Average Bench: 33% (83rd of 597)

Based on 50,749 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 66.9% 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) 94fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 950 is just 7.98%. 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) 85fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 71.9fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 50,749 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.9 Lighting 103 119
75.4 Reflection 85 94.1
79.5 Parallax 96.2 109
31.1% 94.7 fps
Min Avg Max
70 MRender 76.1 81.7
83.4 Gravity 94 104
65.1 Splatting 71.9 79.9
34.6% 80.7 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1569 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 416.94
Lighting 116
Reflection 94.1
Parallax 103
34% 104 fps
MRender 80.7
Gravity 103
Splatting 78.8
38% 87.5 fps
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 411.70
Lighting 111
Reflection 90.3
Parallax 100
33% 101 fps
MRender 76.9
Gravity 101
Splatting 76.2
36% 84.6 fps
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 416.94
Lighting 110
Reflection 88.4
Parallax 97.7
33% 98.7 fps
MRender 76.5
Gravity 97.1
Splatting 73.6
35% 82.4 fps
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Lighting 106
Reflection 87
Parallax 97.5
32% 96.9 fps
MRender 73.4
Gravity 95.8
Splatting 73.9
35% 81 fps
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 416.94
Lighting 102
Reflection 86.1
Parallax 106
32% 98.1 fps
MRender 74.8
Gravity 92.9
Splatting 72.5
34% 80.1 fps
50,749 MORE »

 Game FPS Estimates

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

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 124 fps Grand Theft Auto V: 37 fps Overwatch: 65 fps League of Legends: 134 fps Fortnite: 52 fps Battlefield 1: 43 fps The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt: 33 fps World of Warcraft: 47 fps DOTA 2: 85 fps World of Tanks: 64 fps Battlefield 4: 51 fps

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,075,927 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 50,749 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $165 @ launch in Aug '15)
Asus(1043 8554) 10% 34% ± 2%
Asus GTX 950 2GB STRIX GAMING
STRIX-GTX950-DC2OC-2GD5-GAMING
OutletPCUS $19311 months
AmazonUS $3501 min
EbayUS $42222 mins
Gigabyte(1458 36C5) 9% 33% ± 3%
Gigabyte GTX 950 2GB Windforce
GV-N950WF2OC-2GD
AmazonUS $2802 months
MSI(1462 3208) 8% 33% ± 4%
MSI GTX 950 2GB GAMING
GTX 950 GAMING 2G
MSI(1462 8C92) 7% 33% ± 1%
MSI GTX 950 2GB OC
GTX 950 2GD5 OC
EVGA(3842 2951) 6% 35% ± 2%
EVGA GTX 950 2GB SC
02G-P4-2951-KR
Gigabyte(1458 36C3) 6% 32% ± 3%
EVGA(3842 2956) 5% 35% ± 3%
Asus(1043 86DC) 4% 32% ± 2%
Zotac(19DA 1376) 4% 32% ± 4%
Zotac GTX 950 2GB
ZT-90601-10L
AmazonUS $2618 months
Zotac GTX 950 2GB OC
ZT-90602-10M
AmazonUS $2795 months
Zotac GTX 950 2GB AMP!
ZT-90603-10M
AmazonUS $17620 months
Asus(1043 8553) 3% 31% ± 2%
Asus(1043 8569) 3% 32% ± 2%
Nvidia(10DE 1402) 3% 31% ± 5%
EVGA(3842 2957) 3% 35% ± 4%
EVGA GTX 950 2GB SSC ACX
02G-P4-2957-KR
OutletPCUS $2486 months
AmazonUS $3301 month
EVGA(3842 2959) 3% 36% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8586) 2% 31% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 2958) 2% 36% ± 1%
EVGA GeForce GTX 950 2GB ACX 2.0
02G-P4-2958-KR
EbayUS $15326 mins
AmazonUS $1704 months
OutletPCUS $17821 months
PNY(196E 139F) 2% 32% ± 2%
Nvidia(10DE 1139) 2% 34% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 36C7) 2% 36% ± 2%
Gigabyte GTX 950 2GB XTREME
GV-N950XTREME-2GD
AmazonUS $17716 months
PNY(196E 13A1) 2% 33% ± 1%
MSI(1462 320A) 1% 33% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 36D9) 1% 30% ± 3%
Zotac(19DA 2376) 1% 37% ± 2%
Asus(1043 8555) 1% 33% ± 3%
Asus(1043 8581) 1% 31% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 1402) 1% 31% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B 3376) 1% 33% ± 3%
HP(103C 82DF) 1% 30% ± 1%
Dell(1028 1139) 1% 32% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 36DF) 0% 32% ± 3%
Asus(1043 858D) 0% 24% ± 10%
Asus(1043 8585) 0% 31% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1950) 0% 32% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 3378) 0% 31% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 1953) 0% 31% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 1958) 0% 32% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 0952) 0% 31% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 0956) 0% 29% ± 3%
Asus(1043 8557) 0% 31% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8573) 0% 34% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 11A9) 0% 31% ± 1%
Asus(1043 85B2) 0% 31% ± 0%
MSI(1462 3209) 0% 32% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 9379) 0% 34% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 370C) 0% 35% ± 0%
PNY(196E 1139) 0% 32% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 3375) 0% 31% ± 0%
Asus(1043 856A) 0% 30% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1954) 0% 31% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1955) 0% 33% ± 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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10 days ago.

it runs jurrasic world fallen kingdom


Good

12 days ago.

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


Good

21 days ago.

lolololololololololololololololololololololololololololol


Excellent

2 months ago.

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


Good

6 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

2 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


Poor

26 days ago.

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Good

4 months ago.

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


Good

5 months ago.

excellent gpu with really good price/performance ratio


Excellent

4 months ago.

great card serving me good for years


Above average

3 years ago.


Good

10 months ago.

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


Average

7 months ago.

Pretty good before, not very good value today.


Good

24 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

20 months ago.

Very good GPU


Good

1 month 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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