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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements.

This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

What FPS performance can the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition get on latest AAA 2021 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 444 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

First we looked at 1080p resolution for the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition performance to explore what sort of benchmarks it would achieve on the popular title Far Cry 6 and predict it will deliver weak frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 61 FPS, Medium: 48 FPS, High: 32 FPS and Ultra: 23 FPS. We proceeded to look at Battlefield 2042 to see how that compared and predict that it will return a playable 25 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Far Cry 6 and predict it will deliver weak frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 46 FPS, Medium: 36 FPS, High: 25 FPS and Ultra: 18 FPS. We then checked the performance on Battlefield 2042 to predict if that will run well. It is predicted to be weak with a 19 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition is in need of some graphics adjustments to get some stability, which means its not an ideal gaming resolution for this GPU.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition in your PC? 12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition is the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, which is 64% more powerful and can run 976 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition is the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB, which is 56% more powerful and can run 967 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
64 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition was released on 19 Sep 2014
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-200-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
104
Texture Rate
129 GTexel/s
ROPs
56
Pixel Rate
69 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
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
1761MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
225.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
1792
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1102 MHz
Boost Clock
1241 MHz
Power
Max Power
160 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
GD Official
GD RATING
4.4
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GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 970 Zotac AMP! Omega 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 1102MHz, instead of 1051MHz. Boost Clock is now of 1241MHz, instead of 1178MHz. The Operating Memory was increased to 1762MHz.

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

Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 5% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 970 4GB.

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