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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960

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The Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 is a desktop graphics card of the upper middle class. It is based on the GM206 Maxwell chip that is produced in 28nm. The GTX960 offers 1024 shader cores, 64 TMUs and 32 ROPs (no deactivated units of the chip). The graphics memory is usually 2 or 4 GB GDDR5 (7 GHz effective clock) connected with a 128 Bit interface. 

On average the gaming performance is on a level with the AMD Radeon R9 280 and R9 285. Compared to laptop graphics cards, the 960 is slightly faster than a mobile Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M. The 970M offers more shader cores, but at a lower clock speed. The similar named GeForce GTX 960M for notebooks offers only 640 shader cores and a slightly lower core clock. The performance of the GTX 960 should be suffice for most games in full HD resolution. In our benchmarks only GTA 5 and The Witcher 3 achieved below 30 fps on average (see below for detailed benchmarks).

The GM206 supports CUDA, 3D Vision, PhysX, GeForce Experience, Surround, GameStream, GPU Boost 2.0, Adaptive Vertical Sync / G-SYNC, SLI, DSR, MFAA and Virtual Reality latency improvements. The GTX 960 also includes a H.265 capable de- and encoder as a first.

The power consumption of the GTX 960 on the desktop without load is around 10 Watt and on a similar level to the AMD counterparts. During gaming the 960 reaches around 85-100 Watt (depending on the model) which is a lot less than e.g. the Radeon R9 285 (around 170 Watt) - source tomshardware.com

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)

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The Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 SLI is a high-end DirectX 12-compatible graphics solution for laptops, consisting of two GeForce GTX 980 cards. Each card has a 28 nm GM204 GPU based on the Maxwell architecture with similar specifications as the desktop GeForce GTX 980. The clocks for the SLI-setup are usually identical to a single GTX 980.

With SLI, each card renders a single frame (AFR mode). Therefore, it may suffer from micro-stuttering in low fps ranges of 30 fps. This happens because of different time-spans between two frames (e.g., irregular delays between sequential frames).

The performance is on a level with the two desktop GTX 980 cards in SLI. Due to the different cooling solutions, the long-term performance may be slightly lower compared to a well cooled desktop, but Nvidia assures there will only be small degrades in performance. As with all SLI combinations, the performance depends on the driver support for the used benchmark and game. In our tests with an MSI GT80S, the 980 SLI was the fastest graphics solution for laptops. The 980M SLI was 17% slower, a single 980 26% slower. Therefore, the 980 SLI for laptops offers enough performance for all demanding games from 2015 in high details and 4K resolution.

The core features are also the same as the desktop 980, so expect support for DirectX 12 (FL 12_1). There will be no support for the new H.265 video engine as found on the desktop GTX 950.

The power consumption of a single card is a lot higher than other mobile graphics cards like the GeForce GTX 980M (100 Watt TDP). According to Nvidia, the TDP of the reference design is still 165 Watt like in the desktop version. So, the TDP of the SLI combination may be as high as 330 Watt. Therefore, only big laptops with efficient cooling methods can house the GeForce GTX980 for laptops.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)
ManufacturerNVIDIANVIDIA
GeForce GTX 900 Series
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop) 4096 @ 1.13 - 1.23 GHz256 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 980 Ti compare 2816 @ 1 - 1.2 GHz256 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GTX 980 compare 2048 @ 1.13 - 1.22 GHz256 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop) compare 2048 @ 1.13 - 1.23 GHz256 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 970 compare 1664 @ 1.05 - 1.18 GHz224 + 32 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 960 1024 @ 1.13 - 1.18 GHz128 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 950 compare 768 @ 1.02 - 1.19 GHz128 Bit @ 3300 MHz
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop) 4096 @ 1.13 - 1.23 GHz256 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 980 Ti compare 2816 @ 1 - 1.2 GHz256 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GTX 980 compare 2048 @ 1.13 - 1.22 GHz256 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop) compare 2048 @ 1.13 - 1.23 GHz256 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 970 compare 1664 @ 1.05 - 1.18 GHz224 + 32 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 960 1024 @ 1.13 - 1.18 GHz128 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 950 compare 768 @ 1.02 - 1.19 GHz128 Bit @ 3300 MHz
CodenameGM206N16E-GXX SLI
ArchitectureMaxwellMaxwell
Pipelines1024 - unified4096 - unified
Core Speed1127 - 1178 (Boost) MHz1126 - 1228 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed3500 MHz3500 MHz
Memory Bus Width128 Bit256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory4096 MB2x 8192 MB
Shared Memorynono
DirectXDirectX 12DirectX 12_1
Transistors2940 Million10400 Million
technology28 nm28 nm
FeaturesCUDA, 3D Vision, PhysX, GeForce Experience, Surround, GameStream, GPU Boost 2.0, Adaptive Vertical Sync, G-SYNC, SLI, H.265 Decoder/EncoderCUDA, 3D Vision, PhysX, GeForce Experience, Surround, GameStream, GPU Boost 2.0, Adaptive Vertical Sync, G-SYNC, SLI
Date of Announcement22.01.2015 22.09.2015
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-...
Notebook Sizelarge

