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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Gamers upgrading will be considering the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 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. GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Lets look at the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition game performance guide for some of the biggest games played in 2019. In particular we will see how well this graphics card runs on Ultra settings on 1080p resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. The GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 858 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition is predicted to run Diablo 4 with playable performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 39 frames per second. Comparing this to Borderlands 3 which is getting reasonable results, where it averages 54 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is FIFA 20, which is running at 149 frames per second.

We move on to 1440p, and predict that Diablo 4 will deliver playable FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 79 FPS, Medium: 62 FPS, High: 42 FPS and Ultra: 30 FPS. Next we have Borderlands 3 running on GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition which gets L: 108FPS, M: 85FPS, H: 57FPS, U: 41FPS. And for performance contrast the popular FIFA 20 gets L: 255FPS, M: 213FPS, H: 156FPS, U: 113FPS at 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition running at 1440p is a strong choice at these screen resolutions. With Ultra graphics settings being regularly reached at 1440p gaming its easy to consider bumping up the screen size to 4K for this graphics card.

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

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition would be the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2060 3GB GDDR5 which meets 901 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 21% better performance. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which has 25% better performance and can run 962 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
75 FPS
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The GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition is released on 03 Dec 2014

GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-400-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
172 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
86 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
2048
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
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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
2048KB
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
300 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
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Resolution Performance
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GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's high-end GeForce GTX 980 4GB.


Overclock Out of The Box
The Central Unit now runs at 1178MHz, instead of 1141MHz. Boost Clock is now of 1342MHz, instead of 1216MHz. Memory Clock was left untouched.


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


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a x% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 980 4GB.


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GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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7%
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11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 83% 22%
Red Dead Redemption 2 50% 12%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 52% 12%
Halo: Reach 88% 72%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 45% 22%
Cyberpunk 2077 45% 22%
Borderlands 3 43% 7%
FIFA 20 66% 53%
Death Stranding 45% 22%
Need For Speed Heat 50% 12%
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Specification looks cool. Hopefully i can get this someday. Someday.

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