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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition

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8.6
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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This computer hardware provides top end graphics. The GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition will easily meet recommended system requirements of games released today. This is a strong benchmarker on modern games and can often return excellent frame rates at high and ultra 1080p. But the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition can also run 1440p pc system requirements. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

Game performance for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition where we look at the bigger games played in 2020. Looking closely at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 800 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition shows us that Microsoft Flight Simulator is getting a good result of 66 FPS, and then we are seeing Watch Dogs Legion predicted to return a reasonable 58 FPS while another game on our list is the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War which is predicted to get 54 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have researched Watch Dogs Legion and predict it will be playable. The frame rates predicted for the game presets were - Low: 117 FPS, Medium: 92 FPS, High: 62 FPS and Ultra: 44 FPS. We added Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War to our research and predict it will be playable with a 41 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then tested Microsoft Flight Simulator which got 50 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition is a good choice for running modern games at Ultra in this larger screen resolution.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition in your PC? This gpu has around 2+ years of running AAA recommended system requirements before any upgrades should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2060 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 21% better and can meet 946 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB which is 25% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 968 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
81 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition is released on 02 Jun 2015

GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM200-310-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
189 GTexel/s
ROPs
96
Pixel Rate
103 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
2816
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
$649.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
5120x3200
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
6144 MB
Memory Speed
1753 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
336.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
3072KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1000 MHz
Boost Clock
1076 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's Enthusiast GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB, created by EVGA.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit Remains the Same.


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


Cooling Solution
The Cooling System remains the same.


Performance
Without Any Overclock Out of The Box, GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition is as fast as the reference GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB.


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GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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0%
Graphics Card
7%
RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 34% 15%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 50% 21%
Genshin Impact 76% 14%
eFootball PES 2021 60% 56%
FIFA 21 68% 56%
Watch Dogs Legion 25% 17%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 56% 12%
Marvel's Avengers 60% 18%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 63% 24%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 24% 24%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA 6GB Edition Extras
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