GeForce GTX 960 is a performance-segment graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in January 2015. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the GM206 graphics processor, in its GM206-300-A1 variant, the card supports DirectX 12. This ensures that all modern games will run on GeForce GTX 960. The GM206 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 228 mm² and 2,940 million transistors. It features 1024 shading units, 64 texture mapping units, and 32 ROPs. NVIDIA has paired 2,048 MB GDDR5 memory with the GeForce GTX 960, which are connected using a 128-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 1127 MHz, which can be boosted up to 1178 MHz, memory is running at 1753 MHz (7 Gbps effective).
Being a dual-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 draws power from 1x 6-pin power connector, with power draw rated at 120 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort. GeForce GTX 960 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 3.0 x16 interface. The card measures 241 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution.