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Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 4GB Edition

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2.8
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How well can the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 4GB Edition run games
29 Sep 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 4GB 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. All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 4GB Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 4GB Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 4GB Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 4GB Edition is the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which is 98% more powerful and can run 830 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which is 61% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 764 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
29 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 4GB Edition was released on 05 Mar 2015

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GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM206-300-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
83 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
42 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
4096 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
1241 MHz
Boost Clock
1304 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
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GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's Performance GeForce GTX 960 2GB, created by Gigabyte.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1216MHz, instead of 1127MHz and goes up to 1279MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock remains the same while the Frame Buffer was doubled to 4GB: a gimmick which doesn't yield any performance boost and can be considered market to lure consumers into paying more for the same product.


Cooling Solution
The reference NVIDIA Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by Gigabyte's WINDFORCE 2X With Unique Blade Fan which is Equipped with two 90mm unique blade fan and three copper heat pipes. The airflow is spilt through the triangle design at the fan edge, and is guided smoothly through the fan by special 3D stripe curve design. At the same time, it effectively enhanced the cooling capacity while reducing air turbulence.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 8% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 960 2GB.


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GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
82%
RAM
12GB
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