The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 is going to be the successor of the GTX 950. This GPU is in the making and it is Nvidia’s take on the budget gamers’ market. Previously, we reported that Nvidia has the GTX 1050 on their list. Now, we know for sure that the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 is coming very soon.
Today, the specifications of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 got leaked. These leaked specifications first emerged on a Chinese website called BenchLife.
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Specifications
According to BenchLife’s report, the GTX 1050 will feature 768 CUDA cores and it’ll be based on Nvidia’s latest Pascal architecture (GP107 Silicon). As compared to its bigger brother, the GTX 1060, which has 1280 CUDA cores, the GTX 1050 has 512 less CUDA cores.
BenchLife also leaked the GPU-Z screenshot of the GTX 1050:
As you can see above, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 is going to have 32 ROPs with a pixel fillrate of 42.1 GPixel/s. Moreover, the GTX 1050 is going to have a 4GB GDDR5 VRAM along with 128-bit bus width. The memory is clocked at 1752MHz, which is less than the GP106-based GTX 1060. The boost clock of the GTX 1050 is 1380MHz, according to the GPU-Z screenshot.
One more thing to note here is that “Nvidia SLI” is disabled. This probably means that just like the GTX 1060, the GTX 1050 isn’t going to support Nvidia SLI. This means that you won’t be able to use 2 GTX 1050s in SLI configuration.
Also, the TDP of the GPU is unknown. But judging from the specifications and the efficiency of the revolutionary Pascal architecture, we can safely say that the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 isn’t going to need a 6-PIN PCIe power connector to juice up. We still don’t know whether this GPU would have a “Founder’s Edition” version too and if this GPU-Z screenshot is of a reference GTX 1050 or a custom one. But still, we can say that only some variants of the GTX 1050 may require a 6-PIN PCIe power connector.
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Release Date
The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 is going to launch in mid-October, according to the leakers. The specifications and release date does make sense and this could very well be the actual specifications of the card. Still, take this with a pinch of salt as these specifications are “leaked”.