In this GTX 1050 for Monster Hunter World review, we look at how the lower end GTX 10 series card performs. The GTX 1050 was released in November 2016 to compete with AMD cards in the entry-level gaming scene.
Its processing capabilities are great, considering it is the cheapest of the series. It can run most popular eSports titles at high settings in full HD. It can also run several modern triple-A titles at lower settings in playable frame rates. This is great news to most gamers as not everyone can afford to build a high-end gaming rig. Read on and find out how the GPU runs the game.
Monster Hunter: World
Monster Hunter World is a popular action role-playing video game developed by Capcom. It is also the fifth main installment in the Monster Hunter series. The GPU was the first to be released simultaneously around the world. It was originally released for Xbox One and PS4 in January 2018 but a Windows version was released in August 2018.
In the game, the player hunts down either killing or trapping monsters, if successful, the player is rewarded through loot instead of points or levelling up. Furtheremore, the loot and other elements are used to craft weapons and armour. Players can hunt alone or in squads of up to four in the online game.
Monster Hunter World graphics
The game is based on the older MT Frameworks graphics engine unlike other titles such as Resident Evil 7 which is based on the modern RE engine. This game offers up to sixteen graphics settings, many of them only having a minor impact on the visuals and performance. The game also has 4 presets; low, medium, high and highest. The game requires 4 GB VRAM for 4K gameplay.
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 specs
The card in this GTX 1050 for Monster Hunter World review is based on Pascal architecture. And it is manufactured in the 14 nm process. Moreover, it has 640 shaders, 40 texture mapping units and 32 render output processors.
The GPU’s central processing unit runs at 1354 MHz base clock speed and 1455 MHz in the boost mode. Moreover, it is equipped with a standard 2 GB GDDR5 type memory accessed through a 128-bit memory. The memory clock operates at an outstanding 7008 MHz.
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Monster Hunter: World system requirements
The minimum requirements include 64-bit Windows 7/8/10, AMD FX 6300 or core i5 4460 processor. It should have 8 GB RAM, 20 GB space, internet connection and AMD Radeon R7 260X or GTX 760 GPU. Moreover, the recommended requirements change the processor to Core i7 3770 and the GPU to AMD RX 570X or GTX 1060 3 GB.
In the benchmarks by The NotebookCheck, the GTX 1050 averages at 63 fps in low settings at 720p resolution, 19 fps in highest preset at 1080p. It performs 24 fps in high preset at 1080p and 29 fps at mid preset at 1080p.
The performance of the GTX 1050 is expected considering that the recommended system configurations that include the faster GTX 1060 3 GB aims at a return of 30 fps in High preset at 1080p. Furthermore, the game is also CPU intensive and the performance would significantly improve if it is paired with a faster CPU. That is all for our GTX 1050 for Monster Hunter: World review. If you have any question, ask in the comments.