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Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte IX OC 2GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte IX OC 2GB Edition run games
22 May 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte IX OC 2GB Edition 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. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte IX OC 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte IX OC 2GB Edition in your PC? This GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte IX OC 2GB Edition 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 960 Gigabyte IX OC 2GB Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB which is 113% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 866 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 67% better and can meet 704 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
22 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte IX OC 2GB Edition was released on 22 Jan 2015

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

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GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM206-300-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
79 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
39 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
1165 MHz
Boost Clock
1228 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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GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte IX OC 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte IX 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 1165MHz, instead of 1127MHz and goes up to 1228MHz, in Turbo Mode.


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


Cooling Solution
Packed with GIGABYTE’s unique blade fan design and pure copper heat pipe direct touch (HDT) technology, delivering superior cooling capacity and heat transfer efficiency at an extremely low noise level. Optimized fan speed according to real-time GPU temperature, effectively improving power efficiency. Measuring merely 17cm in length, the card, perfectly compatible for building most of the PCs from ATX to mini-ITX.


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


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GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte IX OC 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
59%
RAM
11GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Valorant 94% 84%
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Call of Duty Warzone 14% 59%
Grand Theft Auto VI 49% 143%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 2% 118%
Minecraft: Dungeons 27% 68%
Doom Eternal 62% 62%
Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord 38% 53%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 49% 49%
Maneater 45% 37%
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