If you are someone that wants an entry level gaming PC in s small form factor then this GPU is something to consider.Due to the small size, you can expect lower temperatures and less noise. The GPU has a black and gray color scheme which is low-profile in its own self.
The Zotac GTX 1050 has an aluminum heatsink with two 40mm heat sinks.
According to the manufacturer, these GPUs will fit in 99% of the cases that are produced today. That is a very high number and it is highly unlikely that you will not be able to plug this GPU into your rig.
One of the great things about these GPUs is the fact that you do not need any additional power as it draws the necessary power from the motherboard.
Keeping that in mind, you can easily plug this into an old pre-built PC and make a decent gaming PC out of it without spending additional money on a better power supply. The Zotac GTX 1050 has a base clock of 1290 MHz and a boost clock of 1392 MHz.
The Zotac GTX 1050 Ti, on the other hand, has a base clock of 1354 MHz and a boost clock of 1455 MHz. Looking at how other retailers are also offering low-profile GPUs these cards should hit the market soon but as of right now we do not know the pricing of these GPUs.
It is interesting to see how GPU manufacturers are taking an interest in small form factor GPUs. It will also be interesting to see how people react to all these different brands introducing these cards. There is a market for these kinds of GPUs but how big is the niche for such products?
Let us know what you think about the Zotac GTX 1050 and Zotac GTX 1050 Ti.