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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition run games
Gamers upgrading will be considering the GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 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.

The GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition meets a reasonable number of the most demanding game requirements of today. 26 % of the demanding games are playable.

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

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The GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition is released on the 19 Sep 2014
GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 48.5 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

48.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 50.3 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

50.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 48.2 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

48.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 50.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

50.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 56.6 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

56.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 39.8 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

39.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 56.6 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

56.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 80.6 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

80.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 49.1 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

49.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 66.1 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

66.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 85.2 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

85.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 62.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

62.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 53.5 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

53.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 38.1 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

38.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 63.3 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

63.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 63.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

63.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 39 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

39 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 44.3 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

44.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 70.7 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

70.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 85.8 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

85.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 68 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

68 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 39 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

39 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 54.3 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

54.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 18.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

18.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 22 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

22 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 19.8 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

19.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 29.9 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

29.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 25.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

25.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 19.5 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

19.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 21.7 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

21.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 19.8 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

19.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 39.9 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

39.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 22.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

22.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 24.7 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

24.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 17.6 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

17.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 25.1 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

25.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 21.8 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

21.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 24.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

24.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 39.9 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

39.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 18.6 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

18.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 23.8 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

23.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 29.7 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

29.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 37 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

37 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 19.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

19.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition gets 28.4 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

28.4 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 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
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Driver Support
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Release Price
$349.99
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
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
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
0
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1140 MHz
Boost Clock
1178 MHz
Power
Max Power
148 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
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10
10
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5.7
GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 970 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's high-end GeForce GTX 970 4GB created by MSI. 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 1140MHz, instead of 1051MHz. Boost Clock is now of 1279MHz, instead of 1178MHz. The Operating Memory Clock was left untouched.


Cooling Solution
The reference NVIDIA Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by MSI's Dual Fan Twin Frozr V 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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hi, is my cpu will bootleneck with this cpu? thanks

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spam pip and felix to add data to this graphics we all use it!!!!!!!!

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I have added it. Thanks for reporting buddy!
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This gpu lack a lot of informations compared to others,also 1% memory performance????? :(


shader 5.0,256 bit,gddr5,texture rate(with boost) 133,memory bandwidth 224.4,boost clock speed 1279mhz.
connectors:2 dvi connectors instead of 1,and add 1 Display port

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I have a problem with my texture fillrate?? with gpuz i have only 115.9gtexel instead of 133.

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my mistake,it's calculated with the boost clock :)

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can i use this one on my pc?

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Yes, there's no bottleneck.

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will this bottleneck with my cpu?

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Your cpu will bottleneck the card.

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Hello, Will I have any problems with this card


is my CPU and This card a good match ?
and will the PCIe 2.0 affect the performance ?

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if u keep that resolution it will run everything u trow at it even on pci e 2.0 x16

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will my cpu bottleneck this gpu?

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No both of those parts will work well together.

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Thank you! :)

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will my cpu bottleneck this card?

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Not at all :)

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Yes, 200% bottleneck.

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Anyone know why my gpu boost clock is higher than 1279mhz? I always have 1316mhz and i swear i did nothing to overclock my gpu.

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I also noticed alot cards boost little more then actually boost clock should be..

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higher boost clocks is bad?a higher boost clock affects the life of a gpu?

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The card boosts itself automaticaly, mine also goes up to 1316mhz, higher boost clock doesn't affect the life span of your gpu and it will only give you benefit

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