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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition 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 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI privilege. But if you can get this graphics solution, then its happy gaming. GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI. In particular this is looking at the Ultra graphics settings to see what sort of FPS this graphics card can get across some of the more popular games played in 2020. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 980 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

The GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI graphics card is returning a good performance on Death Stranding at 1080p of 78 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Assassins Creed: Valhalla which we predict will get playable frame rates of 40 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Horizon: Zero Dawn, which was getting 78 FPS under tests.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI at 1440p with Death Stranding, which got a reasonable set of FPS results. These were, Low: 156 FPS, Medium: 123 FPS, High: 83 FPS and Ultra: 59 FPS. We then checked out Assassins Creed: Valhalla which we predict would have a set of graphics results as followed, L: 62FPS, M: 53FPS, H: 45FPS, U: 31FPS. And another popular game was Horizon: Zero Dawn that returned L: 156FPS, M: 123FPS, H: 83FPS, U: 59FPS at 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI running at 1440p is one of the better graphics cards for gaming at this screen resolution. We will see 1440p Ultra and High settings across almost all current games.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI in your PC? 2-3 years of top end gaming before an upgrade

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI? Are you looking to upgrade a GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI? Then we would suggest getting a 20 Series GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, as it can run 997 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 29% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
109 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI was released on 19 Sep 2014

GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-400-A1 (x2) (x2)
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
344 GTexel/s
ROPs
64 (x2)
Pixel Rate
172 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
4096
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
8192 MB
Memory Speed
1753 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
448.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048KB(x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1241 MHz
Boost Clock
1342 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
12 GB
Best Resolution
5760 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI Game Requirement Analysis

The SLI setup of GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition.


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GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition 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.
Horizon: Zero Dawn 50% 39%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 43% 43%
Cyberpunk 2077 58% 16%
Marvel's Avengers 62% 16%
Valorant 98% 94%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 62% 16%
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout 72% 64%
Fast & Furious Crossroads 59% 10%
Grand Theft Auto VI 43% 9%
Death Stranding 63% 35%
GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI Extras
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