Average Bench: 32.9% (81st of 595)

Based on 47,314 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 1402 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950

The GTX 950 is Nvidia's latest Maxwell card which is based on a GTX 960 but with 25% fewer CUDA cores and 25% fewer texture units. Comparing the GTX 960 and 950 shows that, as expected, effective speed has been reduced by 25%. The GTX 950 is positioned above GTX 750 Ti which is Nvidia's energy efficient mass market GPU. Comparing the 750 Ti and 950 shows that 950 is nearly 50% faster but it's also priced 50% higher so the 950 doesn't offer improved value for money. Gaming performance for the GTX 950 at resolutions up to 1080p on high/ultra settings will be satisfactory most of the time. That said, the GTX 950 is priced on the high side ($160). At present the GTX 960 ($171) offers 25% better performance for just 7% more money. See a current list of the best value graphics cards here[Aug '15 GPUPro]

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Poor average bench

The Nvidia GTX 950 averaged 67.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 103fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 93.3fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 950 is just 8.51%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GTX 950 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 85.2fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 71.5fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 47,314 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.9 Lighting 103 119
74.7 Reflection 85.2 93.9
81.5 Parallax 96.3 111
31.1% 94.8 fps
Min Avg Max
67.5 MRender 75.4 81.1
81.6 Gravity 93.3 104
61.7 Splatting 71.5 79.7
34.3% 80.1 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 411.63
Lighting 112
Reflection 89.5
Parallax 103
34% 102 fps
MRender 77.6
Gravity 98.5
Splatting 74.8
36% 83.6 fps
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 411.63
Lighting 112
Reflection 89.4
Parallax 99.4
33% 100 fps
MRender 76.4
Gravity 98.7
Splatting 76.9
36% 84 fps
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.82
Lighting 112
Reflection 86.7
Parallax 98.3
33% 98.9 fps
MRender 76.6
Gravity 95.2
Splatting 73.7
35% 81.8 fps
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 399.7
Lighting 111
Reflection 87.4
Parallax 97.8
33% 98.8 fps
MRender 72.6
Gravity 97.5
Splatting 74.5
35% 81.5 fps
Asus(1043 8555) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.82
Lighting 52.3
Reflection 58.5
Parallax 84.3
20% 65 fps
MRender 74.9
Gravity 91.9
Splatting 73.5
34% 80.1 fps
47,314 MORE »

 Game FPS Estimates

Average fps @ 1080p with maximum detail settings for 8 popular games:

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 124 fps Grand Theft Auto V: 36 fps Overwatch: 65 fps League of Legends: 136 fps The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt: 31 fps DOTA 2: 96 fps World of Tanks: 66 fps Battlefield 4: 51 fps

