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PNY - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Edition 4GB GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 Graphics Card - Black/Red-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 419 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great graphic card if you want to upgrade your PC

    Posted
    drmesa
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    My PC was very SLOW, I bought it ~3 years ago and it didn't came with a very capable graphic card. I decided to upgrade the old hard drive to a solid state hard drive and the pc was faster than when I got it. Then I realized I needed a better graphic card for a 4K display and some basic games. I found this one and BestBuy had a great deal so I got it. Once installed, you will notice an improvement in all the text quality if you are reading, browsing or viewing emails. I can't describe how happy I am with my pc right now, it feels quick and powerful! I did had to change my power supply because this graphic card needs an extra 6 pin power adapter. If you have a pc with at least 300 watts you'll probably don't have to upgrade the power supply, just check if you have space for the 6 pin cable for this graphic card. If you are thinking about getting one of these, this is the way to go! Buy it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good entry level or upgrade for older computer

    Posted
    SuperTruckerTom

    Put this into an older Acer Aspire AM5630 with a Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4 ghz with 4 GB DDR2 RAM. Caution this is about a 3/4 length card. I had to move some hard drives to different cages and reroute SATA cables. Uses a 6 pin power connector and includes molex converter. Much quieter than the GT 430 1 GB it replaced that could only get 10 frames per second on low settings Able to play World of Tanks on high settings 1920X1080 at 30+ FPS. Frame rate is bound by the CPU and slow memory subsystem and PCIE 1 specs. In an i5 or more powerful system with DDR3 or DDR4 and PCIE version 2 or 3 it should do even better. Good for a business user that does light gaming. Cut GPU assisted render times in Blender 2.78b for my test render from 7:45 minutes per frame to 1:34 minutes per frame at HDTV 1080p resolutions. Good enough for student level 3D work. Will do 2D CAD very smoothly. Fast redraws. This is faster than a Quadro K2200 Similar specs to the Quadro M2000 but a generation newer GPU design and not $400+.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Highly Recommended

    Posted
    star

    Had this 1050ti for a few weeks now and I'm more than satisfied, it's a perfect upgrade without spending a fortune. Every game that I've tried easily runs over 60fps on high settings. This GPU is one of my favorite investments, it really makes gaming more fun. Paired with a decent CPU any game will run high settings without fuss. Though somewhat large, it manages to fit in my tiny little HP case and the fans are very quiet, usually don't even hear them running. (Few examples of games) League of Legends: MEDIUM settings - 300 fps / High settings - 150 fps Rainbow Six Siege: High Settings - 100 fps Doom: High Settings - Seems to be locked at 60 but it does so with ease, never once had any problems running doom. Unfortunately I haven't gotten a chance to try any larger games like Skyrim or Monster Hunter World but I don't have any doubts that this GPU would do just fine with them, at least at medium settings. In case anyone was wondering for comparison - My CPU: i5 8400 @ 2.8 GHz (8th Gen)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Ideal graphics card upgrade

    Posted
    Doc762
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    I purchased this graphics card for my HP z800 PC. I use it for playing video games and paying my bills. Some games gave me slow frame rates with high detail selected and was choppy on world of war ships. I opted to upgrade video card and was blown away by the difference with the new card installed. The card comes with a 3 year warranty and includes a software driver disk for easy installation. There is a bonus offer included as well that gives you 2 full free games (new titles) and a $5 coupon towards AMD cap. Card is whisper quiet and scores well on graphics and stress tests. If you are thinking of purchasing this card make sure you have adequate power supply (read box and look at your systems power supply to make sure you have the hookups and capacity) benchmarks were equal to or greater than the GTX 1060 and close to the 1070 overall at half the price. Good job AMD this card rocs. Thanks for the good deal best buy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great performance and value for the money.

