tech2 News StaffOct 20, 2016 10:20:26 IST
Nvidia announced two new cards for entry level graphics cards in its GTX 10 lineup. The GTX 1050 and the GTX 1050 Ti are both based on the Pascal GPU architecture. The GTX 1050 Ti has 768 Cuda cores, with a base clock speed of 1290 MHz, a boost clock speed of 1392 MHz. On board memory is 4 GB GDDR5 with a memory speed of 7 Gbps. The GTX 1050 Ti has 640 Cuda cores, with a base clock speed of 1354 MHz, a boost clock speed of 1455 MHz. On board memory is 2 GB GDDR5 with a memory speed of 7 Gbps.
Both cards support display resolutions up to 7680 x 4320@60Hz. The frame rate delivered by the cards are a smooth 60 frames per second. There are DVI and HDMI connectors, and support for multi monitor displays. The cards plug in to the PCIe 3.0 bus. There is support for Open GL 4.5, DirectX 12 as well as the Vulkan API. Neither card is VR ready. The graphic cards can run on 75 W power, with a recommended system power of 300 W. If the cards are not boosted, they do not need supplementary power cords, and can draw the required energy from the bus itself.
The cards are available from Nvidia GeForce partners including ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte, MSI, Palit and Zotac. The Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti will be available from October 25, while the Nvidia GTX 1050 will be available starting 8 November. The cards will be simultaneously made available in 238 countries through the global network of Nvidia GeForce partners. The GTX 1050 is priced at Rs 10,000, while the GTX 1050 Ti is priced at Rs 12,500.
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