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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB GeForce GTX 1060
Red Dead Redemption 2 45% 5%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 45% 5%
Halo: Reach 54% 70%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 99% 30%
Cyberpunk 2077 99% 30%
Borderlands 3 53% 0%
FIFA 20 23% 50%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 67% 9%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 34% 57%
eFootball PES 2020 1% 35%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 are significantly better than the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB.

The GeForce GTX 1060 has a 216 MHz higher core clock speed and 32 more Texture Mapping Units than the GTX 1050 Ti. This results in the GeForce GTX 1060 providing 58.6 GTexel/s better texturing performance. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The GeForce GTX 1060 has a 216 MHz higher core clock speed and 16 more Render Output Units than the GTX 1050 Ti. This results in the GeForce GTX 1060 providing 31 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The GTX 1050 Ti was released less than a year after the GeForce GTX 1060, and so they are likely to have similar driver support for optimizing performance when running the latest games.

Both GPUs exhibit very powerful performance, so it probably isn't worth upgrading from one to the other, as both are capable of running even the most demanding games at the highest settings.

The GeForce GTX 1060 has 2048 MB more video memory than the GTX 1050 Ti, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the GeForce GTX 1060 also has superior memory performance overall.

The GeForce GTX 1060 has 80.1 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GTX 1050 Ti, which means that the memory performance of the GeForce GTX 1060 is much better than the GTX 1050 Ti.

The GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB has 768 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GTX 1060 has 1280. However, the actual shader performance of the GTX 1050 Ti is 1443 and the actual shader performance of the GeForce GTX 1060 is 2953. The GeForce GTX 1060 having 1510 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the GeForce GTX 1060 delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the GTX 1050 Ti.

The GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB requires 75 Watts to run and the GeForce GTX 1060 requires 120 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 300 Watts for the GTX 1050 Ti and a PSU with at least 400 Watts for the GeForce GTX 1060. The GeForce GTX 1060 requires 45 Watts more than the GTX 1050 Ti to run. The difference is significant enough that the GeForce GTX 1060 may have a slight adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the GTX 1050 Ti.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB gets 20 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

20 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 gets 35 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

35 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB gets 21.4 FPS on Control

Control

21.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 gets 34.7 FPS on Control

Control

34.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB gets 25 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

25 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 gets 41 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

41 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB gets 35.8 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

35.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 gets 55 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

55 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB gets 39.5 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

39.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 gets 71.7 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

71.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB gets 44 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

44 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 gets 69 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

69 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB gets 18 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

18 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 gets 28.5 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

28.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB gets 8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 gets 28.7 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

28.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB gets 8.2 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

8.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 gets 15 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

15 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB gets 15 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

15 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 gets 26 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

26 FPS

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1290 MHzvs1506 MHz
Boost Clock1392 MHzvs1709 MHz
ArchitecturePascal P107Pascal P106-400-A1
OC Potential - vs Poor
Driver Support Great vs Great
Release Date18 Oct 2016vs19 Jul 2016
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
Approved
Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
10
green tick vs green tick
10
1600x900
10
green tick vs green tick
10
1920x1080
8.6
vs green tick
10
2560x1440
6.2
vs green tick
7.9
3840x2160
4.6
vs green tick
5.9

GPU Memory

Memory4096 MBvs6144 MB
Memory Speed1752 MHzvs2002 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs192 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth112.1GB/secvs192.2GB/sec
L2 Cache 1024 KB vs green tick 2048 KB
Delta Color Compression yes vs yes
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units768vs1280
Actual Shader Performance69%vs100%
Technology16nmvs16nm
Texture Mapping Units48vs80
Texture Rate61.9 GTexel/svs120.5 GTexel/s
Render Output Units32vs48
Pixel Rate41.3 GPixel/svs72.3 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)7680x4320vs7680x4320
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections1vs1
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections1vs3
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power75 Wattsvs120 Watts
Recommended PSU300 Watts & 27 Ampsvs400 Watts & 27 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX12.1vs12.1
Shader Model5vs5.0
Open GL4.5vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsno
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i5-6500 3.2GHzvsIntel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz
Recommended RAM8 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1920x1080vs2560x1440

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti is one of Nvidia's lower end graphics card. It is competing against AMDs more affordable gaming cards, like the newer RX 470.

Architecture
The Pascal Architecture aims for twice as much performance as the Maxwell Architecture and introduces support for second gen HBM.

GPU
It equips a GPU codenamed GP107-400 which has 6 SM activated and 768 Shader Processing Units, 48 TMUs and 32 ROPs. The central unit runs at 1290MHz and goes up to 1392MHz when the Boost Clock is triggered in game.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 4GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 128-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 3504MHz.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 75W, it relies entirely on the PCI Slot for power, meaning no extra connectors are required.

Performance
The GTX 1050 Ti will enable mid level graphics performance on modern AAA 2016 released games. Although there will be variations on this frame rate we expect this card to deliver around 55+ FPS on medium graphics settings at a 1080p screen resolution.
Comparatively, this card will be faster than the performance of the outgoing GTX 960

System Suggestions
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080. We recommend a modern CPU like the i5-6500 and 8GB of RAM for minimal system bottleneck.
Overview
GeForce GTX 1060 is a Performance Graphics Card based on the Pascal Architecture.

Architecture
It equips a GPU Codenamed P106-400-A1 which is a First Gen Pascal GPU amd has 10 SM activated, offering 1280 Shader Processing Units, 80 TMUs and 48 ROPs.

GPU
The central unit runs at 1506MHz and goes up to 1709MHz, in Turbo Mode.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 6GB frame buffer of Fast GDDR5, through a 192-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 2002MHz.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 120W, it requires at least a 400W PSU with one available 6-pin connector.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate that GeForce GTX 1060 offers Performance around the Level of GeForce GTX 980. As such, GeForce GTX 1060 is almost twice as fast as GeForce GTX 960 and even AMD's Radeon RX 480 is beaten in over 5%.

System Suggestions
GeForce GTX 1060 is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1440. We recommend a High-End Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.
Recommended CPU
Possible GPU Upgrades
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