MSI Unveils New GeForce GTX 950 Models, No PCIe Power Required
MSI today updated their GeForce lineup of graphics cards with the introduction of the new GeForce GTX 950 models. The new graphics cards require no additional PCIe power connectors, as they consume a maximum of 75W power while still providing full GeForce GTX 950 performance.
The latest models from MSI include the GeForce GTX 950 2GD5T OCV3 and GeForce GTX 950 2GD5T OCV2. Both are based on the Nvidia GM206 GPU, which features 768 stream processors, 48 texture units, 32 ROPS and a 128-bit memory interface. The GPU is clocked at 1076MHz base clock, and 1253MHz boost clock.
Both models come with 2GB of GDDR5 RAM, plus they’re equipped with MSI’s renowned Military Class 4 components to ensure the highest level of durability and stability.
The difference between the two cards lies in their method of providing cooling solution. The 2GD5T OCV3 model features a dual fan design and a longer PCB that is aimed at traditional desktop PCs, while the shorter 2GD5T OCV2 models uses a single fan, and is designed specifically for mini-ITX machines.
MSI GeForce GTX 950 2GD5T OCV3 / OCV2 Specs:
- Core clock (MHz): 1076 (Base) / 1253 (Boost)
- Memory size & type: 2048MB GDDR5
- Cooling: Dual fan / Single fan
- Power consumption (W): 75
- Connectivity: DL-DVI-I / HDMI / Display port
- Dimensions (mm): 170 x 111 x 38 / 220 x 111 x 38
The new MSI GeForce GTX 950 models appear to be an perfect choice for mid-range gamers who want a solid gaming performance at Full HD, especially in MOBA games.
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