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - GeForce GTX 960
32.8 pt (35%)
Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)
66.1 pt (71%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
310860 Points (48%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
240789 Points (33%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
min: 16785     avg: 19250     median: 19250 (26%)     max: 21715 Points
min: 32522     avg: 33811     median: 33811 (45%)     max: 35100 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
min: 49088     avg: 49918     median: 49917.5 (25%)     max: 50747 Points
min: 147015     avg: 155239     median: 155238 (77%)     max: 163462 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
min: 6547     avg: 6699     median: 6698.5 (17%)     max: 6850 Points
min: 17165     avg: 18339     median: 18339 (47%)     max: 19513 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
min: 7912     avg: 7916     median: 7915.5 (16%)     max: 7919 Points
min: 23351     avg: 25453     median: 25453 (50%)     max: 27555 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
min: 284250     avg: 305784     median: 305784 (41%)     max: 327317 Points
min: 422037     avg: 440931     median: 440930 (59%)     max: 459824 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 9571     avg: 9876     median: 9875.5 (23%)     max: 10180 Points
min: 20055     avg: 21341     median: 21341 (50%)     max: 22627 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
min: 10683     avg: 10768     median: 10767.5 (18%)     max: 10852 Points
min: 30045     avg: 33169     median: 33169 (54%)     max: 36293 Points
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. total
30751 Points (30%)
3DM Vant. Perf. total + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)
47704 Points (47%)
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX
32171 Points (29%)
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)
60089 Points (55%)
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
3DMark 06
32987 Points (61%)
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)
35639 Points (66%)
SPECviewperf 12
specvp12 sw-03 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 sw-03
39.2 fps (17%)
specvp12 sw-03 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)
50.8 fps (22%)
specvp12 snx-02 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 snx-02
4.6 fps (2%)
specvp12 snx-02 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)
6.1 fps (2%)
specvp12 showcase-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 showcase-01
37.2 fps (15%)
specvp12 showcase-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)
61.2 fps (25%)
specvp12 mediacal-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 mediacal-01
22.3 fps (14%)
specvp12 mediacal-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)
30.2 fps (18%)
specvp12 maya-04 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 maya-04
66 fps (28%)
specvp12 maya-04 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)
88.9 fps (38%)
specvp12 energy-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 energy-01
0.9 fps (2%)
specvp12 energy-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)
6.8 fps (18%)
specvp12 creo-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 creo-01
25.4 fps (14%)
specvp12 creo-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)
35.4 fps (20%)
specvp12 catia-04 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 catia-04
35 fps (12%)
specvp12 catia-04 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)
52.2 fps (18%)
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit)
min: 6776     avg: 6784     median: 6783.5 (32%)     max: 6791
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit
min: 66.33     avg: 67.6     median: 67.6 (29%)     max: 68.81 fps
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)
min: 79.2     avg: 82.6     median: 82.6 (35%)     max: 85.93 fps
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit
min: 119.85     avg: 120     median: 120 (34%)     max: 120.05 fps
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop)
min: 117.93     avg: 126     median: 125.9 (35%)     max: 133.78 fps
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit
99.6 % (100%)
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16
526 fps (4%)
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan Offscreen
264 fps (29%)
382 fps (42%)
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan
59.7 fps (16%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - LuxMark v2.0 Room GPU
1179 Samples/s (12%)
3660 Samples/s (37%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - LuxMark v2.0 Sala GPU
1836 Samples/s (6%)
5814 Samples/s (19%)
ComputeMark v2.1 - ComputeMark v2.1 Result
5743 (12%)
8892 (19%)

