GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q (laptop) Specs
|Model||GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q (laptop) (Pascal)|
|Core||GP107, 768 cores @ 1.151GHZ - 1.417GHZ|
|VRAM||4GB GDDR5 @ 1.75GHZ (7GHZ eff.), 128-bit.|
|GFLOPS (w/Boost)||2177 (FP32)|
|Memory bandwidth||112 GB/s|
The Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q laptop version is a mid-midrange gaming GPU, based on the Nvidia Pascal architecture and the GP107 core. The GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q can be found in the quite expensive Dell XPS 9570. Cost effective for current offerings is, therefore, not impressive, given that for the XPS price level one could get a GTX 1060 6GB and sometimes even a GTX 1070 equipped laptop.
Saying that, the GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q is a formidable GPU which is very close in performance to its sister, the non-Max-Q GTX 1050 Ti (link) and sometimes even matches it. So, performance-wise, the differences are not big, but offerings for the MQ version are not really cost effective merely for gaming purposes.
Currently there are no benchmarks for this GPU on this site. Comparison to the regular GTX 1050 Ti are based on the NBC results for the XPS 9570 and all results are within 5% of the GTX 1050 Ti.
The Pascal based GPUs, are about to be replaced with next generation Nvidia GPUs, starting at the end of 2018. I would suggest waiting until then, unless it can be bought for a significantly low price.