AMD Radeon RX 480 vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: AMD Radeon RX 480 is a better graphic card.

AMD Radeon RX 480 is a preferred choice in this review of GTX 1050 vs RX 480 because of the following; 3.43 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance, 248MHz faster memory clock speed, 88.44 GTexels/s higher texture rate, 143.9GB/s more memory bandwidth, 992MHz higher effective memory clock, 5GB more RAM memory, 1536 more shading units and 128bit wider memory bus width.

AMD Radeon RX 480 vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050: GENERAL INFO

Comparing RX 480 vs 1050 Ti in terms of general info we have the following features;

Thermal Design Power (TDP); AMD Radeon RX 480 has 120W whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 75W.

Number of transistors; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 5700 million whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 3300 million.

Semiconductor size; AMD Radeon RX 480 and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 have 14nm.

PCI express (PCIE) version; the two devices have this feature.

Width; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 241mm whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 144.7mm.

Height; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 94.9mm while Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 112.2mm.

Bottom line: AMD Radeon RX 480 is better as it has a higher number of transistors.

AMD Radeon RX 480 vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050: PERFORMANCE

The performance features of RX 480 vs GTX 1050 include the following;

Pixel rate AMD Radeon RX 480 has 35.8 GPixel/s whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 36.43 GPixel/s.

Texture rate; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 161.3 GTexels/s whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 72.86 GTexels/s.

GPU memory speed; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 2000MHz whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 1752MHz.

GPU clock speed; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 1120MHz while Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 1392MHz.

Floating-point performance; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 5.16 TFLOPS while Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 1.73 TFLOPS.

Texture Mapping Units (TMUS); AMD Radeon RX 480 has 144 whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 48.

Bottom line: AMD Radeon RX 480 is better in performance.

AMD Radeon RX 480 vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050: MEMORY

The memory features of RX 480 vs 1050 have the following features;

Maximum memory bandwidth; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 256GB/s while Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 112.1GB/s.

Memory bus width; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 256bit while Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 128bit.

Effective memory speed; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 8000MHz whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 70008MHz.

RAM; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 8GB while Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 3GB.

Version of GDDR memory; each of the devices has 5.

Bottom line: AMD Radeon RX 480 is better as it has better memory features than Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050.

AMD Radeon RX 480 vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050: PORTS

HDMI output; the two devices have HDMI outputs.

Displayport outputs; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 3 whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 1.

DVI outputs; Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 1.

Bottom line: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 is better as it has 1 DVI output.

AMD Radeon RX 480 vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050: KEY FEATURES

The key features of GTX 1050 vs RX 480 include the following;

OpenGL; the two devices have 4.5.

DirectX version; the two devices have 12.

OpenCL version; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 2.2 while Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 has 1.2.

Supports 4K resolution; AMD Radeon RX 480 can support 4K resolution.

Supports multi-display technology; AMD Radeon RX 480 can support multi-display technology.

Supports 3D; AMD Radeon RX 480 can support 3D.

Bottom line: AMD Radeon RX 480 is better because it has superior key features.

Conclusion

In this review, AMD Radeon RX 480 takes the lead as a better device in most of the features.