Just like with all other GTX 950s, temperatures are very low because of the GTX 950 GPU's low heat signature.
Important: GPU temperature will vary depending on clock speed, voltage settings,
|GPU Temperature Comparison|
|EVGA GTX 950 SSC||49°C||71°C|
|ASUS GTX 950 STRIX||49°C||66°C|
|MSI GTX 950 Gaming||48°C||64°C|
|Gigabyte GTX 950 OC||32°C||68°C|
|ZOTAC GTX 950 AMP!||35°C||71°C|
cooler design, and production variances. This table just serves to provide
a list of typical temperatures for similar cards determined during TPU review.
Clock ProfilesModern graphics cards have several clock profiles that are selected to balance power draw and performance requirements.
The following table lists the clock settings for important performance scenarios and the GPU voltage we measured. We performed the measurement on the pins of a coil or a capacitor near the GPU voltage regulator.
Both BIOSes have these same settings.
|GPU Voltage |
|Desktop||135 MHz||203 MHz||0.84 V|
|Multi-Monitor||135 MHz||203 MHz||0.84 V|
|Blu-ray Playback||135 MHz||203 MHz||0.84 V|
|3D Load||1190 - 1443 MHz||1653 MHz||1.000 - 1.193 V|
The card uses NVIDIA's dynamic overclocking mechanism, GPU Boost 2.0. It will dynamically adjust clock and voltage based on render load, temperature, and other factors.
For the graph below, we recorded all GPU clock and GPU voltage combinations of our 1920x1080 resolution benchmarking suite. The plotted points are transparent, which allows them to add up to indicate more often used values. A light color means the clock/voltage combination is rarely used and a dark color means it's active a lot.