GTX 1050 with Phenom II X4 940 benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings

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. This combination between GTX 1050 and AMD Phenom II X4 940 has less than 15% bottleneck in many games and can cause minor FPS loss. With current 3072 MB RAM, the GTX 1050 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

 GTX 1050 with Phenom II X4 940 benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
Price $ 129.0
Year 2018
Maximum Recorded Temperature 65C
Max Fan Noise 45dB
Recommended Power Supply 300W
Benchmark CPU AMD Phenom II X4 940 ($119.99)
CPU Impact on FPS -17.1 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -50.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 17.9 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 12.8 FPS
Average 4K Performance 7.3 FPS
Memory 3 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 9.4
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 13.2
4K Cost Per Frame $ 23.2
Series GTX 1050
Variant NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
Overall Combination Score 66/100 Good

The GTX 1060 6GB might be the entry-level flagship of the latest Pascal set of graphics cards, but their prices keep them out of the reach of most budget PC gamers. On the other hand, the GTX 1050 is closer to being reasonably affordable at a price tag of $ 169. The good news is, with the release of the GTX 1050 Ti, the GTX 1050 's price is getting more discount.

NVIDIA ’s xx50 cards have always been defined by budget prices with performance that knocks on the door of entry-level graphics cards – especially when overclocked. After taking the time to fully test the Pascal graphics card inside the GTX 1050, we can say without a doubt that it continues the trend. The GTX 1050 has 3 GB RAM compared to the GTX 950 's 2 GB video memory.

Unfortunately, gaming performance was not quite as impressive. Even if the GTX 1050 consistently delivers frame rate increases over the GTX 950, the gain is not much to justify an upgrade. Whether it is a justifiable upgrade depends on what graphics card you are upgrading from. Users with a GTX 950 will not see a remarkable increase in frame rates after paying more for this GTX 1050. Similarly, those holding onto RX 560 's RX 460 graphics cards will not have a reason to jump teams yet.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018)

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Resolution 1920x1080

Year Graphics Card Price Frames Per Second
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti $ 169
20.0 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 560 $ 99
18.0 FPS
2018 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 $ 169
7.8 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon RX 460 $ 140
15.0 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 $ 79
12.3 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 550 $ 79
11.2 FPS

The GTX 1050 sits between the RX 560 and the RX 460, falling slower than RX 560 by 4.7% and faster than RX 460 by 14.7%. It has an average relative performance against every graphics card here. Against its rival - the RX 560, the GTX 1050 is much slower. There is a big margin in performance when comparing the GTX 1050 against the GTX 1050 Ti.

Forza Horizon 4 (2018)

Ultra Quality

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Graphics Card Price Frames Per Second
2015 AMD Radeon R9 380X $ 229
40.0 FPS
2015 AMD Radeon R9 380 $ 199
38.0 FPS
2015 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 $ 199
38.0 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti $ 169
37.2 FPS
2018 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 $ 169
15.1 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 560 $ 99
29.0 FPS
2015 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 $ 159
28.4 FPS
2015 AMD Radeon R7 370 $ 149
25.0 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon RX 460 $ 140
23.0 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 $ 79
22.0 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 550 $ 79
17.0 FPS

The GTX 1050 sits between the GTX 1050 Ti and the RX 560, falling slower than GTX 1050 Ti by 11.4% and faster than RX 560 by 15.2%. It has an average relative performance against every graphics card here. Against its rival - the RX 560, the GTX 1050 is much slower. There is a big margin in performance when comparing the GTX 1050 against the GTX 1050 Ti.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Ultra Quality

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Graphics Card Price Frames Per Second
2018 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 $ 169
14.4 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti $ 169
30.0 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 560 $ 99
27.0 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon RX 460 $ 140
24.0 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 $ 79
22.7 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 550 $ 79
20.6 FPS

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (2017)

