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Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition

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2.7
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How well can the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition GPU could struggle if it was to try and run the most demanding games available today, but it meets a lot of game system requirements found in today’s games. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

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

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition? Are you looking to upgrade a GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, as it can run 825 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 100% increased graphics performance. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which has 63% better performance and can run 757 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
28 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition is released on 22 Jan 2015

GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

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GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM206-300-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
82 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
41 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1024
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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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
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1216 MHz
Boost Clock
1279 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
400 Watt & 29 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
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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8.4
6.1
4.5
GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's Performance GeForce GTX 960 2GB, created by Gigabyte.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1216MHz, instead of 1127MHz and goes up to 1279MHz, 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 Gigabyte's WINDFORCE 2X With Unique Blade Fan which is Equipped with two 90mm unique blade fan and three copper heat pipes. The airflow is spilt through the triangle design at the fan edge, and is guided smoothly through the fan by special 3D stripe curve design. At the same time, it effectively enhanced the cooling capacity while reducing air turbulence.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 7% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 960 2GB.


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GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
73%
RAM
12GB
0%
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