Average Bench: 41.3% (45th of 540)

Based on 55,304 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 1401 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960

Below average average bench

The Nvidia GTX 960 averaged 58.7% 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. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 81.6fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 138fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 960 is just 10.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GTX 960 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 113fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 121fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 55,304 samples)
Min Avg Max
112 Lighting 138 154
98.6 Reflection 113 125
108 Parallax 127 143
39.9% 126 fps
Min Avg Max
72.5 MRender 81.6 88.2
110 Gravity 121 132
74 Splatting 82.3 90.7
42.1% 95 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 854E) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1542 MHz, MaxM: 2027 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 381.89
Lighting 140
Reflection 120
Parallax 136
42% 132 fps
MRender 97.1
Gravity 128
Splatting 88.9
49% 105 fps
Gigabyte(1458 36AB) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1506 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.53
Lighting 142
Reflection 117
Parallax 132
41% 130 fps
MRender 82.7
Gravity 129
Splatting 86.7
43% 99.3 fps
MaxC: 1443 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 381.65
Lighting 137
Reflection 110
Parallax 135
41% 127 fps
MRender 81.9
Gravity 116
Splatting 80.3
42% 92.7 fps
Gigabyte(1458 36AC) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1506 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 381.65
Lighting 140
Reflection 111
Parallax 124
40% 125 fps
MRender 81.3
Gravity 121
Splatting 81.2
42% 94.5 fps
MaxC: 1493 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 381.89
Lighting 136
Reflection 112
Parallax 125
39% 124 fps
MRender 81.3
Gravity 119
Splatting 82.5
42% 94.3 fps
Nvidia(10DE 1138) 2GB
MaxC: 1392 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 381.65
Lighting 132
Reflection 110
Parallax 122
38% 121 fps
MRender 82
Gravity 117
Splatting 78.3
42% 92.3 fps
Gigabyte(1458 36C8) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1392 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 381.89
Lighting 132
Reflection 109
Parallax 121
38% 120 fps
MRender 80.6
Gravity 115
Splatting 78
41% 91.1 fps
MaxC: 1493 MHz, MaxM: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.53
Lighting 21.3
Reflection 21.3
Parallax 21.3
6% 21.3 fps
MRender 21.3
Gravity 21.3
Splatting 21.3
11% 21.3 fps
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 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 55,304 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
MSI(1462 3202) 12% 41% ± 5%
MSI GTX 960 2GB Gaming
GTX 960 GAMING 2G
MSI GTX 960 4GB Gaming
GTX 960 GAMING 4G
Asus(1043 8520) 9% 41% ± 8%
ASUS GTX 960 2GB STRIX
STRIX-GTX960-DC2OC-2GD5
EbayUS $212.901 min ago.
BHPhotoUS $214.9910 months ago.
AmazonUS $265.5526 mins ago.
MSI(1462 3201) 8% 41% ± 3%
Asus(1043 854D) 7% 42% ± 3%
ASUS GTX 960 4GB STRIX
STRIX-GTX960-DC2OC-4GD5
AmazonUS $219.183 months ago.
EbayUS $739.3837 mins ago.
MSI(1462 3205) 5% 40% ± 3%
EVGA(3842 2966) 5% 43% ± 4%
EVGA GTX 960 2GB SuperSC ACX 2.0+
02G-P4-2966-KR
Gigabyte(1458 36BE) 4% 41% ± 1%
Gigabyte GTX 960 2GB Windforce 2X
GV-N960WF2OC-2GD
NeweggUS $222.9810 months ago.
EbayUS $227.4939 mins ago.
AmazonUS $249.993 months ago.
Gigabyte GTX 960 2GB OC
GV-N960OC-4GD
Gigabyte(1458 36C1) 3% 42% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2968) 3% 43% ± 10%
Nvidia(10DE 1138) 3% 41% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 36AC) 3% 42% ± 4%
Zotac(19DA 1375) 2% 41% ± 4%
EVGA(3842 1962) 2% 42% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 3690) 2% 39% ± 7%
EVGA(3842 3967) 2% 43% ± 2%
EVGA GTX 960 4GB SuperSC ACX 2.0 Backplate
04G-P4-3967-KR
AmazonUS $229.991 month ago.
NeweggUS $233.989 months ago.
OutletPCUS $287.838 months ago.
EbayUS $760.9939 mins ago.
EVGA(3842 3966) 2% 43% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 368F) 2% 42% ± 3%
Asus(1043 8528) 2% 42% ± 2%
Nvidia(10DE 116F) 2% 42% ± 2%
Asus(1043 8561) 1% 41% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 36C2) 1% 42% ± 3%
Nvidia(10DE 1401) 1% 40% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 36AE) 1% 43% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 1401) 1% 41% ± 1%
HP(103C 2B4D) 1% 39% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 3969) 1% 44% ± 2%
EVGA GTX 960 4GB FTW GAMING ACX 2.0+
04G-P4-3969-KR
NeweggUS $274.984 months ago.
OutletPCUS $307.838 months ago.
AmazonUS $699.9926 mins ago.
EbayUS $819.9036 mins ago.
Zotac(19DA 2375) 1% 43% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 368E) 1% 45% ± 2%
PNY(196E 1138) 1% 40% ± 2%
Asus(1043 8678) 1% 38% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 36AD) 1% 43% ± 3%
Gigabyte(1458 36BD) 1% 41% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B 1376) 1% 40% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 2963) 1% 40% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 1385) 1% 42% ± 1%
MSI(1462 3200) 1% 40% ± 0%
Asus(1043 854E) 1% 42% ± 3%
Asus(1043 8537) 1% 39% ± 4%
Device(7377 0000) 1% 35% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 36D2) 0% 40% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8563) 0% 41% ± 1%
MSI(1462 3203) 0% 40% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 36B3) 0% 42% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 3968) 0% 45% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 36AB) 0% 43% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 36AA) 0% 43% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8526) 0% 28% ± 20%
Gigabyte(1458 3692) 0% 43% ± 2%
HP(103C 2B57) 0% 40% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8521) 0% 40% ± 0%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
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