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GeForce 8800 GTX vs GeForce GTX 1050 3GB

Intro

The GeForce 8800 GTX uses a 90 nm design. nVidia has clocked the core speed at 575 MHz. The GDDR3 memory is set to run at a frequency of 900 MHz on this model. It features 128 SPUs as well as 64 TAUs and 24 ROPs.

Compare those specifications to the GeForce GTX 1050 3GB, which uses a 14 nm design. nVidia has clocked the core frequency at 1392 MHz. The GDDR5 RAM runs at a frequency of 1750 MHz on this specific model. It features 768 SPUs as well as 48 Texture Address Units and 24 ROPs.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

GeForce GTX 1050 3GB 75 Watts
GeForce 8800 GTX 155 Watts
Difference: 80 Watts (107%)

Memory Bandwidth

The GeForce 8800 GTX should theoretically be a bit faster than the GeForce GTX 1050 3GB in general. (explain)

GeForce 8800 GTX 86400 MB/sec
GeForce GTX 1050 3GB 86016 MB/sec
Difference: 384 (0%)

Texel Rate

The GeForce GTX 1050 3GB is quite a bit (about 82%) more effective at texture filtering than the GeForce 8800 GTX. (explain)

GeForce GTX 1050 3GB 66816 Mtexels/sec
GeForce 8800 GTX 36800 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 30016 (82%)

Pixel Rate

If using a high screen resolution is important to you, then the GeForce GTX 1050 3GB is a better choice, by far. (explain)

GeForce GTX 1050 3GB 33408 Mpixels/sec
GeForce 8800 GTX 13800 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 19608 (142%)

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 8800 GTX

Amazon.com

GeForce GTX 1050 3GB

Amazon.com

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 8800 GTX GeForce GTX 1050 3GB
Manufacturer nVidia nVidia
Year Nov 2006 May 2018
Code Name G80 GP107
Memory 768 MB 3072 MB
Core Speed 575 MHz 1392 MHz
Memory Speed 1800 MHz 7000 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 155 watts 75 watts
Bandwidth 86400 MB/sec 86016 MB/sec
Texel Rate 36800 Mtexels/sec 66816 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 13800 Mpixels/sec 33408 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 128 768
Texture Mapping Units 64 48
Render Output Units 24 24
Bus Type GDDR3 GDDR5
Bus Width 384-bit 96-bit
Fab Process 90 nm 14 nm
Transistors 681 million 3300 million
Bus PCIe x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 10 DirectX 12.0
OpenGL Version OpenGL 3.0 OpenGL 4.6

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the largest amount of information (measured in megabytes per second) that can be moved over the external memory interface in a second. The number is calculated by multiplying the card's bus width by its memory clock speed. If the card has DDR memory, it should be multiplied by 2 once again. If it uses DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The better the card's memory bandwidth, the better the card will be in general. It especially helps with anti-aliasing, HDR and higher screen resolutions.

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

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the most 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 calculated by multiplying the number of Raster Operations Pipelines by the clock speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - aka Render Output Units) are responsible for filling the screen with pixels (the image). The actual pixel output rate is also dependant on lots of 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 8800 GTX

Amazon.com

GeForce GTX 1050 3GB

Amazon.com

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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