Nvidia has just relased the laptop versions of the powerful GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti GPUs, and look as powerful as the desktop cards.
The GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti for laptops pack the exact same number of CUDA cores as their bigger cousins, and actually boost to slightly higher speeds-1493MHz for the GTX 1050 and 1620MHz for the GTX 1050 Ti. Nvidia's also touting the overclocking ability of the two new offerings, boasting that its new 16nm "Pascal" GPUs offer three times the overclocking potential of previous-gen 28nm "Maxwell" GPUs. The GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti also enjoy all the other features added to Nvidia's new Pascal-based graphics, like improved DX12 performance, Ansel super screenshots, Nvidia's performance-boosting multi-res shading tech, and more.
In addition, the mobile GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti variants also support Nvidia's new BatteryBoost technology. BatteryBoost offers up to 30 percent more endurance than Maxwell-based laptops, thanks to a mixture of system optimizations with laptop vendors, a "User-Defined Maximum Frame Rate" feature that lets you cap your frame rate for increased energy efficiency, and custom On-Battery Settings that allow you to flag more arduous graphics features for use only when you're plugged in.
You should be able to game at 1080p resolution at a decent clip on GTX 1050 laptops, and Nvidia says to expect notebooks from Acer, Alienware, ASUS, Dell, HP, MSI and others for prices starting around $700.