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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce RTX 2080 Ti SLI GeForce GTX 950 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti SLI are massively better than the Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition.

The RTX 2080 Ti has a 210 MHz higher core clock speed and 224 more Texture Mapping Units than the GTX 950. This results in the RTX 2080 Ti providing 312.5 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 RTX 2080 Ti has a 210 MHz higher core clock speed and 56 more Render Output Units than the GTX 950. This results in the RTX 2080 Ti providing 82.3 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 RTX 2080 Ti was released over three years more recently than the GTX 950, and so the RTX 2080 Ti is likely to have far better driver support, meaning it will be much more optimized and ultimately superior to the GTX 950 when running the latest games.

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 RTX 2080 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 RTX 2080 Ti also has superior memory performance overall.

The RTX 2080 Ti has 510.2 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GTX 950, which means that the memory performance of the RTX 2080 Ti is massively better than the GTX 950.

The GeForce RTX 2080 Ti SLI has 4352 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GTX 950 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition has 768. However, the actual shader performance of the RTX 2080 Ti is 7116 and the actual shader performance of the GTX 950 is 1405. The RTX 2080 Ti having 5711 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the RTX 2080 Ti delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the GTX 950.

The RTX 2080 Ti transistor size technology is 16 nm (nanometers) smaller than the GTX 950. This means that the RTX 2080 Ti is expected to run slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the GTX 950.

The GeForce RTX 2080 Ti SLI requires 260 Watts to run and the GeForce GTX 950 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition requires 150 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 650 Watts for the RTX 2080 Ti and a PSU with at least 350 Watts for the GTX 950. The RTX 2080 Ti requires 110 Watts more than the GTX 950 to run. The difference is significant enough that the RTX 2080 Ti may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the GTX 950.

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Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Grand Theft Auto V

207 FPS

The Witcher III

262.8 FPS

Crysis 3

310.8 FPS

Just Cause 4

217.7 FPS

Final Fantasy XV

189.2 FPS

Assassins Creed: Origins

192.6 FPS

Rise of the Tomb Raider

254.8 FPS

Battlefield 1

328.6 FPS

Assassins Creed: Unity

242 FPS

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

206.3 FPS

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

146.9 FPS

Total War: Warhammer 2

205.2 FPS

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

244.1 FPS

Hitman 2 (2018)

243.7 FPS

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

588.6 FPS

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

150.3 FPS

Metro: Exodus

171 FPS

Far Cry 5

272.5 FPS

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

331.1 FPS

Battlefield V

327.6 FPS

Forza Horizon 4

262.4 FPS

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

150.3 FPS

Far Cry: New Dawn

209.4 FPS

Grand Theft Auto V

76.4 FPS

The Witcher III

115.4 FPS

Crysis 3

97.3 FPS

Just Cause 4

75.3 FPS

Final Fantasy XV

83.7 FPS

Assassins Creed: Origins

115.2 FPS

Rise of the Tomb Raider

76.4 FPS

Battlefield 1

153.9 FPS

Assassins Creed: Unity

88.2 FPS

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

95.4 FPS

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

67.9 FPS

Total War: Warhammer 2

96.8 FPS

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

84.1 FPS

Hitman 2 (2018)

93.2 FPS

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

153.9 FPS

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

71.8 FPS

Far Cry 5

91.7 FPS

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

114.6 FPS

Battlefield V

151.2 FPS

Forza Horizon 4

142.6 FPS

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

73.9 FPS

Far Cry: New Dawn

109.5 FPS

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1350 MHzvs1140 MHz
Boost Clock1635 MHzvs1355 MHz
ArchitectureTuring TU102-300A-K1-A1Maxwell GM206-250
OC Potential - vs Fair
Driver Support - vs Great
Release Date20 Sep 2018vs20 Aug 2015
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
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1600x900
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9.8
1920x1080
10
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2560x1440
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5.6
3840x2160
10
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GPU Memory

Memory11264 MBvs2048 MB
Memory Speed1750 MHzvs1653 MHz
Memory Bus352 Bitvs128 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth616GB/secvs105.8GB/sec
L2 Cache 6144 KB green tick vs 1024 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs yes
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units4352vs768
Actual Shader Performance100%vs68%
Technology12nmvs28nm
Texture Mapping Units272vs48
Texture Rate367.2 GTexel/svs54.7 GTexel/s
Render Output Units88vs32
Pixel Rate118.8 GPixel/svs36.5 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)7680x4320vs5120x3200
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections0vs2
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections3vs3
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power260 Wattsvs150 Watts
Recommended PSU650 Wattsvs350 Watts & 23 Amps

GPU Features

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

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHzvsIntel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz
Recommended RAM16 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution3840x2160vs1920x1080

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview GeForce RTX 2080 Ti is the top RTX 20 Series graphics card and considered an Enthusiast graphics card based on the Turing architecture. Architecture The Turing architecture represents a process shrink down to 12nm compared to 14nm Pascal. The Turing architecture provides the world's first consumer support for real-time ray-tracing technology, or RTX. GPU It equips a GPU Codenamed TU102 which has 4352 Shader Processing Units, 272 TMUs and 88 ROPs. The central unit runs at 1350MHz and goes up to 1545MHz in Boost mode. It also has 544 Tensor Cores for AI purposes. Memory The GPU accesses an 11GB frame buffer of first-gen GDDR6 memory through a 352-bit memory interface, while the Memory clock operates at 1750MHz, or 14GHz effective. Power Consumption With a rated board TDP of 285W, it requires at least a 650W PSU with two 8-pin power connectors. System Suggestions GeForce RTX 2080 Ti is best suited for resolutions up to and including 3840x2160. We recommend a top-End Processor and at least 16GB of RAM for optimal performance.Overview
GeForce GTX 950 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's Fast-Middle-Class GeForce GTX 950 2GB, created by Asus.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 1140MHz, instead of 1024MHz, while the Boost Clock achieves 1355MHz, instead of 1188MHz.

Overclock: Memory Clock
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Cooling Solution
DirectCU II with 10mm Heatpipe: Exclusive DirectCU II cooling technology outperforms reference designs with an exclusive 10mm heatpipe that transports 40% more heat away from the GPU a first for the industry! The design also includes 2.8X-larger heat-dissipation: this means performance that's 20% cooler three-times (3X) quieter than reference for ultra-stable hardcore gaming with very low noise.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 5% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 950 2GB.
Recommended CPU-Intel Xeon E3-1225 v2
Intel Xeon Processor X5680
Intel Core i7-4765T 4-Core 2.0GHz
Intel Xeon E5-1620
Intel Core i5-3550 3.3GHz
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