GTX 960M with i7-870 benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings

In terms of cost, pricing clearly is a genuine issue here and the price of GTX 960M is simply ridiculous. This combination between GTX 960M and Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz has less than 15% bottleneck in many games and can cause minor FPS loss. This combination between GTX 960M and Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. With current 4096 MB RAM, the GTX 960M can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

 GTX 960M with i7-870 benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
Price $ 1,066.0
Year 2015
Maximum Recorded Temperature 75C
Max Fan Noise 40dB
Recommended Power Supply 75W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz ($309.95) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS -9.1 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -30.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 18.5 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 13.3 FPS
Average 4K Performance 7.7 FPS
Memory 4 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 57.6
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 80.2
4K Cost Per Frame $ 138.4
Series GTX 960M
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Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
10
16.0
2019 Anthem
6
10.3
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
9
15.1
2019 Resident Evil 2
12
20.3
2019 Metro Exodus
5
9.0
2019 World War Z
10
16.6
2019 Gears of War 5
8
13.2
2019 F1 2019
10
16.5
2019 GreedFall
9
14.9
2019 Borderlands 3
6
10.4
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
12
20.1
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
4
7.8
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
7
12.1
2018 Forza Horizon 4
10
16.9
2018 Fallout 76
12
19.6
2018 Hitman 2
9
15.1
2018 Just Cause 4
8
13.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
8
14.0
2018 Strange Brigade
13
21.2
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
8
13.8
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
10
17.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
11
18.1
2017 For Honor
15
24.1
2017 Project CARS 2
10
17.1
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
13
20.7
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
6
10.7
2016 Hitman
9
14.5
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
12
20.4
2016 The Division
9
15.4
2016 Overwatch
16
26.4
2016 Dishonored 2
7
12.5
2015 DiRT Rally
17
27.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
10
15.9
2015 The Witcher 3
9
14.6
2015 Total War: Attila
8
13.3
2015 Rocket League
44
70.3
2015 Need For Speed
12
19.5
2015 Project CARS
11
18.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
21
34.2
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
13
21.7
2014 GRID Autosport
19
31.4
2014 Shadow of Mordor
12
19.2
2014 The Talos Principle
15
24.5
2013 Crysis 3
11
17.4
2013 Battlefield 4
14
22.6
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
30
48.2
2009 League of Legends
57
90.5

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
7
11.9
2019 Anthem
5
8.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
7
11.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
8
13.7
2019 Metro Exodus
4
7.1
2019 World War Z
7
12.2
2019 Gears of War 5
6
9.5
2019 F1 2019
7
11.7
2019 GreedFall
6
10.7
2019 Borderlands 3
4
7.3
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
9
14.5
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
4
6.4
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
6
9.5
2018 Forza Horizon 4
9
14.2
2018 Hitman 2
6
9.8
2018 Just Cause 4
6
9.7
2018 Monster Hunter: World
6
9.8
2018 Strange Brigade
9
14.7
2018 Battlefield V
9
14.7
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
6
10.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
7
11.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
8
13.1
2017 For Honor
8
14.0
2017 Project CARS 2
7
12.1
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
11
18.7
2016 Overwatch
11
18.4
2016 Dishonored 2
6
10.7
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
6
9.7
2015 Total War: Attila
5
7.9
2015 Rocket League
19
30.2
2015 Need For Speed
9
15.1
2015 Project CARS
9
14.3
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
14
22.1
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
9
14.4
2014 GRID Autosport
14
23.6
2014 Shadow of Mordor
6
10.9
2014 The Talos Principle
10
17.2
2013 Crysis 3
9
15.7
2013 Battlefield 4
8
14.0
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
25
40.2
2009 League of Legends
31
50.3

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
4
7.1
2019 Anthem
2
4.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
3
6.2
2019 Resident Evil 2
4
6.7
2019 Metro Exodus
2
4.4
2019 World War Z
4
7.1
2019 Gears of War 5
3
6.0
2019 F1 2019
4
7.4
2019 GreedFall
2
4.4
2019 Borderlands 3
2
3.8
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
5
8.6
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
2
4.0
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
3
6.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
5
9.3
2018 Hitman 2
3
5.8
2018 Just Cause 4
3
5.0
2018 Monster Hunter: World
2
4.7
2018 Strange Brigade
5
8.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
3
5.8
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
3
5.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
5
9.0
2017 For Honor
4
7.1
2017 Project CARS 2
6
10.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
9
15.7
2016 Overwatch
5
9.3
2016 Dishonored 2
5
8.5
2015 Rocket League
8
14.0
2015 Need For Speed
6
10.0
2015 Project CARS
6
10.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
6
10.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
23
36.2
2009 League of Legends
12
20.1
GTX 960M with i7-870 at 1080p and Ultra Quality settings
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GTX 960M Specifications

GTX 960M Board Design

Board NumberE2704 SKU 10
OutputsNo outputs
Slot WidthMXM Module
TDP75 W

GTX 960M Clock Speeds

Boost Clock1176 MHz
GPU Clock1097 MHz
Memory Clock1253 MHz 5012 MHz effective

GTX 960M Graphics Card

Bus InterfaceMXM-B (3.0)
GenerationGeForce 900M
ProductionActive
Release DateMar 13th, 2015

GTX 960M Graphics Features

CUDA5.0
DirectX12.0 (11_0)
OpenCL1.2
OpenGL4.6
Shader Model5.1
Vulkan1.1.103

GTX 960M Graphics Processor

ArchitectureMaxwell
Die Size148 mm²
FoundryTSMC
GPU NameGM107
GPU VariantN16P-GX-A1
Process Size28 nm
Transistors1,870 million

GTX 960M Memory

Bandwidth80.19 GB/s
Memory Bus128 bit
Memory Size4 GB
Memory TypeGDDR5

GTX 960M Render Config

L1 Cache64 KB (per SMM)
L2 Cache2 MB
ROPs16
SMM Count5
Shading Units640
TMUs40

GTX 960M Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance1.505 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance47.04 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate18.82 GPixel/s
Texture Rate47.04 GTexel/s

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