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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Palit JetStream 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 970 Palit JetStream 4GB Edition run games
29 Sep 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Gamers upgrading will be considering the GeForce GTX 970 Palit JetStream 4GB Edition graphics card as a serious price to performance entry point. This card will meet and play most demanding AAA games and do so with good graphics setting as standard, and confidently pushing past the recommended game system requirements needed to run today’s games. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

Game performance for the GeForce GTX 970 Palit JetStream 4GB 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. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 473 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Running at 1080p this card gets a weak frame rate from Serious Sam 4 with 24 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Cyberpunk 2077 which is predicted to return a reasonable 47 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular eFootball PES 2021 which we saw getting a strong 89 FPS.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we booted up Serious Sam 4 to see how the GeForce GTX 970 Palit JetStream 4GB Edition dealt with it. It scored up a weak series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 47 FPS, Medium: 37 FPS, High: 25 FPS and Ultra: 18 FPS. Next we looked at Cyberpunk 2077 which we predict will be playable with a 35 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at eFootball PES 2021 that got an Ultra 1440p FPS of 68. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 970 Palit JetStream 4GB Edition, this is a solid choice of hardware for increased screen resolution gaming. We can see this graphics card is capable of delivering reliable frame rates at Ultra and certainly High graphics settings at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 970 Palit JetStream 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 970 Palit JetStream 4GB Edition in your PC? This GeForce GTX 970 Palit JetStream 4GB 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 970 Palit JetStream 4GB Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 970 Palit JetStream 4GB Edition is the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which is 33% more powerful and can run 830 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB which is 42% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 932 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
65 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 970 Palit JetStream 4GB Edition was released on 19 Sep 2014

GeForce GTX 970 Palit JetStream 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 970 Palit JetStream 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-200-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
104
Texture Rate
136 GTexel/s
ROPs
56
Pixel Rate
73 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1664
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
5120x3200
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1753 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
224.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
1792KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1152 MHz
Boost Clock
1304 MHz
Power
Max Power
150 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
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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GeForce GTX 970 Palit JetStream 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 970 Palit JetStream 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's high-end GeForce GTX 970 4GB created by Palit. It features a new Cooling Solution and overclocking out of the box. Read below to know more.


Overclock Out of The Box
The Central Unit now runs at 1152MHz, instead of 1051MHz. Boost Clock is now of 1304MHz, instead of 1178MHz. Memory Clock was left untouched. This means the Card performs better when compared to the reference NVIDIA Graphics Card but should also consume slightly more power.


Cooling Solution
The reference NVIDIA Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by Palit's Dual Fan Cooling Solution. This means the card runs cooler under load.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 6% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 970 4GB.


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GeForce GTX 970 Palit JetStream 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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0%
Graphics Card
23%
RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Genshin Impact 70% 7%
Cyberpunk 2077 18% 6%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 54% 53%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 38% 39%
Valorant 96% 90%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 6% 6%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 35% 15%
Serious Sam 4 45% 53%
eFootball PES 2021 51% 46%
Grand Theft Auto VI 6% 50%
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