AMD Radeon RX 480
AMD Radeon RX 480 VS. Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini
Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini

AMD Radeon RX 480 vs. Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini

November 14, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

When we compare 1050 Ti Vs RX 480 in this review we note that AMD Radeon RX 480 is better because it has the following superior features; 3.16 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance, 248MHz faster memory clock speed, 98.8 GTexels/s higher texture rate, 143.9GB/s more memory bandwidth, 992MHz higher effective memory clock speed, 4GB more shading units and 128bit wider memory bus width.

GENERAL INFO

The general info features of RX 480 vs GTX 1050 have the following comparisons;

Thermal Design Power (TDP); AMD Radeon RX 480 has 120W while Zotac GeForce has 75W.

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

Semiconductor size; AMD Radeon RX 480 and Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini have 14nm.

PCI express (PCIE) version; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 3, the same as Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini.

Width; AMD Radeon RX 480 is 241mm whereas Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini is 144.8mm.

Height; AMD Radeon RX 480 is 94.9mm while 111.1mm

Bottom Line general info
Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini is better in terms of general info as it is narrower and has lower TDP.
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PERFORMANCE

In terms of performance, the review of GTX 1050 Ti vs RX 480 has the following features;

Pixel rate; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 35.8 GPixel/s while Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini has 41.7 GPixel/s.

Texture rate; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 161.3 GTexels/s whereas Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini has 41.7 GTexels/s.

GPU clock speed; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 1120MHz while Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini has 1303MHz.

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

Floating-point performance; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 5.16 TFLOPS whereas Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini has 2 TFLOPS.

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

Bottom Line performance
AMD Radeon RX 480 is better in terms of performance.
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MEMORY

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

Maximum memory bandwidth; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 256GB/s whereas Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini has 112.1GB/s.

Memory bus width; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 256bit whereas Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini has 112.1GB/s.

Effective memory speed; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 8000MHz while Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini has 7008MHz.

RAM; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 8GB while Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini has 4GB.

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

Bottom Line memory
AMD Radeon RX 480 is better as it has better memory features.
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PORTS

RX 480 vs 1050 Ti review has the following comparison features;

HDMI output; AMD Radeon RX 480 and Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini have HDMI outputs.

Displayport outputs; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 3 while Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini has 1.

DVI outputs; Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini has 1.

Bottom Line ports
Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini is better as it has 1 DVI output.
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KEY FEATURES

OpenGL version; each of the devices has 4.1

DirectX version; the two devices have 12.

OpenCL version; AMD Radeon RX 480 has 2.2 while Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini has 1.2.

Supports 4K resolution; the two graphic cards can support 4K resolution.

Supports multi-display technology; the two graphic cards have this feature.

Supports 3D; the two graphic cards can support 3D.

Bottom Line key features
AMD Radeon RX 480 is better as it has newer OpenCL version.
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Conclusion

AMD Radeon RX 480 is a better device in this review of GTX 1050 Ti vs RX 480 considering it has a higher floating-point performance and a faster memory clock speed amongst other features.

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