NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960A: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960A

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 960A sales 13 March 2015. This is Maxwell architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5.01 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 80.19 GB / s.

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

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 11.04 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 960A's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
Code name
GM107
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
13 March 2015
 

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 960A'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 960A's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
640
 
Core clock speed
1029 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1085 MHz
 
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
1,870 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
43.4 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
1,389 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 960A's 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
MXM-B (3.0)
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 960A: 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
 
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
80.19 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 960A.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 960A, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

Video card benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 960A. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

11.04

Passmark

2358

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 960A. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
180 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 960A is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 960A performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

GTX 960A
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 960A performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

GTX 960A
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 960A performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

GTX 960A
minimum Radeon HD 4850
recommended Radeon HD 7950
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 960A performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

GTX 960A
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 960A performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

GTX 960A
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 960A performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

GTX 960A
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 960A performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

GTX 960A
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 960A performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

GTX 960A
recommended GeForce 6600
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 960A performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

GTX 960A
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 960A performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

GTX 960A
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 960A performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 960A from AMD is Radeon Vega 8, which is faster by 1% and higher by 223 positions in our rating.

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