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GeForce GTX 1050 vs Radeon R9 M385X

Intro

The GeForce GTX 1050 uses a 14 nm design. nVidia has clocked the core speed at 1354 MHz. The GDDR5 RAM runs at a frequency of 1750 MHz on this model. It features 640 SPUs as well as 40 Texture Address Units and 32 ROPs.

Compare all that to the Radeon R9 M385X, which features core speeds of 1100 MHz on the GPU, and 1500 MHz on the 4096 MB of GDDR5 RAM. 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

Memory Bandwidth

In theory, the GeForce GTX 1050 should perform just a bit faster than the Radeon R9 M385X in general. (explain)

GeForce GTX 1050 114688 MB/sec
Radeon R9 M385X 96000 MB/sec
Difference: 18688 (19%)

Texel Rate

The Radeon R9 M385X is a bit (approximately 14%) better at AF than the GeForce GTX 1050. (explain)

Radeon R9 M385X 61600 Mtexels/sec
GeForce GTX 1050 54160 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 7440 (14%)

Pixel Rate

If using high levels of AA is important to you, then the GeForce GTX 1050 is a better choice, and very much so. (explain)

GeForce GTX 1050 43328 Mpixels/sec
Radeon R9 M385X 17600 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 25728 (146%)

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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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 R9 M385X
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year October 2016 2015
Code Name GP107-300 Bonaire
Memory 2048 MB 4096 MB
Core Speed 1354 MHz 1100 MHz
Memory Speed 7000 MHz 6000 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 75 watts (Unknown) watts
Bandwidth 114688 MB/sec 96000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 54160 Mtexels/sec 61600 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 43328 Mpixels/sec 17600 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 28 nm
Transistors 3300 million (Unknown) million
Bus PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 12.0 DirectX 12
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.5 OpenGL 4.3

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the largest amount of information (in units of MB per second) that can be transported over the external memory interface in one second. The number is calculated by multiplying the bus width by the speed of its memory. If it uses DDR type memory, the result should be multiplied by 2 again. If DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The higher the memory bandwidth, the better the card will be in general. It especially helps with AA, High Dynamic Range and high resolutions.

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

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum number of pixels that the graphics chip can possibly record to its local memory in one second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The number is calculated by multiplying the amount of ROPs by the the core clock speed. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - also called 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 - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the ability to reach the maximum fill rate.

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GeForce GTX 1050

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Radeon R9 M385X

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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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