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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition run games
Gamers upgrading will be considering the GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 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.

A strong performing graphics solution opens the door to 56% of the most demanding system requirements of today.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition in your PC? No graphics card upgrade required for around 2 years

FPS System Benchmark
147 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition was released on the 30 Sep 2014
GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 58.6 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

58.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 60.7 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

60.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 58.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

58.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 67.1 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

67.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 73.5 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

73.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 77.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

77.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 76.7 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

76.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 92 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

92 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 64.4 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

64.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 56 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

56 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 75.4 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

75.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 97.2 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

97.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 71.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

71.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 61.1 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

61.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 43.5 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

43.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 72.2 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

72.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 72.1 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

72.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 44.5 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

44.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 50.6 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

50.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 80.6 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

80.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 98 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

98 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 46.5 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

46.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 57.3 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

57.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 77.6 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

77.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 44.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

44.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 88 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

88 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 57.9 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

57.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 49.8 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

49.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 31.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

31.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 88.1 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

88.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 74.2 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

74.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 44.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

44.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 31.8 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

31.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 59.4 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

59.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 81.4 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

81.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 44.2 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

44.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 34.2 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

34.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 76.2 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

76.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 57.3 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

57.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 35.5 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

35.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 74.5 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

74.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 60.7 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

60.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 55.4 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

55.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 39.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

39.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 70.1 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

70.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 20.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

20.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 30.9 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

30.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 29.8 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

29.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 22.6 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

22.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 34.1 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

34.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 28.8 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

28.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 22.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

22.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 24.8 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

24.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 22.6 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

22.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 45.5 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

45.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 26.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

26.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 28.2 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

28.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 20.1 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

20.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 28.6 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

28.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 24.9 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

24.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 27.6 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

27.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 45.5 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

45.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 21.3 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

21.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 18.4 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

18.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 27.1 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

27.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 33.9 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

33.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 15.5 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

15.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 24.9 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

24.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 42.2 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

42.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 21.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

21.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition gets 39.1 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

39.1 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-400-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
170 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
85 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
2048
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
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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
2048KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1228 MHz
Boost Clock
1329 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
2x 8-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 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's high-end GeForce GTX 980 4GB.


Overclock Out of The Box
The Central Unit now runs at 1228MHz, instead of 1126MHz. Boost Clock is now of 1329MHz, instead of 1216MHz. Memory Clock was left untouched.


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


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 8% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 980 4GB.


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GeForce GTX 980 Galax SOC 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 45% 23%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 45% 23%
eFootball PES 2020 57% 39%
Total War: Three Kingdoms 74% 26%
Control 6% 56%
Grand Theft Auto VI 17% 36%
Borderlands 3 67% 6%
Red Dead Redemption 2 47% 23%
F1 2019 87% 2%
Doom Eternal 57% 23%
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