NVIDIA allegedly preparing 3GB variant of GeForce GTX 1050

Published: 9th May 2018, 07:52 GMT | Comments

A rumor about an upgraded version of GeForce GTX 1050 has emerged.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 3GB

The biggest issue with GeForce GTX 1050 is the memory size. The 2GB frame buffer is simply not up to the task in anything with higher resolution textures. This has been shown in numerous reviews, including ours. Would adding another 1GB help? I think it would.

According to Expreview, NVIDIA is working on a 3GB version of GTX 1050. It would occupy the spot between GTX 1050 2GB and GTX 1050 Ti 4GB. However, what also seems possible is an interference into memory bus width, which could be downgraded to 96-bit.

Expreview is usually correct when it comes to such weird announcements, however, our sources were unable to confirm that such card is in the making.

The GTX 1050 3GB could be another China exclusive, given the fact that recently announced a cut-down version (5GB) of GTX 1060 was. More information is to be expected at Computex next month.

NVIDIA GeForce 10 Series
GPUCUDA CoresMemoryMemory Bus
GTX 1080 TiGP102-350
 
3584
 
11GB GDDR5X
 
352-bit
GTX 1080 (11Gbps)GP104-400 (410)
 
2560
 
8GB GDDR5X
 
256-bit
GTX 1070 TiGP104-300
 
2432
 
8GB GDDR5
 
256-bit
GTX 1070GP104-200
 
1920
 
8GB GDDR5
 
256-bit
GTX 1060 6GB (9Gbps)GP106-400 (410)
 
1280
 
6GB GDDR5
 
192-bit
GTX 1060 5GBGP106-350
 
1280
 
5GB GDDR5
 
160-bit
GTX 1060 3GBGP106-300
 
1152
 
3GB GDDR5
 
192-bit
GTX 1050 Ti 4GBGP107-400
 
768
 
4GB GDDR5
 
128-bit
GTX 1050 3GBGP107-?
 
640
 
3GB GDDR5
 
96-bit
GTX 1050 2GBGP107-300
 
640
 
2GB GDDR5
 
128-bit
GT 1030 2GBGP108-310
 
384
 
2GB GDDR5
 
64-bit

Source: Expreview


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