Galax GTX 1050 Low-profile Series Launched, HTPC And SFF Appeal

By   /   Feb 3, 2017
Galax GTX 1050

Galax GTX 1050 series low-profile cards have been launched and they are targetted at HTPC and SFF owners. These GPUs pack some decent performance in a dual-slot low profile form factor. We have seen some partners go with a single fan design on similar cards but the Galax GTX 1050 series have dual fans with hefty cooling.

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Galax GTX 1050

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Like other GTX 1050 models, the Galax GTX 1050 series do not need any additional power and draws all the power that it needs from the motherboard. This makes it a great plug and play option for people that have a pre-built PC lying around and are in need of a graphics upgrade. These Galax GTX 1050 GPUs will enable some decent graphics performance especially if you are into esports games like League of legends, CS:GO, DOTA2 and Overwatch among others.

The Galax GTX 1050 Ti has the following specifications:

  • 6 streaming multiprocessors
  • 768 CUDA cores
  • 48 TMUs
  • 32 ROPs
  • 2GB or 4GB of GDDR5 memory
  • 128-bit memory interface
  • 1366MHz base clock
  • 1468MHz boost clock

Galax GTX 1050

The Galax GTX 1050 has the following specifications:

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  • 5 streaming multiprocessors
  • 640 CUDA cores
  • 40 TMUs
  • 32 ROPs
  • 2GB or 4GB of GDDR5 memory
  • 128-bit memory interface
  • 1303 MHz base clock
  • 1417 MHz boost clock

Galax GTX 1050

There might not be a huge market for these GPUs but there is still a market and I am sure that there are people that will be willing to get one of these low-profile GPUs. Not everyone wants to get a beefy GPU for their system. Plus there will be those that just want to convert their useless pre-built PC into a decent gaming system. This GPU is ideal for those people.

If you are looking for an entry level GPU then you can check these GPUs out. These Galax GPUs are certainly something to consider. Let us know what you think about them and whether or not you would consider buying one.