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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI

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How well can the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 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 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI privilege. But if you can get this graphics solution, then its happy gaming. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

Lets look at the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI game performance guide for some of the biggest games played in 2020. In particular we will see how well this graphics card runs on Ultra settings on 1080p resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. We look at 1000 of the most demanding games available today and this GPU is better than the recommended graphics requirement of more than 973 games in the list.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI can run Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War at 1080p and predict it will return good frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 180 FPS, Medium: 141 FPS, High: 95 FPS and Ultra: 68 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that Watch Dogs Legion is predicted to return a good 73 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we researched Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI and predict it will get a reasonable set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra predictions at 1440p - L: 137FPS, M: 108FPS, H: 73FPS, U: 52FPS. Another popular game to investigate at 1440p with this card was Watch Dogs Legion which we predicted will be reasonable in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 55 FPS. Finally we then took a look at Genshin Impact where its Ultra 1440p Frame rates were reasonable at 55 FPS. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI, this 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 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI in your PC? No graphics card upgrade required for 2 to 3 years of meeting top end game system requirements

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI? A suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI is the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2080, which is 20% more powerful and can run 996 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5950 XT which is 21% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 996 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
102 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI is released on 19 Sep 2014

GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-200-A1 (x2) (x2)
Process
28nm
TMUs
104
Texture Rate
279 GTexel/s
ROPs
56 (x2)
Pixel Rate
150 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
3072
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
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1190 MHz
Boost Clock
1342 MHz
Power
Max Power
300 Watts
PSU
650 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
12 GB
Best Resolution
3840 x 2160
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI Game Requirement Analysis

The SLI setup of GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition.


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GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
26%
RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 47% 32%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 60% 37%
Genshin Impact 81% 31%
eFootball PES 2021 68% 65%
FIFA 21 75% 65%
Watch Dogs Legion 40% 34%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 65% 30%
Marvel's Avengers 68% 35%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 70% 1%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 39% 39%
GeForce GTX 970 EVGA SSC ACX 2.0 4GB Edition SLI Extras
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