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GeForce GTX 1050 3GB vs Radeon R9 M280X

Intro

The GeForce GTX 1050 3GB features a core clock speed of 1392 MHz and a GDDR5 memory speed of 1750 MHz. It also makes use of a 96-bit memory bus, and uses a 14 nm design. It is comprised of 768 SPUs, 48 TAUs, and 24 Raster Operation Units.

Compare that to the Radeon R9 M280X, which comes with GPU core speed of 900 MHz, and 4096 MB of GDDR5 RAM running at 1375 MHz through a 128-bit bus. It also features 896 Stream Processors, 56 TAUs, and 16 ROPs.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Both cards have the same power consumption.

Memory Bandwidth

Theoretically, the Radeon R9 M280X should be a small bit faster than the GeForce GTX 1050 3GB in general. (explain)

Radeon R9 M280X 88000 MB/sec
GeForce GTX 1050 3GB 86016 MB/sec
Difference: 1984 (2%)

Texel Rate

The GeForce GTX 1050 3GB will be much (approximately 33%) faster with regards to texture filtering than the Radeon R9 M280X. (explain)

GeForce GTX 1050 3GB 66816 Mtexels/sec
Radeon R9 M280X 50400 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 16416 (33%)

Pixel Rate

If using lots of anti-aliasing is important to you, then the GeForce GTX 1050 3GB is the winner, by far. (explain)

GeForce GTX 1050 3GB 33408 Mpixels/sec
Radeon R9 M280X 14400 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 19008 (132%)

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 3GB

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Specifications

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Model GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Radeon R9 M280X
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year May 2018 Feb 9 2015
Code Name GP107 Saturn XT
Memory 3072 MB 4096 MB
Core Speed 1392 MHz 900 MHz
Memory Speed 7000 MHz 5500 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 75 watts 75 watts
Bandwidth 86016 MB/sec 88000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 66816 Mtexels/sec 50400 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 33408 Mpixels/sec 14400 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 768 896
Texture Mapping Units 48 56
Render Output Units 24 16
Bus Type GDDR5 GDDR5
Bus Width 96-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 11.2
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.6 OpenGL 4.3

Memory Bandwidth: Memory bandwidth is the max amount of data (in units of MB per second) that can be moved over the external memory interface within a second. It is worked out by multiplying the interface width by its memory speed. If it uses DDR memory, it must be multiplied by 2 again. If DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The better the memory bandwidth, the better the card will be in general. It especially helps with anti-aliasing, High Dynamic Range and higher screen resolutions.

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

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum number of pixels that the graphics card could possibly write to the local memory per second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The figure is calculated by multiplying the number of ROPs by the the card's clock speed. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - also called Render Output Units) are responsible for drawing the pixels (image) on the screen. The actual pixel fill rate also depends on many other factors, most notably the memory bandwidth - the lower the memory bandwidth is, the lower the potential to get to the max fill rate.

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GeForce GTX 1050 3GB

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Radeon R9 M280X

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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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