NVIDIA GTX 1050 And GTX 1050 Ti To Be Released Soon; Price And Specs Are Revealed
NVIDIA is about to release the latest high-end graphics card that they made. The GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti is set to release this year with a starting price of $109.
According to The Verge, AMD is now facing a lot of troubles as the NVIDIA released its latest Pascal architecture. AMD is being dumped by NVIDIA when it comes to pricing, performance level and maximum efficiency. Now that the NVIDIA is about to release their latest high-end GPU in the market, this may add another itch to the head of AMD.
In a report held by the EnGadget, the NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti and GTX 1050 has a slight difference in performance. The NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti features 768 CUDA Cores and is running 4GB GDDR5 RAM, while the regular NVIDIA GTX 1050 has 640 CUDA Corese packed with 2GB GDDR5 RAM. Other good features of both of these NVIDIA 10 series is that these are the only GTX 10 series that doesn't require an external power connection.
— ASUS ROG (@ASUS_ROG) October 19, 2016
The Tech Report said in their press release that ASUS already created 4 models of the NVIDIA Pascal Architecture. It has been reported that the first 3 models are some sort of identical, while the fourth one has something unique within.
The ASUS Phoenix-series is packed with a small heatsink and a single 2-ball bearing fan with a compact body. The ASUS Dual-series has a larger body and contains dual-fans. The third is the ASUS Expedition-series, equipped with high-endurance body feature, designed for extended hours of play.
The last is the ASUS ROG Strix-series, which is known to be the only GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti that requires an external power connection. Since ASUS doesn't mention the type of connection, it is rumored to use the 8-pin connector. Aside from the feature called ASUS FanConnect that allows the ASUS GPU to control the fan speed of the whole CPU case, there is also the AuraSync. ASUS AuraSync can synchronize the ASUS GPU LED light to other ASUS peripherals' LED.
Other notable manufacturers such as EVGA, Gigabyte and MSI are expected to release their own version of the GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti series. The GTX 1050 Ti will be released on the 25th of October, while the GTX 1050 will hit the market on November 8th.