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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 PNY 4GB Edition

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3.9
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How well can the GeForce GTX 970 PNY 4GB Edition run games
27 Jul 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the GeForce GTX 970 PNY 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. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 970 PNY 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 970 PNY 4GB Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this GeForce GTX 970 PNY 4GB Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 970 PNY 4GB Edition? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 41% better and can run 759 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX 590 8GB, as it can run 691 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 22% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
61 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 970 PNY 4GB Edition was released on 19 Sep 2014

GeForce GTX 970 PNY 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 970 PNY 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
-
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
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
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1050 MHz
Boost Clock
1178 MHz
Power
Max Power
150 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 37 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 970 PNY 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 970 PNY 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's high-end GeForce GTX 970 4GB created by PNY.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit runs at the same speed.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock and the Frame Buffer Remain the same.


Cooling Solution
The Cooling System remains the same.


Performance
Without a New Cooling Solution or overclocking out of the box, GeForce GTX 970 PNY 4GB Edition is as fast as the reference GeForce GTX 970 4GB.


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GeForce GTX 970 PNY 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
30%
RAM
12GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Grand Theft Auto VI 0% 59%
New World 39% 0%
The Ascent 51% 98%
Resident Evil 8 26% 47%
Battlefield 2042 34% 47%
Far Cry 6 0% 64%
FIFA 22 59% 43%
Halo Infinite 34% 47%
Forza Horizon 5 40% 11%
Days Gone 13% 7%
GeForce GTX 970 PNY 4GB Edition Extras
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