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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition

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

The GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition 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 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition privilege. But if you can get this graphics solution, then its happy gaming. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

How well will the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition run 2020 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 826 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Running at 1080p this card gets a good frame rate from Watch Dogs Legion with 63 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Microsoft Flight Simulator which returns a good 71 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Genshin Impact which we saw getting a good 63 FPS.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition at 1440p with Watch Dogs Legion, which got a reasonable set of FPS results. These were, Low: 126 FPS, Medium: 99 FPS, High: 67 FPS and Ultra: 48 FPS. We then checked out Microsoft Flight Simulator which had a set of graphics results as followed, L: 142FPS, M: 112FPS, H: 75FPS, U: 54FPS. And another popular game was Genshin Impact that returned L: 126FPS, M: 99FPS, H: 67FPS, U: 48FPS at 1440p. 1440p gaming on the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 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 Hydro Copper 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition in your PC? No graphics card upgrade required for 2 to 3 years of meeting top end game system requirements

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition would be the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2060 Super 8GB which meets 984 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 24% better performance. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB, which is 30% more powerful and can run 986 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
88 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition is released on 02 Jun 2015

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

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM200-310-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
216 GTexel/s
ROPs
96
Pixel Rate
118 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
2816
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
$799.00
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
1140 MHz
Boost Clock
1228 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 Hydro Copper 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 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 1140MHz, instead of 1000MHz and goes up to 1228MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
Enthusiast grade water cooling solution that significantly lowers the GPU operating temperature.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 8% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 980 Ti.


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GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
14%
RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 39% 21%
Watch Dogs Legion 31% 23%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 53% 27%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 59% 29%
FIFA 21 71% 60%
Genshin Impact 78% 20%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 29% 29%
eFootball PES 2021 63% 60%
Ghostrunner 54% 29%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 39% 24%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition Extras
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