GeForce GTX 1050 Ti vs GeForce 9800 GT

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 25 Oct 2016
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
GeForce 9800 GT
Memory: 512Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 21 Jul 2008
GeForce 9800 GT


Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

50 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce 9800 GT .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

Reasons to consider GeForce 9800 GT

Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.
PhysX support, however PhysX performance on newest games may be poor.

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

Based on theoretical specifications.


Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050 TiGeForce 9800 GT
GPU NameGP107 (GP107-400-A1)vsG92 (G92-270-A2)
Fab Process14 nmvs65 nm
Die Size132 mm²vs324 mm²
Transistors3,300 millionvs754 million
Compute Units6vs7
Core clock1290 MHzvs600 MHz

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050 TiGeForce 9800 GT
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR3
Bus Width128 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1752 MHz
7008 MHz effective
vs900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size4096 Mbvs512 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1050 TiGeForce 9800 GT
TDP75 wattsvs125 watts
Release Date25 Oct 2016vs21 Jul 2008

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    41.30 GP/s
  • GeForce 9800 GT
    9.60 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    61.90 GT/s
  • GeForce 9800 GT
    33.60 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    112.10 GB/s
  • GeForce 9800 GT
    57.60 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    1981.40 GFLOPs
  • GeForce 9800 GT
    336.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better