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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition

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

One of the most powerful pieces of hardware available today, the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition runs today’s game system requirements comfortably. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

How well will the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition run 2019 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. The GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 859 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

A GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition card at 1080p is predicted to see a playable frame rate when running Diablo 4 on Ultra - 41 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on Need For Speed Heat which is 55 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Red Dead Redemption 2 performs on this hardware, which gets a reasonable 55 FPS.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have researched Diablo 4 and predict it will be playable. The frame rates predicted for the game presets were - Low: 82 FPS, Medium: 64 FPS, High: 43 FPS and Ultra: 31 FPS. We added Need For Speed Heat to our tests and saw it was playable with a 42 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then tested Red Dead Redemption 2 which got 42 FPS at Ultra 1440p. 1440p GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition PC gaming is not a bad choice for a larger screen size like this. Some games will struggle though, but with some careful graphic option adjustments in-game you can normally find a suitable visual experience with this GPU at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 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 Gold 4GB Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2060 4GB GDDR5. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 21% better and can meet 902 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 23% better and can run 961 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
FPS System Benchmark
76 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition was released on 31 Mar 2015

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

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-400-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
183 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
92 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
2048
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
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Driver Support
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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
1317 MHz
Boost Clock
1432 MHz
Power
Max Power
375 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 Gold 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's High-End GeForce GTX 980 4GB, created by Asus.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1317MHz, instead of 1127MHz and goes up to 1431MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock and the Frame Buffer remain the same.


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 14% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 980 4GB.


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GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 50% 13%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 84% 19%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 53% 13%
Death Stranding 46% 19%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 46% 19%
Cyberpunk 2077 46% 19%
Halo: Reach 88% 72%
Need For Speed Heat 51% 13%
Planet Zoo 54% 7%
Borderlands 3 44% 8%
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Yess it is :) Great mouse pad some as graphics :) both is full top :)

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Epic performance and a free Mouse pad x) i enjoy this piece of 2015 xD

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Looks and performs great!Seems like an amazing card.

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