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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 6GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 6GB Edition run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 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 PNY XLR8 OC 6GB Edition privilege. But if you can get this graphics solution, then its happy gaming. GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 6GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Lets look at the GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 6GB Edition game performance guide for some of the biggest games played in 2020. In particular we will see how well this graphics card runs on Ultra settings on 1080p resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. We look at 1000 of the most demanding games available today and this GPU is better than the recommended graphics requirement of more than 832 games in the list.

A GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 6GB Edition card at 1080p is predicted to see a playable frame rate when running Assassins Creed: Valhalla on Ultra - 44 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on Microsoft Flight Simulator which is 72 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Genshin Impact performs on this hardware, which gets a good 64 FPS.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 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: 66FPS, M: 57FPS, H: 49FPS, U: 33FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Microsoft Flight Simulator and that was reasonable. This graphics card delivered 55 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Genshin Impact which gets reasonable results with a 49FPS on Ultra 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 6GB Edition is a reliable performer at this larger resolution for modern games. The graphics card will be good to run 1440p on Ultra or High settings.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 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 PNY XLR8 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 984 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 6GB Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB, which is 27% more powerful and can run 986 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
90 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 6GB Edition is released on 07 Jul 2015

GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 6GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 6GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM200-310-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
223 GTexel/s
ROPs
96
Pixel Rate
122 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
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1165 MHz
Boost Clock
1266 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 PNY XLR8 OC 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 6GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's Enthusiast GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB, created by PNY.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1165MHz, instead of 1000MHz and goes up to 1266MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
Triple Fan Cooling Solution.


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


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GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 6GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
15%
RAM
12GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 40% 22%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 54% 28%
Genshin Impact 78% 22%
eFootball PES 2021 64% 60%
FIFA 21 71% 60%
Watch Dogs Legion 32% 24%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 60% 20%
Marvel's Avengers 64% 26%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 66% 12%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 31% 31%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti PNY XLR8 OC 6GB Edition Extras
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