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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF 6GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF 6GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

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

Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2019. In particular we focus on how well the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF 6GB Edition runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 902 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

First we looked at 1080p resolution for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF 6GB Edition performance to explore what sort of benchmarks it would achieve on the popular title FIFA 20 and saw it deliver strong frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 400 FPS, Medium: 333 FPS, High: 244 FPS and Ultra: 178 FPS. We proceeded to look at Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to see how that compared and saw that it returned a good 60 FPS 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 Galax HOF 6GB Edition to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have looked at FIFA 20 where it was strong. The frame rates it scored for the game presets were - Low: 305 FPS, Medium: 254 FPS, High: 186 FPS and Ultra: 135 FPS. We added Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to our tests and saw it was reasonable with a 45 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then tested Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order which got 37 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF 6GB Edition is a solid performer with higher resolution modern gaming. This graphics card can also bump up to 4K gaming regularly with the latest games still being capable of high or ultra graphics settings at this level.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF 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 Galax HOF 6GB Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2060 Super 8GB which is 22% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 992 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively we would suggest getting a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB, as it can run 992 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 27% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
90 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF 6GB Edition is released on 02 Jun 2015

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

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF 6GB Edition
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
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
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
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1190 MHz
Boost Clock
1291 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
2x 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 Galax HOF 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

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


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
2x 80mm fan + 1x 90mm fan.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 10% Performance Boost over the reference GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB.


Source [Pip]
GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF 6GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
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Graphics Card
22%
RAM
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 58% 26%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 60% 26%
Death Stranding 54% 2%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 86% 2%
Cyberpunk 2077 54% 2%
Need For Speed Heat 58% 26%
Planet Zoo 60% 20%
Diablo 4 49% 2%
FIFA 20 71% 60%
Borderlands 3 52% 22%
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