Review MSI GTX 1050 Ti OC Edition – Good For 1080P Gaming
Lets first do a quick comparison between GTX 1050, GTX 1050 Ti and the GTX 1060. The Nvidia GTX 1050 comes with 128 lesser Cuda Cores when compared to the GTX 1050 Ti, however if you observe the below table carefully it does have a higher clock speed.
KEY SPECS COMPARED NVIDIA GTX 1050 TI VS GTX 1060 VS GTX 1050
|Nvidia GPU||GTX 1050||GTX 1050 Ti||GTX 1060 3GB||GTX 1060 6GB|
|Boost Clock||1460 Mhz||1390 MHz||1700 MHz||1700 MHz|
|VRAM Size||2GB GDDR5||4GB GDDR5||3GB GDDR5||6GB GDDR5|
|Process||14 Nm||14 Nm||16 Nm||16 Nm|
|Price||Rs. 10,000||Rs. 12,500||Rs. 17,000||Rs. 23,000|
Next Let’s first check our test system Specs, we have some of the latest shiny hardware to pair with the GTX 1050 Ti.
Keys System Specs Used for Benchmarks
- Intel Core i7 Skylake 6th Gen 6700 K Clocked @ 4.2 GHz
- 16 GB G.Skill 3200 MHz DDR4 RAM
- Cooler Master Hyper 212 X Processor Cooler
- Gigabyte Z170 Gaming X Series 7 Motherboard
- Samsung Evo SSD 256 GB and 2 TB HDD Seagate
- Haf 912 Cabinet
- Dell FHD Monitor 1080P
- Cooler master 650 Watts Bronze PSU
- GPU – MSI Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti OC Edition
The GTX 1050 Ti will work easily with the Intel Core i3 or higher. If you have the AMD 6300 or higher processor you will not face any bottleneck issues.
For this review we are using Intel Core i7 6700K clocked at 4.2 GHz and the latest DDR4 Ram clocked at 3200 MHz in Dual Channel configuration. Your gaming and benchmark results may vary a little, based on the configuration you are using.
Lets begin our testing and see if the MSI Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti can do 60 FPS in most of the gaming titles at 1080P.
Gaming Benchmarks Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti
Crysis 3 – My personal favorite to torture new graphics cards. Crysis 3 has been one of the most punishing games of all time and it was easily playable at very high settings on 1080P. Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti scored an average of 43 FPS which is significantly higher compared to 36 from R9 280. The Nvidia GTX 1060 on the other hand manages 60 FPS in this game.
Battlefied 3 – If you are interested in the Shooting games the BF3 and BF4 are excellent games. In BF3 the Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti performed superbly, easily hitting over 150 FPS on an average and much faster than the R9 280.
Battlefield 4 – It is slightly more demanding than the Battlefield 3 but the MSI GTX 1050 Ti easily managed to run over 100 FPS on an average.
FarCry 4 – It is another highly graphics intensive title and our GTX 1050 Ti sailed over 60 FPS easily in this game too.
Fallout 4 – FallOut 4 is one of the most popular titles of 2016 and the GTX 1050 Ti performed to my expectations here, Avg FPS was close to 64 in this title.
GTA V – GTA V was no exception and we were able to do over 50 FPS in the game with the Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti.
Witcher 3 – Last Game in the list is Witcher 3, The Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti closed the Gap between the GTX 1060 in this title with Avg 43 FPS on very High Settings.
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