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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI will blast beyond the majority of games requirements at 1080p, so crank up your screen resolution to 1440p or 4K and let the beautiful AAA game visuals wash over you. This is how gaming is meant to be played but you are likely to have to pay top dollar for the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI privilege. But if you can get this graphics solution, then its happy gaming. GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI. In particular this is looking at the Ultra graphics settings to see what sort of FPS this graphics card can get across some of the more popular games played in 2020. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 980 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

The GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI graphics card is returning a strong performance on Microsoft Flight Simulator at 1080p of 88 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War which we predict will get good frame rates of 72 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Assassins Creed: Valhalla, which is predicted to get 53 FPS under tests.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI at 1440p with Microsoft Flight Simulator, which got a good set of FPS results. These were, Low: 176 FPS, Medium: 139 FPS, High: 93 FPS and Ultra: 67 FPS. We then checked out Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War which we predict would have a set of graphics results as followed, L: 145FPS, M: 114FPS, H: 77FPS, U: 55FPS. And another popular game was Assassins Creed: Valhalla with predictions of L: 80FPS, M: 69FPS, H: 59FPS, U: 40FPS at 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI running at 1440p is one of the more powerful graphics cards for this monitor resolution. Games will be running with stable frame rates at Ultra on a 1440p setup. 4K gaming for a number of modern games should also be considered with this graphics hardware.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI in your PC? 2-3 years of top end gaming before an upgrade

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI? Are you looking to upgrade a GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI? Then we would suggest getting a 20 Series GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, as it can run 998 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 29% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
109 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI is released on 19 Sep 2014

GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-400-A1 (x2) (x2)
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
344 GTexel/s
ROPs
64 (x2)
Pixel Rate
172 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
4096
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192 MB
Memory Speed
1753 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
448.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048KB(x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1241 MHz
Boost Clock
1342 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
12 GB
Best Resolution
5760 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI Game Requirement Analysis

The SLI setup of GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition.


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GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 50% 36%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 62% 41%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 67% 34%
Genshin Impact 82% 35%
eFootball PES 2021 70% 67%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 72% 7%
Watch Dogs Legion 44% 38%
FIFA 21 76% 67%
Marvel's Avengers 70% 39%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 43% 43%
GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Superclocked 4GB Edition SLI Extras
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