Would this Nvidia 1050 graphics card work on Enscape?

  • Would this graphics card work for Enscape? "ASUS Phoenix NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB GDDR5 Graphics Card (SEALED-NEW)" It's only a 1050 but that is better than 900 and 900 is the minimum requirement, isn't it? I don't mind about the performance really (if slow) but don't want to effect the finished look of the rendering. Thanks.

  • Would any of these graphics cards work for Enscape?


    ASUS Phoenix NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB GDDR5 Graphics Card (SEALED-NEW)


    Asus GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Phoenix Fan Edition DVI-D HDMI DP 1.4 Gaming Graphi


    Asus PH-GTX1050TI-4G GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Phoenix Fan Edition Graphics Card

  • Never mind I'm probably getting a new machine.

    I'm glad to hear that - I've asked in the other thread as well but, which one will it be? :)

  • I have a similar question. I am going to buy a new computer in order to use the latest version of Enscape.

    The 2 computers I am looking offer these graphics cards. Unless I have custom built.


    NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 Ti 8GB (LHR)


    AMD Radeon™ RX 6600 XT xGB GDDR6


    Will either of these work?

    I am sorry if this is a stupid question, but I know zero about graphic cards.


    Thanks to anyone who can answer this.

  • my advice is to go with RTX...better driver, more options,..better solution also for another realtime renders...and you have some additional features which are only form RTX cards

  • my advice is to buy at least RTX line of cards...hope you can find some of 3xxx line for good price...gtx 1050 ti might be really pain to work with

  • Not a stupid question at all - As already correctly stated above in the reply from user tomankubik , we definitely recommend going with the RTX model instead of the AMD card. This will allow you to also make use of "DLSS" which improves performance greatly in basically any case.

  • Tomankubic: Thanks very much for the reply. I just wish people in general here would stop replying in short number codes. Some of us have never had to specify graphics cards before and don't know what these shorthand expressions mean. Or at least I don't; am just learning. Offhand I have no idea what "RTX" means, so I don't know what "at least RTX" means. Same with 3XXX, took me a long while to understand what that was referring to. Why speak in those terms?

    my advice is to buy at least RTX line of cards...hope you can find some of 3xxx line for good price...gtx 1050 ti might be really pain to work with


    I would like to make the point generally on this forum that some renderers are now turning from programs like Vray and Corona Render, where they didn't have to think much about graphics cards, to "Real Time Rendering" where you will need a dedicated graphics card, and it is a whole new world. The only part of your reply I understood immediately was "1050 might be really pain to work with." And by the way, the "3XXX" would be very expensive. Again, sticker shock for people coming from other non-"Real Time rendering" programs like Autocad, Revit, Sketchup, Vray, Corona Render, Cinema4D and the rest. Sorry to go off on you Tomankubik, I do appreciate the response.

  • NoMasCorona , just to make sure that is clear: The graphics card line before NVIDIA RTX's card were GTX cards. But, the R in RTX stands for "Ray Tracing", which in turn means that part of the GPU can solely be used for this technology, and without wanting to complicate things further, it mostly allows for a lot more realistic outcomes in renderings or software where this is being utilized properly.


    That is a big reason why we recommend this lineup as well since it allows for so-called Ray Traced Sun Shadows in Enscape's case, which in non-technical terms simply means you will get more accurate Shadows in the final output. We may add more and more Ray Traced features in the future as well so if there is some way for you to get a pre-built laptop with an RTX definitely go for that. You may have to look around a while to spot some good deals in your area or generally online but it would be worth it.


    I think you stated that it's clear now too but, 3xxx simply means ANY card in the 3000 lineup like the 3060, 3060 Ti, 3070, 3080, 3080 Ti, and 3090. I know the numbers can get confusing, but those are the main modern graphics cards out there especially suited for Enscape at least from NVIDIA.

  • To Demian: thank you very much for complex answer.

    to NoMasCorona: sorry to be more :technical: in my previous post. To keep it simple. Always buy the best you can afford, unfortunately sometimes is the situation complicated /lack of good value graphic cards, lack of moeny to spend,.../. From my point of view buing GTX 1050 for realtime rendering /or any other purpose/ its not a good buy. My advice is, if you cant afford it now, to wait and buy Nvidia RTX line. I use RTX 2060 /older low end graphic card/ and RTX 3070 /almost actual mid range/. I do smaller projects and visualization is not my core business. I think RTX 3060 /meaning the proper one for workstation-not the mobile one/ might be enough for the start.


