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Gigabyte Geforce GTX 950

Gigabyte Geforce GTX 950
alaScore 88

59 reviews

Dec, 2018

  • Negative

We have collected and analyzed 5 expert reviews and 54 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 70/100 and users rate it 94/100. The average review date is Nov 8, 2015. We have compared these reviews to 321681 reviews from other Desktops. The alaScore™ for this product is 88/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 10, 2018.

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Expert review by : Kevin Carbotte (

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 950 Xtreme Gaming Review


Nvidia's GeForce GTX 950 offers great value, performing nearly as well as the 960 for less money. Can Gigabyte's aggressively overclocked GeForce GTX 950 Xtreme Gaming outperform the more expensive GPU?

Very low idle power draw • Near-silent operation • 7GT/s memory • Aggressive factory clock speed

Limited to 2GB

This is a perfect performance solution for 1080p or less gaming. This card takes another jab at questioning why the GTX 960 even exists anymore. The performance per dollar from this card will be hard to match, and all gamers on tight budgets should...

Dec, 2015

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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 950 Review


Intel Core i7-4770K CPU at stock speeds Asus Z97-Pro (Wi-Fi ac) motherboard 8GB of Kingston 1600MHz RAM 120GB Kingston HyperX Fury SSD Cooler Master Hyper 212X CPU cooler Corsair RM650 power supply Dell U2711 1440p monitor Windows 8.1

Solid 1080p gaming with potential for 1440p Good cooler and overall package

Nvidia has managed to pull off quite an impressive budget offering with the GeForce GTX 950 GPU. It offers a little less performance than the GTX 960 for a proportionate price reduction. We hope that prices will go down over time, and without much...

Product Specifications


Audio system:Realtek ALC255


Cable lock slot: Yes
Chassis type:2.6L sized PC
Color of product:Silver
Cooling type:Active
Product type:Mini PC

Energy Management

AC adapter output current:9.23
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power supply:180
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240

Expansion Slots

PCI Express slots version:3.0


Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Graphics:GeForce GTX 950
Graphics adapter:GeForce GTX 950
Graphics adapter family:NVIDIA
Graphics adapter memory type:GDDR5
Maximum graphics adapter memory:4000
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® HD Graphics 530


Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:2133
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots type:SO-DIMM
Number of Memory Slots:2
Supported memory clock speeds:2133
Supported memory types:DDR4-SDRAM


Chipset:Intel HM170
Compatible processor series:Core i7
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM170
Number of processors supported:1
Processor socket:FCBGA1440


Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.2
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
LAN controller:Intel I219-LM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 60

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Display included: No
Drivers included: Yes
Manual: Yes


Market positioning:Gaming
Maximum Resolution:3840 x 2160
Product type:Mini PC

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Mini DisplayPort quantity:3
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1


AC adapter output current:9.23
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power supply:180


Built-in processor: Yes
Bus type:DMI3
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.5
Processor cache:6
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Intel Core i7-6xxx
Processor frequency:2.6
Processor lithography:14
Processor model:I7-6700HQ
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor socket:FCBGA1440
Processor threads:8
System bus data transfer rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):Y
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: Yes
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor code:SR2FQ
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Card reader integrated: No
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Host interface:Serial ATA III
Number of storage drives supported:2
Solid-state drive interfaces:Serial ATA III
Storage drive interface:Serial ATA III
Storage drive sizes supported:2.5
Supported storage drive types:HDD, SSD

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