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Old 15-01-15, 12:15 PM
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GTX 960 Specifications leaked

Nvidia's Maxwell based GTX 960 has just had it's specifications confirmed online. It also looks like it will be a great overclocker.



Read ore on the GTX 960 Specifications here.

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Old 15-01-15, 01:14 PM
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2gb?

And I thought that was going to be dead this generation. 2gb is not enough imo.
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Old 15-01-15, 01:27 PM
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With 2gb memory and 128bit bus this card is really an overpriced one and simply too weak as a high/mid range vga in 2015 and i can't understand what was the delay for. I thought we get 3/4 gb 256bit vga what is 30% weaker than the 970 for max 200$, but we get this and it will cost more than 255 EURO in my country so it's a fail vga.
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Old 15-01-15, 01:31 PM
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I would be interested to know how this falls in with the 760 more than their comparison to the 660. Is the comparison made due to low numbers of 760 sales or something? Or maybe it is only incrementally better (stock) than the 760 but much better on power consumption?
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Old 15-01-15, 01:32 PM
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So really, it's worse than a 760 I'm glad I sold my 760 before the 960 hype arrived but I wouldn't be upset if I still owned it. 256-bit bus, 4GB, 1152 Cores and it was dead happy to sit at 1300MHz all day long. This is gonna have to be stupendously efficient or cheap to make any sense at all.

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Yeah I'm on a 760 now but this article didn't really make me want to upgrade at all when I read it on Videocardz yesterday and PMed WYP the link
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even if the performance is decent, the memory will hold it back and the inevitable 4gb version will cost too much.

AMD won't need to do that much to stay ahead in the budget sector it seems.
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Stupid question, but despite the low memory... how does it compare to the 970?...
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They 're comparing it to the GTX660? Why not to the 560?
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Should make for an interesting entry-level 1080p gaming card, depending on the price.

2gb vRam is fine for such a card at 1080p - I still run 680's with 2gb vRam yet have managed to "max" games that reportedly need more than that without any obvious issues. A few titles launched recently have proven to be FAR less demanding of vRam than initially reported.

Additionally, I was wondering how well that "half speed" 128 (vs. 265) bit bus will cope? Again, at single monitor 1080p settings I expect it'll be fine. My 680's usually show now more than 40-50% peak memory controller load, which suggests the 256bit bus isn't saturated. A 128bit might run maxed out more, but should hopefully cope. Obviously this is all subject to bus (2.0 or 3.0) and number of lanes of course. It looks from the picture that these GPU's are not meant for SLI unfortunately.

Needless to say this is not going to be a card for 1440/1600p/4k or tri-screen gamers, but doubtless it'll have its place.

I guess we'll see once the cards are in the hands of testers.

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