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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 4GB Edition

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3.9
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How well can the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 4GB Edition run games
12 Jul 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 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.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 4GB Edition in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 4GB Edition is failing to meet modern day gaming system requirements. A gpu AAA lifespan of around 6-12 months.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 4GB Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 41% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 762 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 4GB Edition then a good choice would be R-500 Series Radeon RX 590 8GB as this is better than 696 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 22% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
61 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 4GB Edition is released on 19 Sep 2014

GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-200-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
104
Texture Rate
123 GTexel/s
ROPs
56
Pixel Rate
66 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1664
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
$329.99
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
1792KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1050 MHz
Boost Clock
1178 MHz
Power
Max Power
148 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
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GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's high-end GeForce GTX 970 4GB created by EVGA. It doesn't have any new features. Read below to know more.


Overclock Out of The Box
The Clock Frequencies of both Central Unit and Operating Memory Clock Remain the Same.


Cooling Solution
The Cooling System remains the same.


Power Consumption
EVGA didn't specify any Rated Board TDP. It should remain the same. A 500W PSU with at least 2 6-pin available recommended is required.


Release Price
GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 4GB Edition was released for $329.99. That's the same price of the reference Graphics Card.


Performance
Without a New Cooling Solution or overclocking out of the box, GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 4GB Edition is as fast as the reference GeForce GTX 970 4GB. Therefore, GeForce GTX 780 Ti is still faster.


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GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
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Graphics Card
30%
RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
New World 39% 0%
Resident Evil 8 26% 47%
Battlefield 2042 34% 47%
Grand Theft Auto VI 0% 59%
Far Cry 6 0% 64%
FIFA 22 59% 43%
Forza Horizon 5 40% 11%
Battlefield 6 34% 47%
Dying Light 2 0% 54%
Star Citizen 1% 1%
GeForce GTX 970 EVGA 4GB Edition Extras
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