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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements.

This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2022 popular games. This short GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 444.

Running at 1080p this card gets a playable frame rate from Resident Evil 8 with 32 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at FIFA 22 which returns a strong 83 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Back 4 Blood which we saw getting a reasonable 54 FPS.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition at 1440p with Resident Evil 8, which got a weak set of FPS results. These were, Low: 63 FPS, Medium: 50 FPS, High: 34 FPS and Ultra: 24 FPS. We then checked out FIFA 22 which had a set of graphics results as followed, L: 166FPS, M: 131FPS, H: 88FPS, U: 63FPS. And another popular game was Back 4 Blood that returned L: 108FPS, M: 85FPS, H: 57FPS, U: 41FPS at 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition running at 1440p is a reliable performer at this larger resolution for modern games. The graphics card will be good to run 1440p on Ultra or High settings.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition in your PC? Our current calculations suggest a graphics card upgrade will be required in around 12-18 months

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition? There are no graphics cards on the current market that would provide a big enough increase in performance to warrant upgrading the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition.
FPS System Benchmark
66 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition was released on 19 Sep 2014
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-200-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
104
Texture Rate
140 GTexel/s
ROPs
56
Pixel Rate
75 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$359.99
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
1753MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
224.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
1792
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1190 MHz
Boost Clock
1342 MHz
Power
Max Power
150 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 30 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
44
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GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's high-end GeForce GTX 970 4GB created by EVGA. 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 1190MHz, instead of 1051MHz. Boost Clock is now of 1342MHz, instead of 1178MHz. Memory Clock was left untouched. This means the Card performs better when compared to the reference NVIDIA Graphics Card but should also consume slightly more power.

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

Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 7% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 970 4GB.

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