GeForce GTX 1050 vs GeForce GTX 560

GeForce GTX 1050
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 25 Oct 2016
GeForce GTX 1050
GeForce GTX 560
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 17 May 2011
GeForce GTX 560

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1050

75 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 560 .
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 GTX 560

Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GTX 1050

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1050

Based on theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050 GeForce GTX 560
GPU Name GP107 (GP107-300-A1) vs GF114 (GF114-325-A1)
Fab Process 14 nm vs 40 nm
Die Size 132 mm² vs 332 mm²
Transistors 3,300 million vs 1,950 million
Shaders 640 vs 336
Compute Units 5 vs 7
Core clock 1354 MHz vs 810 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 32
TMUs 40 vs 56

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050 GeForce GTX 560
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 128 bit vs 256 bit
Memory Speed 1752 MHz
7008 MHz effective
vs 1000 MHz
4000 MHz effective
Memory Size 2048 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1050 GeForce GTX 560
TDP 75 watts vs 150 watts
Release Date 25 Oct 2016 vs 17 May 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1050
    43.30 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 560
    11.30 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1050
    54.20 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 560
    45.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1050
    112.10 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 560
    128.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1050
    1733.10 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 560
    1089.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better