The GeForce GTX 1050 GPU for laptops is part of the latest NVIDIA Pascal lineup of GPUs featuring a brand new architecture design but on contrary to the rest of the GPUs from NVIDIA’s lineup, the GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti feature a Samsung-made FinFET 14nm chip instead of the TSMC 16nm found in the GTX 1060, 1070 and 1080. The graphics card is based on the GP107 chip paired with 4GB of GDDR5 memory via 128-bit interface.
Since the GTX 1050 is quite dependent on the cooling design, its performance may vary but if the laptop handles the GPU well and shouldn’t be much different from its desktop counterpart. Anyway, the GPU operates at relatively high frequencies (1354 – 1493 MHz) but incorporates the same amount of CUDA cores (640) while the memory is clocked at 7000 MHz (effective). These specs ensure a huge performance boost over the previous generation of Maxwell GPUs. For instance, the GTX 1050 performs better than the GTX 960M and can be compared to the GTX 965M’s capabilities while running at similar to the GTX 960M’s TDP of around 40-50W.
However, along with all the power consumption and performance improvements, the GPU now supports essential features like DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.0b, HDR, improved H.265 encoding, and decoding.
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|Manufacturing Process||14 nm|
|Base frequency||1354 MHz|
|Memory Frequency||1752 MHz|
|Memory bandwidth||112.1 GB/sec|
|Power consumption||75 W|
|Maximum frequency||1493 MHz|
|Memory Capacity||4 GB|
|Supported technologies||Multi-Projection, G-SYNC, Vulkan, Multi Monitor|
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5) - benchmark tests
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|1.||Dell G3 17 3779||6271.00||-||1405.00||971.00||$963.99|
|2.||Dell XPS 15 (9560)||6203.00||-||1360.00||-||$1799.44|
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|5.||Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15ICH||6233.00||-||1401.00||991.00||Check Price|