Nvidia launched the Nvidia GTX 1050Ti along with the GTX 1050 in October 2016. The Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti is priced at Rs. 12500 in the Indian market while the Nvidia GTX 1050 will set you back by Rs. 10,000.
Update – 09 April 2022 – The Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti is now available for Rs. 20,990 on most e-commerce websites. The price is almost double the launch price. However, it has declined from Rs. 26k to 28k price of 2021.
The Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti will go on sale in the coming week, on 25th October 2016, it will be available online as well as offline. On the other hand, the GTX 1050 sale starts next November 8.
The pricing for the GTX 1050 Ti can be 13K to 14K for different brands like Asus, MSI, Gigabyte, Galax, etc. The base price for the card as shared by Nvidia is Rs. 12,500.
There will be 4 GB GDDR5 memory for the Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti which is higher when we compare to the more expensive Nvidia GTX 1060 3 GB VRam model.
The graphics card comes with a boost clock of 1390 MHz and we will see manufacturers coming with graphics card above 1450 Mhz boost clock.
There is a 128-bit memory interface similar to the GTX 1050 while the notable thing is that 1050/ 1050 Ti comes with a 14 Nm manufacturing process by Samsung while the GTX 1060 came with a 16 Nm manufacturing process by TSMC.
The graphics card offers incredible performance and the power efficiency is insane with just 75 watts of power required to run the card.
Some of the GTX 1050 and 1050Ti models will also need a power source but will be able to run utilizing the PCI-E board power. We will have to wait how board partners like Asus, MSI, Gigabyte, and Galax to do the power implementation on the GTX 1050 Ti.
Some of the GTX 1050 Ti are getting a Dual Cooler as shown in the picture a Galax GTX 1050 Ti or Gigabyte. The GTX 1050 Ti will also come with a single cooling fan.
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|
The GTX 1050 Ti early performance numbers shared by Nvidia suggest that the Graphics card is 70% faster compared to the Nvidia GTX 750 Ti while the Nvidia GTX 1050 is about 50% faster compared to the Nvidia GTX 750 Ti. (Games GTA V, Overwatch, Gear of War 4). We can conclude from the below graph that the GTX 1050 Ti will offer a performance boost of roughly 20% over the GTX 1050. (more details when doing a detailed review and benchmarking).
Performance benchmarks GTX 1050 Ti and GTX 1050
The Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti will be an excellent graphics card to be paired with the Intel Core i3 6th Gen processors, while I would recommend getting the more powerful Nvidia GTX 1060 to go with the Core i5 processor.
Both the GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti are aimed at the E-Sport market, as the prize money in the DOTA 2 tournament exceeds over $20 million which is more than the money earned in a Cricket World Cup. Nvidia and AMD want to get the best experience for gamers at quite an affordable price. Nvidia has finally brought the competition in the market for the affordable AMD RX470 and RX 460 graphics cards.
While the global price for the cards is 109$ / 139$, there is a markup in the Indian price due to the taxes and duties.
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