ASUS STRIX GTX 960 Review & Specifications

ASUS NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 STRIX 2GB GDDR5 STRIX-GTX960-DC2OC-2GD5

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ASUS Strix GeForce GTX 960 with factory-overclocked core delivers cool and silent gaming experiences

1291MHz factory-overclocked GPU
1317MHz GPU boost clock in OC mode
DirectCU with 0dB fan technology lets you enjoy light games in complete silence, and hardcore gaming 30% cooler with 3X-quieter performance!
Premium alloys in power delivery components defeat heat for cards that run 15% faster and last 2.5 times longer than reference.
GPU Tweak helps you modify clock speeds, voltages, fan performance and more, all via an intuitive interface.
GPU Tweak with XSplit Gamecaster: Real-time and intuitive GPU clock boost, and live-stream your gameplay instantly

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Specs Overview

Model
  • STRIX-GTX960-DC2OC-2GD5
  • 90YV07N1-M0NA00
Release Date January 2015
GPU Interface PCI-Express x16
GPU Chipset GeForce GTX 960
GPU Memory Size 2GB
GPU Memory Type GDDR5
GPU Clock Rate 1230MHz
GPU Boost Clock Rate 1290MHz
TDP 120W
Fan
Length 8.46" (215mm)
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
DVI-D (Dual Link) 0
DVI-I (Dual Link) 1
DisplayPort 3
HDMI 1
G-SYNC Support
FreeSync Support

Pros

  • Fans turn off in idle and light gaming
  • Very quiet during gaming
  • Excellent cooling system
  • Good overclocking potential
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Great efficiency

Cons

  • Small performance increase over previous generations

Score Pangoly

90

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Critic Reviews

100

As expected ASUS is also amongst NVIDIA's launch partners for their new Maxwell based mid-range graphics cards. In this review we're having a close look at the GTX 960 STRIX, which is ASUS's flagship model for the mid-range market. Therefore it featu ...

84

AMD's competing mid-range line-up is confusing to say the least, with the R9 280 3GB, R9 280X 3GB and R9 285 2GB all offering slightly different specs as well as price and performance figures that overlap one another depending on the game tested and ...

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91

NVIDIA recently launched the GTX 970 and GTX 980 based on its new "Maxwell" architecture, torching the market with an unreal combination of performance, power-draw, and fan-noise, which made them overkill for Full HD. The two can handle any game at Q ...

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  • Graphics Engine

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960

  • Bus Standard

    PCI Express 3.0

  • Video Memory

    GDDR5 2GB

  • Engine Clock

    OC Mode - GPU Boost Clock : 1317 MHZ , GPU Base Clock : 1253 MHz
    Gaming Mode - GPU Boost Clock : 1291 MHZ , GPU Base Clock : 1228 MHz

  • CUDA Core

    1024

  • Memory Clock

    7200 MHz ( GDDR5 )

  • Memory Interface

    128-bit

  • Interface

    DVI Output : Yes x 1 (DVI-I)
    HDMI Output : Yes x 1 (HDMI 2.0)
    Display Port : Yes x 3 (Regular DP)
    HDCP Support : Yes

  • Accessories

    1 x DVI to VGA adaptor
    1 x STRIX Laser Sticker

  • Software

    ASUS GPU Tweak & Driver

  • Dimensions

    8.47 " x 4.77 " x 1.61 " Inch
    21.52 x 12.12 x4.09 Centimeter

  • Note

    • To have the best cooling performance, ASUS STRIX-GTX960-DC2OC-2GD5 extends the fansink to 2 slots. Please double check you Chassis and Motherboard dimension prior to purchase to make sure it fits in your system!
    • Note that the actual boost clock will vary depending on actual system conditions. For more information, please visit https://www.geforce.com/

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