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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) GeForce GTX 950 2GB
Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord 45% 81%
Call of Duty Warzone 43% 88%
Resident Evil 3 Remake 45% 81%
Cyberpunk 2077 22% 158%
Doom Eternal 42% 91%
Beyond Good & Evil 2 22% 158%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered 79% 30%
Grand Theft Auto VI 13% 187%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 22% 158%
Half-Life: Alyx 14% 184%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) are massively better than the Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 2GB.

The GTX 1080 Ti has a 456 MHz higher core clock speed and 176 more Texture Mapping Units than the GTX 950. This results in the GTX 1080 Ti providing 282.3 GTexel/s better texturing performance. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The GTX 1080 Ti has a 456 MHz higher core clock speed and 56 more Render Output Units than the GTX 950. This results in the GTX 1080 Ti providing 97.4 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The GTX 1080 Ti was released over a year more recently than the GTX 950, and so the GTX 1080 Ti is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the GTX 950.

Both GPUs exhibit very powerful performance, so it probably isn't worth upgrading from one to the other, as both are capable of running even the most demanding games at the highest settings.

The GTX 1080 Ti has 9216 MB more video memory than the GTX 950, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the GTX 1080 Ti also has superior memory performance overall.

The GTX 1080 Ti has 378.6 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GTX 950, which means that the memory performance of the GTX 1080 Ti is massively better than the GTX 950.

The GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) has 3584 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GTX 950 2GB has 768. However, the actual shader performance of the GTX 1080 Ti is 7654 and the actual shader performance of the GTX 950 is 1232. The GTX 1080 Ti having 6422 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the GTX 1080 Ti delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the GTX 950.

The GTX 1080 Ti transistor size technology is 12 nm (nanometers) smaller than the GTX 950. This means that the GTX 1080 Ti is expected to run slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the GTX 950.

The GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) requires 220 Watts to run and the GeForce GTX 950 2GB requires 90 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 600 Watts for the GTX 1080 Ti and a PSU with at least 350 Watts for the GTX 950. The GTX 1080 Ti requires 130 Watts more than the GTX 950 to run. The difference is significant enough that the GTX 1080 Ti may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the GTX 950.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 60.1 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

60.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 70.9 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

70.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 78.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

78.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 79.6 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

79.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 79.7 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

79.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 81.3 FPS on Control

Control

81.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 81.4 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

81.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 84.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

84.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 94 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

94 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 98.4 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

98.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 104.4 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

104.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 106.6 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

106.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 112 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

112 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 115.1 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

115.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 115.3 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

115.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 115.3 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

115.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 119.2 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

119.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 119.4 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

119.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 119.5 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

119.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 121.1 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

121.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 121.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

121.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 122.4 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

122.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 128.4 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

128.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 129.3 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

129.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 130.9 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

130.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 147.7 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

147.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 163.3 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

163.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 177.7 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

177.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 200+ FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

200+ FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 200+ FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

200+ FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 26.8 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

26.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 27.5 FPS on Control

Control

27.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 29.2 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

29.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 31.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

31.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 32.5 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

32.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 34.3 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

34.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 38.6 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

38.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 38.8 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

38.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 39.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

39.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 39.4 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

39.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 40.7 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

40.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 40.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

40.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 45 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

45 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 45.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

45.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 46.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

46.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 47.6 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

47.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 48.5 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

48.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 52.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

52.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 52.4 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

52.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 54.4 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

54.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 56.2 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

56.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 57.2 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

57.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 57.4 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

57.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 57.6 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

57.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 58.2 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

58.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 68.6 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

68.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 69.3 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

69.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 71.2 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

71.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 72.8 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

72.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 74.3 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

74.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 81 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

81 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 53.5 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

53.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 53.5 FPS on Control

Control

53.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 53.9 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

53.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 55 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

55 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 55.5 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

55.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 57.9 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

57.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 62.1 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

62.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 68.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

68.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 68.6 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

68.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 71.5 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

71.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 76.5 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

76.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 83 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

83 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 83.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

83.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 84.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

84.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 85.1 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

85.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 87.4 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

87.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 90.4 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

90.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 90.8 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

90.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 92.8 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

