GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 980 vs 1050 Ti 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 980 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 980  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 980

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980

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Better PassMark score 9,649 vs 5,922 Around 65% better PassMark score
Significantly more memory 8,192 MB vs 4,096 MB 2x more memory
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 224.4 GB/s vs 112.1 GB/s More than 2x higher memory bandwidth
Better floating-point performance 4,358 GFLOPS vs 1,981.4 GFLOPS Around 2.2x better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 136.2 GTexel/s vs 61.9 GTexel/s Around 2.2x higher texture rate
Higher pixel rate 68.1 GPixel/s vs 41.3 GPixel/s Around 65% higher pixel rate
Significantly more shading units 2,048 vs 768 1280 more shading units
Significantly more texture mapping units 128 vs 48 80 more texture mapping units
Significantly more render output processors 64 vs 32 Twice as many render output processors
Better cloud gate factor score 22.08 vs 19.17 More than 15% better cloud gate factor score
Better T-Rex score 7.83 frames/s vs 5.41 frames/s Around 45% better T-Rex score
Higher crysis 3 framerate 58.3 vs 35.8 Around 65% higher crysis 3 framerate
Better PassMark direct compute score 5,114 vs 3,226 Around 60% better PassMark direct compute score
Front view of GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

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Higher clock speed 1,290 MHz vs 1,064 MHz More than 20% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 1,392 MHz vs 1,216 MHz Around 15% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly lower TDP 75W vs 165W 2.2x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 980 vs 1050 Ti

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 980
209.64 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
325.48 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 980
106.26 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
93.26 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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