10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
Based on current gaming requirements the GeForce GTX 960 Asus Turbo OC 2GB Edition is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs.
Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.
How well will the GeForce GTX 960 Asus Turbo OC 2GB Edition run 2021 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 194 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.
Running at 1080p this card gets a weak frame rate from Days Gone with 19 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Dying Light 2 which is predicted to return a weak 0 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Forza Horizon 5 which we predict will get a weak 0 FPS.
As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We discovered the GeForce GTX 960 Asus Turbo OC 2GB Edition ran Days Gone to a weak performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 37 FPS, Medium: 29 FPS, High: 20 FPS and Ultra: 14 FPS. Another game researched was Dying Light 2 with predictions of L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS. And then we researched potential graphics card performance on Forza Horizon 5, wih estimates revealing L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS at 1440p. 1440p gaming on the GeForce GTX 960 Asus Turbo OC 2GB Edition is the wrong choice for PC gaming.How many years will the GeForce GTX 960 Asus Turbo OC 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 960 Asus Turbo OC 2GB Edition in your PC?
We think this GeForce GTX 960 Asus Turbo OC 2GB Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered. Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 960 Asus Turbo OC 2GB Edition?
Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB
which is 62% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 625 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300
. This PC hardware upgrade performs 34% better and can run 311 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.