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Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the GeForce GTX 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition 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. All games with system requirements of DirectX 11 or lower are met by this card.

Lets look at the GeForce GTX 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition game performance guide for some of the biggest games played in 2020. In particular we will see how well this graphics card runs on Ultra settings on 1080p resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 113 games in todays list.

A GeForce GTX 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition card at 1080p is seeing a reasonable frame rate when running Phasmophobia on Ultra - 48 FPS. Lets look at the predicted performance it will get on Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War which is 36 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Microsoft Flight Simulator performs on this hardware, which gets a reasonable 48 FPS.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we booted up Phasmophobia to see how the GeForce GTX 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition dealt with it. It scored up a playable series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 96 FPS, Medium: 75 FPS, High: 51 FPS and Ultra: 36 FPS. Next we looked at Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War which we predict will be playable with a 27 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Microsoft Flight Simulator that got an Ultra 1440p FPS of 36. 1440p GeForce GTX 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition PC gaming 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 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition 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 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which has 49% better performance and can run 825 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition then a good choice would be R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB as this is better than 758 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 21% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
57 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition was released on 30 Jun 2013

GeForce GTX 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition
GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK110-300-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
192
Texture Rate
198 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
50 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
2304
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
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Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
3072 MB
Memory Speed
1502 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
288.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
1536KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
980 MHz
Boost Clock
1033 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition is a special edition of the high-end GeForce GTX 780.
This edition comes with a custom triple fan cooling solution which by itself should allow a slight performance boost, as GeForce GTX 780 benefits from the GPU Boost 2.0 technology.
Also, it has been overclocked out of the box from 863MHz to 980MHz while its boost clock is now of 1033MHz. The memory clock was also increased to 1550MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a 8% performance boost when compared to the reference card.


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GeForce GTX 780 Gainward Phantom GLH Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
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