Ultra Quality

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Graphics Card Price Frames Per Second
2015 AMD Radeon R7 370 $ 149
37.0 FPS
2015 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 $ 159
34.0 FPS
2015 AMD Radeon R9 380 $ 199
32.0 FPS
2015 AMD Radeon R9 380X $ 229
32.0 FPS
2015 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 $ 199
31.0 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti $ 169
27.6 FPS
2018 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 $ 169
11.3 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 560 $ 99
23.0 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon RX 460 $ 140
20.0 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 $ 79
17.7 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 550 $ 79
16.1 FPS

The GTX 1050 sits between the GTX 1050 Ti and the RX 560, falling slower than GTX 1050 Ti by 10.8% and faster than RX 560 by 8.3%. It has an average relative performance against every graphics card here. Against its rival - the RX 560, the GTX 1050 is much slower. There is a big margin in performance when comparing the GTX 1050 against the GTX 1050 Ti.

Battlefield V (2018)

Ultra Quality

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Graphics Card Price Frames Per Second
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti $ 169
45.0 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 560 $ 99
43.0 FPS
2018 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 $ 169
17.3 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon RX 460 $ 140
32.0 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 550 $ 79
22.0 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 $ 79
19.0 FPS

The GTX 1050 sits between the RX 560 and the RX 460, falling slower than RX 560 by 12.3% and faster than RX 460 by 19.7%. It has an average relative performance against every graphics card here. Against its rival - the RX 560, the GTX 1050 is much slower. There is a big margin in performance when comparing the GTX 1050 against the GTX 1050 Ti.

Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
5
12.2
2019 Anthem
3
7.9
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
5
11.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
8
17.8
2019 Metro Exodus
3
8.0
2019 World War Z
6
14.7
2019 Gears of War 5
5
11.5
2019 F1 2019
6
14.5
2019 GreedFall
5
13.1
2019 Borderlands 3
4
9.2
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
7
17.6
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
3
6.8
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
6
13.8
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
3
7.8
2018 Final Fantasy XV
6
14.6
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
6
14.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
6
15.1
2018 Fallout 76
7
17.3
2018 Hitman 2
6
13.3
2018 Just Cause 4
5
11.5
2018 Monster Hunter: World
5
12.4
2018 Strange Brigade
8
18.6
2018 Battlefield V
7
17.3
2017 Dawn of War III
9
22.0
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
6
14.4
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
6
13.3
2017 Destiny 2
9
21.9
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
5
11.3
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
6
15.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
7
15.9
2017 For Honor
9
21.2
2017 Project CARS 2
6
15.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
8
18.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
5
11.8
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
5
12.0
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
5
12.3
2016 Doom
13
29.8
2016 F1 2016
9
20.0
2016 Hitman
9
21.0
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
8
18.2
2016 The Division
6
15.4
2016 Total War: Warhammer
7
17.0
2016 Battlefield 1
9
21.4
2016 Overwatch
10
23.5
2016 Dishonored 2
4
11.0
2015 DiRT Rally
11
24.4
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
6
13.3
2015 The Witcher 3
6
13.5
2015 Rocket League
27
61.8
2015 Need For Speed
7
17.1
2015 Project CARS
7
16.4
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
13
30.0
2013 Crysis 3
6
15.3
2013 Battlefield 4
8
18.0
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
19
42.4
2009 League of Legends
35
79.4

