GeForce 9800 GTX+ vs GeForce GTX 950

GeForce 9800 GTX+
Memory: 512Mb GDDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 16 Jan 2009
GeForce 9800 GTX+

GeForce GTX 950 [+]
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 Name G92B (G92-420-B1) vs GM206 (GM206-250-A1)
Fab Process 55 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 260 mm² vs 228 mm²
Transistors 754 million vs 2,940 million
Shaders 128 vs 768
Compute Units 8 vs 6
Core clock 738 MHz vs 1024 MHz
ROPs 16 vs 32
TMUs 64 vs 48

Memory Configuration

GeForce 9800 GTX+ GeForce GTX 950
Memory Type GDDR3 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 256 bit vs 128 bit
Memory Speed 1100 MHz
2200 MHz effective
vs 1653 MHz
6612 MHz effective
Memory Size 512 Mb vs 2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 9800 GTX+ GeForce GTX 950
TDP 141 watts vs 90 watts
Release Date 16 Jan 2009 vs 20 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
    106.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 9800 GTX+
    470.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 950
    1573.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce 9800 GTX+
    1610
  • GeForce GTX 950
    8490

Points (higher is better)