Nvidia GeForce GTX 780M SLI

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How well can the GeForce GTX 780M SLI run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the GeForce GTX 780M SLI is only really challenged by the most demanding games released today, but normally it is more than capable of running games with a stable frame rate at 1080p. DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

This PC hardware performance game review for the GeForce GTX 780M SLI graphics card, when running 2020 more popular games, lets us see what type of FPS this card gets when playing at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions and ultra settings. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 107 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 780M SLI is predicted to run Assassins Creed: Valhalla with playable performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 27 frames per second. Comparing this to Genshin Impact which is getting playable results, where it averages 40 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, which is predicted to run at 36 frames per second.

As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We predict the GeForce GTX 780M SLI will run the upcoming game Assassins Creed: Valhalla to a weak performance level. Predictions across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 41 FPS, Medium: 35 FPS, High: 31 FPS and Ultra: 21 FPS. Another game tested was Genshin Impact, L: 81FPS, M: 63FPS, H: 43FPS, U: 31FPS. And then we researched potential graphics card performance on Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, wih estimates revealing L: 72FPS, M: 57FPS, H: 38FPS, U: 27FPS at 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 780M SLI running at 1440p is a perfectly suitable selection of hardware for theis larger screen size. If a game at 1440p struggles a bit or experiences a frame drop then you can tweak settings in game to help get it stable. This might mean lowering it to medium or low in some specific options.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 780M SLI graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 780M SLI in your PC? There is around 6-12 months of top end gaming left in this card, at which point its graphics card replacement time, assuming the GeForce GTX 780M SLI is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 780M SLI? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 780M SLI would be the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q which meets 820 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 44% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
56 FPS
The GeForce GTX 780M SLI was released on 30 May 2013

GeForce GTX 780M SLI Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 780M SLI
Kepler GK104 (x2) (x2)
Texture Rate
204 GTexel/s
32 (x2)
Pixel Rate
51 GPixel/s
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
3072 (x2)
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
Driver Support
Direct X
DX 11.1
Open GL
Resolution (WxH)
Notebook GPU
8192 MB
Memory Speed
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
Memory Bandwidth
L2 Cache
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
771 MHz
Boost Clock
797 MHz
Max Power
200 Watts
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
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Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
GeForce GTX 780M SLI Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 780M SLI is a combination of 2 GeForce GTX 780M put together using NVIDIA's SLI technology.
Together, this combination offers 3072 Shader Processing Units, 256 TMUs and 64 ROPs. This, on a 256-bit memory interface, per card, of fast GDDR5. While the central unit runs at 771MHz and goes up to 797MHz, in Turbo Mode, the memory clock operates at 1250MHz.
Best case scenario, this combination is expected to offer similar perform to a single desktop GeForce GTX Titan but ultimately, its performance depends on the driver support and on the 3D application.
Therefore, and paired with a powerful processor, all demanding games should be playable at the highest settings. Still, this combination might surpass the 220W barrier of TDP and so only a few laptops will offer it.

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GeForce GTX 780M SLI vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 7% 19%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 30% 10%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 38% 22%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 48% 72%
eFootball PES 2021 45% 39%
Genshin Impact 66% 20%
FIFA 21 56% 39%
Death Stranding 31% 20%
Watch Dogs Legion 4% 16%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 6% 6%
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