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
4
9.1
2019 Anthem
2
6.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
4
9.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
5
12.0
2019 Metro Exodus
2
6.2
2019 World War Z
4
10.7
2019 Gears of War 5
3
8.4
2019 F1 2019
4
10.3
2019 GreedFall
4
9.5
2019 Borderlands 3
2
6.4
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
5
12.7
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
2
5.6
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
3
7.1
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
1
4.4
2018 Final Fantasy XV
5
11.1
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
4
9.3
2018 Forza Horizon 4
5
12.6
2018 Fallout 76
5
12.4
2018 Hitman 2
4
8.9
2018 Just Cause 4
3
8.5
2018 Monster Hunter: World
3
8.6
2018 Strange Brigade
5
13.0
2018 Battlefield V
5
12.4
2017 Dawn of War III
6
13.9
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
4
10.6
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
3
8.0
2017 Destiny 2
8
18.8
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
3
8.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
4
9.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
5
11.5
2017 For Honor
5
12.4
2017 Project CARS 2
4
10.6
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
7
16.4
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
4
11.0
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
3
8.1
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
5
11.4
2016 Doom
9
20.2
2016 F1 2016
7
15.6
2016 Hitman
6
15.0
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
5
12.4
2016 The Division
5
11.1
2016 Total War: Warhammer
5
12.0
2016 Battlefield 1
7
15.5
2016 Overwatch
7
16.2
2016 Dishonored 2
4
9.4
2015 DiRT Rally
7
17.0
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
4
9.3
2015 The Witcher 3
4
9.9
2015 Rocket League
11
26.5
2015 Need For Speed
6
13.3
2015 Project CARS
5
12.5
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
8
19.4
2013 Crysis 3
4
9.3
2013 Battlefield 4
5
11.7
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
15
35.3
2009 League of Legends
19
44.1

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
2
5.4
2019 Anthem
1
3.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
2
4.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
2
5.9
2019 Metro Exodus
1
3.9
2019 World War Z
2
6.2
2019 Gears of War 5
2
5.3
2019 F1 2019
2
6.5
2019 GreedFall
1
3.9
2019 Borderlands 3
1
3.3
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
3
7.6
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
1
3.5
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
3
7.1
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
1
4.4
2018 Final Fantasy XV
3
7.1
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
2
5.1
2018 Forza Horizon 4
3
8.6
2018 Fallout 76
3
6.7
2018 Hitman 2
2
5.3
2018 Just Cause 4
1
4.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
1
4.2
2018 Strange Brigade
3
7.1
2018 Battlefield V
2
6.4
2017 Dawn of War III
3
6.9
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
2
6.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
0
2.2
2017 Destiny 2
4
9.3
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
2
4.9
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
2
5.3
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
3
8.0
2017 For Honor
2
6.2
2017 Project CARS 2
3
8.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
6
13.8
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
1
4.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
3
8.1
2016 Doom
4
10.2
2016 F1 2016
4
9.1
2016 Total War: Warhammer
2
6.4
2016 Battlefield 1
3
8.4
2016 Overwatch
3
8.4
2016 Dishonored 2
3
7.4
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
1
4.4
2015 Rocket League
5
12.4
2015 Need For Speed
3
8.8
2015 Project CARS
3
8.8
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
4
9.0
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
14
31.8
2009 League of Legends
7
17.6
GTX 1050 with Phenom II X4 940 at 1080p and Ultra Quality settings

GTX 1050 Specifications

GTX 1050 Board Design

Board NumberPG210
Length5.7 inches 145 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power ConnectorsNone
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP75 W

GTX 1050 Clock Speeds

Boost Clock1518 MHz
GPU Clock1392 MHz
Memory Clock1752 MHz 7008 MHz effective

GTX 1050 Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 1000
Launch Price109 USD
ProductionActive
Release DateMay 21st, 2018

GTX 1050 Graphics Features

CUDA6.1
DirectX12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.2
OpenGL4.6
Shader Model6.1
Vulkan1.1.82

GTX 1050 Graphics Processor

ArchitecturePascal
Die Size132 mm²
GPU NameGP107
GPU VariantGP107-301-K1-A1
Process Size14 nm
Transistors3,300 million

GTX 1050 Memory

Bandwidth84.10 GB/s
Memory Bus96 bit
Memory Size3072 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

GTX 1050 Render Config

ROPs24
SM Count6
Shading Units768
TMUs48

GTX 1050 Theoretical Performance

FP16 (half) performance36.43 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance2,332 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance72.86 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate36.43 GPixel/s
Texture Rate72.86 GTexel/s

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Darren 4 months ago
hello i have i5 2500k 3.3ghz and 1050 8GB ram and when i played monster hunter world i dont have much fps as its showed on the charts i have a around 40 FPS and the charts says 80fps minimum
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Luizao 5 months ago
Como faz para nao gargalar em jogos com esse processaodr e essa placa de video ?
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