Crypto Mining Performance of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
A number of days ago Nvidia has presented their brand-new schedule of GTX 1050 and also GTX 1050 Ti GPUs, entrance level for players and the follower of the prominent GTX 750 Ti and also the more current GTX 950. We obtained an MSI GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4G OC video clip card to provide it a quick examination as well as see exactly what Nvidia needs to supply with their brand-new GPUs in terms of performance in a few of one of the most preferred crypto mining algorithms. While the GTX 1050 Ti might not be the most powerful service for mining, the fascinating component below is the reduced power consumption per board similar to it was back when GTX 750 Ti was launched. So while it could not be the very best choice for more serious multi-GPU mining procedures, it can still be a sensible choice for a reduced power home mining gear with 6x GTX 1050 Ti as an example.
The GeForce GTX 1050 as well as GTX 1050 Ti are initially intended to be made use of without exterior power and also have a TDP limit of 75W(due to the PCI-E port ), though we anticipate that there will certainly be some business providing even more serious models with outside PCI-E power. Do note that if you intend on structure 6x GTX 1050 Ti GPUs extracting rig you will certainly still should use powered extenders in order to stay clear of the possibilty of harming the motherboard as the power draw from these will be significant.
When we consider the reality that the new GPUs are based on 14nm production process (the initial GPUs to go down from 16nm to 14nm for Nvidia) and obviously do have some wonderful headroom for overclocking. We have procured +195 MHz on the core and also +150 MHz on the video memory with the default voltages as well as exactly what was limiting us from going further was the power limiter as the card was hitting the TDP and also might not enhance the operating frequency that a lot. Still the maximum frequency of the GPU it managed to hit briefly was 1911 MHz, so with higher power limit as well as with far better air conditioning such operating frequencies could be readily available for consistent boost.
Below are the numbers, contrasting the efficiency of GTX 750 Ti, GTX 950 as well as GTX 1050 Ti utilizing the most recent NiceHash Miner software to get the hashrates of various preferred GPU mining formulas currently. As you could see there is a really wonderful renovation in hashrate between GTX 750 Ti and GTX 1050 Ti, maybe with some respectable overclock the new GPU can also reach increase the efficiency in some formulas. Nonetheless the renovation from GTX 750 Ti is excellent in regards to efficiency and while there is additionally respectable enhancement from just what GTX 950 deals, it is not that significant actually. The main factor for that is that specs smart the GTX 950 and GTX 1050 Ti look pretty similar, even though they are based on different styles it is just like the older one is simply a bit gradually clocked and also has rather greater power usage. Still the GTX 950 is basically in between the GTX 750 Ti and also GTX 1050 Ti in regards to hashrate in quite much all algorithms in addition to Cryptonight where the strange outcome is most likely as a result of the lack of optimizations.
In the long run the new Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti is truly an excellent improvement over the GTX 750 Ti in terms of mining performance, you could possibly get the a bit greater mining performance from 4x GTX 1050 Ti just like 6x GTX 750 Ti, and also the power use will certainly be lower. You could still construct an excellent mining rig with decent hashrate using 6x GTX 1050 Ti GPUs and also do with a 600W power supply just great. Obviously, as currently discussed it could not be the best choice for severe mining operations where GTX 1070 would do far better in terms of efficiency, but also for house miners it could still be a viable choice… … similar to GTX 750 Ti did when it initially came out.