Average Bench: 26.3% (107th of 622)

Based on 67,594 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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Very poor average bench

The Nvidia GTX 950 averaged 73.6% 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) 104fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 94.7fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 950 is just 5.89%. 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) 86.1fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 97.4fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 67,594 samples)
Min Avg Max
89.6 Lighting 104 118
77.3 Reflection 86.1 94.5
86.4 Parallax 97.4 111
26.6% 96 fps
Min Avg Max
73.2 MRender 77.2 81.6
84.8 Gravity 94.7 104
65.7 Splatting 72.4 80.1
25.9% 81.4 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Lighting 102
Reflection 83.8
Parallax 94.4
26% 93.6 fps
MRender 74.8
Gravity 91.6
Splatting 70.9
25% 79.1 fps
Gigabyte(1458 36C3) 2GB
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 431.36
Lighting 93.3
Reflection 84
Parallax 93.9
24% 90.4 fps
MRender 73.3
Gravity 93.6
Splatting 71.8
25% 79.6 fps
Asus(1043 8586) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 399.24
Lighting 95
Reflection 77.6
Parallax 87.3
24% 86.6 fps
MRender 77.5
Gravity 84.5
Splatting 0.1
19% 54 fps
Asus(1043 8558) 2GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 440.97
Lighting 59.8
Reflection 59.8
Parallax 59.8
16% 59.8 fps
MRender 59.8
Gravity 59.8
Splatting 59.8
18% 59.8 fps
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,503,213 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 67,594 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $165 @ launch in Aug '15)
Asus(1043 8554) 11% 27% ± 1%
Asus GTX 950 2GB STRIX GAMING
STRIX-GTX950-DC2OC-2GD5-GAMING
EbayUS $904 mins
OutletPCUS $19323 months
AmazonUS $40025 mins
MSI(1462 8C92) 8% 25% ± 1%
MSI GTX 950 2GB OC
GTX 950 2GD5 OC
Gigabyte(1458 36C3) 8% 26% ± 1%
MSI(1462 3208) 7% 27% ± 1%
MSI GTX 950 2GB GAMING
GTX 950 GAMING 2G
Gigabyte(1458 36C5) 7% 27% ± 1%
Gigabyte GTX 950 2GB Windforce
GV-N950WF2OC-2GD
AmazonUS $28014 months
EVGA(3842 2951) 6% 28% ± 1%
EVGA GTX 950 2GB SC
02G-P4-2951-KR
Zotac(19DA 1376) 5% 27% ± 2%
Zotac GTX 950 2GB
ZT-90601-10L
AmazonUS $26120 months
Zotac GTX 950 2GB OC
ZT-90602-10M
AmazonUS $27917 months
Zotac GTX 950 2GB AMP!
ZT-90603-10M
AmazonUS $1762 years
Asus(1043 8569) 4% 26% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2956) 4% 28% ± 1%
Asus(1043 86DC) 3% 25% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 1402) 3% 25% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2957) 3% 28% ± 1%
EVGA GTX 950 2GB SSC ACX
02G-P4-2957-KR
OutletPCUS $24818 months
AmazonUS $33025 mins
EVGA(3842 2959) 3% 28% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2958) 2% 28% ± 1%
EVGA GeForce GTX 950 2GB ACX 2.0
02G-P4-2958-KR
AmazonUS $17016 months
OutletPCUS $1782 years
Asus(1043 8553) 2% 25% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 3376) 2% 25% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 36C7) 2% 29% ± 1%
Gigabyte GTX 950 2GB XTREME
GV-N950XTREME-2GD
AmazonUS $1772 years
Asus(1043 8555) 1% 25% ± 0%
PNY(196E 139F) 1% 26% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8581) 1% 23% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 2376) 1% 30% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 1139) 1% 27% ± 2%
Asus(1043 858D) 1% 23% ± 1%
HP(103C 82DF) 1% 23% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8557) 1% 26% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 1409) 1% 26% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 3378) 1% 26% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 36D5) 1% 26% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 36D9) 1% 24% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8586) 1% 24% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8573) 0% 28% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1950) 0% 26% ± 2%
Dell(1028 1139) 0% 25% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 36DF) 0% 27% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8558) 0% 26% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3705) 0% 23% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 11A9) 0% 25% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 36D4) 0% 25% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 0956) 0% 24% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 0958) 0% 24% ± 0%
MSI(1462 3209) 0% 27% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 370C) 0% 28% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0000) 0% 25% ± 0%
PNY(196E 13A1) 0% 26% ± 0%
PNY(196E 1139) 0% 25% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1955) 0% 26% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1956) 0% 26% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1952) 0% 24% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 1402) 0% 25% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1953) 0% 26% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 6.0

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $218

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 Comments

Added 4 years ago.

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22 days ago.

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


Poor

21 days ago.

ya


Good

1 month ago.

i saw the comparison and gtx 950 is wayyyyy better


Good

4 months ago.

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


Good

17 days ago.

lolololololololololololololololololololololololololololol


Poor

1 month ago.

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


Excellent

7 days ago.

Runs perfectly in any games!


Good

19 days ago.

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


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


Good

1 month 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

14 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

7 days ago.

ใช้ได้เลยคับ


Good

2 months ago.

Premiere Pro performance is way better than RX 580


Poor

4 months ago.

excellent gpu with really good price/performance ratio


Good

9 months ago.

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


Poor

8 months ago.

Getting a little outdated, doesnt run games smoothly anymore


Excellent

16 months ago.

great card serving me good for years


Above average

4 years ago.


Good

9 months ago.

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


Good

1 month ago.

E


Average

19 months ago.

Pretty good before, not very good value today.


Poor

5 months 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

13 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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