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,967,516 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 47,314 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $165 @ launch in Aug '15)
Asus(1043 8554) 11% 34% ± 2%
Asus GTX 950 2GB STRIX GAMING
STRIX-GTX950-DC2OC-2GD5-GAMING
OutletPCUS $19310 months
AmazonUS $3501 min
EbayUS $44811 mins
MSI(1462 3208) 8% 34% ± 2%
MSI GTX 950 2GB GAMING
GTX 950 GAMING 2G
Gigabyte(1458 36C5) 8% 34% ± 2%
Gigabyte GTX 950 2GB Windforce
GV-N950WF2OC-2GD
AmazonUS $28029 days
EbayUS $52011 mins
Gigabyte(1458 36C3) 7% 32% ± 3%
EVGA(3842 2951) 6% 34% ± 2%
EVGA GTX 950 2GB SC
02G-P4-2951-KR
MSI(1462 8C92) 6% 30% ± 6%
MSI GTX 950 2GB OC
GTX 950 2GD5 OC
Zotac(19DA 1376) 4% 34% ± 2%
Zotac GTX 950 2GB
ZT-90601-10L
AmazonUS $2616 months
EbayUS $48018 mins
Zotac GTX 950 2GB OC
ZT-90602-10M
AmazonUS $2793 months
EbayUS $52018 mins
Zotac GTX 950 2GB AMP!
ZT-90603-10M
AmazonUS $17618 months
EbayUS $51618 mins
EVGA(3842 2956) 3% 35% ± 2%
Nvidia(10DE 1139) 3% 33% ± 4%
EVGA(3842 2957) 3% 35% ± 2%
EVGA GTX 950 2GB SSC ACX
02G-P4-2957-KR
EbayUS $17512 mins
OutletPCUS $2484 months
AmazonUS $3305 days
Asus(1043 86DC) 3% 31% ± 5%
EVGA(3842 2958) 3% 35% ± 4%
EVGA GeForce GTX 950 2GB ACX 2.0
02G-P4-2958-KR
AmazonUS $1702 months
OutletPCUS $17819 months
EbayUS $18013 mins
Asus(1043 8569) 3% 32% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 2959) 2% 33% ± 7%
Asus(1043 8586) 2% 30% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8553) 2% 32% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 1402) 2% 31% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 36C7) 2% 36% ± 3%
Gigabyte GTX 950 2GB XTREME
GV-N950XTREME-2GD
AmazonUS $17714 months
EbayUS $5309 mins
MSI(1462 320A) 2% 32% ± 2%
Asus(1043 8555) 2% 32% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8581) 1% 31% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 2376) 1% 36% ± 1%
PNY(196E 139F) 1% 33% ± 0%
Asus(1043 858D) 1% 31% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1958) 1% 32% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B 3376) 1% 32% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 36D9) 1% 30% ± 2%
Nvidia(10DE 11A9) 1% 31% ± 2%
HP(103C 82DF) 1% 29% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1955) 1% 33% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1950) 1% 33% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1952) 1% 30% ± 2%
Gainward(10B0 1402) 1% 32% ± 2%
Dell(1028 1139) 0% 34% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 36DF) 0% 32% ± 2%
Nvidia(10DE 0000) 0% 25% ± 13%
PNY(196E 13A0) 0% 37% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 36D5) 0% 29% ± 6%
Asus(1043 85B2) 0% 31% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8558) 0% 34% ± 1%
PNY(196E 13A1) 0% 33% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1953) 0% 33% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 36D4) 0% 33% ± 0%
Sanyo(144D 0997) 0% 32% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 0952) 0% 31% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 0956) 0% 31% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8557) 0% 32% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 32% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8573) 0% 34% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 3375) 0% 33% ± 0%
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Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 6.0

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 Comments

Added 3 years ago.

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2 days ago.

it runs jurrasic world fallen kingdom


Good

1 month ago.

works really well, can't run a few high requirements for games and cant run Oculus rift is the only downsides


Good

13 days ago.

lolololololololololololololololololololololololololololol


Excellent

28 days ago.

its a verry good video card im enjoying all the game with 60 fps no problems.


Good

4 months ago.

its been years since I bought it and maybe more since it came out and I still can run almost any game and most of them with very good graphics in 2018


Excellent

8 days ago.

Great Card for the time, and its not even that bad today in 2018 its somewhere inbetween the GT 1030 and GTX 1050, but considering you can pick it up sometimes with a price of lower of the GT 1030, i would say its a really good bargain


Good

2 months ago.

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Good

2 months ago.

it sucks not only because is ddr5 and thats new so is not fixed yet and suck


Good

3 months ago.

excellent gpu with really good price/performance ratio


Excellent

2 months ago.

great card serving me good for years


Above average

3 years ago.


Good

8 months ago.

Because i have it and don't have the money to upgrade...


Average

5 months ago.

Pretty good before, not very good value today.


Good

22 months ago.

Fine for 1080p@60FPS gaming at mid to low graphic detail. I don't expect this to be too useful for gaming in a couple of years, but with it's low power requirements it'll serve a desktop centred system for a at least a few years longer.


Very good

19 months ago.

Very good GPU


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