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 → 100% n=24

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop) → 212% n=24

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
159.9  fps
123%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
197.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
111.8  fps
130%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
145.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
55.7  fps
223%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
124.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
50  fps
239%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
119.3  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
17.1  fps
282%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
48.3  fps
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
266.7  fps
112%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
299.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
206.6  fps
145%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
299.8  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
115.7  fps
259%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
299.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
66.9  fps
445%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
297.4  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
38.6  fps
370%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
143  fps
Doom

Doom

2016
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
142.8  fps
135%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
192.7  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
126.8  fps
150%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
189.8  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
74  fps
228%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
168.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
68  fps
236%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
160.3  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
21.6  fps
325%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
70.3  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
118.2  fps
113%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
133.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
104.6  fps
117%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
122.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
68.8  fps
176%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
121.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
51.6  fps
180%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
93.1  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
21.4  fps
351%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
75.1  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
73.3  fps
116%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
84.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
71.6  fps
111%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
79.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
37.1  fps
194%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
72  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
36  fps
196%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
70.6  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
18.7  fps
292%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
54.6  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
122.6  fps
184%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
226  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
91.7  fps
207%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
189.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
45  fps
281%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
126.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
33.9  fps
297%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
100.6  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
16.6  fps
332%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
55.1  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
115  fps
85%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
98  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
60  fps
162%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
97  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
53  fps
162%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
86  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
37  fps
230%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
85  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
16  fps
350%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
56  fps
XCOM 2

XCOM 2

2016
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
90  fps
144%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
129.6  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
56.9  fps
192%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
109.5  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
35.6  fps
303%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
108  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
16.7  fps
359%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
59.9  fps
4K 3840x2160
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
39  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
112.6  fps
95%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
107.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
71.3  fps
133%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
95  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
43.7  fps
217%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
94.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
36.1  fps
261%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
94.4  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
17  fps
358%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
60.9  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
248.5  fps
113%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
279.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
163.6  fps
142%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
232.2  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
90.2  fps
167%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
150.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
64.5  fps
211%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
136.4  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
27.2  fps
185%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
50.2  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
98  fps
161%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
158  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
94.1  fps
157%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
147.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
60.3  fps
154%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
92.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
52.6  fps
151%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
79.3  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
21.6  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
196.9  fps
82%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
161.7  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
144.9  fps
104%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
150.6  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
70.1  fps
163%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
114.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
60.8  fps
182%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
110.4  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
21.2  fps
295%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
62.6  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
82.3  fps
115%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
94.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
70.3  fps
133%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
93.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
47.3  fps
180%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
85.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
18.9  fps
184%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
34.8  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
16.5  fps
228%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
37.7  fps
Fallout 4

Fallout 4

2015
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
163.6  fps
116%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
189.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
103.4  fps
178%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
183.8  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
56.7  fps
263%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
149.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
44.8  fps
290%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
129.9  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
18.5  fps
301%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
55.6  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
146.2  fps
120%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
175.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
117.3  fps
144%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
169.2  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
63.6  fps
240%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
152.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
55.8  fps
274%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
152.7  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
20.4  fps
298%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
60.8  fps
Anno 2205

Anno 2205

2015
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
175.2  fps
97%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
170.1  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
124.7  fps
126%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
157.1  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
57  fps
154%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
88  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
20.6  fps
153%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
31.5  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
20.9  fps
169%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
35.4  fps
FIFA 16

FIFA 16

2015
low 1280x720
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
357.3  fps
high 1366x768
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
319.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
266.4  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
72  fps
165%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
118.6  fps
low 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
183.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
147.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
125.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
110.8  fps
4K 3840 x 2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
36.4  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
59.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
59.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
59.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
59.9  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
28.2  fps
Mad Max

