GeForce_GTX_1050_Galax_EXOC_2GB
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB run games
28 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid level piece of gaming hardware, this GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB graphics card can still meet and run indie system requirements and some of the less demanding AAA games. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

Game performance for the GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB where we look at the bigger games played in 2019. Looking closely at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. 245 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

Running at 1080p this card gets a weak frame rate from Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order with 0 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Call of Duty: Modern Warfare which returns a weak 12 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Microsoft Flight Simulator which we predict will get a weak 0 FPS.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have looked at Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order where it was weak. The frame rates it scored for the game presets were - Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. We added Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to our tests and saw it was weak with a 9 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then researched Microsoft Flight Simulator leading us to predict 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB is unable to perform adequately across modern games at this increased resolution.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB in your PC? This GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB card has 12 to 18 months of latest AAA game play left in it before upgrading should be considered

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, which has 110% better performance and can run 899 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB then a good choice would be RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB as this is better than 672 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 55% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
24 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB is released on 01 Nov 2016

GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB gets 18.5 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

18.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB gets 19.7 FPS on Control

Control

19.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB gets 26 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

26 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB gets 34.6 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

34.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB gets 40.6 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

40.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB gets 49.7 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

49.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB gets 7.4 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

7.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB gets 7.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

7.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB gets 13.8 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

13.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB gets 18.4 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

18.4 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P107
Process
14nm
TMUs
40
Texture Rate
61 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
49 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
640
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
7680x4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1752 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
112.1GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1417 MHz
Boost Clock
1531 MHz
Power
Max Power
75 Watts
PSU
300 Watt & 27 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1600 x 900
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview


Galax's 2GB GeForce GTX 1050 EXOC is their moth overclocked version of Nvidia's lower end graphics card, designed to compete against AMDs more affordable gaming cards, like the RX 460 or RX 470 and expected to replace the outgoing GTX 960. This card features a non stock dual fan cooler and as mentioned before an overclocked core speed out the box.


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 5 SM activated and thus 640 Shader Processing Units, 40 TMUs and 32 ROPs. The central unit runs at 1417MHz and goes up to 1531MHz with the Boost Clock.


Memory


The GPU accesses a 2GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 128-bit memory interface, while the memory clock Operates at 3504MHz which is outstanding.


Power Consumption


With a rated board TDP of 75W, this card require a 6-pin connector to accommodate it's cooling system and overclocked core.


Performance


The GTX 1050 EXOC by Galax 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 have slightly faster performance than the GTX 960.


System Suggestions


The GeForce GTX 1050 EXOC is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080, so our reccomendation would be to use 1600x900 in order to get the most out of your settings. We recommend a high-end processor such as the i5-6500 and 8GB of RAM for optimal performance.


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GeForce GTX 1050 Galax EXOC 2GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
60%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Halo: Reach 78% 50%
Red Dead Redemption 2 11% 57%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 15% 57%
Borderlands 3 1% 66%
Cyberpunk 2077 3% 116%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 71% 116%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 55% 81%
FIFA 20 39% 16%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 93% 28%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 3% 116%
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