Meet the newest member’s of Nvidia 1000 series family GTX 1050 & GTX 1050Ti.
Few months back Nvidia launched their 1000 series chipset graphic cards GTX1060, GTX1070 & GTX1080. Considering these cards as their mid & high range cards of 1000 series couple of weeks back Nvidia launched GTX 1050 & GTX 1050Ti threatening their long term competitor AMD’s RX460 & RX470 cards.
As we all know Nvidia is the most popular graphic cards brand (Specially in Sri Lankan) with their pascal based CPU’s. By introducing GTX 1050 & GTX 1050Ti Nvidia’s main target would be thrashing out AMD’s Polaris-based cards RX460 & RX470. The new cards are backed up with the new GP107 GPU & Pascal based chips. The GTX 1050 Ti and GTX 1050 are designed for 1080p gaming and are capable of delivering 60fps or more at the highest settings for some of the most popular mainstream game titles, including Overwatch, World of Warcraft: Legion, Gears of War 4, DOTA 2 and Grand Theft Auto V.
As per Nvidia GTX 1050 7 GTX 1050Ti both the cards will not have any founders edition reference cards which makes all AIB partners responsible on cooling, clock speeds, and power delivery of the new GPUs. And the best part is since both the cards are rated for 75W of power users doesn’t have to be searching for any additional power connectors while installing this in their PC’s.
GTX 1080, GTX 1070 & GTX 1060 has been manufactured using 16nm manufacturing process and Nvidia’s Pascal GPU architecture. But the GTX 1050 & GTX 1050Ti’s brand-new GP107 graphics processor is built using the 14nm process. According to iTalk sources Gigabyte, Palit & Zotac 1050 cards are already available at local IT shops and the sales for those cards seems to be pretty good too. So for those who can’t afford a high-end 1000 series Nvidia card, here’s a chance to grab a cheaper version but play some awesome games with it.