GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 960 vs 560 Ti among Desktop 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

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

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

7.1

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 960  based on its benchmarks, compute performance and noise and power.

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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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Much better 3DMark 11 graphics score 32,987 vs 4,013 Around 8.2x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Significantly better 3DMark vantage graphics score 32,171 vs 17,648 More than 80% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Better PassMark score 5,813 vs 3,538 Around 65% better PassMark score
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 7,012 MHz vs 4,200 MHz More than 65% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher clock speed 1,127 MHz vs 950 MHz Around 20% higher clock speed
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Much higher battlefield 3 framerate 80 vs 52.5 More than 50% higher battlefield 3 framerate
Higher pixel rate 36.1 GPixel/s vs 15.2 GPixel/s Around 2.5x higher pixel rate
Better floating-point performance 2,308.1 GFLOPS vs 1,459.2 GFLOPS Around 60% better floating-point performance
Better fire strike factor score 57.4 vs 32.93 Around 75% better fire strike factor score
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,753 MHz vs 1,050 MHz More than 65% higher memory clock speed
More shading units 1,024 vs 384 640 more shading units
Better PassMark direct compute score 3,046 vs 1,437 More than 2x better PassMark direct compute score
Lower TDP 120W vs 170W Around 30% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 560 Ti

Reasons to consider the
MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti

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Significantly better 3DMark06 score 16,518 vs 10,767.5 Around 55% better 3DMark06 score
Higher memory bandwidth 134.4 GB/s vs 112.2 GB/s Around 20% higher memory bandwidth

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 960 vs 560 Ti

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960
111.95 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
64.31 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960
69.13 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
30.98 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960
780.9 frames/s
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
813.46 frames/s

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Bioshock Infinite

Battlefield 3

Reviews Word on the street

GeForce GTX 960  vs 560 Ti 

9.0
9.2
Considering the excellent cooling capabilities of the heatsink I see no reason why they didn't clock higher.
GeForce GTX 560 Ti

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