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Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte OC 2GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte OC 2GB Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte OC 2GB Edition graphics cards allows the gamer to run indie system requirements and some less demanding AAA titles. In today’s PC hardware terms these are considered middle range for gaming performance. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte OC 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte OC 2GB Edition in your PC? Its upgrade time for the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte OC 2GB Edition, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte OC 2GB Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 109% better and can meet 853 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which is 71% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 789 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
22 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte OC 2GB Edition was released on 29 Jun 2015

GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte OC 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte OC 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM206-300-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
80 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
40 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
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1190 MHz
Boost Clock
1253 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
8.2
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GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte OC 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte OC 2GB 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 1190MHz, instead of 1127MHz and goes up to 1253MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


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 split 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 3% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 960 2GB.


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GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte OC 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
68%
RAM
11GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Microsoft Flight Simulator 49% 49%
Cyberpunk 2077 8% 118%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 29% 59%
Valorant 94% 84%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 2% 118%
Marvel's Avengers 2% 118%
Grand Theft Auto VI 49% 136%
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout 27% 8%
Grounded 54% 32%
Death Stranding 4% 68%
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