NVIDIA today announced two new graphics cards that will make you very excited — GeForce GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti. While neither card is top of the line, they should be able to achieve solid performance at 1080p.
The GTX 1050 starts at $109, and the 1050 Ti starts at $139, making them the cheapest Pascal cards to date. Nvidia also offers the GTX 1060 in the $250 range, while at the high-end it has the $600 GTX 1080.
The entry-level GTX 1050 features 640 Cuda processing cores with a base clock of 1,354MHz, which can be throttled up to 1,455MHz. With 2GB of GDDR5 memory running on a 128-bit interface, the 1050 boasts a total memory bandwidth of 112GBps and a data rate of 7Gbps.
Nvidia’s GTX 1050 Ti sports 768 Cuda cores with a base clock of 1,290MHz, boostable to nearly 1,400MHz. It’s equipped with 4GB of memory with the same data rate and total bandwidth.