As expected, today NVIDIA announced its new graphics card GeForce GTX 950, which comes to stand up to the AMD Radeon R9 370 at the middle / low end ground. The GTX 950 is gone for users who just need to play games with the ease Graphics cards that can convey playable execution in a wide cluster of games at Full HD 1080p resolution, which keeping the cost as low as would be prudent in the sub-$200 US range.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 Graphics Card, Play latest Games at only $159 US
The GeForce GTX 950 GPU uses GM206 with 768 CUDA Cores, 48 TMUs and 32 ROPs with 2/4 GB of GDDR5 memory @ 6608 MHz Supported memory interface of 128 bits getting a bandwidth of 106 GB / s with a TDP of 90W, enough to be slightly faster than the Radeon R9 370, which is why AMD is finalizing the launch of its R9 370x, which will be the rival of GTX 950 Ti. Display ports on the card will include the reference Maxwell configuration that includes three Display Port, one HDMI 2.0 and one DVI connector.
Regarding the speed of the GPU, will depend on the model you choose, as you will see below, this model will be available from today to hand a variety of assemblers, all with a different cooling system and levels of overclock.
The official suggested retail price of $159 US (the price will vary according to the AIB partner), a price slightly higher compared to the R9 370, although its performance is also slightly higher and also less demanding power consumption.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 Review Round-Up:
- MSI GTX 950 Gaming SLI Review @ Guru3D
- EVGA GTX 950 FTW Review @ HiTechLegion
- NVIDIA GTX 950 Review @ PCperspective
- EVGA GTX 950 FTW Review @ HardwareCanucks
- ASUS/EVGA/MSI GTX 950 Review @ Computerbase
- ASUS GTX 950 STRIX Review @ Guru3D
- Palit GTX 950 Storm Review @ Guru3D
- ZOTAC GTX 950 AMP! Review @ Techpowerup
- Gigabyte GTX 950 OC Review @ Techpowerup
- EVGA GTX 950 SSC Review @ Techpowerup