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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
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A true powerhouse, the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 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 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 902 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

A GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 6GB Edition card at 1080p is seeing a reasonable frame rate when running Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order on Ultra - 51 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on FIFA 20 which is 182 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Planet Zoo performs on this hardware, which gets a reasonable 51 FPS.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 6GB Edition by playing Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order which yielded a playable performance. Its FPS results for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 102FPS, M: 80FPS, H: 54FPS, U: 39FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was FIFA 20 and that was strong. This graphics card delivered 139 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Planet Zoo which gets playable results with a 39FPS 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 992 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 992 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
92 FPS
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The GeForce GTX 980 Ti Galax HOF LN2 6GB Edition is 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
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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
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 59% 28%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 61% 28%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 86% 1%
Death Stranding 55% 1%
Cyberpunk 2077 55% 1%
Need For Speed Heat 59% 28%
Planet Zoo 61% 22%
Diablo 4 51% 1%
FIFA 20 72% 61%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 55% 1%
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