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 13.42 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN V.

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
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
1029 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1085 MHz
 
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
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
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 specs

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
 
of 32
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 benchmarks 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
13.52
 
 
Passmark
2358
 

Mining hashrates

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

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 HD 6870, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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