GeForce GTX 1050 vs GeForce GTX 560

GeForce GTX 1050
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 25 Oct 2016
GeForce GTX 1050
GeForce GTX 560
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050GeForce GTX 560
GPU NameGP107 (GP107-300-A1)vsGF114 (GF114-325-A1)
Fab Process14 nmvs40 nm
Die Size132 mm²vs332 mm²
Transistors3,300 millionvs1,950 million
Shaders640vs336
Compute Units5vs7
Core clock1354 MHzvs810 MHz
ROPs32vs32
TMUs40vs56

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050GeForce GTX 560
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1752 MHz
7008 MHz effective
vs1000 MHz
4000 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1050GeForce GTX 560
TDP75 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date25 Oct 2016vs17 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