NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 OEM vs RTX 2060

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 960 OEM and GeForce RTX 2060 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
Value for money (0-100)
no data
 
2.46
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Turing
Code name
GM206
 
Turing TU106
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
26 November 2015
 
6 January 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$349
Price now
$95
 
$780

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 960 OEM and GeForce RTX 2060's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 960 OEM and GeForce RTX 2060's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1024
 
1920
Core clock speed
924 MHz
 
1320 MHz
Boost Clock
1201 MHz
 
1620 MHz
Transistor count
2,940 million
 
10,800 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
 
160 Watt
Texture fill rate
76.86
 
201.6
Floating-point performance
2,460 gflops
 
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 960 OEM and GeForce RTX 2060 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
no data
 
229 mm
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 960 OEM and GeForce RTX 2060: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
6 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
7012 MHz
 
14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
112.2 GB/s
 
336.0 GB/s
Shared memory
no data
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 960 OEM and GeForce RTX 2060. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
HDMI
-
 
+
G-SYNC support
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 960 OEM and GeForce RTX 2060. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
VR Ready
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 960 OEM and GeForce RTX 2060, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
12
Shader Model
6.4
 
6.5
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
 
1.2
Vulkan
1.1.126
 
1.2.131
CUDA
5.2
 
7.5

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 OEM

Cheaper ($95.00 USD vs $780.00 USD)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

Much newer (6 January 2019 vs 26 November 2015)
Wider memory bus (192 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (1920 vs 1024)
Higher memory bandwidth (336 vs 112.2 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 28 nm)
DLSS
Raytracing
VR Ready
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

So, GTX 960 OEM or RTX 2060?

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