GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 960 vs 745 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

7.2

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 

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

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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 2,167 Around 2.8x better PassMark score
Much higher effective memory clock speed 7,012 MHz vs 1,800 MHz Around 4x higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 112.2 GB/s vs 28.8 GB/s Around 4x higher memory bandwidth
Better floating-point performance 2,308.1 GFLOPS vs 793.3 GFLOPS Around 3x better floating-point performance
Higher clock speed 1,127 MHz vs 1,033 MHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Higher texture rate 72.1 GTexel/s vs 24.79 GTexel/s Around 3x higher texture rate
Higher pixel rate 36.1 GPixel/s vs 16.53 GPixel/s Around 2.2x higher pixel rate
Significantly better fire strike factor score 57.4 vs 27.8 More than 2x better fire strike factor score
Much higher memory clock speed 1,753 MHz vs 900 MHz Around 95% higher memory clock speed
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Better ocean surface simulation score 780.9 frames/s vs 335.34 frames/s More than 2.2x better ocean surface simulation score
More shading units 1,024 vs 384 640 more shading units
More texture mapping units 64 vs 24 40 more texture mapping units
Better PassMark direct compute score 3,046 vs 1,048 Around 3x better PassMark direct compute score
Higher turbo clock speed 1,178 MHz vs 1,085 MHz Around 10% higher turbo clock speed
Front view of GeForce GTX 745

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 745

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More memory 4,096 MB vs 2,048 MB 2x more memory
Lower TDP 55W vs 120W 2.2x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 960 vs 745

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960
111.95 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 745
96.34 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960
69.13 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 745
24.01 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960
780.9 frames/s
GeForce GTX 745
335.34 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960
710.39 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 745
307.1 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960
3.92 frames/s
GeForce GTX 745
1.6 frames/s

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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