NVIDIA GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti Chips Coming to Notebooks Bearing Portability and Performance
With NVIDIA having already announced its GTX 1080, GTX 1070 and GTX 1060 chips for high-end gaming notebooks, it was high time that the manufacturer brought in its efficient GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti chips for these mobile computing machines for users that demand portability, performance and battery life at the same time. Dell has already announced its Inspiron 7000 series of notebooks and the latest family already feature NVIDIA’s latest graphic chips. Now let us take a look when other machines will start getting the latest GPUs integrated in them.
NVIDIA Claims That There Are More Than 30 Laptop Designs Shipping in Q1, 2017 That Will Feature the Company’s GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti Graphics Chips
Processed on the same architecture as its higher-end GPU counterparts, the GTX 1050 family boasts VRAM up to 4GB GDDR5 meaning that decent performance from notebooks from a gaming perspective can be experienced at resolutions of 1080p. However, you should be informed that the GTX 1050 Ti is probably going to feature 4GB of video RAM while GTX 1050 will be limited to 2GB of frame buffer. For users who want to get more performance out of their machines, it is highly recommended that they go for notebooks sporting a GTX 1050 Ti.
Given below are some of the features that NVIDIA has highlighted concerning its GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti graphics chips:
“With the new GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 1050 Ti for laptops, you can experience fast, smooth gaming experiences and:
Achieve up to 3X the performance and power efficiency of previous-generation GPUs.
Play classic and modern games at 1080p @ 60 FPS with additional support for the latest DirectX™ 12 features
Explore advanced graphics technologies like NVIDIA GameWorks™ that provide a more interactive and cinematic experience.
Enjoy GeForce Experience™–your gateway to great PC gaming. Download Game Ready drivers, keep your games optimized, and share your greatest gaming moments.
Create with NVIDIA Ansel™–a revolutionary in-game camera that lets you take professional-grade screenshots.
Enjoy NVIDIA G-SYNC™ support buttery-smooth gameplay (on supported models only)
Put your overclocking skills to use just like you would do on the desktop
NVIDIA BatteryBoost™ delivering great 30+ FPS experience but with up to 2x longer battery life while gaming.”
As for the hardware specifications of these chips, they have been listed below.
GTX 1050/GTX 1050 Ti Specifications for Upcoming Notebooks
- Cuda cores: 640/768
- Base clock speed: 1354/1493MHz
- Boost clock speed: 1493/1620MHz
- Memory clock speed: 7Gb/s
- Maximum video memory: Up to 4GB GDDR5
- Memory bus width: 128-bit
- Memory bandwidth: 112GB/s
Would you invest in a GTX 1050 or GTX 1050 Ti-powered notebook when they are released in the near future? Tell us your thoughts right away.