GeForce 9800 GTX+ vs GeForce GTX 950

GeForce 9800 GTX+
Memory: 512Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 16 Jan 2009
GeForce 9800 GTX+
GeForce GTX 950[+]
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 20 Aug 2015
GeForce GTX 950
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Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce 9800 GTX+
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 950
    527%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce 9800 GTX+

Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.
PhysX support, however PhysX performance on newest games may be poor.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 950

51 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce 9800 GTX+ .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 427% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

GeForce GTX 950

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 950

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce 9800 GTX+GeForce GTX 950
GPU NameG92B (G92-420-B1)vsGM206 (GM206-250-A1)
Fab Process55 nmvs28 nm
Die Size260 mm²vs228 mm²
Transistors754 millionvs2,940 million
Shaders128vs768
Compute Units8vs6
Core clock738 MHzvs1024 MHz
ROPs16vs32
TMUs64vs48

Memory Configuration

GeForce 9800 GTX+GeForce GTX 950
Memory TypeGDDR3vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1100 MHz
2200 MHz effective
vs1653 MHz
6612 MHz effective
Memory Size512 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 9800 GTX+GeForce GTX 950
TDP141 wattsvs90 watts
Release Date16 Jan 2009vs20 Aug 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 9800 GTX+
    11.80 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 950
    32.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 9800 GTX+
    47.20 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 950
    49.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 9800 GTX+
    70.40 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 950
    105.80 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 9800 GTX+
    470.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 950
    1572.90 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce 9800 GTX+
    1610
  • GeForce GTX 950
    8490

Points (higher is better)