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Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition run games
4 Jul 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II 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.

Game performance for the GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition where we look at the bigger games played in 2020. Looking closely at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. This card runs recommended graphics requirements of 149 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.

A GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition card at 1080p is seeing a strong frame rate when running Valorant on Ultra - 419 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on Doom Eternal which is 36 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular TrackMania Nations Remake performs on this hardware, which gets a strong 259 FPS.

Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we ran Valorant on the GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition to see that it got a strong set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra results at 1440p - L: 843FPS, M: 664FPS, H: 447FPS, U: 319FPS. Another popular game to test at 1440p with this card was Doom Eternal which seemed playable in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 27 FPS. Finally we then took a look at TrackMania Nations Remake where its Ultra 1440p Frame rates were strong at 197 FPS. Gaming at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition is one of the more powerful graphics cards for this monitor resolution. Games will be running with stable frame rates at Ultra on a 1440p setup. 4K gaming for a number of modern games should also be considered with this graphics hardware.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition in your PC? We think this GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB which meets 861 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 63% better performance. Alternatively we would suggest getting a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB, as it can run 801 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 31% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
50 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition is released on 01 Jul 2013

GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition
GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK110-300-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
192
Texture Rate
173 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
43 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
2304
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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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
863 MHz
Boost Clock
902 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
600 Watt
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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9.3
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5.2
GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition is a special edition of the high-end GeForce GTX 780.
This edition comes with a custom dual fan cooling solution which should allow a slight performance boost, as GeForce GTX 780 benefits from the GPU Boost 2.0 technology.
It does not have any overclocking out of the box.
Benchmarks indicate a 1% performance boost when compared to the reference card.


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GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
29%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 17% 67%
Hyper Scape 44% 14%
Call of Duty Warzone 34% 22%
Valorant 95% 88%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 1% 22%
Death Stranding 27% 29%
Grand Theft Auto VI 14% 86%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 25% 67%
Doom Eternal 24% 24%
TrackMania Nations Remake 86% 81%
GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II Edition Extras
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