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Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Zotac 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 960 Zotac 4GB Edition run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these GeForce GTX 960 Zotac 4GB 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. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 960 Zotac 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 960 Zotac 4GB Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this GeForce GTX 960 Zotac 4GB Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 960 Zotac 4GB Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 109% better and can meet 825 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which is 71% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 758 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
22 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 960 Zotac 4GB Edition is released on 11 Mar 2015

GeForce GTX 960 Zotac 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 960 Zotac 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM206-300-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
79 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
40 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
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
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1177 MHz
Boost Clock
1240 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
400 Watt & 27 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
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GeForce GTX 960 Zotac 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

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


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1177MHz, instead of 1127MHz and goes up to 1240MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
The Frame Buffer was doubled to 4GB: a gimmick which doesn't yield any performance boost and can be considered marketing to lure consumers into paying more for the same product.
Cooling Solution
The reference NVIDIA Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by Zotac's Dual Fan Cooling Solution. This means the card runs cooler under load.


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


Source [Pip]
GeForce GTX 960 Zotac 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
81%
RAM
12GB
0%
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GeForce GTX 960 Zotac 4GB Edition Extras
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