Zotac GTX960 AMP!-edition, Maxwell goes mainstream

Conclusion

Award_ApprovalThe Zotac GTX 960 AMP! Edition is a worthy successor for the GTX 660 and GTX 760. It constantly performs much better than the GTX 760 and in some cases even manages to almost tie with a Gigabyte GTX770. The general price for the GTX960 is around €200 in Europe (€160 in UK and 2200SEK in Sweden) and we can expect cheaper prices in stores. We are still waiting for the final price for the Zotac GTX960 AMP!-edition but it should be in line with the recommended price.

If you have been waiting to upgrade your GTX 660 or GTX 760-card you now have an excellent card to pick up that will make sure that you can keep gaming at 1080p at 60 fps with just a few minor tweaks to the settings, tweaks the GeForce Experience-software can do for you. The Zotac GTX960 AMP!-edition is pre-overclocked which gives you a bit more performance and also is very silent making it a perfect gaming card for the user who doesn’t want a hair-dryer in their system.

With the Maxwell-based GTX970 and GTX980 Nvidia undoubtedly have hit a homerun. These two card have rocked the GPU-world and basically made both the older GTX-GPU's but also AMD's offerings almost obsolete in one swoop. The only problem though has been the price. Don't get us wrong, The GTX970 offers a tremendous value for the money but it still is above the budget of many users. In fact, according to Nvidia the number one type of card in Steam's monthly hardware survey has been the more mid-level cards like GTX460, GTX560, GTX 660 and GTX760. Unfortunately Steam Hardware Survey…

Review Overview

Performance - 7.5
Quality - 8
Features - 9
Value - 8.5

8.3

The Zotac GTX 960 AMP!-edition might not break any speed-records but still offers great performance at 1080p making it a perfect upgrade for users with older GTX760 and GTX660-cards.

User Rating: 1.75 ( 4 votes)

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