GeForce GTX 950A: specs and benchmarks

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Aggregate performance score

GeForce GTX 950A provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 6.61% of a leader's which is GeForce RTX 4090.

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 950A sales 13 March 2015. This is a desktop graphics card based on a Maxwell architecture and made with 28 nm manufacturing process. It is primarily aimed at gamer market. 2 GB of DDR3 memory clocked at 2 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 32.03 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via MXM-B (3.0) interface. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 75 Watt.

Primary details

Some basic facts about GeForce GTX 950A: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance ranking535
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Cost-effectiveness evaluation0.15
ArchitectureMaxwell (2014−2018)
GPU code nameGM107
Market segmentDesktop
Release date13 March 2015 (9 years ago)
Current price$1099 of 168889 (A100 PCIe 80 GB)

Cost-effectiveness evaluation

Performance to price ratio. The higher, the better.

Detailed specifications

GeForce GTX 950A's specs such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 950A's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores640of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
Core clock speed993 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Boost clock speed1124 MHzof 3599 (Radeon RX 7990 XTX)
Number of transistors1,870 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Power consumption (TDP)75 Wattof 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)
Texture fill rate44.96of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)
Floating-point performance1,271 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Form factor & compatibility

This section provides details about the physical dimensions of GeForce GTX 950A and its compatibility with other computer components. This information is useful when selecting a computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards, it includes details about the interface and bus (for motherboard compatibility) and additional power connectors (for power supply compatibility).

InterfaceMXM-B (3.0)
WidthMXM Module

VRAM capacity and type

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 950A: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeDDR3
Maximum RAM amount2 GBof 192 (Radeon Instinct MI300X)
Memory bus width128 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed2002 MHzof 23000 (GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER)
Memory bandwidth32.03 GB/sof 3276 (Aldebaran)

Connectivity and outputs

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 950A. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

Display ConnectorsNo outputs

API compatibility

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 950A, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (11_0)
Shader Model5.1
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL1.2
Vulkan1.1.126
CUDA5.0

Benchmark performance

Synthetic benchmark performance of GeForce GTX 950A. The combined score is measured on a 0-100 point scale.


Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance score. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

GTX 950A 6.61

Passmark

This is the most ubiquitous GPU benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various types of load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 25%

GTX 950A 2552

GeekBench 5 OpenCL

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses OpenCL API by Khronos Group.

Benchmark coverage: 9%

GTX 950A 9986

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 950A is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Closest competitors

GeForce GTX 950A's performance relative to its closest rivals among desktop graphics cards.


AMD equivalent

According to our data, the closest AMD alternative to GeForce GTX 950A is Radeon HD 6850 X2, which is slower by 1% and lower by 3 positions in our ranking.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to GeForce GTX 950A:

Radeon RX 550 106.96
GeForce GTX 950A 100

Similar GPUs

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Recommended processors

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