GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 960 vs 930A among all GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

7.4

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 960  based on its benchmarks.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 960

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960

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Significantly better PassMark score 5,813 vs 1,152 More than 5x better PassMark score
Much higher effective memory clock speed 7,012 MHz vs 1,800 MHz Around 4x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher clock speed 1,127 MHz vs 928 MHz More than 20% higher clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 112.2 GB/s vs 14.4 GB/s More than 7.8x higher memory bandwidth
Better floating-point performance 2,308.1 GFLOPS vs 712.7 GFLOPS Around 3.2x better floating-point performance
Higher pixel rate 36.1 GPixel/s vs 7.42 GPixel/s More than 4.8x higher pixel rate
Higher texture rate 72.1 GTexel/s vs 22.27 GTexel/s Around 3.2x higher texture rate
More render output processors 32 vs 8 24 more render output processors
Much higher memory clock speed 1,753 MHz vs 900 MHz Around 95% higher memory clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 1,178 MHz vs 941 MHz More than 25% higher turbo clock speed
More shading units 1,024 vs 384 640 more shading units
More texture mapping units 64 vs 24 40 more texture mapping units
Front view of GeForce 930A

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce 930A

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Significantly lower TDP 33W vs 120W 3.6x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 960 vs 930A

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

Features Key features of the GeForce GTX 960  vs 930A 

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

GeForce GTX 960
112.2 GB/s
GeForce 930A
14.4 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

GeForce GTX 960
36.1 GPixel/s
GeForce 930A
7.42 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

GeForce GTX 960
72.1 GTexel/s
GeForce 930A
22.27 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

GeForce GTX 960
2,308.1 GFLOPS
GeForce 930A
712.7 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

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