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Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid level piece of gaming hardware, this GeForce GTX 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition graphics card can still meet and run indie system requirements and some of the less demanding AAA games. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

Here is a performance review on how capable the GeForce GTX 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition is at running the more popular games of 2019. Specifically looking at this PC hardware’s ability to get suitable frames per second to play on Ultra game settings and what FPS it might get on 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen res. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 158 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

A GeForce GTX 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition card at 1080p is seeing a weak frame rate when running Need For Speed Heat on Ultra - 9 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on Planet Zoo which is 0 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Borderlands 3 performs on this hardware, which gets a weak 9 FPS.

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 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition ran Need For Speed Heat to a weak performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 18 FPS, Medium: 14 FPS, High: 10 FPS and Ultra: 7 FPS. Another game tested was Planet Zoo, L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS. And then we checked graphics card performance on Borderlands 3, which returned L: 18FPS, M: 14FPS, H: 10FPS, U: 7FPS at 1440p. 1440p GeForce GTX 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition PC gaming is unable to perform adequately across modern games at this increased resolution.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the GeForce GTX 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition is failing to meet modern day gaming system requirements. A gpu AAA lifespan of around 6-12 months.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition is the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which is 127% more powerful and can run 895 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which is 70% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 684 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
13 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition is released on 20 Aug 2015

GeForce GTX 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM206-250
Process
28nm
TMUs
48
Texture Rate
67 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
45 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
768
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
$179.00
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
1653 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
105.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1203 MHz
Boost Clock
1405 MHz
Power
Max Power
125 Watts
PSU
350 Watt & 23 Amps
Power Connector
1x 8-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 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's Fast-Middle-Class GeForce GTX 950 2GB, created by EVGA.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 1203MHz, instead of 1024MHz, while the Boost Clock achieves 1405MHz, instead of 1188MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
EVGA ACX 2.0 fans use double ball bearings, which offer 4X longer lifespan than the sleeve bearing fans used by competitors. The oil that is used in sleeve bearing fans makes them vulnerable and prone to failure after time when the oil dries up.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 9% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 950 2GB.


Source [Pip]
GeForce GTX 950 EVGA FTW ACX 2.0 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
80%
RAM
11GB
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VS
Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 2% 72%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 68% 137%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 7% 72%
Halo: Reach 76% 45%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 6% 137%
Cyberpunk 2077 6% 137%
Borderlands 3 11% 82%
FIFA 20 33% 8%
Death Stranding 6% 137%
Need For Speed Heat 3% 72%
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