GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 860M vs 1050 among all GPUs


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Performance per Watt

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Noise and Power

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Overall Score

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 860M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M

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More texture mapping units 96 vs 40 56 more texture mapping units
Slightly higher texture rate 76.5 GTexel/s vs 54.2 GTexel/s More than 40% higher texture rate
More shading units 1,152 vs 640 512 more shading units
Front view of GeForce GTX 1050

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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Much higher clock speed 1,354 MHz vs 797 MHz Around 70% higher clock speed
Better PassMark score 4,598 vs 1,705 Around 2.8x better PassMark score
Higher effective memory clock speed 7,008 MHz vs 5,000 MHz More than 40% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 1,455 MHz vs 915 MHz Around 60% higher turbo clock speed
Higher pixel rate 43.3 GPixel/s vs 19.13 GPixel/s More than 2.2x higher pixel rate
Higher memory bandwidth 112.1 GB/s vs 80 GB/s More than 40% higher memory bandwidth
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,752 MHz vs 1,250 MHz More than 40% higher memory clock speed
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Better PassMark direct compute score 2,907 vs 1,615 80% better PassMark direct compute score
Better fire strike factor score 41.2 vs 33.42 Around 25% better fire strike factor score
Better T-Rex score 4.77 frames/s vs 3.43 frames/s Around 40% better T-Rex score
Higher metro: last light framerate 44.5 vs 27.85 Around 60% higher metro: last light framerate

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 860M vs 1050

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 860M
162.81 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1050
279.38 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 860M
22.83 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1050
80.3 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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