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Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid level piece of gaming hardware, this GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition graphics card can still meet and run indie system requirements and some of the less demanding AAA games. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

This PC hardware performance game review for the GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition graphics card, when running 2019 more popular games, lets us see what type of FPS this card gets when playing at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions and ultra settings. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 215 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition is predicted to run Diablo 4 with weak performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 0 frames per second. Comparing this to Death Stranding which is predicted to get weak results, where it averages 0 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Red Dead Redemption 2, which is running at 15 frames per second.

Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we researched Diablo 4 on the GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition and predict it will get a weak set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra predictions at 1440p - L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS. Another popular game to investigate at 1440p with this card was Death Stranding which we predicted will be weak in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 0 FPS. Finally we then took a look at Red Dead Redemption 2 where its Ultra 1440p Frame rates were weak at 11 FPS. Running games at 1440p with a GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition is not a viable PC gaming choice.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition in your PC? This GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition card has 12 to 18 months of latest AAA game play left in it before upgrading should be considered

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB as this is better than 897 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 114% better performance as well. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which meets 686 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 60% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
20 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition was released on 22 Jan 2015

GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM206-300-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
75 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
38 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1024
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
$209.99
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
5120x3200
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1753 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
112.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1127 MHz
Boost Clock
1178 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
400 Watt & 29 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's Performance GeForce GTX 960 2GB, created by EVGA.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit Remains the Same.


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 EVGA's ACX 2.0+ Cooling Solution. This means the card runs cooler under load.


Performance
Without Any Overclock Out of The Box, GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition is as fast as the reference GeForce GTX 960 2GB.


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GeForce GTX 960 EVGA ACX 2.0+ 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
70%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 8% 62%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 70% 123%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 12% 62%
Death Stranding 0% 123%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 0% 123%
Cyberpunk 2077 0% 123%
Halo: Reach 77% 48%
Need For Speed Heat 9% 62%
Planet Zoo 14% 74%
Borderlands 3 5% 71%
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