Mad Max

2015
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
172.4  fps
161%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
277  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
89.2  fps
275%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
244.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
80.5  fps
287%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
230.8  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
27.6  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
97  fps
165%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
160  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
88  fps
168%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
148  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
56  fps
171%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
96  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
37  fps
173%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
64  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
18  fps
178%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
32  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
142.8  fps
189%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
270.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
86.6  fps
235%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
203.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
49.8  fps
265%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
131.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
27.7  fps
267%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
74  fps
4K 3840x2160
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
51.2  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
441.4  fps
89%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
394  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
180.3  fps
99%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
178.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
130.9  fps
105%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
137.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
61.3  fps
203%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
124.4  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
47.1  fps
182%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
85.6  fps
GTA V

GTA V

2015
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
147.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
146.1  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
69.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
28.3  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
163.1  fps
122%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
198.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
157.2  fps
126%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
197.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
95.8  fps
204%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
195.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
58.3  fps
302%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
176.1  fps
Evolve

Evolve

2015
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
159.4  fps
172%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
274.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
117.9  fps
191%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
225.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
65.6  fps
303%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
199  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
57.1  fps
311%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
177.8  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
125.7  fps
157%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
197.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
109.4  fps
172%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
187.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
58.4  fps
273%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
159.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
38.6  fps
320%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
123.5  fps
Far Cry 4

Far Cry 4

2014
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
113.6  fps
121%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
137.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
112.2  fps
122%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
136.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
65.8  fps
183%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
120.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
50.4  fps
225%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
113.6  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
97.1  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
75.8  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
47.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
21.3  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
229.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
139.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
94.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
55.3  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
167.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
131  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
90.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
77.1  fps
F1 2014

F1 2014

2014
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
117  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
118  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
118  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
114  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
67.1  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
64.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
54  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
49.2  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
275  fps
103%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
284.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
217  fps
124%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
269.1  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
113.3  fps
211%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
238.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
80.9  fps
229%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
185.4  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
194.7  fps
117%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
227.8  fps
med. 1344x756
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
131.8  fps
154%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
203  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
71.8  fps
259%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
186.1  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
48.6  fps
331%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
160.9  fps
Fifa 15

Fifa 15

2014
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
332.8  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
259.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
210.6  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
103.3  fps
Sims 4

Sims 4

2014
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
178.8  fps
107%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
191.7  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
141.3  fps
122%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
172.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
107  fps
135%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
144.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
98.3  fps
141%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
138.4  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
327.5  fps
104%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
342  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
173.4  fps
110%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
191.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
149.1  fps
104%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
155.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
85.5  fps
167%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
142.9  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
89.7  fps
118%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
106  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
76.4  fps
123%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
94.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
52.8  fps
149%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
78.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
34.4  fps
201%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
69.3  fps
Thief

Thief

2014
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
108.6  fps
121%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
131.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
100.9  fps
130%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
130.8  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
91  fps
143%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
130.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
50.6  fps
225%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
113.8  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
198.8  fps
100%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
199.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
193.2  fps
103%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
199.5  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
147.5  fps
135%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
198.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
58  fps
305%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
176.8  fps
4K 3840x2160
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
91.6  fps
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
118.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
117.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
116.9  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
111.2  fps
140%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
155.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
106.4  fps
142%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
151.2  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
95.9  fps
150%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
143.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
56.8  fps
197%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
111.9  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
279.2  fps
105%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
293.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
208.9  fps
124%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
259.7  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
185.4  fps
130%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
241.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
75.8  fps
235%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
178.1  fps
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
484.4  fps
113%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
548  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
301.2  fps
173%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
520.8  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
187.5  fps
270%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
506.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
89.1  fps
311%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
276.9  fps
Crysis 3

Crysis 3

2013
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
139.7  fps
117%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
163.7  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
123.9  fps
119%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
147.9  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
91.7  fps
140%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
128  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
36.1  fps
254%
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop):
91.7  fps

Average Gaming NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 → 100%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 100%

Average Gaming NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop) → 189%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 255%

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