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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 6GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 6GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A true powerhouse, the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 6GB Edition will run even the most demanding game system requirements released today. GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 6GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

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 Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 6GB Edition runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. 902 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

The GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 6GB Edition graphics card is returning a strong performance on FIFA 20 at 1080p of 178 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Diablo 4 which we predict will get reasonable frame rates of 49 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Planet Zoo, which was getting 49 FPS under tests.

We move on to 1440p, and tested FIFA 20 which delivered strong FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 305 FPS, Medium: 254 FPS, High: 186 FPS and Ultra: 135 FPS. Next we have Diablo 4 running on GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 6GB Edition which is predicted to get L: 99FPS, M: 78FPS, H: 52FPS, U: 37FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Planet Zoo gets L: 99FPS, M: 78FPS, H: 52FPS, U: 37FPS at 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 6GB Edition running at 1440p is one of the more powerful graphics cards for this monitor resolution. Games will be running with stable frame rates at Ultra on a 1440p setup. 4K gaming for a number of modern games should also be considered with this graphics hardware.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 6GB Edition in your PC? This gpu has around 2+ years of running AAA recommended system requirements before any upgrades should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 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 a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 6GB Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB, which is 27% more powerful and can run 992 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
90 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 6GB Edition is released on 01 Sep 2015

GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 6GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

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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
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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
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GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 6GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's Enthusiast GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB, created by Gigabyte.


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
WINDFORCE 3X cooling system is equipped with high performance pure cooper heat-pipes which direct touch the GPU can strengthen the speed of heat dissipation. Besides, the air flow is effectively enhanced by the unique blade fan design, this not only increase the cooling capacity while reducing air turbulence but also results a lower noise level.


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


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GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC 6GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
22%
RAM
11GB
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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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