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GPU Architecture

Core Speed 1228 Mhz 915 Mhz
Boost Clock 1380 Mhz 1019 Mhz
Architecture Maxwell GM204-200-A1 (x2) Kepler GK104-355-A2
Release Date - -
Notebook GPU No No

Resolution Performance

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GPU Memory

Memory 8192 MB 4096 MB
Memory Speed 1800 MHz 1500 MHz
Memory Bus 512 Bit 512 Bit
Memory Type - -
Memory Bandwidth 460.8GB/sec 384GB/sec

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units 3328 3072
Technology 28nm 28nm

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH) 4096x2160 4096x2160
VGA Connections - -
DVI Connections 1 3
HDMI Connections 1 -
DisplayPort Connections - 1

GPU Power Requirements

Power Required (Watts) - 300 Watts
Recommended PSU - 650 Watts

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor Core i7-4770K 4-Core 3.5GHz Core i7-3770K 4-Core 3.5GHz
Recommended RAM 8 GB 8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution 2560x1440 2560x1440

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme Core 4GB Edition SLI Performance Review

This computer hardware provides top end graphics. The GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme Core 4GB Edition SLI will easily meet recommended system requirements of games released today. This is a strong benchmarker on modern games and can often return excellent frame rates at high and ultra 1080p. But the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme Core 4GB Edition SLI can also run 1440p pc system requirements.

All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.

Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2021. In particular we focus on how well the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme Core 4GB Edition SLI 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 975 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

A GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme Core 4GB Edition SLI card at 1080p is predicted to see a reasonable frame rate when running Dying Light 2 on Ultra - 53 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on Days Gone which is 74 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Forza Horizon 5 is predicted to perform on this hardware, which gets a reasonable 57 FPS.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we researched the upcoming Dying Light 2 to predict how the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme Core 4GB Edition SLI would deal with it. Our research revealed a playable series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 106 FPS, Medium: 83 FPS, High: 56 FPS and Ultra: 40 FPS. Next we looked at Days Gone which was reasonable with a 56 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Forza Horizon 5 that we predict will get an Ultra 1440p FPS of 43. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme Core 4GB Edition SLI is certainly capable of running larger monitor gaming at Ultra or High graphics settings.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme Core 4GB Edition SLI graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme Core 4GB Edition SLI 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 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme Core 4GB 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 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme Core 4GB Edition SLI.

Nvidia GeForce GTX 690 Performance Review

A mid to low level graphics card, the GeForce GTX 690 is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements.

All games with system requirements of DirectX 11 or lower are met by this card.

Lets look at the GeForce GTX 690 game performance guide for some of the biggest games played in 2021. In particular we will see how well this graphics card runs on Ultra settings on 1080p resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. This graphics hardware can run 450 of the 1000 most demanding PC games played today.

The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the GeForce GTX 690 shows us that Star Citizen is predicted to get a reasonable result of 51 FPS, and then we are seeing Battlefield 2042 predicted to return a weak 15 FPS while another game on our list is the Resident Evil 8 which is getting 32 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 690 by researching Battlefield 2042 leading us to predict a weak performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 29FPS, M: 23FPS, H: 15FPS, U: 11FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Resident Evil 8 and that was weak. This graphics card delivered 24 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Star Citizen which is predicted to get playable results with a 39FPS on Ultra 1440p. 1440p gaming on the GeForce GTX 690 is not a first choice gaming resolution. While this graphics card would likely be more suited to 1080p gaming, you may be able to make some graphical tweaks in the game options to improve your stability at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 690 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 690 in your PC? This GeForce GTX 690 card has 12 to 18 months of latest AAA game play left in it before upgrading should be considered

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 690? A suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 690 is the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, which is 59% more powerful and can run 975 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB, which has 51% better performance and can run 965 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.