NVIDIA announced the GeForce GTX 1050 and GTX 1050Ti today for Rs.10,000 and Rs.12,500, respectively. The budget graphics cards will be available from the 25th of October 2016 worldwide. With a TDP of 75W for both, the GTX 1050 and the GTX 1050Ti these graphics cards would not require external power if they run at stock frequencies. NVIDIA will not be releasing any GeForce GTX 1050 Founders Edition cards so there will be plenty of cards that will require external power supply from the SMPS. Given its pricing it’s quite clear that NVIDIA aims to have the GTX 1050 to compete with the AMD RX 460 which was launched at $110. However, we’ve been hearing rumours about an impending price drop for the AMD graphics portfolio in light of the GTX 1050 announcement.
As for Indian pricing of the GTX 1050 and the GTX 1050 Ti, we’ve had no official word from NVIDIA India but our estimates peg it to be somewhere close to Rs.9,800 for the GTX 1050 and Rs.12,500 for the GTX 1050 Ti. We will update this story as and when we get the official pricing information.
NVIDIA claims that the GTX 1050 will be three times as powerful as the GTX 650 which according to them is the most likely card that gamers will be upgrading from.
NVIDIA briefing also had a few performance figures but these FPS scores were all obtained at medium settings with certain optimisations. It’s best to wait for reviews to come out before you can make your decision to upgrade.
|Release Date:||18 Oct 2016|
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