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Nvidia GTX 1050 Price Rs 10000 Launch in India (Update – New 3 GB Version)

Update 25th May 2018 – Nvidia has launched a new GTX 1050 With 3 GB VRAM. Originally the Nvidia GTX 1050 was launched in October 2016 with 2 GB VRAM.

New Nvidia GTX 1050 (3 GB VRAM Details)

The new Nvidia GTX 1050 with 3 GB VRAM comes with an improvement in Specs and performance in comparison to the earlier GTX 1050. Firstly, it has 3 GB GDDR5 VRAM instead of 2 GB GDDR5 VRAM on the older GTX 1050.

Nvidia GTX 1050

Secondly, it comes with a higher base clock speed of 1392 Vs 1354 on the 2 GB variant, the boost clock speed is also bumped up from 1455 to 1518. Importantly, the Cuda Cores are also increased from 640 to 768 in the new graphics card.

However, the memory interface width is reduced from 128 Bits to 96 bits and even the memory bandwidth is reduced from 112 to 84 GB/second. Rest of the Specs are same as described in the below article for both the cards.

Nvidia GTX 1050

How Will This Impact Performance

Since the Cuda Cores and the clock rates are bumped we can expect an increase in performance in Games in comparison to the old card.

Also, there is additional 1 GB of VRAM which can also help in a slight performance increase. Reduction in the memory bandwidth and interface width can have some negative impact in higher resolution but likely the overall performance of the 3 GB VRAM GPU will easily outclass the older GTX 1050.

Source – Nvidia-GTX 1050 3GB

Nvidia launches GTX 1050 Priced at Rs. 10,000 in India

Dated – October 18, 2016 – Nvidia today unveiled the much anticipated Nvidia GTX 1050 Graphics card priced at Rs. 10,000 in the Indian market. The new Nvidia GTX 1050 is the successor to the Nvidia GTX 950 which was launched last year.

Nvidia has also launched a slightly more powerful Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti variant. The Nvidia GTX 1050 and the GTX 1050 Ti both are based on the Pascal GPU architecture similar to the Nvidia GTX 1060 and GTX 1070.  The Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti is priced at Rs. 12,500 in the Indian market, as confirmed by Nvidia India. The global price for the Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti is $139 while the GTX 1050 costs $109.

Nvidia GTX 1050 Price Rs 10000 Launch in India

Nvidia GTX 1050 comes with 640 Cuda Cores and has a base clock of 1460 MHz while the GTX 1050 Ti comes with a higher number of Cuda Cores 768, with a base clock of 1390. Surprising to see that Nvidia has kept the Base clock higher on the non-Ti model.

The Nvidia GTX 1050 comes with 128 Bit Memory bandwidth clocked at 3.5 GHz.  There is just 75 Watts power required to run the Nvidia GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti.  The GTX 1050 will come with 2 GB of VRAM and we will have to wait and see if board partners like Asus, MSI, Zotac comes up with a higher Ram variant for the GTX 1050.

Let’s Check the Key Specs comparison for the Nvidia GTX 1050, 1050 Ti and the Nvidia GTX 1060.
 NVIDIA GPU GTX 1050 GTX 1050 Ti GTX 1060 3GB GTX 1060 6GB
CUDA Cores 640 768 1152 1280
Boost Clock 1460 Mhz 1390 MHz 1700 MHz 1700 MHz
Memory Interface 128-bit 128-bit 192-bit 192-bit
VRAM Size 2GB GDDR5 4GB GDDR5 3GB GDDR5 6GB GDDR5
Memory Clock 3.5GHz 3.5GHz 8GHz 8GHz
TDP 75W 75W 120W 120W
Process 14 Nm 14 Nm 16 Nm 16 Nm
Price Rs. 10,000 Rs. 12,500 Rs. 17,000 Rs. 23,000

The Nvidia GTX 1050 is aimed at first time graphics card buyers or for the Gamers looking for 1080P and 720P gaming for competitive games like DOTA 2.

The Nvidia GTX 1050 will offer decent performance especially for 720P gaming and if you are building a new gaming PC it can be an ideal addition to go with an Intel Core i3 6th Gen Skylake Processor, to play all modern demanding games. It can also be a great update for gamers still using the older cards like GT 640 or GTX 650 or 560 Ti or even a GTX 750 or 750 Ti.

Nvidia GTX 1050 Price Rs 10000 Launch in India

Both these cards are non-VR Ready like the Nvidia GTX 1060 which is much more powerful compared to the GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti. Both the cards are G Sync ready and are also compatible with the DX 12.

The Nvidia GTX 1050/ 1050 Ti also lack support for SLI, similar to the Nvidia GTX 1060.

The graphics card pricing is affordable but there is still a mark up Vs the Global price due to taxes and duties. The Graphics card is priced at $109 (Rs. 7,300) in the global market.

The Nvidia GTX 1050Ti will go on sale in India starting 25th October while the Nvidia GTX 1050 will be available for purchase starting 8th November 2016.

Share your thoughts in the comments below what you think of the New Nvidia Graphics card, stay tuned for more PC hardware updates with Candytech. Also, Check out the Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti Price Rs 12500 Specs Details Performance.

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Kanuj Sharma
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8 COMMENTS

    • Hi sure we will be updating some of the articles 50K and 60K and even see if we can fit it in a 40K rigs in a week or two as the cards go on sale in India

  1. Really doubt it would be just 10k id say it would be around 12-13k for 1050 and 15k for ti version.
    hopefully prices of other models drop after its start selling.

  2. Good move by nvidia. But pricing is very bad. It seems nvidia forgot about rx 470. Instead focused only on rx 460. If nvidia had priced it little lower it would have been better. Definitely amd will respond by lowering the price of rx 470. Which will be a better bet.

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