GeForce GTX 1050 Ti vs GeForce GTX 970

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 25 Oct 2016
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
GeForce GTX 970
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 19 Sep 2014
GeForce GTX 970

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    140%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

73 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 970 .
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 970

40% higher gaming performance.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

GeForce GTX 970

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 970

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti GeForce GTX 970
GPU Name GP107 (GP107-400-A1) vs GM204 (GM204-200-A1)
Fab Process 14 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 132 mm² vs 398 mm²
Transistors 3,300 million vs 5,200 million
Shaders 768 vs 1664
Compute Units 6 vs 13
Core clock 1290 MHz vs 1050 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 56
TMUs 48 vs 104

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti GeForce GTX 970
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 128 bit vs 256 bit
Memory Speed 1752 MHz
7008 MHz effective
vs 1753 MHz
7012 MHz effective
Memory Size 4096 Mb vs 4096 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti GeForce GTX 970
TDP 75 watts vs 148 watts
Release Date 25 Oct 2016 vs 19 Sep 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    41.30 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 970
    58.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    61.90 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 970
    109.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    112.10 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 970
    224.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    1981.40 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 970
    3494.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Game benchmarks

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    42
  • GeForce GTX 970
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    29
  • GeForce GTX 970
    41

FPS (higher is better)

Ashes Of The Singularity

DX12, High Quality, 8m samples, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    32
  • GeForce GTX 970
    41

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    34
  • GeForce GTX 970
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    31
  • GeForce GTX 970
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    19
  • GeForce GTX 970
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

OpenGL, Ultra Quality, SMAA 1tx

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    75
  • GeForce GTX 970
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

OpenGL, Ultra Quality, SMAA 1tx

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    47
  • GeForce GTX 970
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    47
  • GeForce GTX 970
    62

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    31
  • GeForce GTX 970
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    54
  • GeForce GTX 970
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    35
  • GeForce GTX 970
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    38
  • GeForce GTX 970
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    27
  • GeForce GTX 970
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    15
  • GeForce GTX 970
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    65
  • GeForce GTX 970
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    43
  • GeForce GTX 970
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

DX12, Ultra Quality, MSAA, 16x AF

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    43
  • GeForce GTX 970
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

DX12, Ultra Quality, MSAA, 16x AF

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    29
  • GeForce GTX 970
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    44
  • GeForce GTX 970
    77

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

DX12, Very High Details, Pure Hair On, HBAO+

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    41
  • GeForce GTX 970
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

DX12, Very High Details, Pure Hair On, HBAO+

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    30
  • GeForce GTX 970
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    39
  • GeForce GTX 970
    62

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    29
  • GeForce GTX 970
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    17
  • GeForce GTX 970
    26

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    38
  • GeForce GTX 970
    53

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    29
  • GeForce GTX 970
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    37
  • GeForce GTX 970
    57

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    27
  • GeForce GTX 970
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    45
  • GeForce GTX 970
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    31
  • GeForce GTX 970
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    31
  • GeForce GTX 970
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    21
  • GeForce GTX 970
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    10
  • GeForce GTX 970
    16

FPS (higher is better)