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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI 6GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI 6GB Edition run games
13 Dec 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

One of the most powerful pieces of hardware available today, the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI 6GB 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 Ti MSI 6GB Edition run 2019 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. 870 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We are seeing Detroit: Become Human getting 38 FPS with the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI 6GB Edition, Microsoft Flight Simulator predicted to get 44 FPS and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare getting 54 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we booted up Detroit: Become Human to see how the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI 6GB Edition dealt with it. It scored up a playable series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 77 FPS, Medium: 60 FPS, High: 41 FPS and Ultra: 29 FPS. Next we looked at Microsoft Flight Simulator which we predict will be playable with a 34 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Call of Duty: Modern Warfare that got an Ultra 1440p FPS of 41. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI 6GB Edition 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 MSI 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI 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 MSI 6GB Edition? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI 6GB Edition then a good choice would be 20 Series GeForce RTX 2060 6GB as this is better than 967 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 21% better performance as well. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI 6GB Edition would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB which meets 982 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 25% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
81 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI 6GB Edition is released on 02 Jun 2015

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

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI 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 MSI 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

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


Overclock: Central Unit
None.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
The Cooling System remains the same.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate no Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB.


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GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI 6GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
21%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 53% 18%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 56% 18%
Cyberpunk 2077 50% 12%
Halo: Reach 89% 74%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 85% 12%
Detroit: Become Human 63% 24%
Borderlands 3 47% 14%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 50% 12%
FIFA 20 68% 56%
Resident Evil 3 Remake 74% 21%
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