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Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition run games
A mid level piece of gaming hardware, this GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition graphics card can still meet and run indie system requirements and some of the less demanding AAA games.

DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

This low performing GPU is unable to play any of the most demanding games available today.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

FPS System Benchmark
83 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition was released on the 22 Jan 2015
GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 32.9 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

32.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 24.7 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

24.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 47.3 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

47.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 34.7 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

34.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 44.1 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

44.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 52.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

52.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 31.8 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

31.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 32.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

32.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 42.8 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

42.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 55.2 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

55.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 40.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

40.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 34.6 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

34.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 24.7 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

24.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 34.4 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

34.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 41 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

41 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 40.9 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

40.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 98.8 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

98.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 25.2 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

25.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 28.7 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

28.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 45.7 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

45.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 55.6 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

55.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 26.4 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

26.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 32.5 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

32.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 44 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

44 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 25.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

25.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 60.1 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

60.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 27.7 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

27.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 23.1 FPS on Control

Control

23.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 35.1 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

35.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 49.9 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

49.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 17.5 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

17.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 32.8 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

32.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 28.3 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

28.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 38 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

38 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 24.9 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

24.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 18 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

18 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 50 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

50 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 42.1 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

42.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 25.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

25.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 18 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

18 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 31.4 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

31.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 33.7 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

33.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 46.1 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

46.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 25.1 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

25.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 19.4 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

19.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 43.2 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

43.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 32.5 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

32.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 20.1 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

20.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 42.2 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

42.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 34.4 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

34.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 31.4 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

31.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 22.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

22.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 42.1 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

42.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 23.9 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

23.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 13.9 FPS on Control

Control

13.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 34.4 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

34.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 39.8 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

39.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 12.8 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

12.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 19.4 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

19.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 16.3 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

16.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 12.6 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

12.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 14.1 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

14.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 6.2 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

6.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 19.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

19.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 12.8 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

12.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 25.8 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

25.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 14.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

14.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 16 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

16 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 11.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

11.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 16.2 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

16.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 14.1 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

14.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 15.6 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

15.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 25.8 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

25.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 12.1 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

12.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 10.4 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

10.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 15.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

15.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 19.2 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

19.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 8.8 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

8.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 25.4 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

25.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 14.1 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

14.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 23.9 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

23.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 12.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

12.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 20.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

20.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 10.7 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

10.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 6.9 FPS on Control

Control

6.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 18.4 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

18.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition gets 22.2 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

22.2 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM206-300-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
80 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
40 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1024
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
golden star golden star golden star golden star golden star
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
1753 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
112.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
0
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1190 MHz
Boost Clock
1253 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
400 Watt & 29 Amps
Power Connector
1x 8-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 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's Performance GeForce GTX 960 2GB, created by MSI.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1190MHz, instead of 1127MHz and goes up to 1253MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock and the Frame Buffer remain the same.


Cooling Solution
The reference NVIDIA Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by MSI's Dual Fan Twin Frozr V Cooling Solution. This means the card runs cooler under load.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 3% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 960 2GB.


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GeForce GTX 960 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Game Min. Rec.
Borderlands 3 2% 66%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 15% 57%
Cyberpunk 2077 3% 116%
eFootball PES 2020 24% 7%
FIFA 20 39% 16%
Gears 5 12% 182%
Ghost Recon Breakpoint 3% 138%
GreedFall 28% 65%
NBA 2K20 78% 31%
Control 7% 57%
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Is it worth to upgrade to this gpu and can my psu handle it?

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Can I handle it with a Corsair Builder CX430 and an Fx6300?

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I would try going for at least 500W.

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Would a PSU Corsair vs450 handle this card plus a Fx6300 and 3x120mm fans ? Would I have any room for overclocking both cpu and gpu without raising voltage ?

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I would recommend at least 550W for that.

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Great GPU, it can run many games at high settings and has a very good cooling system.

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Hello, does this gpu bootleneck my cpu?

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works good for me max out on 1080p

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Will my i3-6100 CPU bottleneck this card?

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Can anyone suggest similar to this one. Performance and price wise. Thanks!

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Will this suit on my rig? Bottleneck?


CPU: Intel i5-3570k 3.4ghz
RAM: Hyper X Fury DDR3 1866 8gb
PSU: FSP Aurumn S 600W Gold
MOBO: ECS H77H2-M3

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My mobo is asus m5a78l le is it compatible and will my cpu bottleneck it?

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this card is much,much better than expected.normally it has a texture fill rate of 76,i've oc it to have a 89.6 texture fill rate(steady)

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