GeForce GTX 960 Asus Strix DirectCU II OC 2GB Edition
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FPS System Benchmark
82 FPS
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Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 960 Asus Strix DirectCU II OC 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM206-300-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
84 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
42 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1024
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
1800 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
115.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1253 MHz
Boost Clock
1317 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
400 Watt & 29 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
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8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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GeForce GTX 960 Asus Strix DirectCU II OC 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 960 Asus Strix DirectCU II OC 2GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's Performance GeForce GTX 960 2GB, created by Asus.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1253MHz, instead of 1127MHz and goes up to 1317MHz, 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The reference NVIDIA Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by Asus's DirectCU II cooling technology which outperforms reference designs with an exclusive 10mm heatpipe that transports 40% more heat away from the GPU.


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


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moonson's Rig
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Does this card bottleneck with my cpu?

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Dzenis961's Rig
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Not at all,that's perfect combo :D

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AlenNenadjebivi's Rig
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does this gpu work with my rig?

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No problem

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Does this gpu will work with my cpu?

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Johann09's Rig
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yes, probably less fps than expected in games but yes

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will work fine, the i3 does not bottleneck in any way.

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it will not bottleneck the GPU but the framerates are lower depending on the CPU

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No don't touch my 9 rating. It is 7 now :(

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ye man, I know that feel…

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woaaaah its back to 9 again, weird.

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This GPU good with SLI?
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OR one GTX 970

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friend buy gtx 980 asus strix.it will perform better than gtx 960sli


there will be little bottleneck with gtx 960sli or gtx 980


550 watts are enough

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Can this GPU run with a Tt 600w TR2 PSU? (take my current build for example, just swap the GPU)

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more then enough

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im using an 520W psu, 600 would be plenty ;)

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no problem

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was 9/10 now 8/10 :(

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Here it is still 9/10 :)

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Overclockers!! can anyone tell me the maximum stable GPU boost clock (in Mhz) and Memory clock??

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+500 MHz memory clock and +140 MHz Core clock

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Will my cpu bottleneck the gtx 960,
and if it did bottleneck, would the games run better or worse on a gtx 950?


I plan on upgrading my cpu one year after buying the gtx950 or 960.

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friend try to buy a core i5 6600 and there will be no bottleneck


core i5 6600 will be future proof


with your cpu i think gtx 950 will be enough

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Hey, Looking at upgrading rom this to something else? Anyone got any recommendations?

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r9 390 gtx 970 but i would wait for pascal and polaris its really worth to wait

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Thank you for the reply. I suppose I can wait a little to see what happens :D

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friend try to buy gtx 980

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