GeForce_GTX_960_Galax_KFA2_EXOC_2GB_Edition
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 2GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 2GB Edition run games
28 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

One of the more powerful mid range graphics cards, the GeForce GTX 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 2GB Edition might struggle sometimes with the more system demanding game requirements. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

This PC hardware performance game review for the GeForce GTX 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 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. 244 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We are seeing FIFA 20 getting 86 FPS with the GeForce GTX 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 2GB Edition, eFootball PES 2020 getting 47 FPS and Cyberpunk 2077 predicted to get 0 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the GeForce GTX 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 2GB Edition performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at FIFA 20 and saw it deliver good frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 147 FPS, Medium: 122 FPS, High: 90 FPS and Ultra: 65 FPS. We then checked the performance on eFootball PES 2020 to see if that runs well. It was playable with a 35 FPS at Ultra 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 2GB Edition, this is ok at playing most games but might need to have the graphics settings lowered to medium preset in some cases.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 2GB Edition in your PC? Our current calculations suggest a graphics card upgrade will be required in around 12-18 months

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 2GB Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, which has 107% better performance and can run 897 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 2GB Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which is 52% more powerful and can run 668 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
26 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 2GB Edition was released on 22 Jan 2015

GeForce GTX 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 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
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1266 MHz
Boost Clock
1329 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
400 Watt & 29 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 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 2GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's Performance GeForce GTX 960 2GB, created by Galax & KFA.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1266MHz, instead of 1127MHz and goes up to 1329MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
Features KFA2 exclusive Silence Extreme Plus technology, which disengages active cooling at idle for true zero-decibel operation.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 5% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 960 2GB.


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GeForce GTX 960 Galax KFA2 EXOC 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
50%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 12% 54%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 16% 54%
Halo: Reach 78% 51%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 71% 112%
Borderlands 3 0% 63%
Cyberpunk 2077 5% 112%
FIFA 20 40% 18%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 94% 29%
eFootball PES 2020 25% 5%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 55% 78%
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