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GeForce GTX 1050 vs Radeon RX 460 2GB

Intro

The GeForce GTX 1050 has a clock frequency of 1354 MHz and a GDDR5 memory speed of 1750 MHz. It also uses a 128-bit memory bus, and uses a 14 nm design. It is comprised of 640 SPUs, 40 Texture Address Units, and 32 ROPs.

Compare that to the Radeon RX 460 2GB, which has core speeds of 1090 MHz on the GPU, and 1750 MHz on the 2048 MB of GDDR5 memory. It features 896 SPUs as well as 56 Texture Address Units and 16 Rasterization Operator Units.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Both cards have the same power consumption.

Memory Bandwidth

The GeForce GTX 1050 should theoretically perform just a bit faster than the Radeon RX 460 2GB overall. (explain)

GeForce GTX 1050 114688 MB/sec
Radeon RX 460 2GB 112000 MB/sec
Difference: 2688 (2%)

Texel Rate

The Radeon RX 460 2GB will be a little bit (approximately 13%) faster with regards to texture filtering than the GeForce GTX 1050. (explain)

Radeon RX 460 2GB 61040 Mtexels/sec
GeForce GTX 1050 54160 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 6880 (13%)

Pixel Rate

If using a high resolution is important to you, then the GeForce GTX 1050 is a better choice, by far. (explain)

GeForce GTX 1050 43328 Mpixels/sec
Radeon RX 460 2GB 17440 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 25888 (148%)

Please note that the above 'benchmarks' are all just theoretical - the results were calculated based on the card's specifications, and real-world performance may (and probably will) vary at least a bit.

Price Comparison

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GeForce GTX 1050

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Radeon RX 460 2GB

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

Specifications

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Model GeForce GTX 1050 Radeon RX 460 2GB
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year October 2016 August 2016
Code Name GP107-300 Polaris 11
Memory 2048 MB 2048 MB
Core Speed 1354 MHz 1090 MHz
Memory Speed 7000 MHz 7000 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 75 watts 75 watts
Bandwidth 114688 MB/sec 112000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 54160 Mtexels/sec 61040 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 43328 Mpixels/sec 17440 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 640 896
Texture Mapping Units 40 56
Render Output Units 32 16
Bus Type GDDR5 GDDR5
Bus Width 128-bit 128-bit
Fab Process 14 nm 14 nm
Transistors 3300 million 3000 million
Bus PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 12.0 DirectX 12.0
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.5 OpenGL 4.5

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the max amount of data (measured in megabytes per second) that can be transported over the external memory interface within a second. It's calculated by multiplying the interface width by its memory clock speed. If it uses DDR RAM, it should be multiplied by 2 once again. If it uses DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The higher the memory bandwidth, the faster the card will be in general. It especially helps with AA, HDR and higher screen resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum amount of texture map elements (texels) that can be applied per second. This number is calculated by multiplying the total number of texture units by the core speed of the chip. The better the texel rate, the better the card will be at handling texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels in a second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum number of pixels that the graphics card can possibly write to its local memory in one second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The number is worked out by multiplying the amount of Raster Operations Pipelines by the clock speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - sometimes also referred to as Render Output Units) are responsible for drawing the pixels (image) on the screen. The actual pixel output rate also depends on lots of other factors, most notably the memory bandwidth of the card - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the potential to get to the max fill rate.

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GeForce GTX 1050

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Radeon RX 460 2GB

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

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