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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce GTX 960 Zotac v2 2GB Edition GeForce GT 930 2GB
Cyberpunk 2077 68% 464%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 54% 416%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 49% 400%
FIFA 21 15% 185%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 49% 400%
Watch Dogs Legion 62% 444%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 141% 709%
Grand Theft Auto VI 136% 694%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 59% 434%
Genshin Impact 68% 464%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Zotac v2 2GB Edition are massively better than the Nvidia GeForce GT 930 2GB.

The GT 930 has no core clock speed set, so any comparison between Texture and Pixel Fill Rates is not currently possible.

The GT 930 was released over a year more recently than the GTX 960, and so the GT 930 is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the GTX 960.

The GeForce GTX 960 Zotac v2 2GB Edition and the GeForce GT 930 2GB have the same amount of video memory, but are likely to provide slightly different experiences when displaying game textures at high resolutions.

The GTX 960 has 96.2 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GT 930, which means that the memory performance of the GTX 960 is massively better than the GT 930.

The GeForce GTX 960 Zotac v2 2GB Edition has 1024 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GT 930 2GB has 384. However, the actual shader performance of the GTX 960 is 1714 and the actual shader performance of the GT 930 is 0. The GTX 960 having 1714 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the GTX 960 delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the GT 930.

The GeForce GTX 960 Zotac v2 2GB Edition requires 120 Watts to run and the GeForce GT 930 2GB requires 35 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 400 Watts for the GTX 960 and a PSU with at least 300 Watts for the GT 930. The GTX 960 requires 85 Watts more than the GT 930 to run. The difference is significant enough that the GTX 960 may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the GT 930.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1177 MHzvs-
Boost Clock1240 MHzvs-
ArchitectureMaxwell GM206-300-A1Maxwell GM???
OC Potential Fair vs Fair
Driver Support Great vs -
Release Date22 Jan 2015vs31 Oct 2016
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
10
green tick vs -
1600x900
10
green tick vs -
1920x1080
8.2
green tick vs -
2560x1440
6
green tick vs -
3840x2160
4.4
green tick vs -

GPU Memory

Memory2048 MBvs2048 MB
Memory Speed1753 MHzvs1000 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs64 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsDDR3
Memory Bandwidth112.2GB/secvs16GB/sec
L2 Cache 1024 KB vs green tick 2048 KB
Delta Color Compression yes vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units1024vs384
Actual Shader Performance82%vs-
Technology28nmvs28nm
Texture Mapping Units64vs32
Texture Rate75.3 GTexel/svs-
Render Output Units32vs16
Pixel Rate37.7 GPixel/svs-
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)5120x3200vs4096x2160
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections2vs2
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections-vs0
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power120 Wattsvs35 Watts
Recommended PSU400 Watts & 29 Ampsvs300 Watts & 18 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX12.1vs12
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.5vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfireyesvsno
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz-
Recommended RAM8 GB-
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1920x1080-

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
GeForce GTX 960 Zotac v2 2GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's Performance GeForce GTX 960 2GB, created by Zotac.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1177MHz, instead of 1127MHz and goes up to 1240MHz, in Turbo Mode.

Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock and the Frame Buffer remain the same.

Cooling Solution
The reference NVIDIA Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by Zotac's Dual Fan Cooling Solution. This means the card runs cooler under load.

Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 2% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 960 2GB.
Overview
GeForce GT 930 2GB is an upcoming middle-class Graphics Card based on the first revision of the Maxwell architecture.

Architecture
The first variant of the Maxwell Architecture succeeds the Kepler Architecture. Despite being also manufactured with a 28nm technology, it has an extremely large L2 Cache which allows NVIDIA to produce Graphics Cards with relatively small memory data transfer rates, without causing too much impact on the overall performance. Furthermore, the Shaders have been redesigned and are both more powerful and energy efficient.

GPU
It equips a GPU codenamed ???? which has 3 SM activated and thus offers 384 Shader Processing Units, 16 TMUs and 8 ROPs, on a 64-bit memory interface of fast GDDR5. The central unit runs at XXXXMHz and goes up to XXXXMHz, in Turbo Mode, while the memory clock operates at 1250MHz.

Features
DirectX 12.0 Support (11.0 Hardware Default) and support for GameStream, G-SYNC, GPU Boost 2.0, GeForce Experience, PhysX and other technologies.

Cooling Solution
Coming Soon!

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 35W, it requires at least a 300W PSU and relies entirely on the PCI Slot for power.

Release Price
Coming Soon!

Performance
Coming Soon!

System Suggestions
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