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Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 950 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 950 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 950 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the GeForce GTX 950 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition is failing to meet modern day gaming system requirements. A gpu AAA lifespan of around 6-12 months.

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FPS System Benchmark
8 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 950 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition was released on 20 Aug 2015
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 950 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM206-250
Process
28nm
TMUs
48
Texture Rate
63 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
42 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
5120 x 3200
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048MB
Memory Speed
1663MHz
Memory Bus
128bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
106.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1127 MHz
Boost Clock
1317 MHz
Power
Max Power
100 Watts
PSU
350 Watt & 23 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
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0.2
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GeForce GTX 950 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 950 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's Fast-Middle-Class GeForce GTX 950 2GB, created by MSI.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 1127MHz, instead of 1024MHz, while the Boost Clock achieves 1317MHz, instead of 1188MHz.

Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock has been increased from 1653MHz to 1662MHz.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
MSI’s Twin Frozr V Thermal Designs are equipped with Zero Frozr technology which was first introduced by MSI back in 2008. Zero Frozr technology eliminates fan noise in low-load situations by stopping the fans when they are not needed.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 5% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 950 2GB.

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