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Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M 2GB

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How well can the GeForce GTX 960M 2GB run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M 2GB
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

GeForce GTX 960M 2GB is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 960M 2GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 960M 2GB in your PC? This GeForce GTX 960M 2GB graphics card has reached the end of its ability to run games released today. If you have it in your gaming PC then it’s time to upgrade your graphics solution.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 960M 2GB? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q which is 261% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 826 games from the most demanding games today.
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The GeForce GTX 960M 2GB was released on 12 Mar 2015
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GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM107-N16P-GX-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
40
Texture Rate
44 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
18 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
640
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.2
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096 x 2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048MB
Memory Speed
1253MHz
Memory Bus
128bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
80.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1029 MHz
Boost Clock
1097 MHz
Power
Max Power
50 Watts
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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GeForce GTX 960M 2GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 960M 2GB is a Performance Mobile Graphics Card based on the first variant of the Maxwell architecture.

Architecture
The first variant of the Maxwell Architecture succeeds the Kepler Architecture. Despite being also manufactured with a 28nm technology, it has an extremely large L2 Cache which allows NVIDIA to produce Graphics Cards with relatively small memory data transfer rates, without causing too much impact on the overall performance. Furthermore, the Shaders have been redesigned and are both more powerful and energy efficient.

GPU
It equips a GPU codenamed GM107-N16P-GX-A1 which has 5 SM activated and thus offers 640 Shader Processing Units, 40 TMUs and 16 ROPs. The central unit runs at 1029MHz and goes up to 1097MHz, in Turbo Mode.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 2GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 128-bit memory interface. The memory clock operates at 1253MHz. The size of the frame buffer is adequate.

Features
DirectX 12 Support (11.2 Hardware Default) and support for GameStream, G-SYNC, GPU Boost 2.0, GeForce Experience, PhysX and other technologies.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 50W, it may be equipped in average sized notebooks.

Performance
GeForce GTX 960M 2GB is essentially a higher-clocked GeForce GTX 860M 2GB. Because of that, it is only slightly faster than its predecessor.
Its performance is almost identical to the desktop GeForce GTX 750 Ti and so all modern demanding games are expected to run fluently at 1920x1080, but not at the highest settings.

System Suggestions
We recommend a strong processor (Intel Core i7 Mobile Quad Core) and 8GB of RAM for a notebook with GeForce GTX 960M 2GB.

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