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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition run games
27 Jul 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Gamers upgrading will be considering the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition graphics card as a serious price to performance entry point. This card will meet and play most demanding AAA games and do so with good graphics setting as standard, and confidently pushing past the recommended game system requirements needed to run today’s games. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition in your PC? We think this GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB as this is better than 761 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 37% better performance as well. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB which is 47% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 900 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
63 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition is released on 19 Sep 2014

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-200-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
104
Texture Rate
126 GTexel/s
ROPs
56
Pixel Rate
68 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1664
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
5120x3200
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1753 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
224.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
1792KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1076 MHz
Boost Clock
1216 MHz
Power
Max Power
150 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
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GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's high-end GeForce GTX 970 4GB created by Zotac. It features a new Cooling Solution and overclocking out of the box. Read below to know more.


Overclock Out of The Box
The Central Unit now runs at 1076MHz, instead of 1051MHz. Boost Clock is now of 1216MHz, instead of 1178MHz. The Operating Memory was left untouched.


Cooling Solution
The reference NVIDIA Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by Zotac's Dual Fan Cooling Solution. This means the card runs cooler under load.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 3% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 970 4GB.


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GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
26%
RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Resident Evil 8 28% 43%
New World 41% 3%
Battlefield 2042 36% 43%
Far Cry 6 3% 59%
Grand Theft Auto VI 3% 54%
FIFA 22 60% 45%
Star Citizen 4% 4%
Forza Horizon 5 42% 14%
Dying Light 2 3% 49%
Battlefield 6 36% 43%
GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition Extras
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