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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 6GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 6GB Edition run games
29 Sep 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 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 Galax HOF LN2 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.

Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2020. In particular we focus on how well the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 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 840 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

A GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 6GB Edition card at 1080p is predicted to see a playable frame rate when running Assassins Creed: Valhalla on Ultra - 34 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on eFootball PES 2021 which is 124 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Valorant performs on this hardware, which gets a strong 705 FPS.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 6GB Edition by researching Assassins Creed: Valhalla leading us to predict a playable performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 52FPS, M: 45FPS, H: 39FPS, U: 26FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was eFootball PES 2021 and that was strong. This graphics card delivered 94 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Valorant which gets strong results with a 538FPS on Ultra 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 6GB Edition running at 1440p is a strong choice at these screen resolutions. With Ultra graphics settings being regularly reached at 1440p gaming its easy to consider bumping up the screen size to 4K for this graphics card.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 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 LN2 6GB Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2070. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 21% better and can meet 985 of their recommended requirements. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB, which has 24% better performance and can run 986 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
92 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 6GB Edition was released on 02 Jun 2015

GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 6GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 6GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM200-310-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
230 GTexel/s
ROPs
96
Pixel Rate
125 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
1203 MHz
Boost Clock
1304 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
3x 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 LN2 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 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 1203MHz, instead of 1000MHz and goes up to 1304MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


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


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 13% Performance Boost over the reference GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB.


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GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 6GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
12%
RAM
12GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Genshin Impact 79% 24%
Cyberpunk 2077 41% 24%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 67% 9%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 55% 1%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 53% 18%
Valorant 97% 93%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 32% 32%
Serious Sam 4 61% 9%
FIFA 21 72% 61%
eFootball PES 2021 65% 61%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 6GB Edition Extras
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