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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition SLI GeForce GTX Titan Asus Edition
Cyberpunk 2077 26% 20%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 33% 10%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 35% 6%
FIFA 21 63% 39%
Watch Dogs Legion 29% 16%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 35% 6%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 6% 72%
Grand Theft Auto VI 4% 69%
Godfall 20% 95%
Genshin Impact 26% 20%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition SLI are significantly better than the Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan Asus Edition.

The GTX 970 has a 239 MHz higher core clock speed but 16 fewer Texture Mapping Units than the GTX Titan. The lower TMU count doesn't matter, though, as altogether the GTX 970 manages to provide 36.3 GTexel/s better texturing performance. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The GTX 970 has a 239 MHz higher core clock speed and 64 more Render Output Units than the GTX Titan. This results in the GTX 970 providing 80.3 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The GTX 970 was released over a year more recently than the GTX Titan, and so the GTX 970 is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the GTX Titan.

Both GPUs exhibit very powerful performance, so it probably isn't worth upgrading from one to the other, as both are capable of running even the most demanding games at the highest settings.

The GTX 970 has 2048 MB more video memory than the GTX Titan, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the GTX 970 also has superior memory performance overall.

The GTX 970 has 160.4 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GTX Titan, which means that the memory performance of the GTX 970 is massively better than the GTX Titan.

The GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition SLI has 3328 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GTX Titan Asus Edition has 2688. However, the actual shader performance of the GTX 970 is 5463 and the actual shader performance of the GTX Titan is 2355. The GTX 970 having 3108 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the GTX 970 delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the GTX Titan.

The GeForce GTX Titan Asus Edition requires 250 Watts to run but there is no entry for the GTX 970. We would recommend a PSU with at least 600 Watts for the GTX Titan, but we do not have a recommended PSU wattage for the GTX 970.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1076 MHzvs837 MHz
Boost Clock1216 MHzvs876 MHz
ArchitectureMaxwell GM204-200-A1 (x2)Kepler GK110-400-A1
OC Potential Fair vs Fair
Driver Support Great vs Good
Release Date19 Sep 2014vs19 Feb 2013
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Resolution Performance

1366x768 - green tick vs green tick -
1600x900
10
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10
1920x1080
10
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9.6
2560x1440
9.5
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7.1
3840x2160
7.3
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5.4

GPU Memory

Memory8192 MBvs6144 MB
Memory Speed1753 MHzvs1502 MHz
Memory Bus512 Bitvs384 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth448.8GB/secvs288.4GB/sec
L2 Cache 4096 KB green tick vs 1536 KB
Delta Color Compression yes vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units3328vs2688
Actual Shader Performance100%vs100%
Technology28nmvs28nm
Texture Mapping Units208vs224
Texture Rate223.8 GTexel/svs187.5 GTexel/s
Render Output Units112vs48
Pixel Rate120.5 GPixel/svs40.2 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)4096x2160vs4096x2160
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections1vs2
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections-vs-
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power-250 Watts
Recommended PSU-600 Watts & 42 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX12.1vs12.0
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.5vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsyes
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i7-4770K 4-Core 3.5GHzvsIntel Core i7-3770K 4-Core 3.5GHz
Recommended RAM8 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution2560x1440vs2560x1440

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewThe SLI setup of GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition.GeForce GTX Titan Asus Edition is a special edition of the high-end GeForce GTX Titan. Check its page to know more about its Core.
This edition has no special features - no overclocking out of the box and no custom cooling system.
Therefore, its performance is exactly like the reference GeForce GTX Titan.
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