GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB vs Radeon R9 285

GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
Memory: 3072Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 21 May 2018
GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
Radeon R9 285
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 2 Sep 2014
Radeon R9 285

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    100%
  • Radeon R9 285
    107%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB

115 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 285 .
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 Radeon R9 285

7% higher gaming performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Radeon R9 285

HWBench recommends Radeon R9 285

The Radeon R9 285 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (6 combinations of games and resolutions).



Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050 3 GBRadeon R9 285
GPU NameGP107 (GP107-301-A1)vsTonga (Tonga PRO)
Fab Process14 nmvs28 nm
Die Size132 mm²vs366 mm²
Transistors3,300 millionvs5,000 million
Shaders768vs1792
Compute Units6vs28
Core clock1392 MHzvs918 MHz
ROPs24vs32
TMUs48vs112

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050 3 GBRadeon R9 285
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width96 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1752 MHz
7008 MHz effective
vs1375 MHz
5500 MHz effective
Memory Size3072 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1050 3 GBRadeon R9 285
TDP75 wattsvs190 watts
Release Date21 May 2018vs2 Sep 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    36.43 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 285
    29.38 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    72.86 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 285
    102.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    84.10 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 285
    176.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    2332.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 285
    3290.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Game benchmarks

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    39
  • Radeon R9 285
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    62
  • Radeon R9 285
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    26
  • Radeon R9 285
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    41
  • Radeon R9 285
    37

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    26
  • Radeon R9 285
    26

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    9
  • Radeon R9 285
    14

FPS (higher is better)