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MSI GTX 960 Gaming

MSI GTX 960 Gaming
alaScore 89

58 reviews

Dec, 2018

  • Negative

alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 reviews of MSI GTX 960 Gaming. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price. The design also gets good feedback.

design, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the MSI GTX 960 Gaming is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 58 reviews)

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for MSI GTX 960 Gaming

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of MSI GTX 960 Gaming from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the price. The design is also mentioned favorably.

design, price

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: MSI Nvidia Gtx 960 Gaming 2 GB PCI-E Graphics CardMSI Nvidia Gtx 960 Gaming 2 GB PCI-E Graphics Card

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Brent Justice (hardocp.com)

MSI GeForce GTX 960 GAMING Overclocking Review

 

We push the new MSI GeForce GTX 960 GAMING video card to its limits of performance by overclocking to its limits. This NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 GPU based video card has a lot of potential for hardware enthusiasts and gamers wanting more performance. We...

The MSI GeForce GTX 960 GAMING is an amazing overclocking machine. Custom video cards from add-in-board partners will be popular for enthusiasts looking to get the most out of their purchase. The GeForce GTX 960 GPU is great computer hardware...

Feb, 2015

Expert review by : Brent Justice (hardocp.com)

MSI GeForce GTX 960 GAMING High Resolution Review

 

We take the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 GPU based MSI GeForce GTX 960 GAMING 2G and push it to its limits at 1440p. We also include a GeForce GTX 770 and AMD Radeon R9 280X into this evaluation for some unexpected results. How does the GeForce GTX 960...

Jan, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black, Red

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Detachable display:N
Display Diagonal:23.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD
LED backlight: Yes
Screen shape:Flat
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter power:230

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:4
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x191B
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Memory

Internal memory:16
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:2133
Memory form factor:DIMM/SO-DIMM
Memory slots:2
Memory slots type:SO-DIMM

Multimedia

Built-in camera: Yes
Camera Resolution:1920 x 1980
Total megapixels:2

Networking

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

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi

Performance

Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:5

Power

AC adapter power:230

Processor

64-bit computing: Yes
Bus type:DMI3
Chipset:Intel HM170
Configurable TDP-down:45
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM,LPDDR3-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM170
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor:I7-6700HQ
Processor boost frequency:3.5
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor code:SR2FQ
Processor codename:Skylake
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 series:Intel Core i7-6700 Mobile series
Processor socket:FCBGA1440
Processor threads:8
Stepping:R0
System bus data transfer rate:8
System bus rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45
Tjunction:100

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 Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: Yes
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):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® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):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 ARK ID:88967
Processor code:SR2FQ
Processor package size:42
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 10 Home

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, Memory Stick (MS), SD
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA III
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:Serial ATA III
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:2
Solid-state drive capacity:256
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:17.1
Height:1.28
Weight:20.9
Width:23