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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB 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.

This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

Here is a performance review on how capable the GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB 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. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 753 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

The GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition graphics card is predicted to return a playable performance on Grand Theft Auto VI at 1080p of 33 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Resident Evil 8 which we saw got playable frame rates of 38 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Dying Light 2, which is predicted to get 33 FPS under tests.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition by researching Grand Theft Auto VI leading us to predict a playable performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 66FPS, M: 52FPS, H: 35FPS, U: 25FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Resident Evil 8 and that was playable. This graphics card delivered 29 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Dying Light 2 which is predicted to get playable results with a 25FPS on Ultra 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition is a reasonable choice for most modern games at 1440p, but you may encounter some need to adjust graphics settings down from Ultra to High in some cases to improve gaming stability.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition in your PC? There is still 2 years of top end gaming left in this GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition would be the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti which meets 972 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 45% better performance. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition then a good choice would be R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB as this is better than 961 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 38% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
74 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition was released on 19 Sep 2014
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-400-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
167 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
83 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
5120 x 3200
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096MB
Memory Speed
1800MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
230.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1202 MHz
Boost Clock
1304 MHz
Power
Max Power
170 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
75
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GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's high-end GeForce GTX 980 4GB created by Zotac. 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 1202MHz, instead of 1126MHz. Boost Clock is now of 1304MHz, instead of 1216MHz. The Operating Memory Clock was increased to 1761MHz.

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

Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 7% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 980 4GB.

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