GeForce GTX 980 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis
GeForce GTX 980 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's high-end GeForce GTX 980 4GB created by MSI. 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 1216MHz, instead of 1126MHz. Boost Clock is now of 1317MHz, instead of 1216MHz. Memory Clock was left untouched.
The reference NVIDIA Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by MSI's Twin Frozr V Dual Fan Cooling Solution. This means the card runs cooler under load.
According to MSI, the rated board TDP is now higher and of 178W. A 500W PSU with at least 2 8-pin available recommended is required.
GeForce GTX 980 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition was released for $579.99. $30 more than the reference Graphics Card. .
At 3K, Benchmarks indicate a 9% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 980 4GB. Therefore, GeForce GTX 980 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition is significantly faster than Dual GeForce GTX 690.