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Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 2GB

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How well can the GeForce GTX 950 2GB run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these GeForce GTX 950 2GB 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 950 2GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 950 2GB in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this GeForce GTX 950 2GB graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 950 2GB? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 950 2GB would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which meets 824 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 147% better performance. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 950 2GB is the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which is 102% more powerful and can run 758 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
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The GeForce GTX 950 2GB is released on 20 Aug 2015

GeForce GTX 950 2GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

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GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM206-250
Process
28nm
TMUs
48
Texture Rate
57 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
38 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
768
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
$159.00
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
1653 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
105.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1024 MHz
Boost Clock
1188 MHz
Power
Max Power
90 Watts
PSU
350 Watt & 23 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
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GeForce GTX 950 2GB Game Requirement Analysis

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.


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GeForce GTX 950 2GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
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