(Used) ASUS® NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 950 STRIX 2GB GDDR5 Graphics Card

Code: B55RC

  • FREE digital download of Dead by Daylight game OR Hard Reset Redux game, with this GTX 950 graphics card*. See below for full terms and conditions
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 950 chipset with a core speed of 1,026MHz, 1,190MHz boost clock speed
  • 2GB of GDDR video memory (VRAM) running at 6,610MHz, for good graphics rendering performance at 1080p

Product details

(Used) ASUS® NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 950 STRIX 2GB GDDR5 Graphics Card

FREE digital download of Dead by Daylight game OR Hard Reset Redux game, with this GTX 950 graphics card*. See below for full terms and conditions
• NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 950 chipset with a core speed of 1,026MHz, 1,190MHz boost clock speed
• 2GB of GDDR video memory (VRAM) running at 6,610MHz, for good graphics rendering performance at 1080p
• A cost effective way to game in 1080p on a full HD monitor
• Compatible with a range of display devices, with DisplayPort, DVI-I, DVI-D and HDMI ports
• Supports four monitors simultaneously for an immersive gaming experience, with a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels on each, 4K (UHD) supported
• Two-way SLI® support allows you to connect another graphics card for a performance boost
• Full-sized card that takes up two expansion case slots, so please check your case and motherboard dimensions first
• DirectCU II with dual wing-blade 0dB fans give you a cool and extremely quiet card
• Manufacturer part number: STRIX-GTX950-DC2-2GD5-GAMING

Promotional Terms and Conditions
Once you have purchased your product you need to email technical@maplin.co.uk with your Name, Contact Phone Number and your order reference number (EG 888888/1/1 or Store Number and TXN Number). Within 24 hours we will send you a voucher code and link to redeem.

Offer applies to selected Nvidia GTX950/960 products, purchased from 9/8/16 and 3/10/16. Offer is subject to availability whilst stocks last and as such, promotion end date is subject to change.


Is this the right graphics card for me?
If your on-board graphics doesn’t satisfy your gaming needs then this graphics card would be a great option for you. It is plugged into the PCI Express (PCIe) x16 slot on your motherboard and has been designed off NVIDIA’s GeForce® GTX™ 950 chipset. The card’s graphics processing unit (GPU) runs at a speed of 1026MHz and, with the built-in 2GB of GDDR5 video memory (which runs at 6610MHz speeds), you are able to play many games at a high texture setting on a 1080p display. ASUS’s DirectCU II technology and two 0dB wing-blade designed fans help to keep the card cool, and the fans turn off when it isn’t near its set temperature for silent gaming. These features and more make this graphics card excellent if you are just getting into gaming.

How well does this card perform?
This card’s graphics processing unit (GPU) has a base clock speed of 1026MHz, which can be boosted in an instance to up to 1190MHz. The card is able to do this thanks to NVIDIA’s GPU Boost™ 2.0 technology. As long as the temperature of the card stays lower than pre-determined levels, the performance is pushed, so you get the best possible frame rates (smoothest gameplay) possible for any game. Built-in 2GB of GDDR5 video memory that runs at 6610MHz lets you play a majority of games at high settings on a 1080p or lower resolution monitor. Adding another ASUS® STRIX GTX 950 can improve the performance even further, through the use of two-way SLI® technology – which uses both cards simultaneously.

How can I connect my monitor to this graphics card?
DisplayPort, DVI-I, DVI-D and HDMI are the connections that are available on this graphics card, enabling you to connect a range of displays to it. Watching videos in 4K resolution is possible thanks to the maximum resolution being 4096 x 2160 pixels. To improve productivity you may want to have more than one monitor, and now you can with this graphics card able to link up to four monitors.

Another exciting feature is NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ which, when used with a compatible monitor, outputs scenes instantly by synchronising the monitor’s refresh rate with this graphics card. This minimises display shutter and input lag, giving you smooth gameplay and a competitive advantage.

How well can I overclock this graphics card?
This card is designed with ASUS’s DirectCU II cooling technology and patented wing-blade 0dB fans, which helps you obtain maximum air flow. This leads to 20% cooler temperatures and quieter performance compared to the reference card. The fans also don’t spin until temperatures reach a certain level, so you get a near silent gaming experience until you really push your graphics card with high intensity games. Two 8mm flattened copper heat pipes are in direct contact with the GPU, so heat is dissipated more efficiently. Manufactured using auto-extreme technology (a 100% automated production process) and Super Alloy Power II components, you are provided with a card that has improved performance and longevity.

Supplied with this graphics card is GPU Tweak II, and its intuitive user interface makes adjustments to your card (overclocking) easier. You can modify clock speeds, voltages, fan performance and more. Since overclocking can be an intimidating task, the program has a one click Gaming Booster function – which maximises performance by removing redundant processes and allocating all available resources automatically. The process of pushing your card to the limit can be influenced heavily by the temperature, so the cooling technology used will go a long way in enhancing the overall potential performance. The program’s integration with XSplit Gamecaster means you can easily stream or record your gameplay through an in-game overlay.

Specifications
Graphics Engine NVIDIA GeForce® GTX™ 950
Bus Standard PCI Express 3.0
Video Memory Type GDDR5
Video Memory Capacity 2GB
Memory Clock Speed 6610 MHz
Memory Interface/bus 128-bit
Engine Clock Base 1026 MHz
Engine Clock Boost/max 1190 MHz
Virtual reality ready No
Number of slots taken up 2
Video Outputs
Number of DisplayPort outputs 1
Display Port version 1.2
Number of Mini Display Port outputs 0
Min Display Port version N/A
Number of D-Sub outputs 0
Number of DVI outputs 2 (1 x DVI-I and 1 x DVI-D)
Number of mini HDMI outputs 0
Number of HDMI outputs 1
HDMI standard 2.0
Max number of displays 4
Max resolution 4096 x 2160 pixels
Multi-GPU support Yes – 2-way SLI®
Cooling type DirectCU II and dual fans
HDCP Support Yes
Power Consumption Up to 150 W
External power supply required? Yes – additional 6 pin PCIe power required
Minimum recommended power supply 35 0W
Software ASUS® GPU Tweak and driver
DirectX version support 12 API with Feature Level 12.1
OpenGL Version Support 4.5
Dimensions
Height 125 mm
Width 220 mm
Depth 40 mm
Weight 867 g
Manufacturer part number STRIX-GTX950-DC2-2GD5-GAMING
Manufacturer’s guarantee 3 years

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Item code Item name Quantity Price
B55RC (Used) ASUS® NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 950 STRIX 2GB GDDR5 Graphics Card (1+) £99.99

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