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Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Gainward Phantom GLH 2GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 960 Gainward Phantom GLH 2GB Edition run games
4 Jul 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 960 Gainward Phantom GLH 2GB Edition GPU could struggle if it was to try and run the most demanding games available today, but it meets a lot of game system requirements found in today’s games. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 960 Gainward Phantom GLH 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 960 Gainward Phantom GLH 2GB Edition in your PC? There is around 6-12 months of top end gaming left in this card, at which point its graphics card replacement time, assuming the GeForce GTX 960 Gainward Phantom GLH 2GB Edition is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 960 Gainward Phantom GLH 2GB Edition? Are you looking to upgrade a GeForce GTX 960 Gainward Phantom GLH 2GB Edition? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, as it can run 852 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 100% increased graphics performance. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB, which has 63% better performance and can run 797 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
28 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 960 Gainward Phantom GLH 2GB Edition was released on 22 Jan 2015

GeForce GTX 960 Gainward Phantom GLH 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

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GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM206-300-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
86 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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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
1800 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
115.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1279 MHz
Boost Clock
1342 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
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Resolution Performance
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GeForce GTX 960 Gainward Phantom GLH 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 960 Gainward Phantom GLH 2GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's Performance GeForce GTX 960 2GB, created by Gainward.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1279MHz, instead of 1127MHz and goes up to 1342MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock is now of 1800MHz while the Frame Buffer remain the same.


Cooling Solution
The reference NVIDIA Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by Gainward's Phantom Cooling Solution which comes with brand new fans design (patent M456684/ZL201320139962.6) that includes
Removable fan design – each fan body can be removed to clean if necessary, 4 pieces of copper heat-pipe and copper base - better
thermal performance and solid structure.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 7% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 960 2GB.


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GeForce GTX 960 Gainward Phantom GLH 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
60%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 3% 108%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 7% 108%
Hyper Scape 31% 42%
Valorant 94% 85%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 23% 52%
Far Cry 6 42% 132%
Grand Theft Auto VI 42% 125%
Death Stranding 9% 60%
Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris 18% 114%
Doom Eternal 54% 54%
GeForce GTX 960 Gainward Phantom GLH 2GB Edition Extras
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