GTX 950 with Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz benchmarks at Ultra Quality quality settings

With current 2048 MB RAM, the GTX 950 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. The GTX 950 's power requirements are reasonable and it is very efficient compared to the competition. With current 2048 MB RAM, the GTX 950 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950
Price $ 299
Year 2015
Maximum Recorded Temperature 73C
Max Fan Noise 40dB
Recommended Power Supply 440W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz ($306.99)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 33 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 24 FPS
Average 4K Performance 15 FPS
Memory 2 GB
Series GTX 950
Overall Combination Score 59/100 Acceptable

Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
28 FPS
2018 Fallout 76
32 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
25 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
24 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
26 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
34 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
28 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
33 FPS
2017 For Honor
44 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
31 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
38 FPS
2016 Overwatch
44 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
23 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
25 FPS
2015 Total War: Attila
22 FPS
2015 Rocket League
129 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
36 FPS
2015 Project CARS
34 FPS
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
34 FPS
2014 Far Cry 4
33 FPS
2014 GRID Autosport
49 FPS
2014 Shadow of Mordor
31 FPS
2014 The Talos Principle
38 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
39 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
35 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
88 FPS
2009 League of Legends
166 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
24 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
16 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
18 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
18 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
26 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
19 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
24 FPS
2017 For Honor
26 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
22 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
34 FPS
2016 Overwatch
31 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
20 FPS
2015 Rocket League
55 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
28 FPS
2015 Project CARS
26 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
74 FPS
2009 League of Legends
92 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
16 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
10 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
9 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
9 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
15 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
10 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
17 FPS
2017 For Honor
13 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
18 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
29 FPS
2016 Overwatch
16 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
16 FPS
2015 Rocket League
26 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
18 FPS
2015 Project CARS
18 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
66 FPS
2009 League of Legends
37 FPS

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GTX 950 Specifications

Board Design

Length7.94 inches 202 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP90 W

Clock Speeds

Boost Clock1188 MHz
GPU Clock1024 MHz
Memory Clock1653 MHz 6612 MHz effective

Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 900
Launch Price159 USD
ProductionActive
Release DateAug 20th, 2015

Graphics Features

CUDA5.2
DirectX12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.2
OpenGL4.6
Shader Model6.1
Vulkan1.1.82

Graphics Processor

ArchitectureMaxwell 2.0
Die Size228 mm²
GPU NameGM206
GPU VariantGM206-250-A1
Process Size28 nm
Transistors2,940 million

Memory

Bandwidth105.8 GB/s
Memory Bus128 bit
Memory Size2048 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

Render Config

ROPs32
SMM Count6
Shading Units768
TMUs48

Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance1,825 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance57.02 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate38.02 GPixel/s
Texture Rate57.02 GTexel/s

Critics Reviews

Nvidia GeForce GTX 950: Results Analysis The GTX 950 is designed as a 1080p card, so I’m pleased that Nvidia’s latest didn’t have any issues during my benchmarks at this resolution.
Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 950: Maxwell 2.0 on the Cheap. If there’s one thing we love more than fast GPUs, it’s affordable and fast GPUs. The best-selling graphics cards of all time have ...
Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 Review: feat. Gigabyte ... Conclusion The GTX 960 didn't storm the mid-range market like many had hoped it would. With the R7 and R9 300 series cards from AMD having also ...
The GTX 950 offers 2-way SLI support via its single connector and is the lowest end card in Nvidia's current stack to do so. Along the top we find a singular 6-pin PCI-E connection.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 - Find It At AmazonPricing for the GeForce GTX 950 will start at 9 USD, as per NVIDIA, with factory overclocked cards like the EVGA GeForce GTX 950 FTW and ASUS STRIX ...
NVIDIA’s reference specifications for the GeForce GTX 950 call for a base clock of 1024MHz and a Boost clock of 1188MHz. The GPU is packing 768 CUDA cores, 48 texture units, and 32 ROPs.
That’s because the GeForce GTX 950’s beating heart is a cut-down version of the 28nm GM206 GPU found in Nvidia’s 0 GTX 960. Whereas the GTX 960 has 1024 CUDA cores, 8 streaming ...
Meanwhile, as the more immediate successor to the GTX 750 series, the GTX 950 represents more of a half-step up, similar to what we saw with the GTX 700 series versus the GTX 600 series.
The GeForce GTX 950 is a mid-range graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in August 2015. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the GM206 graphics processor, in its GM206-250-A1 variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0.
The GTX 950 graphics card is set to launch within the next couple of weeks to compete against AMD’s 0 graphics card offering, the R7 370 based on the Trinidad GPU.
Nvidia GeForce GTX 950: Results Analysis. The GTX 950 is designed as a 1080p card, so I’m pleased that Nvidia’s latest didn’t have any issues during my benchmarks at this resolution.

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