Average Bench: 17.5% (175th of 652)

Based on 63,246 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 139B Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GTX 960M averaged 82.4% 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) 21.1fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 22.2fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 960M is just 6.48%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GTX 960M performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 19.5fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 20fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 63,246 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.8 Lighting 21.1 23
17.1 Reflection 19.5 25.8
16.4 Parallax 20 22.7
17% 20.2 fps
Min Avg Max
21.7 MRender 23.7 24.7
16.5 Gravity 22.2 23.9
0.2 Splatting 15.1 16.9
18% 20.3 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Legend(17AA 3802) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 21.21.13.7667
Lighting 22.5
Reflection 18.5
Parallax 20.7
18% 20.6 fps
MRender 24.3
Gravity 24.2
Splatting 16.7
20% 21.7 fps
Legend(17AA 3978) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 21.21.13.7667
Lighting 22.5
Reflection 18.6
Parallax 20.7
18% 20.6 fps
MRender 24.2
Gravity 23.9
Splatting 16.7
19% 21.6 fps
Legend(17AA 3802) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 27.21.14.5709
Lighting 5.6
Reflection 18.3
Parallax 20.6
4% 14.8 fps
MRender 24.2
Gravity 23.1
Splatting 16.7
19% 21.3 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,593,591 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 63,246 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Dell(1028 0706) 12% 18% ± 1%
Asus(1043 1C5D) 9% 17% ± 2%
Legend(17AA 3802) 9% 17% ± 2%
Legend(17AA 3978) 8% 18% ± 2%
MSI(1462 115A) 7% 17% ± 2%
Dell(1028 06E4) 7% 18% ± 2%
Asus(1043 1D6D) 6% 18% ± 1%
HP(103C 820D) 3% 18% ± 2%
HP(103C 8257) 3% 18% ± 1%
MSI(1462 115B) 3% 17% ± 2%
Asus(1043 185D) 3% 18% ± 1%
Asus(1043 1D3D) 2% 18% ± 1%
Acer(1025 103B) 2% 18% ± 1%
Acer(1025 1039) 2% 15% ± 3%
Asus(1043 1080) 2% 16% ± 4%
Dell(1028 0797) 2% 18% ± 0%
Asus(1043 1D8D) 2% 17% ± 2%
MSI(1462 1139) 1% 18% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 0170) 1% 16% ± 4%
MSI(1462 1107) 1% 17% ± 1%
Dell(1028 06E1) 1% 13% ± 3%
HP(103C 820F) 1% 18% ± 1%
HP(103C 825B) 1% 18% ± 1%
Acer(1025 0926) 1% 18% ± 1%
Dell(1028 0707) 1% 16% ± 3%
Asus(1043 18DD) 1% 16% ± 3%
Asus(1043 186D) 1% 16% ± 3%
Asus(1043 1420) 1% 18% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 0152) 1% 18% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 0150) 1% 18% ± 0%
Asus(1043 177D) 1% 17% ± 2%
Asus(1043 1090) 1% 18% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8671) 1% 18% ± 0%
Acer(1025 091D) 1% 17% ± 2%
Asus(1043 11E0) 1% 15% ± 5%
Asus(1043 86D8) 0% 18% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 1502) 0% 15% ± 5%
Asus(1043 86C6) 0% 18% ± 0%
HP(103C 8258) 0% 18% ± 1%
Asus(1043 1510) 0% 19% ± 1%
HP(103C 2333) 0% 18% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1138) 0% 16% ± 2%
Asus(1043 14E0) 0% 14% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1102) 0% 19% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 1501) 0% 18% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2555) 0% 19% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1109) 0% 18% ± 0%
Device(1D05 1021) 0% 18% ± 0%
Quanta(152D 1097) 0% 10% ± 0%
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 Comments

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Good

1 month ago.

Doesn't thermal throttle a lot


Poor

2 months ago.

nice but needs more power to play ultra but over medium-high is good


Excellent

17 days ago.

My small midget cousin has this in his laptop and he always lags. Poor baby. 1 star


Good

3 months ago.

it can run games at 720p 60fps


Good

3 months ago.

It's my GPU and I've never had any problem running anything so I like it.


Good

9 months ago.

Don't worry if you have this GPU if your laptop has a thunderbolt like my Acer Nitro Black Edition from yesteryears and get an eGPU if you want better gaming. Otherwise, on lower settings, I have been able to play everything I wanted.


Good

22 days ago.

can run many games med setting but only worth under 800USD price anymore money in this card is a waste


Average

3 months ago.

It's a GTX 750 ti with lower TDP.


Good

3 years ago.

It's a 750ti


Average

18 months ago.

decent for gaming and code/game/web development


Good

16 months ago.

It's... alright. Runs pretty much every title on the market at a playable framerate. Amazing for lower end games, and good enough for modern AAA titles. Can cause some throttling to occur though.


Good

14 months ago.

My Graphics Card of my Laptop, Works well - is enough for Unity and not heavy Gaming, but many heavyer Games Need to be on lower Quality or my Laptops goes hot :D


Terrible

20 months ago.

slow


Average

2 years ago.

does the job well, especially when overclocked, but power consumption could be better (don't expect more than 2 hours of gaming on this even with a decent battery), and with just 2gb of VRAM, you might have to lower texture quality on most newer games (though there's a 4gb variant which I'd recommend over the 2gb)


Terrible

22 months ago.

fukn bad


Poor

14 months ago.

It's really obvious that this GPU is outdated. Was a beast, my laptop was one of the best at my high school. Now it's ability is to run 15 fps on 2019 games such as Fortnite Chapter 2.


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