Power Consumption & Temperatures

The GTX 960 consumed 14% less power than the GTX 760 when testing with BioShock Infinite and with its system consumption of just 183 watts, the GTX 960 was comparable to the R9 270X or around 27% more efficient than the R9 285.

The system power consumption crept up to 209 watts and this time the GTX 960 used only 8% less power than the GTX 760 along with drawing 21% less power than the R9 285, which reached a system power consumption of 265 watts.

When gaming with Tomb Raider the GTX 960 system consumed 193 watts, which was 11% less than the GTX 760 and 23% less than the R9 285.