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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI run games
28 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A true powerhouse, the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI will run even the most demanding game system requirements released today. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2019 popular games. This short GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 997 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

First we looked at 1080p resolution for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI performance to explore what sort of benchmarks it would achieve on the popular title Red Dead Redemption 2 and saw it deliver strong frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 255 FPS, Medium: 201 FPS, High: 135 FPS and Ultra: 97 FPS. We proceeded to look at Halo: Reach to see how that compared and saw that it returned a strong 280 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We discovered the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI ran Red Dead Redemption 2 to a good performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 194 FPS, Medium: 153 FPS, High: 103 FPS and Ultra: 74 FPS. Another game tested was Halo: Reach, L: 563FPS, M: 443FPS, H: 298FPS, U: 213FPS. And then we researched potential graphics card performance on Cyberpunk 2077, wih estimates revealing L: 149FPS, M: 117FPS, H: 79FPS, U: 56FPS at 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI running at 1440p is easily capable of pc gaming across these screen resolutions. Turn the game settings up to Ultra at 1440p. This GPU is also capable of running a solid FPS across a lot of games at 4K resolution as well.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI in your PC? 2-3 years of top end gaming before an upgrade

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI? There are no graphics cards on the current market that would provide a big enough increase in performance to warrant upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI.
FPS System Benchmark
135 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI is released on 02 Jun 2015

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

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM200-310-A1 (x2) (x2)
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
450 GTexel/s
ROPs
96 (x2)
Pixel Rate
246 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
5632
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
12288 MB
Memory Speed
1775 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
681.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
3072KB(x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1178 MHz
Boost Clock
1279 MHz
Power
Max Power
500 Watts
PSU
850 Watt & 50 Amps
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
3840 x 2160
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI is a Solution of two GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition put together using NVIDIA's SLI Technology.


Architecture & Other Relevant Data
For more information about the Architecture and Other Relevant Data, please refer to the Page of GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 11% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 980 Ti in SLI.


System Suggestions
GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI is best suited for resolutions up to and including 3840x2160. We recommend a High-End Processor and 16GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.


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GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition SLI 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 72% 51%
Halo: Reach 93% 84%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 73% 51%
Borderlands 3 68% 48%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 91% 33%
FIFA 20 81% 74%
Cyberpunk 2077 70% 33%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 86% 43%
eFootball PES 2020 76% 67%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 98% 78%
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32 GB

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1% worse… DAMN! I need an upgrade…

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8 GB

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ony 13193% worse
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2012
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