GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB vs GeForce GTX 960

GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
Memory: 3072Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 21 May 2018
GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
GeForce GTX 960
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 22 Jan 2015
GeForce GTX 960

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB

45 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 960 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 960

Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

No clear winner declared

We have no data to declare a winner at this time.



Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050 3 GBGeForce GTX 960
GPU NameGP107 (GP107-301-A1)vsGM206 (GM206-300-A1)
Fab Process14 nmvs28 nm
Die Size132 mm²vs228 mm²
Transistors3,300 millionvs2,940 million
Shaders768vs1024
Compute Units6vs8
Core clock1392 MHzvs1127 MHz
ROPs24vs32
TMUs48vs64

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050 3 GBGeForce GTX 960
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width96 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1752 MHz
7008 MHz effective
vs1753 MHz
7012 MHz effective
Memory Size3072 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1050 3 GBGeForce GTX 960
TDP75 wattsvs120 watts
Release Date21 May 2018vs22 Jan 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    36.43 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 960
    36.10 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    72.86 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 960
    72.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    84.10 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 960
    112.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    2332.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 960
    2308.10 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better