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Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! v2 2GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! v2 2GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

One of the more powerful mid range graphics cards, the GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! v2 2GB Edition might struggle sometimes with the more system demanding game requirements. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

Game performance for the GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! v2 2GB Edition where we look at the bigger games played in 2019. Looking closely at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 265.

The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! v2 2GB Edition shows us that Need For Speed Heat is getting a weak result of 19 FPS, and then we are seeing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare returning a weak 13 FPS while another game on our list is the Red Dead Redemption 2 which is getting 19 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.

As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We discovered the GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! v2 2GB Edition ran Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to a weak performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 25 FPS, Medium: 20 FPS, High: 13 FPS and Ultra: 10 FPS. Another game tested was Red Dead Redemption 2, L: 37FPS, M: 29FPS, H: 20FPS, U: 14FPS. And then we checked graphics card performance on Need For Speed Heat, which returned L: 37FPS, M: 29FPS, H: 20FPS, U: 14FPS at 1440p. Looking at a few of these 1440p results for the GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! v2 2GB Edition we get the impression that it is going to underperform if you try and run modern games.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! v2 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! v2 2GB Edition in your PC? This GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! v2 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 Zotac AMP! v2 2GB Edition? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 107% better and can run 899 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! v2 2GB Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which is 52% more powerful and can run 683 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
26 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! v2 2GB Edition is released on 22 Jan 2015

GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! v2 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! v2 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM206-300-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
85 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
43 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1024
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
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
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1266 MHz
Boost Clock
1329 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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10
8.3
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GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! v2 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! 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 1266MHz, instead of 1127MHz and goes up to 1329MHz, 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 5% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 960 2GB.


Source [Pip]
GeForce GTX 960 Zotac AMP! v2 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
57%
RAM
11GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 71% 112%
Red Dead Redemption 2 12% 54%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 16% 54%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 5% 112%
Cyberpunk 2077 5% 112%
Halo: Reach 78% 51%
Borderlands 3 0% 63%
Death Stranding 5% 112%
Need For Speed Heat 13% 54%
FIFA 20 40% 18%
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