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Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition run games
22 May 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition is only really challenged by the most demanding games released today, but normally it is more than capable of running games with a stable frame rate at 1080p. DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How well will the GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition run 2020 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 224 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Running at 1080p this card is predicted to get a strong frame rate from Valorant with 431 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Grand Theft Auto VI which is predicted to return a weak 0 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Doom Eternal which we saw getting a playable 38 FPS.

As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We predict the GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition will run the upcoming game Valorant to a strong performance level. Predictions across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 868 FPS, Medium: 684 FPS, High: 460 FPS and Ultra: 329 FPS. Another game researched was Grand Theft Auto VI with predictions of L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS. And then we checked graphics card performance on Doom Eternal, which returned L: 76FPS, M: 59FPS, H: 40FPS, U: 29FPS at 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition running at 1440p is a very strong choice of graphics cards at higher resolution gaming. 4K gaming with this graphics card is certainly something that can be achieved across a number of the latest games and still achieve good graphics settings at those resolutions. Ultra 1440p is also a regular occurrence with this gpu.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition in your PC? Our current calculations suggest a graphics card upgrade will be required in around 12-18 months

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition is the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, which is 59% more powerful and can run 866 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which is 24% more powerful and can run 707 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
53 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition is released on 23 May 2013

GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition
GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK110-300-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
192
Texture Rate
180 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
45 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
2304
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
3072 MB
Memory Speed
1502 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
288.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
1536KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
900 MHz
Boost Clock
936 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
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7
5.3
GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition is a special edition of the high-end GeForce GTX 780.
This edition comes with a custom double fan cooling solution which by itself should allow a slight performance boost, as GeForce GTX 780 benefits from the GPU Boost 2.0 technology.
Also, it has been overclocked out of the box from 863MHz to 900MHz while its boost clock is now of 936MHz. The memory clock was left untouched.
Benchmarks indicate a 4% performance boost when compared to the reference card.


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GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
15%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 27% 62%
Call of Duty Warzone 36% 18%
Minecraft: Dungeons 46% 25%
Grand Theft Auto VI 11% 81%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 27% 62%
Valorant 96% 88%
Maneater 59% 2%
Saints Row 3 Remastered 43% 31%
Doom Eternal 20% 20%
Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord 54% 14%
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