    Just to clear up the actual nameing/numbering of graphic cards from Nvidia, it consists of letter acronym and 4 digit code and some additional info, RTX-actual/modern line of cards, designed for realtime rendering and gaming, first number of code is actual /changed almost every year/ code for the line up, actual line is 3 /2 was before-year 2019,4 is the newest one just going to be released/, next 3 digits means the "range of the card-or so said power of the card", so 050 is basic low end, 060 is low to mid range, 070 is mid range, 080 high end, 090 hughest end...Ti means that this specific model is bit better. So for example: GTX 1050 - not designed for realtime rendering, older series, lowest end, RTX 2060 - designed for rendering, from around 2019, low-mid range, good for Enscape for small projects /interior, villas, etc./ not very good for complex urbanism and VR, RTX 3090 - designed for rendering, the actual release 2020/2021, great for all purposes, bit overprized

    generally speaking...Nvidia-good slution, RTX-good solution, higher number better performance...


    Hope this was helpful more then previous post.

  • Tomankubic: Thanks very much for the reply. I just wish people in general here would stop replying in short number codes. Some of us have never had to specify graphics cards before and don't know what these shorthand expressions mean. Or at least I don't; am just learning. Offhand I have no idea what "RTX" means, so I don't know what "at least RTX" means. Same with 3XXX, took me a long while to understand what that was referring to. Why speak in those terms?


    I would like to make the point generally on this forum that some renderers are now turning from programs like Vray and Corona Render, where they didn't have to think much about graphics cards, to "Real Time Rendering" where you will need a dedicated graphics card, and it is a whole new world. The only part of your reply I understood immediately was "1050 might be really pain to work with." And by the way, the "3XXX" would be very expensive. Again, sticker shock for people coming from other non-"Real Time rendering" programs like Autocad, Revit, Sketchup, Vray, Corona Render, Cinema4D and the rest. Sorry to go off on you Tomankubik, I do appreciate the response.

    and just small off topic...I came from Cinema 4D, Autodesk, Sketchup, Vray and dealing with realtime rendering maybe just year ago...

  • Thanks for the warning about the 1050. That was a bit older post of mine I guess. I'm going to be using an Nvidia GTX 1660 Super 6GB graphics card. Don't say anything bad about it because it's all I can afford. Especially for a program I haven't even tried yet LOL.

  • Thanks for the warning about the 1050. That was a bit older post of mine I guess. I'm going to be using an Nvidia GTX 1660 Super 6GB graphics card. Don't say anything bad about it because it's all I can afford. Especially for a program I haven't even tried yet LOL.

    It will work...and Im pretty sure that you will be amazed be the speed and power of Enscape.

  • NoMasCorona , just to make sure that is clear: The graphics card line before NVIDIA RTX's card were GTX cards. But, the R in RTX stands for "Ray Tracing", which in turn means that part of the GPU can solely be used for this technology, and without wanting to complicate things further, it mostly allows for a lot more realistic outcomes in renderings or software where this is being utilized properly.


    That is a big reason why we recommend this lineup as well since it allows for so-called Ray Traced Sun Shadows in Enscape's case, which in non-technical terms simply means you will get more accurate Shadows in the final output. We may add more and more Ray Traced features in the future as well so if there is some way for you to get a pre-built laptop with an RTX definitely go for that. You may have to look around a while to spot some good deals in your area or generally online but it would be worth it.


    I think you stated that it's clear now too but, 3xxx simply means ANY card in the 3000 lineup like the 3060, 3060 Ti, 3070, 3080, 3080 Ti, and 3090. I know the numbers can get confusing, but those are the main modern graphics cards out there especially suited for Enscape at least from NVIDIA.

    Thank you, that is interesting and explicative. RTX is pretty expensive $$$ (perhaps Enscape could put some $$$ in my account and I'll upgrade to RTX). For now I'll be using my BRAND NEW computer with an Nvidia GTX 1660 Super 6GB graphics card. I don't expect to do be doing much motion work, in case that makes a difference.

  • Thank you, that is interesting and explicative. RTX is pretty expensive $$$ (perhaps Enscape could put some $$$ in my account and I'll upgrade to RTX). For now I'll be using my BRAND NEW computer with an Nvidia GTX 1660 Super 6GB graphics card. I don't expect to do be doing much motion work, in case that makes a difference.

    The GTX 1660 Super really isn't a bad card at all - It certainly trumps the performance of the GTX 1050 by about 130% and usually, even more, depending on the used benchmark/application/game (info taken from sites where they are basically doing performance comparison tests between those two cards).

  • The GTX 1660 Super really isn't a bad card at all - It certainly trumps the performance of the GTX 1050 by about 130% and usually, even more, depending on the used benchmark/application/game (info taken from sites where they are basically doing performance comparison tests between those two cards).

    hopefully soon will be news about Enscape for Mac, I have delayed purchasing of next Apple mac computer, waiting for specs to fullfill the needs of upcoming Enscape for Mac and hope that choosing between Nvidia vs. AMD will be "history" very soon

  • One last question. I found a computer with some great specs at a great price.

    It has a Nvidia Quadro RTX 4000 in it. I went to Nvidia's website, the specs are vague.

    Is this a god GPU? I don't want to assume it's better because of the higher number.