Average Bench: 33% (105th of 620)

Based on 61,256 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) 102fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 94.2fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 950 is just 7.43%. 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) 85.9fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 71.8fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 61,256 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.1 Lighting 102 117
77.3 Reflection 85.9 94.5
82.1 Parallax 96.2 109
30.9% 94.7 fps
Min Avg Max
70.9 MRender 76.1 80.3
83.6 Gravity 94.2 104
64.1 Splatting 71.8 79.8
34.6% 80.7 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 431.36
Lighting 111
Reflection 89.8
Parallax 100
33% 100 fps
MRender 76
Gravity 98.2
Splatting 76.2
36% 83.5 fps
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 431.36
Lighting 111
Reflection 88.5
Parallax 98.1
33% 99.1 fps
MRender 76.6
Gravity 97.9
Splatting 74.1
36% 82.9 fps
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.33
Lighting 104
Reflection 87.5
Parallax 97.4
31% 96.1 fps
MRender 77.9
Gravity 94.9
Splatting 74.2
35% 82.3 fps
EVGA(3842 1958) 2GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 430.86
Lighting 93.7
Reflection 87
Parallax 94
29% 91.6 fps
MRender 78.4
Gravity 90.2
Splatting 71.6
34% 80.1 fps
Asus(1043 858D) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Lighting 85.9
Reflection 82
Parallax 92.2
27% 86.7 fps
MRender 78.2
Gravity 87.2
Splatting 68.9
33% 78.1 fps
61,256 MORE »

 Game FPS Estimates

Average fps @ 1080p with maximum detail settings for 11 popular games:

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 123 fps Fortnite: 52 fps Grand Theft Auto V: 38 fps League of Legends: 122 fps Overwatch: 69 fps Battlefield 1: 43 fps The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt: 33 fps DOTA 2: 81 fps World of Warcraft: 45 fps World of Tanks: 68 fps Minecraft: 128 fps

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,443,222 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 61,256 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $165 @ launch in Aug '15)
Asus(1043 8554) 12% 34% ± 2%
Asus GTX 950 2GB STRIX GAMING
STRIX-GTX950-DC2OC-2GD5-GAMING
OutletPCUS $19319 months
AmazonUS $70020 mins
EbayUS $82727 mins
Gigabyte(1458 36C3) 8% 32% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 36C5) 8% 33% ± 2%
Gigabyte GTX 950 2GB Windforce
GV-N950WF2OC-2GD
AmazonUS $28010 months
EVGA(3842 2951) 6% 35% ± 2%
EVGA GTX 950 2GB SC
02G-P4-2951-KR
MSI(1462 8C92) 6% 32% ± 2%
MSI GTX 950 2GB OC
GTX 950 2GD5 OC
EVGA(3842 2956) 6% 35% ± 2%
MSI(1462 3208) 5% 34% ± 2%
MSI GTX 950 2GB GAMING
GTX 950 GAMING 2G
Zotac(19DA 1376) 4% 33% ± 2%
Zotac GTX 950 2GB
ZT-90601-10L
AmazonUS $26116 months
Zotac GTX 950 2GB OC
ZT-90602-10M
AmazonUS $27913 months
Zotac GTX 950 2GB AMP!
ZT-90603-10M
AmazonUS $1762 years
Asus(1043 86DC) 4% 30% ± 6%
EVGA(3842 2958) 4% 36% ± 2%
EVGA GeForce GTX 950 2GB ACX 2.0
02G-P4-2958-KR
AmazonUS $17012 months
OutletPCUS $1782 years
MSI(1462 320A) 3% 33% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 2957) 3% 34% ± 2%
EVGA GTX 950 2GB SSC ACX
02G-P4-2957-KR
OutletPCUS $24814 months
AmazonUS $33020 mins
EbayUS $43929 mins
Asus(1043 8569) 3% 31% ± 5%
EVGA(3842 2959) 3% 34% ± 3%
Asus(1043 8586) 2% 30% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8555) 1% 32% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8553) 1% 33% ± 3%
Nvidia(10DE 1402) 1% 32% ± 1%
PNY(196E 139F) 1% 33% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 3378) 1% 32% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 36D5) 1% 35% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 36D9) 1% 31% ± 2%
HP(103C 82DF) 1% 29% ± 3%
Asus(1043 8581) 1% 30% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 2376) 1% 37% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1954) 1% 31% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 3376) 1% 31% ± 2%
Nvidia(10DE 1139) 1% 31% ± 8%
Gainward(10B0 1402) 1% 32% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 36C7) 1% 36% ± 0%
Gigabyte GTX 950 2GB XTREME
GV-N950XTREME-2GD
AmazonUS $1772 years
EVGA(3842 1953) 1% 32% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 36D4) 0% 33% ± 1%
Dell(1028 1139) 0% 32% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8558) 0% 33% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8557) 0% 32% ± 0%
Asus(1043 858D) 0% 31% ± 0%
PNY(196E 13A1) 0% 34% ± 3%
Nvidia(10DE 11A9) 0% 32% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 1956) 0% 32% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1950) 0% 31% ± 2%
Zotac(19DA 1409) 0% 31% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8585) 0% 30% ± 2%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 22% ± 15%
EVGA(3842 1955) 0% 33% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 1958) 0% 34% ± 3%
Dell(1028 0493) 0% 33% ± 0%
MSI(1462 3207) 0% 35% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 36DF) 0% 32% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 0954) 0% 30% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 370C) 0% 36% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 6.0

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 Comments

Added 3 years ago.

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4 days ago.

Runs games like Overwatch, Skyrim, Fallout 4 and R6Siege really well which is surprising.


Good

1 month ago.

i saw the comparison and gtx 950 is wayyyyy better


Good

7 days ago.

A bit too aged, but otherwise, i suppose it's fine


Terrible

9 days ago.

lolololololololololololololololololololololololololololol


Good

22 days ago.

I think 960 is better but in my country 960 is like 22$ more expensive than 950


Excellent

1 month ago.

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


Poor

2 months ago.

I changed it for 1070 Ti but it did his work very well


Good

15 days 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


Good

2 days ago.

its an okay GPU because you can run most games on low with decent fps but the newer games are are very bad (bf5, COD bo4, etc)


Excellent

10 months 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

5 days ago.

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Poor

17 days ago.

excellent gpu with really good price/performance ratio


Good

5 months ago.

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


Poor

4 months ago.

Getting a little outdated, doesnt run games smoothly anymore


Excellent

12 months ago.

great card serving me good for years


Above average

3 years ago.


Good

5 months ago.

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


Average

15 months ago.

Pretty good before, not very good value today.


Poor

1 month ago.

Good value at the time.


Good

2 years 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

2 years ago.

Very good GPU


Good

9 months ago.

This asus gtx 950 si 2gb 2nd hand unit has sold massively in my country only rm330(79 dollar) great value for its speed. hahahaha


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