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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition is only really challenged by the most demanding games released today, but normally it is more than capable of running games with a stable frame rate at 1080p.

GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2021. In particular we focus on how well the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 765 games in todays list.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition is predicted to run Dying Light 2 with playable performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 35 frames per second. Comparing this to Days Gone which is getting reasonable results, where it averages 54 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Resident Evil 8, which is running at 39 frames per second.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we researched the upcoming Dying Light 2 to predict how the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition would deal with it. Our research revealed a playable series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 69 FPS, Medium: 55 FPS, High: 37 FPS and Ultra: 26 FPS. Next we looked at Days Gone which was playable with a 41 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Resident Evil 8 that got an Ultra 1440p FPS of 30. 1440p GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition PC gaming is a suitable graphics card for this larger screen res. In some cases we might expect some graphics option tweaks down from Ultra to High to help improve FPS stability when gaming at 1440p.

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

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti. This PC hardware upgrade performs 42% better and can run 976 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB, as it can run 967 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 35% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
75 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition was released on 03 Dec 2014
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-400-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
172 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
86 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
1753MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
224.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1241 MHz
Boost Clock
1342 MHz
Power
Max Power
300 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
7.6
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GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's high-end GeForce GTX 980 4GB.

Overclock Out of The Box
The Central Unit now runs at 1178MHz, instead of 1141MHz. Boost Clock is now of 1342MHz, instead of 1216MHz. 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 x% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 980 4GB.

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