Nvidia Launches The GeForce  GTX 950 For $ 159

True to what we had earlier reported , Nvidia has launched its budget friendly card today , the GeForce GTX 950 featuring Maxwell V2.


The Maxwell based GeForce GTX 950 is NVIDIA’s newest entry in the sub-$200 range and competes with AMD’s R7 370 , and features huge improvements over its predecessors the Fermi 650 and Maxwell V1 750.
The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 is based on the GM206-250-A1 graphics core which is a cut down SKU of the full GM206 GPU. The card features features six SMM units that house 768 CUDA Cores, 48 texture mapping units and 32 raster operation units. The card comes with a core clock of 1024 MHz and 1188 MHz boost. On the memory side, the 950 will feature 2 GB of GDDR5 VRAM that operates along a 128-bit bus, running at 6.6 GHz and a maximum bandwidth output of 105.6 GB/s. The GTX 950 has a 90W TDP and will need a 6 pin connector.

GTX 960GTX 950GTX 750 TiGTX 650 Ti
CUDA Cores1024768640768
Texture Units64484064
Core Clock1126MHz1024MHz1020MHz925MHz
Boost Clock1178MHz1188MHz1085MHzN/A
Memory Clock7GHz GDDR56.6GHz GDDR55.4GHz GDDR55.4GHz GDDR5
Memory Bus Width128-bit128-bit128-bit128-bit
FP641/32 FP321/32 FP321/32 FP321/24 FP32
ArchitectureMaxwell 2Maxwell 2Maxwell 1Kepler
Transistor Count2.94B2.94B1.87B2.54B
Manufacturing ProcessTSMC 28nmTSMC 28nmTSMC 28nmTSMC 28nm
Launch Date01/22/1508/20/1502/18/1410/09/12
Launch Price$199$159$149$149

The launch price for the NVidia GeForce 950 is $ 159 and is aimed at the 1080p gaming and MOBA gaming crowd according to Nvidia.

Suvoparno Banerjee

Student , Gamer , Blogger , Audiophile .

Suvoparno Banerjee
News Reporter
Student , Gamer , Blogger , Audiophile .
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