NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M Benchmark

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M GPU benchmark, specs and release date - NVIDIA Graphics card rating. How good is the GeForce GTX 950M for gaming?

GPU Benchmark Score

12 %
Average score from 4 samples
Medium uncertainty

Ranked 222nd out of 526 in the GPU Database. Tests performed at 1920 x 1080 resolution.

Benchmark Average 10% Low 1% Low
Flux Core
Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes
12 FPS 7 FPS 7 FPS
Electron
Randomly generated noise sphere test
12 FPS 9 FPS 9 FPS
City
Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering
12 FPS 8 FPS 6 FPS
Clouds
Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test
12 FPS 11 FPS 10 FPS

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Geekbench (CUDA)
Geekbench (CUDA)
Geekbench (OpenCL)
Geekbench (OpenCL)
Geekbench (Vulkan)
Geekbench (Vulkan)
9,777 10,170 9,069

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GPU Comparison

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more GPUs with our GPU Comparison Tool.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
62 %
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
35 %
NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030
12 %
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M
12 %
NVIDIA GeForce MX130
7 %
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650
5 %
AMD Radeon 6600M
2 %

Specifications

Core Clock 993 MHz
Boost Clock 1124 MHz
Memory Type DDR3
Bus Width 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth 28.8 GB/s
TDP 75 W
Release Date 2015-03-13
PCIe Revision 3.0
DirectX Support 12
OpenGL Support 4.6
Pixel Rate 18 Gigapixels/s
Texture Rate 45 Gigatexels/s
Shading Units 640
Texture Mapping Units 40
Render Output Processors 16

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M

The GeForce GTX 950M is a GPU from NVIDIA released in 2015. This chip has an average gaming score at 12% in our GPU benchmark.

It has a total memory bandwidth of 28 GB/s. The memory bus has a width of 128 bits.

In terms of clock speed, the GeForce GTX 950M GPU core runs at a frequency of 993 MHz and if power and temperature permits, it can boost up to 1124 MHz. The core clock is directly related to the performance of a GPU, the higher the clock, the more processing can be done per second. A higher clock does not guarantee better performance by itself, this also depends on the number of shading units and other elements of the pipeline.

The performance specs of the GeForce GTX 950M are this NVIDIA GPU has a pixel rate of 18 Gigapixels/s, the number of pixels the GPU is capable of outputting every second. Furthermore, it has a texture fill rate of 45 Gigatexels/s, the number of pixels the GPU can renderer per second.

As for rendering API support, the GeForce GTX 950M supports up to DirectX 12. In addition, in cross-platform titles, OpenGL 4.6 features are supported. Newer APIs are usually more efficient, allowing for better performance in games and better graphical effects.

The raw technical specs of the GeForce GTX 950M are: 640 total shading units (general purpose parallel cores capable of processing different aspects of the graphics pipeline), 40 texture mapping units (specialised processors for texture operations, this determines the texture rate) and 16 render output processors or units (the final step in the rendering pipeline, responsible for rasterising the image)

Power and thermals for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 75 watts. This measures the amount of heat the GPU produces when running at 100%. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's a good estimate.

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