GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 960M vs 1050 among all GPUs


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

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Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more


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 960M

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M

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Front view of GeForce GTX 1050

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Better PassMark score 5,174 vs 1,993 More than 2.5x better PassMark score
Higher clock speed 1,354 MHz vs 1,097 MHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 7,008 MHz vs 5,012 MHz Around 40% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher pixel rate 43.3 GPixel/s vs 17.55 GPixel/s Around 2.5x higher pixel rate
Higher memory bandwidth 112.1 GB/s vs 80.2 GB/s Around 40% higher memory bandwidth
Higher turbo clock speed 1,455 MHz vs 1,176 MHz Around 25% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,752 MHz vs 1,253 MHz Around 40% higher memory clock speed
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Better fire strike factor score 46.42 vs 32.73 More than 40% better fire strike factor score
Better PassMark direct compute score 2,882 vs 1,340 Around 2.2x better PassMark direct compute score
Higher crysis 3 framerate 31.9 vs 20.6 Around 55% higher crysis 3 framerate
Slightly better T-Rex score 4.65 frames/s vs 3.67 frames/s More than 25% better T-Rex score

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 960M vs 1050

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960M
174.65 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1050
285.47 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960M
51.62 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1050
80.26 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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