Discover GeForce PC Gaming: NVIDIA Introduces GeForce GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti

We’re adding two new gaming GPUs to our award-winning lineup of NVIDIA Pascal-based GPUs — the GeForce GTX 1050, starting at $109, and the GTX 1050 Ti, starting at $139.

Both will let you play your favorite games at a smooth 60 frames-per-second.

Built on the same Pascal architecture as the most advanced GPUs in the world, the GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti let new PC gamers discover why GeForce delivers the best gaming experiences.

These GPUs are a great choice for new gamers. Here’s why:

1) The PC Is the Premier Gaming Platform

If you’re a new gamer, these two new GPUs let you be a part of the biggest story in gaming. PC gaming is thriving because it’s open, dynamic and upgradable and developers are releasing more games for the PC than any other platform.

From first-person shooters to massive online battle areas, from top strategy games to simulation games, the PC offers the richest variety of gaming experiences.

2) eSports Are Bigger Than Ever

One of the biggest drivers of PC gaming is eSports, which continues to grow in popularity with a viewership of almost 300 million people in 2016 alone. This growth creates a virtuous cycle of increasing prize pools, which attract the world’s best talent. In fact, the $20 million prize pool for the latest DOTA 2 International is double that of both the Cricket World Cup 2016 and the 2016 Masters Golf tournament.

New content like Overwatch — which has drawn 77 million viewers in the first two months — continues to drive immense interest. And as more people watch eSports, more people are playing PC games.

Discover PC Gaming with the NVIDIA GeForce 1050

3) Modern Games Need Modern Performance

The GPU performance required to run a modern game at 1080p and 60fps with good quality settings has tripled for modern, current generation games. So if you bought a GPU 3 or 4 years ago — such as the GeForce GTX 650 — and were able to play the latest games back then, you’ll find your graphics performance coming up short in today’s games.

With the GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti, you’ll be able to play today’s most popular games at a smooth 60fps, while sipping a paltry 75 watts of power.

Out of the box the GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti are both blazing fast, with the GTX 1050 Ti on average 40% faster and more than 128% more power efficient than the closest competing product at stock speeds(1), demonstrating again the prowess of our Pascal architecture and GeForce GTX lineup.

And upgrading to the GTX 1050 or 1050 Ti couldn’t be any easier. Neither need an external power connector. Yet both deliver unheard of levels of performance and power efficiency for this class of product. Just plug in the card, install our GeForce Experience software, click a button to optimize game settings and game on.

4) Powerful Hardware Requires Powerful Software

GeForce is more than just the No. 1 brand in PC gaming. There are over 100 million GeForce PC gamers today, which is far and away the most popular brand on Steam and it’s the most popular GPU in iCafes around the world. When professional gamers are competing for multimillion dollar prize pools, the brand they overwhelmingly trust is GeForce.

In addition to high-performance gaming hardware, we’ve also created very powerful software. More than 300 specialized graphics engineers work closely with game developers to integrate the latest game technology into their titles. We deliver Game Ready drivers alongside the latest titles so gamers worldwide are always enjoying the best gaming experience. And our GeForce Experience application pulls it all together to provide instant driver updates, automatic game optimizations, the ability to share your favorite gaming experiences, and a host of giveaways to gamers everywhere.

GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti: Available Everywhere from Everyone

GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti custom boards will be available from NVIDIA GeForce Partners, including ASUS, EVGA, Gainward, Galaxy, Gigabyte, iGame, Innovision 3D, MSI, Palit, PNY and Zotac. NVIDIA GeForce partners represent a global network that will deliver GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti to gamers in 238 countries and territories. GTX 1050 Ti will be available on October 25, while the GTX 1050 will be available on or before November 8.

For more information and specifications on the GeForce GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti, visit http://www.geforce.com/hardware/10series/geforce-gtx-1050.

(1) Game list includes BioShock Infinite, Crysis 3, Grand Theft Auto V, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Star Wars Battlefront, Witcher 3, Ashes of the Singularity, The Division, and more. All games tested at 1080p resolution. GTX 1050 was tested with NVIDIA driver version 370_00. As of October 5, 2016, AMD RX460 competitive product was tested with AMD driver version 16.8.2 across the same games and resolution.

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  • Sun

    Hope the author can answer about the laptop version of the 1050 ti. I wonder when it will come out since I’m using a temporary laptop in the meantime. When it come out with the release of the desktop equivalent? Or will I have to wait till later? Is the cost below $1000? ow does laptops work in this regard? Thanks.

  • Jonathan Wang

    Same here. Based on benchmarks from notebookcheck website, I’m guessing the difference will be just like the others with a 5% – 10% lower difference in fps. I hope they do come out by December though, would like to upgrade my computer mobility from a 750m -_-. I also hope it goes under $1000, can’t afford $1400 for a 1060 x_x, don’t quite understand why they are around $1500 either.

  • shippyShape

    Where can I get a cheap Laptop with GTX 1050?

  • Sun

    I had a 560m. So yeah. It’s a real upgrade and I don’t want to get a 960m when this is around the corner. I’m in the same financial predicament as you are.

    I don’t know when though (since I’m using a temporary laptop before I need to return it). The 1060 is just too much for me. I hope it is under $1000 as the new 960m price point.

    I hope it comes out in November before black Friday however let alone December.

  • Igor Rafael

    I hope there’s coming a GTX 1050 4GB Version on laptops, and the 1050 TI as well, so we can get more affordable laptops, the 1060 laptops are really overpriced. And i think only 2GB is a huge fail nowadays…

  • mouniir oouli

    the masses create the Markt …NVIDIA should understand this .there is more then 300 Millions sleepers in the world that wait for a descent gamer system with a good hardware Profile …bring this system out and you are the best …

  • SlutMagnet

    Can these laptop folks shut the f up?

    Nvidia already said that the desktop version will used in laptops since Pascal release.

    Laptop and desktop GPUs will be the same from now on.

  • Mehedi Hasan Siam

    My Motherboard is GIGABYTE B75 …. Will my motherboard support 1050 SLI ?

  • atuin

    Is it worthed upgrade to this one from 750 directuii?

  • atuin

    Sorry, i meant from 570 directuii