    Posted
    EmbeddedJournalist
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    I bought this card to replace an old AMD R7 250 and the difference is dramatically better. My FPS in World of Tanks went from the mid 20s to 30s to 100 FPS on ultra settings. The newest 1.0 version and new Encore graphic engine for World of Tanks just came out and I'm in the 70 to 80 FPS range on Ultra setting running a pretty moderate FX 6300 6 core Black Edition processor with a mild overclock on the CPU and GPU. The card only handles 1080 res games but it does a great job up at 1080. I got this card on a screaming deal at Best Buy online and I couldn't be happier with the performance for what I paid. It runs nice and cool with the two fans- yet it's still very quiet using the afterburner tuning software.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good bang for your buck

    Posted
    1Huntard
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    I have an asus with 12g ram and a processor at 3.4ghz that HAD an integrated gpu. I upgraded and got this, without upgrading my 350w psu, and runs phenomenal. I play PUBG and before would only get 20-30 fps on very low. Lol. Now i get 70-80fps on a mix of medium and high settings. At 1920x1080. My buddys cpu is basically the same but runs it alot better cuz he spent a couple more hundred of $$ more than me and just got a 1080ti thats runs it on ultra at 80fps at 2400x1440. ? Something like that. And looks spectacular. But im stilla able to play them game just fine and comparing to my buddy, saved about $600

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for gaming

    Posted
    happy
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    The Nvidia GTX 1050 ti is a great graphics card, the only problem is that it's NOT Virtual Reality Ready... But, if you are not interested in the VR world of gaming, then the GTX 1050 ti is great for you, if you're on a budge gaming PC build. I get a good 70-90ish fps in ultra graphics settings on some games like: RuneScape 3, Guild Wars 2 and Tera Online. BIG TIP: If you want this graphics card to work decent enough, you need a decent enough CPU(processor), I am running an AMD FX-8350(comparable to the Intel i5) with 8GB of RAM, and the GTX 1050 ti works great, no bottlenecking whatsoever!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Faster and Clearer Videos and Gaming

    Posted
    whatever
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    Got this so that I could upgrade from my integrated GPU and have a unit with it's own dedicated memory (instead of sharing my computer's RAM) for doing hi-res video editing. This product has made a tremendous difference in my computer's performance. Had to return the first one I bought because one of the fans was 'chattering' when it spun, probably a bad bearing; but the replacement has worked great -- I can hardly even hear it running at any speed. Makes editing large hi-resolution videos so much easier, and the games are running so smooth and much cleaner than before. No running out of RAM and stopping/starting. Runs pretty cool even without a system fan in my case. Definitely worth the extra $$ I spent on this one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great performance

    Posted
    stuckpixel
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    I was able to purchase this on sale, that said - it's a fair deal at the normal price. Great for 1080p gaming. I purchased these for a multi-headed VMWare Gaming rig. Minecraft/Roblox are the most common games, but they also handle Overwatch and other more modern games at 60+ FPS @ 1080. Now, this isn't going to be futureproof as like a 1070 or a 1080 -- but it does the job with todays games just fine -- and is about 1/4 - 1/8th the price of the more powerful cards. Note, this one does require a 6 Pin PCIE power plug -- most 1050ti's do not. In my use case, this was actually beneficial. If you're looking to get into PC Gaming - this is where you want to look for a budget card.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great budget gaming card

    Posted
    ComputerGuy47
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    This is a really good GPU. It has a good mix of performance and price. There are cheaper cards in the form of the GTX 1050 or the GT 1030 but this one is the lowest I'd go for anyone serious about gaming. It has 4GB of VRAM while the others have 2GB which means you can max out games and not have to worry about future releases whereas the other two are limited since there are already plenty of games that use more than 2GB of VRAM. I also prefer this over an AMD card in this price range like the RX560 because it uses much less power and runs cool and quiet. It only uses a 6 pin power connector and comes with a dual molex to 6 pin so you can even plug this into a prebuilt computer and use it for gaming.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Relatively Low Cost Graphics Card

    Posted
    Styg
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    Very satisfied with this graphics card. I am using it for mining and get consistently over 15Mhs. At the price I paid it was a fair value. I would however recommend more powerful graphics cards for GPU mining if you can locate a GTX 1060 or even better a GTX 1070 or go the 570 or 580 Radeon route, those will perform much better. I cannot provide feedback on this card for gaming. Sorry to all the gamers that are dealing with mining demand for graphics cards, hopefully supply will match demand at some point. I do suspect this card will perform pretty good at 1080p given the specs and based on the reviews I read. Dilly Dilly

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    It's been a year and still going strong

