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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
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Gamers upgrading will be considering the GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 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.

Lets look at the GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition game performance guide for some of the biggest games played in 2020. In particular we will see how well this graphics card runs on Ultra settings on 1080p resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 801 games in todays list.

Running at 1080p this card is predicted to get a playable frame rate from Halo Infinite with 38 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Horizon: Zero Dawn which returns a reasonable 53 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Grounded which we saw getting a reasonable 53 FPS.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition by researching Halo Infinite leading us to predict a playable performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 77FPS, M: 60FPS, H: 41FPS, U: 29FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Horizon: Zero Dawn and that was playable. This graphics card delivered 40 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Grounded which gets playable results with a 40FPS on Ultra 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition is a suitable graphics card for this larger screen res. In some cases we might expect some graphics option tweaks down from Ultra to High to help improve FPS stability when gaming at 1440p.

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? 2-3 years of top end gaming before an upgrade

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition? Are you looking to upgrade a GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, as it can run 859 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 21% increased graphics performance. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB which meets 945 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 27% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
74 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition was released on 19 Sep 2014

GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

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)
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
1800 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
230.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
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
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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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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GeForce GTX 980 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
5%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Horizon: Zero Dawn 27% 10%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 16% 16%
Cyberpunk 2077 39% 24%
Marvel's Avengers 44% 24%
Fast & Furious Crossroads 40% 62%
Valorant 97% 91%
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout 59% 48%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 44% 24%
Grand Theft Auto VI 16% 34%
Grounded 74% 25%
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