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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI run games
4 Jul 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI will blast beyond the majority of games requirements at 1080p, so crank up your screen resolution to 1440p or 4K and let the beautiful AAA game visuals wash over you. This is how gaming is meant to be played but you are likely to have to pay top dollar for the GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI privilege. But if you can get this graphics solution, then its happy gaming. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

What FPS performance can the GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI get on latest AAA 2020 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 859 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

The GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI graphics card is predicted to return a playable performance on Assassins Creed: Valhalla at 1080p of 33 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Hyper Scape which we predict will get good frame rates of 72 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Grand Theft Auto VI, which is predicted to get 35 FPS under tests.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI by researching Assassins Creed: Valhalla leading us to predict a playable performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 51FPS, M: 43FPS, H: 37FPS, U: 25FPS. Another popular game we researched with this card was Hyper Scape and that was reasonable. This graphics card is predicted to deliver 55 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Grand Theft Auto VI which is predicted to get playable results with a 27FPS on Ultra 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI is ok at playing most games but might need to have the graphics settings lowered to medium preset in some cases.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI in your PC? No graphics card upgrade required for 2 to 3 years of meeting top end game system requirements

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 20 Series GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile, which has 25% better performance and can run 987 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
89 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI is released on 07 Oct 2014

GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204 (x2) (x2)
Process
28nm
TMUs
96
Texture Rate
199 GTexel/s
ROPs
64 (x2)
Pixel Rate
133 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
3072 (x2)
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
16384 MB
Memory Speed
1253 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
320.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
3072KB(x2)
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1038 MHz
Power
Max Power
200 Watts
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI Game Requirement Analysis

The SLI setup of upcoming GeForce GTX 980M 8GB.


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GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI 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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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 49% 2%
Call of Duty Warzone 60% 26%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 40% 26%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 54% 2%
Valorant 97% 93%
Grand Theft Auto VI 31% 14%
Hyper Scape 66% 31%
Death Stranding 55% 22%
Doom Eternal 24% 24%
F1 2020 90% 15%
GeForce GTX 980M 8GB SLI Extras
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