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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A true powerhouse, the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition will run even the most demanding game system requirements released today. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

This PC hardware performance game review for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition graphics card, when running 2019 more popular games, lets us see what type of FPS this card gets when playing at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions and ultra settings. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 899 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

The GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition graphics card is returning a reasonable performance on Planet Zoo at 1080p of 49 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order which we saw got reasonable frame rates of 49 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Diablo 4, which is predicted to get 49 FPS under tests.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition by playing Planet Zoo which yielded a playable performance. Its FPS results for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 99FPS, M: 78FPS, H: 52FPS, U: 37FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order and that was playable. This graphics card delivered 37 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Diablo 4 which is predicted to get playable results with a 37FPS on Ultra 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition, this is a reasonable choice at this screen size. You can always tweak modern game graphics settings to help you get a better High graphics setting experience at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 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 Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2060 Super 8GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 22% better and can run 992 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition then a good choice would be RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB as this is better than 992 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 27% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
90 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition is released on 02 Jun 2015

GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

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GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM200-310-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
227 GTexel/s
ROPs
96
Pixel Rate
124 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
2816
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
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Driver Support
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Release Price
$699.00
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
1190 MHz
Boost Clock
1291 MHz
Power
Max Power
300 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
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Resolution Performance
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GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's Enthusiast GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB, created by EVGA.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1190MHz, instead of 1000MHz and goes up to 1291MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
EVGA ACX 2.0+ brings new features to the award winning EVGA ACX 2.0 cooling technology. A memory MOSFET Cooling Plate (MMCP) reduces MOSFET temperatures up to 13%, and optimized Straight Heat Pipes (SHP) reduce GPU temperature by an additional 5C. ACX 2.0+ coolers also feature optimized swept fan blades, double ball bearings and an extreme low power motor, delivering more air flow with less power, unlocking additional power for the GPU.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 10% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 980 Ti.


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GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 86% 2%
Red Dead Redemption 2 58% 26%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 60% 26%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 54% 2%
Cyberpunk 2077 54% 2%
Halo: Reach 90% 76%
Borderlands 3 52% 22%
Death Stranding 54% 2%
Need For Speed Heat 58% 26%
FIFA 20 71% 60%
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Got two of these… but there's no option here for the SLI.

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OMG you got two ?? I have one and it has no problem with anything at 2560x1440 to achieve 60fps :D

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yeah I'm able to max out witcher 3 at 2560x1600 DSR with both of them.

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and running at what gpu clocks? my card went up to 1390MHz by default, then I OCed a little so it goes beyond 1450MHz now :)

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stock clocks.

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this card is truly a beast, running at 1390MHz out of the box this one is most likely one of best 980Ti's available…

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EVGA cards are usually the best Geforce cards out there so no surprise.

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but I didn't expect to beat MSI Lightning which costs much more and is much bigger card xD

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CPU (50% overclock)

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12 GB

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I love EVGA, just can't go wrong with them.

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Update (18/07/2015): This Graphics Card is now correctly ranked!
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2017
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Is it true that it will have DirectX 12.1? I hardly doubt that because DirectX 12 has just been released and we're getting 12.1…

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yeap, it's true :)

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Thanks :).

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