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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI

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How well can the GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI run games
The GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI will blast beyond the majority of games requirements at 1080p, so crank up your screen resolution to 1440p or 4K and let the beautiful AAA game visuals wash over you. This is how gaming is meant to be played but you are likely to have to pay top dollar for the GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI privilege. But if you can get this graphics solution, then its happy gaming.

This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

There is only a very few games out today that the GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI can't play. It can run 91% of demanding games.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI in your PC? No graphics card upgrade required for 2 to 3 years of meeting top end game system requirements

FPS System Benchmark
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The GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI is released on the 19 Sep 2014
GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 62.4 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

62.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 64.7 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

64.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 62 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

62 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 64.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

64.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 72.8 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

72.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 51.2 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

51.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 72.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

72.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 117.7 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

117.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 71.7 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

71.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 96.5 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

96.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 124.5 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

124.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 91.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

91.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 78.2 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

78.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 55.7 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

55.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 92.5 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

92.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 92.3 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

92.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 56.9 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

56.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 64.8 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

64.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 103.3 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

103.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 125.5 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

125.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 99.4 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

99.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 56.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

56.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 79.3 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

79.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 24.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

24.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 28.3 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

28.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 29 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

29 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 43.7 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

43.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 36.9 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

36.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 28.5 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

28.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 31.7 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

31.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 29 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

29 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 58.3 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

58.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 33.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

33.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 36.1 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

36.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 25.7 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

25.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 36.7 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

36.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 31.8 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

31.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 35.3 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

35.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 58.3 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

58.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 27.2 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

27.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 34.7 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

34.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 43.4 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

43.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 54 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

54 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 28 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

28 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI gets 41.5 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

41.5 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI
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Architecture
Maxwell GM204-200-A1 (x2) (x2)
Process
28nm
TMUs
104
Texture Rate
245 GTexel/s
ROPs
64 (x2)
Pixel Rate
151 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
3328
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
Driver Support
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Release Price
$659.98
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192 MB
Memory Speed
1753 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
448.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048KB(x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
0
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1050 MHz
Boost Clock
1178 MHz
Power
Max Power
325 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
3840 x 2160
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GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI is a solution of two GeForce GTX 970 4GB put together using NVIDIA's SLI technology.


Architecture
The Second variant of the Maxwell Architecture, despite being also manufactured with a 28nm technology, has an extremely large L2 Cache and features a Third Generation Delta Color Compression which allows NVIDIA to produce Graphics Cards with relatively small memory data transfer rates, without causing too much impact on the overall performance. Furthermore, the Shaders have been redesigned and are both more powerful and energy efficient.


GPU
It consists of 2 GPUs codenamed GM204-400-A1 which, together, offer 3328 Shader Processing Units, 208 TMUs and 128 ROPs, on a 512-bit memory interface of fast GDDR5. The central unit runs at 1050MHz and goes up to 1178MHz, in Turbo Mode, while the memory clock operates at 1753MHz.


Power Consumption
Power Consumption lies between 300W and 400W.


Performance
Gaming benchmarks prove that at 4K (3840x2160) GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI is over 25% faster than Radeon HD 7990 and almost as fast as AMD's Radeon R9 295X2.


System Suggestions
We recommend a very strong processor (Intel Core i7 Six Core/AMD FX Eight Core) and 16GB of RAM for a system with GeForce GTX 970 4GB SLI.


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Should I get a gtx 970 SLI?

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no buy gtx 1080

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@Lion94 Can't do that I won't be upgrading my processor to pair with nvidia's 1000 series, that is why I asked if I should get a 970 SLI

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GTX 970 SLI has similar and in some cases superior performance to the GTX 1070. Supports DX12, will handle anything you throw at it including VR and you can pick up a second 970 used online for under $200. Or you can pick up the $400-$600 GTX 1080 and not use its full potential for years. Your call. I would save $ tho.

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Thanks, sounds like my best option would be to get a second gtx 970 for SLI, but can you tell me what are the benefits and consequences of using a used graphics card since you suggested a used 970? (for example: is it possible for a person to install a virus onto the used graphics card or any sort of program that can damage my computer?)

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Second thing is my power supply/PC capable of running a gtx 970 sli or will I have to change it?

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your psu is more than enough

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Personally, you should always buy a single card over any type of multi config. The amount of games that support SLI are few and far between. However, if all the games you're gonna be playing support it, and you know for sure, then it's worth it. In other words, do some research first before shelling out money on a second card, and compare performance with a single card from an upgraded series.

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my cpu is a bottleneck if i decide to buy a second 970?

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there will be no bottleneck.


but the better thing is to buy gtx 1080

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I checked a lot of forums many months ago (970 sli vs single card) and single card wins all the time.Thanks for your reply :) The price of 1080 is too high here(+-1000$) :(

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Would this PSU be good enough for GTX 970 SLI and I7-4790K?


EVGA SuperNOVA 850 G2 80 Plus Gold Fully 850W Modular Power Supply

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Yeah buddy, I ran 970 sli with a 5820K on 750W :)

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this is my setup huhu

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you a God ?

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TaRRaX think before u speak! -_-

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IT beats Titan Z…. so worth !!!

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Graphics Card Added on 20/09/2014. Rank and Specifications Final!

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just wondering sli uses not double the vram so it would be better to use the 8gb versions (if they actually come) of the new cars ?
so i had sli with many vram
or will it not that much of a differenz


anyway thanks alot for the hard work :D

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8GB is overkill..even for 4K :)

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and thanks for acknowledge buddy :D

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not sure saw a test that watchdogs uses over 6 gb vram in 4k
i will not use 4k soon i gonna upgrade to 1440p soon but not further
so does not really matter anyway


4gb should be fine
i get reduced prices on hardware in my fav shop if i logg in with my work acc so i get a 970gtx 4% off :D 300€ is awesome deal

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Oh come on. I am talking about games here. Why bring Watch Dogs? That is not a game..that is nothing in both optimization and game content.

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yis u talk the truth did not play it and still have no intention to do so i just wanted to explain y i was asking


the 970 is a bit over power for me atm cuz i dont really play many games i use way much time on my htpc and surf the inet also watch series n stuff
thanks for the work srsly what would gd without you

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:P
Overkill :P

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