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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Hybrid 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Hybrid 4GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Hybrid 4GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Hybrid 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.

All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.

Game performance for the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Hybrid 4GB Edition where we look at the bigger games played in 2022. Looking closely at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 748.

The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Hybrid 4GB Edition shows us that Resident Evil 8 is getting a playable result of 40 FPS, and then we are seeing Back 4 Blood returning a good 61 FPS while another game on our list is the Forza Horizon 5 which is getting 40 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Hybrid 4GB Edition performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Back 4 Blood and saw it deliver reasonable frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 123 FPS, Medium: 97 FPS, High: 65 FPS and Ultra: 47 FPS. We then checked the performance on Forza Horizon 5 to see if that runs well. It was playable with a 31 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Hybrid 4GB Edition is a perfectly suitable selection of hardware for theis larger screen size. If a game at 1440p struggles a bit or experiences a frame drop then you can tweak settings in game to help get it stable. This might mean lowering it to medium or low in some specific options.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Hybrid 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Hybrid 4GB Edition in your PC? No graphics card upgrade required for around 2 years

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Hybrid 4GB Edition? There are no graphics cards on the current market that would provide a big enough increase in performance to warrant upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Hybrid 4GB Edition.
FPS System Benchmark
76 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Hybrid 4GB Edition was released on 26 Mar 2015
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Hybrid 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-400-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
178 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
89 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
1291 MHz
Boost Clock
1393 MHz
Power
Max Power
165 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
74
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GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Hybrid 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 EVGA Hybrid Copper 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's high-end GeForce GTX 980 4GB, created by EVGA.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1291MHz, instead of 1216MHz and goes up to 1393MHz, in Turbo Mode.

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

Cooling Solution
The reference NVIDIA Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by EVGA's Hybrid Cooling Solution. This means the card runs cooler under load.

Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 10% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 980 4GB.

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