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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Asus Strix OC 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 970 Asus Strix OC 4GB Edition run games
27 Jul 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Gamers upgrading will be considering the GeForce GTX 970 Asus Strix OC 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.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 970 Asus Strix OC 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 970 Asus Strix OC 4GB Edition in your PC? We think this GeForce GTX 970 Asus Strix OC 4GB Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 970 Asus Strix OC 4GB Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 38% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 761 games from the most demanding games today. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which has 48% better performance and can run 900 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
62 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 970 Asus Strix OC 4GB Edition is released on 19 Sep 2014

GeForce GTX 970 Asus Strix OC 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 970 Asus Strix OC 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-200-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
104
Texture Rate
130 GTexel/s
ROPs
56
Pixel Rate
70 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1664
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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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
1114 MHz
Boost Clock
1253 MHz
Power
Max Power
225 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
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 970 Asus Strix OC 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 970 Asus Strix OC 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's high-end GeForce GTX 970 4GB created by Asus. 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 1114MHz, instead of 1051MHz. Boost Clock is now of 1253MHz, instead of 1178MHz. Memory Clock was left untouched.


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The reference NVIDIA Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by Asus's DirectCU II Dual Fan Cooling Solution.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


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 2% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 970 4GB.


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GeForce GTX 970 Asus Strix OC 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
27%
RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Resident Evil 8 28% 44%
New World 40% 2%
Battlefield 2042 35% 44%
Grand Theft Auto VI 2% 56%
Far Cry 6 2% 60%
Forza Horizon 5 41% 13%
FIFA 22 59% 44%
Dying Light 2 2% 50%
Star Citizen 3% 3%
Battlefield 6 35% 44%
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