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In a desperate war for Earth's survival against an unrelenting alien enemy, the only way to defeat them is to become one of them. Earth is under siege by the Strogg, a barbaric alien race moving through the universe consuming, recycling and annihilating any civilization in their path. In a desperate attempt to survive, an armada of Earth's finest warriors is sent to take the battle to the Strogg home planet. You are Matthew Kane, an elite member of Rhino Squad and Earth's valiant invasion force. Fight alone, with your squad, or in hover tanks and mechanized walkers as you engage in a heroic mission to the heart of the Strogg war machine. Battle through early missions as a deadly marine, then after your capture, as a marine-turned-Strogg with enhanced abilities and the power to turn the tide of the war.
Low vs Ultra Quake IV Screenshot Comparison.
What FPS does a GeForce RTX 3080 get @ 1080p?

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Quake IV

GeForce RTX 3080

Low Vs Ultra GeForce RTX 3080 Performance Review

We can see that when playing Quake IV with a GeForce RTX 3080 will get a very strong 200+ FPS. Which is at High settings on 1080p performance.

But then the GeForce RTX 3080 will get a solid big screen performance at 4K, with 200+ frames per second. So we expect you are likely to consider running the game in 4K or 1440p. If you are interested, this is a cost of $0.13 per FPS, assuming we take it based on the GPU’s launch price.

This graphics card, paired with at least 0.512GB system memory would be perfect to run this game at 4K Ultra.

In summary, Ultra graphics setting is highly achievable with this GeForce RTX 3080 card, but what monitor resolution are you looking to play Quake IV at, because you can get 200+ FPS at Ultra 4K. But perhaps you feel better served at 1440p, where you would get 200+ frames per second on Ultra 1440p. Lower the resolution further and you get a blistering 200+ FPS at 1080p Ultra.

GeForce RTX 3080 Cost Per FPS @ 1080p for Quake IV

Graphics Card price at launch: