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Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB Edition run games
4 Jul 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB 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. All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB Edition in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB Edition is failing to meet modern day gaming system requirements. A gpu AAA lifespan of around 6-12 months.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 98% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 852 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB Edition then a good choice would be RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB as this is better than 797 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 62% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
29 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB Edition is released on 05 Mar 2015

GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

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GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM206-300-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
83 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
42 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1024
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
5120x3200
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 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
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
0
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1241 MHz
Boost Clock
1304 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
400 Watt & 29 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Resolution Performance
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GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB 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 1241MHz, instead of 1127MHz and goes up to 1304MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock remains the same while the Frame Buffer was doubled to 4GB: a gimmick which doesn't yield any performance boost and can be considered market to lure consumers into paying more for the same product.


Cooling Solution
The reference NVIDIA Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by Gigabyte's WINDFORCE 3X cooling system which is equipped with high performance pure cooper heat-pipes which direct touch the GPU can strengthen the speed of heat dissipation. Besides, the air flow is effectively enhanced by the unique blade fan design, this not only increase the cooling capacity while reducing air turbulence but also results a lower noise level..


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 8% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 960 2GB.


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GeForce GTX 960 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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0%
Graphics Card
59%
RAM
11GB
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