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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition run games
11 Oct 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Gamers upgrading will be considering the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 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.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2019 popular games. This short GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. We look at 1000 of the most demanding games available today and this GPU is better than the recommended graphics requirement of more than 740 games in the list.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition is running Zombieland: Double Tap - Road Trip and delivering reasonable performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 54 frames per second. Comparing this to Microsoft Flight Simulator which is getting playable results, where it averages 32 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, which is running at 44 frames per second.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we booted up Zombieland: Double Tap - Road Trip to see how the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition dealt with it. It scored up a playable series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 109 FPS, Medium: 86 FPS, High: 58 FPS and Ultra: 41 FPS. Next we looked at Microsoft Flight Simulator which was weak with a 24 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Call of Duty: Modern Warfare that got an Ultra 1440p FPS of 34. Running games at 1440p with a GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition is a perfectly suitable selection of hardware for theis larger screen size. If a game at 1440p struggles a bit or experiences a frame drop then you can tweak settings in game to help get it stable. This might mean lowering it to medium or low in some specific options.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition in your PC? Upgrade time for this GPU is currently placed at 2 years

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 33% better and can run 920 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which has 40% better performance and can run 967 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
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The GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition is released on the 19 Sep 2014
GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 49.7 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

49.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 51.6 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

51.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 49.4 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

49.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 38.1 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

38.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 51.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

51.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 58 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

58 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 40.8 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

40.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 58 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

58 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 26 FPS on Control

Control

26 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 82.9 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

82.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 50.5 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

50.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 67.9 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

67.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 87.6 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

87.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 64.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

64.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 55 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

55 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 39.2 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

39.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 65.1 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

65.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 65 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

65 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 40.1 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

40.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 45.6 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

45.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 72.7 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

72.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 88.3 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

88.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 41.9 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

41.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 51.7 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

51.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 70 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

70 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 40.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

40.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 95.5 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

95.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 44.1 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

44.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 55.8 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

55.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 79.3 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

79.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 26.3 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

26.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 25.7 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

25.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 52.2 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

52.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 44.9 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

44.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 60.3 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

60.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 39.5 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

39.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 28.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

28.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 79.4 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

79.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 66.9 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

66.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 40.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

40.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 28.7 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

28.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 49.9 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

49.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 53.6 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

53.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 73.3 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

73.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 39.8 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

39.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 30.9 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

30.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 68.7 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

68.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 51.6 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

51.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 32 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

32 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 67.1 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

67.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 49.9 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

49.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 35.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

35.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 66.9 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

66.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 38 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

38 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 22 FPS on Control

Control

22 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 54.6 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

54.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 63.2 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

63.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 19.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

19.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 22.6 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

22.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 20.4 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

20.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 30.8 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

30.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 25.9 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

25.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 20.1 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

20.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 22.3 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

22.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 9.8 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

9.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 20.4 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

20.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 41 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

41 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 23.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

23.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 25.4 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

25.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 18.1 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

18.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 25.8 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

25.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 22.4 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

22.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 24.8 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

24.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 41 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

41 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 19.2 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

19.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 16.6 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

16.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 24.5 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

24.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 30.6 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

30.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 14 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

14 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 22.4 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

22.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 38 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

38 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 19.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

19.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 33.1 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

33.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 17 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

17 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 11 FPS on Control

Control

11 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 29.2 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

29.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition gets 35.3 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

35.3 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-200-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
104
Texture Rate
141 GTexel/s
ROPs
56
Pixel Rate
76 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1664
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
1792KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1203 MHz
Boost Clock
1355 MHz
Power
Max Power
175 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
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GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's high-end GeForce GTX 970 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 1203MHz, instead of 1051MHz. Boost Clock is now of 1355MHz, instead of 1178MHz. The Operating Memory Clock was increased to 1800MHz.


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


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 8% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 970 4GB.


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GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Extreme 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 44% 1%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 46% 1%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 96% 55%
Cyberpunk 2077 39% 36%
FIFA 20 62% 47%
Need For Speed Heat 44% 1%
The Outer Worlds 71% 18%
Borderlands 3 36% 5%
Zombieland: Double Tap - Road Trip 79% 7%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 81% 36%
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This card require 2x 8-pin, not 2x 6-pin ^^

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Graphics Card Added on 21/09/2014. Rank and Specifications Final!

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Hey Pip i'm thinking about getting this card, do you think it'll have a back plate and nay news about the temps and noise ?

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A Back Plate? What do you mean?
The Card runs cool and isn't very noisy :)

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hmmm didn't see any reviews for it though or you just mean that the 970 itself doesn't produce much heat so fans won't be noisy too? if there's a review for the zotac amp please send it to me :D

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bingo ;)

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is FSP Raider RA-550 550W 80+ Silver capable to use this Card?

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Yes, easily :)

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