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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB graphics cards allows the gamer to run indie system requirements and some less demanding AAA titles. In today’s PC hardware terms these are considered middle range for gaming performance. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2019 popular games. This short GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 196 games in todays list.

The GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB graphics card is predicted to return a weak performance on Diablo 4 at 1080p of 0 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Planet Zoo which we saw got weak frame rates of 0 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Cyberpunk 2077, which is predicted to get 0 FPS under tests.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB by researching Diablo 4 leading us to predict a weak performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Planet Zoo and that was weak. This graphics card delivered 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Cyberpunk 2077 which is predicted to get weak results with a 0FPS on Ultra 1440p. Looking at a few of these 1440p results for the GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB we get the impression that it is going to underperform if you try and run modern games.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB in your PC? There is around 6-12 months of top end gaming left in this card, at which point its graphics card replacement time, assuming the GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB? A suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB is the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which is 119% more powerful and can run 897 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively we would suggest getting a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, as it can run 685 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 63% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
18 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB release date is unconfirmed

GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB gets 17.5 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

17.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB gets 18.7 FPS on Control

Control

18.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB gets 23.5 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

23.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB gets 31.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

31.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB gets 38.4 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

38.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB gets 45 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

45 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB gets 7 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB gets 7.1 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

7.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB gets 13.1 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

13.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB gets 16.6 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

16.6 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P107
Process
14nm
TMUs
40
Texture Rate
58 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
47 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
1354 MHz
Boost Clock
1455 MHz
Power
Max Power
75 Watts
PSU
300 Watt & 27 Amps
Power Connector
None
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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8.1
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GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview


The GeForce GTX 1050 Gaming by EVGA is their small form factor version of the reference GTX 1050, designed to compete against AMDs more affordable gaming cards, like the RX 460 or RX 470 and expected to replace the outgoing GTX 960. It features an ACX 2.0 cooler.


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 1354MHz and goes up to 1455MHz 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, it relies entirely on the PCI Slot for power, meaning no extra connectors are required.


Performance


The GTX 1050 Gaming 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 50+ 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 Gaming is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080, so our recommendation 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.


Source [LifeFace]
GeForce GTX 1050 EVGA Gaming 2GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
74%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 5% 66%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 69% 128%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 10% 66%
Death Stranding 2% 128%
Cyberpunk 2077 2% 128%
Need For Speed Heat 7% 66%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2% 128%
Planet Zoo 12% 78%
FIFA 20 36% 12%
Diablo 4 13% 128%
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