92.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 94.8 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

94.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 96.4 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

96.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 97 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

97 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 98.4 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

98.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 102.7 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

102.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 104.5 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

104.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 104.8 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

104.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 126 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

126 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 139.7 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

139.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gainward Founders Edition 11GB (China) gets 142.5 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

142.5 FPS

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1480 MHzvs1024 MHz
Boost Clock1582 MHzvs1188 MHz
ArchitecturePascal P102Maxwell GM206-250
OC Potential - vs Good
Driver Support Great vs Great
Release Date05 Mar 2017vs20 Aug 2015
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
Approved
Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
10
green tick vs green tick
10
1600x900
10
green tick vs
9.6
1920x1080
10
green tick vs
7.6
2560x1440
10
green tick vs
5.5
3840x2160
7.9
green tick vs
3.9

GPU Memory

Memory11264 MBvs2048 MB
Memory Speed1376 MHzvs1653 MHz
Memory Bus352 Bitvs128 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5XvsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth484.4GB/secvs105.8GB/sec
L2 Cache 3072 KB green tick vs 1024 KB
Delta Color Compression yes vs yes
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units3584vs768
Actual Shader Performance100%vs59%
Technology16nmvs28nm
Texture Mapping Units224vs48
Texture Rate331.5 GTexel/svs49.2 GTexel/s
Render Output Units88vs32
Pixel Rate130.2 GPixel/svs32.8 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)7680x4320vs5120x3200
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections2vs2
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections3vs3
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power220 Wattsvs90 Watts
Recommended PSU600 Watts & 42 Ampsvs350 Watts & 23 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX12.1vs12.1
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.5vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsyes
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i7-7700K 4-Core 4.2GHzvsIntel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz
Recommended RAM16 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution3840x2160vs1920x1080

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview The Gainward GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB Founders Edition (China) is a High-End Graphics Card based on the Pascal Architecture. It is identical to the Gainward GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB Founders Edition except created for the Chinese market. Architecture It equips a GPU Codenamed P102, which is a first gen Pascal GPU and has 28 SM units activated, offering 3584 shader processing units, 224 TMUs and 88 ROPs. GPU The central unit runs at 1480MHz and goes up to 1582MHz in Turbo Mode. Memory The GPU accesses an 11GB frame buffer of Fast GDDR5X memory, through 352-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 1376MHz. Power Consumption With a rated board TDP of 220W, it requires at least a 550W PSU with available 8-pin and 6-pin power connectors. Performance The Gainward GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition (China) performance is capable of 2017 AAA gaming at high graphics settings across all games. This GPU will deliver strong frame rates at 4K on any game at high graphics levels. System Suggestions GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is best suited for resolutions up to and including 3840x2160 (4K). We recommend a High-End Processor and 16GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.Overview
GeForce GTX 950 2GB is a Fast-Middle-Class Graphics Card based on the first revision of the Maxwell architecture.

Architecture
GeForce GTX 950 2GB Features a GPU Codenamed GM206-250 which is a Second Gen Maxwell GPU. It offers DirectX Feature Level of 12.1 and the Third Generation Delta Color Compression Technology which increases bandwidth efficiency by 30%.
It has 6 Stream Multiprocessors activated and offers 768 Shader Processing Units, 48 TMUs and 32 ROPs.

GPU
The central unit runs at 1024MHz and goes up to 1188MHz, in Turbo Mode.

Memory: Speed
The GPU is equipped with fast GDDR5 and Accesses the Frame Buffer through a 128-bit Memory Interface. The Memory Clock Operates at 1653MHz.

Memory: Frame Buffer
The GPU can fill up a Memory Pool of up to 2GB.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 90W, it requires at least a 400W PSU and one available 6-pin connector.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate Similar Performance to AMD's Radeon R9 270X, using the best suited Resolution - 1920x1080.
As a Result, AMD's Radeon R9 370 is considerably slower and Large Factory Overclocked Versions of GeForce GTX 950, may match GeForce GTX 960's Performance.

System Suggestions
GeForce GTX 950 2GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080. We recommend a Performance Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.
Recommended CPU
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Possible GPU Upgrades
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GPU Variants
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