10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
This GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D Ice Dragon Edition graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements.
DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.
Here is a performance review on how capable the GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D Ice Dragon Edition is at running the more popular games of 2022. Specifically looking at this PC hardware’s ability to get suitable frames per second to play on Ultra game settings and what FPS it might get on 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen res. This card runs recommended graphics requirements of 305 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.
The GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D Ice Dragon Edition graphics card is returning a weak performance on Forza Horizon 5 at 1080p of 23 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Battlefield 2042 which we saw got weak frame rates of 4 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Resident Evil 8, which was getting 23 FPS under tests.
We move on to 1440p, and tested Forza Horizon 5 which delivered weak FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 46 FPS, Medium: 36 FPS, High: 25 FPS and Ultra: 18 FPS. Next we have Battlefield 2042 running on GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D Ice Dragon Edition which gets L: 7FPS, M: 6FPS, H: 4FPS, U: 3FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Resident Evil 8 gets L: 46FPS, M: 36FPS, H: 25FPS, U: 18FPS at 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D Ice Dragon Edition running at 1440p is not a viable PC gaming choice.How many years will the GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D Ice Dragon Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D Ice Dragon Edition in your PC?
This GeForce GTX 780 Inno3D Ice Dragon Edition 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 780 Inno3D Ice Dragon Edition?
A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB
. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 21% better and can meet 725 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB
. This PC hardware upgrade performs 71% better and can run 960 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.