GeForce GTX 950A vs GeForce GTX 560 OEM

GeForce GTX 950A
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5MOBILE
Release date: 13 Mar 2015
GeForce GTX 950A
GeForce GTX 560 OEM
Memory: 1280Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Nov 2011
GeForce GTX 560 OEM
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Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 950A
    110%
  • GeForce GTX 560 OEM
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 950A

75 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 560 OEM .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 10% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 560 OEM

Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GTX 950A

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 950A

The GeForce GTX 950A is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).



Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 950AGeForce GTX 560 OEM
GPU NameGM107 (N16P-GT)vsGF110 ()
Fab Process28 nmvs40 nm
Die Size148 mm²vs520 mm²
Transistors1,870 millionvs3,000 million
Shaders640vs384
Compute Units5vs11
Core clock914 MHzvs552 MHz
ROPs16vs40
TMUs40vs44

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 950AGeForce GTX 560 OEM
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs320 bit
Memory Speed1000 MHz
4000 MHz effective
vs802 MHz
3208 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs1280 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 950AGeForce GTX 560 OEM
TDP75 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date13 Mar 2015vs29 Nov 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 950A
    14.62 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 560 OEM
    12.10 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 950A
    36.60 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 560 OEM
    24.30 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 950A
    64.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 560 OEM
    128.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 950A
    1169.90 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 560 OEM
    847.90 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 950A
    4410
  • GeForce GTX 560 OEM
    3980

Points (higher is better)