    Posted
    mdm001
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    I've had this card a full year now and it's been in constant use. It's still working the way it's intended. There has been some apparent incompatibility with my Gigabyte GA-z77x-ud3h motherboard. However, when I installed it onto a different motherboard it worked fine. It was strange because it worked a long time in the the above board and then stopped. I'm thinking at this point something in the motherboard went bad. I have already replaced that motherboard once through RMA. Probably try ASUS next time instead of Gigabyte.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Solid Performer On a Budget

    Posted
    Riien87
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    Upgraded from an AMD 7870 GPU for upgraded performance for less power consumption and NVIDIA gamestream to my NVIDIA Shield over WiFi. So far, the GTX 1050 Ti has met my expectation for what I have intended. PC desktop streams to the Shield with very good framerate/picture quality and handles games such as World of Warcraft or Overwatch with more than enough framerates. Only giving 4 stars because pricing on GTX 10 series cards are inflated - paid around $200 when I feel the actual value should be around $150.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great card, just what I needed!

    Posted
    Mistereed

    I just bought a PNY GTX 1050 ti this past Saturday and put it in my old Dell T1500. The PC is an i7 with 10GB RAM. I've been playing Gears of War 4 on the Ultra setting and have no issues whatsoever. I do get some fan noise but considering there are 4 fans running (1 on the board, 1 on the power supply and 2 on the card) I can deal with it. Plus since I'm using Gamestream I'm not in that room anyway! Handles it with ease! So now my old PC has new life. Looking forward to playing other high end PC games! I'd recommend this if it falls within your budget.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very quiet!

    Posted
    Nottechy
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    Needed this for overwatch. Works great. Amazed at how different and better Minecraft looks. Very quiet which was important since it sits in the kitchen. Easy to install. Hard to get old one out, so that took a couple of hours lol-broke some tabs off on slots but nothing that had to do with the graphics card. This was done by a mom and tween and lots of utube videos, so, yea, anybody can do it. Did lots of research to make sure it was compatible with old computer, power supply, space in compartment, etc.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very nice video card, excellent price.

    Posted
    Mord
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    I had 4 year old very high end video card go belly up and needed a cheap replacement just to get my game machine running again...the original card ran 700.00 so I figured I would have to take a major ding in performance until I could save enough to splurge on another high end card. I did the best I could in the under a hundred and a half category. Surprise!!! This card gives me the same kind of performance I was use to at a fraction of the cost, with the added benefit of being available the same day my old one craterred!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Video Card, Easy to Install

    Posted
    CaptainRich
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    I purchased this card to drive a Dell 38" curved monitor because I needed more resolution than my current card was capable of. I am not a gamer but I do use my computer for work-related applications and also video/photo editing with programs like Adobe Photoshop and Premier. The response is fast, video is very clear and colors are true. It is a fairly large card, but it fit easily into the same 2 bay space that was previously occupied by my older AMD Radeon-based card.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best cost and performance relationship

    Posted
    playajay23
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    After going through online reviews, I was actually expecting an upgraded version of the 750ti graphics card. This card, by far, surpassed my expectations on performance, cost, and energy. This card handles newer games without heating up to extreme temperatures and barely uses any electricity. For anyone that likes to see how far a graphics card can go, you will be very happy with how well this one overclocks with minimal effort. Cost to performance, this is the perfect card to get you back in the game.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Value and Performance

    Posted
    PowwBaaaby
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    I bought this to replace a budget R7 250 AMD card that was a couple years old struggling to give me 25 fps on World of Tanks with med to high settings in 1080p. Immediate improvement with settings all to MAXIMUM in 82-90 fps range. Also dramatic improvement in visual quality.. details, texture, lighting, etc are stunning. Runs cool and quiet. Definitely recommended I got this on sale for a ridiculous deal post-Thanksgiving weekend. Runs my older games COD etc. crazy good too.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Runescape more like Easyscape

    Posted
    Delfizion
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    I bought this card for a friend because the deal was too good to pass up. Now he can run Minecraft and Runescape at max settings, what more could you ask for? Now if you stare at the sharp edges on those games, they could probably cut you because of the smooth HD crisp and clean edges that are there now. Almost as edgy as the kids who play them.

    I would recommend this to a friend