NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
vs
AMD Radeon R7 370

GTX 1050 R7 370 Difference
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 AMD Radeon R7 370
Price $ 124 $ 240 116 (64%)
Year 2018 2015 3 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 65C 69C 4 (6%)
Max Fan Noise 45dB 56dB 11.3 (22%)
Recommended Power Supply 300W 460W 160 (42%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89) Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz ($306.99)
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 37 FPS 33 FPS 3.4 (10%)
Average 1440p Performance 26 FPS 22 FPS 4.6 (19%)
Average 4K Performance 15 FPS 12 FPS 2.1 (16%)
Memory 3 GB 2 GB 1 (40%)
Overall Combination Score 68/100 62/100 6 (9%)

Our Verdict: Upgrading from R7 370 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. The price/performance ratio is much better for GTX 1050 .

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon R7 370
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Fallout 76
38
29
2018 Forza Horizon 4
33
25
2018 Hitman 2
29
23
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
34
25
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
25
37
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
26
20
2016 Hitman
46
29
2016 Overwatch
52
39
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
40
30
2016 The Division
34
28
2015 DiRT Rally
54
53
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
29
28
2015 The Witcher 3
30
24
2013 Battlefield 4
40
40
2013 Crysis 3
34
29

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon R7 370
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
28
21
2018 Hitman 2
20
15
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
22
16
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
19
28
2016 Overwatch
36
27

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon R7 370
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
19
14
2018 Hitman 2
12
9
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
12
9
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
11
16
2016 Overwatch
19
14

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

AMD Radeon R7 370 / Core i7-4790K

The R7 370 is more suitable for budget PC builds and less demanding games. The price/performance ratio is excellent for R7 370 against the competition in budget graphics cards. With current 2048 MB RAM, the R7 370 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. With current 2048 MB RAM, the R7 370 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. View Current Price List

GTX 1050 vs R7 370 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

GTX 1050 R7 370
Board NumberPG210 SKU 1C631, C634
Length5.7 inches 145 mm6 inches 152 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort2x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power ConnectorsNone1x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP75 W110 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1050 R7 370
Boost Clock1518 MHz975 MHz
GPU Clock1392 MHz925 MHz
Memory Clock1752 MHz 7008 MHz effective1400 MHz 5600 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1050 R7 370
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 1000Pirate Islands (R7 300)
Launch Price109 USD149 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateOct 25th, 2016Jun 18th, 2015

Graphics Features

GTX 1050 R7 370
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (11_1)
OpenCL1.21.2
OpenGL4.64.5
Shader Model6.15.1
Vulkan1.1.821.1.77

Graphics Processor

GTX 1050 R7 370
ArchitecturePascalGCN 1.0
Die Size132 mm²212 mm²
GPU NameGP107Trinidad
GPU VariantGP107-301-K1-A1Trinidad PRO (215-0870020)
Process Size14 nm28 nm
Transistors3,300 million2,800 million

Memory

GTX 1050 R7 370
Bandwidth84.10 GB/s179.2 GB/s
Memory Bus96 bit256 bit
Memory Size3072 MB2048 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

GTX 1050 R7 370
ROPs3232
Shading Units7681024
TMUs4864

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1050 R7 370
FP32 (float) performance2,332 GFLOPS1,997 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance72.86 GFLOPS (1:32)124.8 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate46.56 GPixel/s31.20 GPixel/s
Texture Rate72.86 GTexel/s62.40 GTexel/s