It’s a hurrah for the gamers who are looking for the latest-gen Pascal graphic cards without putting a hole on their wallets.
During a press meeting, leading tech company Nvidia has revealed that they will be launching their new mid-range graphic cards under the Pascal architecture. The GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti promises to provide better performance compared to the previous generation of cards such as the GTX 750 Ti and GTX 650 that are almost triple the power.
The new cards will provide optimal performance for some of the popular eSports games including Valve’s DOTA 2 and the new Overwatch from Blizzard, it also runs on 75 Watts for its Thermal Design Power. And the best surprise on the cards is that the GTX 1050 Ti will be priced at USD 139 while the base GTX 1050 will be at USD 109 (prices in the Philippines may subject to change due to additional costs from taxes) and they can be expected to launch on October 25, 2016. Nvidia’s Partner Brands will be releasing the cards in the market at the same date, these include ASUS, MSI, Palit, Zotac, Inno3D and more.
The GTX 1050 Ti and 1050 are aimed for gamers who aims for a good game experience on competitive games with a reasonable price that would go beyond USD 200. We tested the cards at the press event and we will showing some initial benchmark results in the coming days.
We provide a comparison chart of the other previous generations of graphic cards.
|GTX 1050 Ti||GTX 1050||GTX 950||GTX 750 Ti||GTX 650|
|Base Clock||1290 MHz||1354 MHz||1024 MHz||1020 MHz||1058 MHz|
|Boost Clock||1392 MHz||1455 MHz||1188 MHz||1085 MHz||N/A|
|Launch Date||Oct 2016||Oct 2016||Aug 2015||Feb 2014||Sept 2012|
|Launch Price||USD 139||USD 109||USD 159||USD 149||