPU Clock1175 MHz1392 MHz
Memory Clock1750 MHz 7000 MHz effective1752 MHz 7008 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 560 GTX 1050
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x8PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationPolaris (RX 500)GeForce 1000
Launch Price99 USD109 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateApr 18th, 2017Oct 25th, 2016

Graphics Features

RX 560 GTX 1050
DirectX12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL21.2
OpenGL4.54.6
Shader Model66.1
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX 560 GTX 1050
ArchitectureGCN 4.0Pascal
Die Size123 mm²132 mm²
GPU NamePolaris 21GP107
GPU VariantPolaris 21 XT (215-0908004)GP107-301-K1-A1
Process Size14 nm14 nm
Transistors3,000 million3,300 million

Memory

RX 560 GTX 1050
Bandwidth112.0 GB/s84.10 GB/s
Memory Bus128 bit96 bit
Memory Size4096 MB3072 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

RX 560 GTX 1050
ROPs1632
Shading Units1024768
TMUs6448

Theoretical Performance

RX 560 GTX 1050
FP16 (half) performance2,611 GFLOPS (1:1)36.43 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance2,611 GFLOPS2,332 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance163.2 GFLOPS (1:16)72.86 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate20.40 GPixel/s46.56 GPixel/s
Texture Rate81.60 GTexel/s72.86 GTexel/s