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Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition run games
A mid level piece of gaming hardware, this GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition graphics card can still meet and run indie system requirements and some of the less demanding AAA games. All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.

Here is a performance review on how capable the GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition is at running the more popular games of 2019. Specifically looking at this PC hardware’s ability to get suitable frames per second to play on Ultra game settings and what FPS it might get on 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen res. This card runs recommended graphics requirements of 291 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.

The GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition graphics card is returning a weak performance on Zombieland: Double Tap - Road Trip at 1080p of 24 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is the Ghost Recon Breakpoint which we saw got weak frame rates of 15 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Red Dead Redemption 2, which was getting 15 FPS under tests.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition by playing Zombieland: Double Tap - Road Trip which yielded a weak performance. Its FPS results for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 48FPS, M: 38FPS, H: 26FPS, U: 18FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Ghost Recon Breakpoint and that was weak. This graphics card delivered 11 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Red Dead Redemption 2 which gets weak results with a 11FPS on Ultra 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition, this is not a viable PC gaming choice.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition in your PC? This GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition card has 12 to 18 months of latest AAA game play left in it before upgrading should be considered

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition? Are you looking to upgrade a GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti EVGA XC Gaming 6GB, as it can run 923 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 119% increased graphics performance. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which meets 730 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 60% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
20 FPS
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The GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition is released on the 03 Mar 2015
GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 32 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

32 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 24 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

24 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 46 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

46 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 33.7 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

33.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 42.8 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

42.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 50.6 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

50.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 30.8 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

30.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 31.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

31.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 41.5 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

41.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 53.6 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

53.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 39.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

39.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 33.6 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

33.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 23.9 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

23.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 33.4 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

33.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 39.8 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

39.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 39.7 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

39.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 95.9 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

95.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 24.5 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

24.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 27.9 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

27.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 44.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

44.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 54 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

54 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 25.6 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

25.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 31.6 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

31.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 42.8 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

42.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 24.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

24.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 58.4 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

58.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 26.9 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

26.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 22.4 FPS on Control

Control

22.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 34.1 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

34.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 48.5 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

48.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 17 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

17 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 31.9 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

31.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 27.5 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

27.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 36.9 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

36.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 24.2 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

24.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 17.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

17.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 48.5 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

48.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 40.9 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

40.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 24.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

24.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 17.5 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

17.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 30.5 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

30.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 32.7 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

32.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 44.8 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

44.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 24.3 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

24.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 18.9 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

18.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 42 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

42 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 31.5 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

31.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 19.5 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

19.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 41 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

41 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 33.4 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

33.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 30.5 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

30.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 21.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

21.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 40.9 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

40.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 23.2 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

23.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 13.5 FPS on Control

Control

13.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 33.4 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

33.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 38.6 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

38.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 12.5 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

12.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 18.8 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

18.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 15.9 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

15.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 12.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

12.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 13.6 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

13.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 6 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

6 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 18.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

18.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 12.5 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

12.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 25.1 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

25.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 14.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

14.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 15.5 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

15.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 11.1 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

11.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 15.8 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

15.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 13.7 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

13.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 15.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

15.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 25.1 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

25.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 11.7 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

11.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 10.1 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

10.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 14.9 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

14.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 18.7 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

18.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 8.5 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

8.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 24.6 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

24.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 13.7 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

13.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 23.2 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

23.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 12 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

12 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 20.2 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

20.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 10.4 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

10.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 6.7 FPS on Control

Control

6.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 17.8 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

17.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition gets 21.6 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

21.6 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM206-300-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
75 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
38 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
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
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1127 MHz
Boost Clock
1178 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
400 Watt & 37 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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10
8.2
5.9
4.3
GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's Performance GeForce GTX 960 2GB, created by Inno3D.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit remains clocked at the same speed.


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 Inno3D's Single Fan Cooling Solution. This means the card runs cooler under load.


Performance
Without Any Overclock Out of The Box, GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition is as fast as the reference GeForce GTX 960 2GB.


Source [Pip]
GeForce GTX 960 Inno3D HerculeZ 1X 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
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Graphics Card
65%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 8% 62%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 12% 62%
Zombieland: Double Tap - Road Trip 65% 52%
Cyberpunk 2077 0% 123%
Borderlands 3 5% 71%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 0% 123%
FIFA 20 37% 14%
Ghost Recon Breakpoint 0% 145%
The Outer Worlds 11% 48%
eFootball PES 2020 21% 11%
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