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Is a laptop with GTX 1050 good enough for gaming?

GTX 1050 is definitely a very good graphics card on laptops, and you can usually see it on computers at a $1000 price range. Don’t expect to run all the PC games on high with GTX 1050 – you’d need at least a GTX 1070 for that. Nonetheless, you can at least do medium 1080p on some of the most recently released games (Battlefield 1, COD WWII), and you can comfortably set everything to ultra for older games.

To check out if you can run a game with GTX 1050, you can use tech-guru, which has most of the games released recently and can tell you if your PC can run the game online by analyzing your PC specs.

According to this website, here are some of the games you can run with GTX 1050:

Ultra (2k-4k)

CS: GO

Minecraft

Dota 2

League of Legends

1080p high/ultra:

Fortnite

GTA V

Call of Duty – Black Ops 3

You can run these games on 1080p low-medium:

Far Cry 5

Player Unknown’s Battleground (be careful – frame rate might dip below 30)

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