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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Gamers upgrading will be considering the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition graphics card as a serious price to performance entry point. This card will meet and play most demanding AAA games and do so with good graphics setting as standard, and confidently pushing past the recommended game system requirements needed to run today’s games.

Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

Game performance for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB 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. This graphics hardware can run 807 of the 1000 most demanding PC games played today.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We are seeing Dying Light 2 getting 45 FPS with the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition, Grand Theft Auto VI predicted to get 45 FPS and Forza Horizon 5 getting 49 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

We move on to 1440p, and tested Dying Light 2 which delivered playable FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 91 FPS, Medium: 71 FPS, High: 48 FPS and Ultra: 34 FPS. Next we have Grand Theft Auto VI running on GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition which is predicted to get L: 91FPS, M: 71FPS, H: 48FPS, U: 34FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Forza Horizon 5 gets L: 99FPS, M: 78FPS, H: 52FPS, U: 37FPS at 1440p. Looking at a few of these 1440p results for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition we get the impression that it is not a bad choice for a larger screen size like this. Some games will struggle though, but with some careful graphic option adjustments in-game you can normally find a suitable visual experience with this GPU at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition in your PC? This gpu has around 2+ years of running AAA recommended system requirements before any upgrades should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB 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 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition.
FPS System Benchmark
90 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition was released on 02 Jun 2015
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM200-310-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
227 GTexel/s
ROPs
96
Pixel Rate
124 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$699
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
5120 x 3200
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
6144MB
Memory Speed
1753MHz
Memory Bus
384bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
336.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
3072
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1190 MHz
Boost Clock
1291 MHz
Power
Max Power
300 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
80
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GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Classified ACX 2.0+ 6GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's Enthusiast GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB, created by EVGA.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1190MHz, instead of 1000MHz and goes up to 1291MHz, in Turbo Mode.

Overclock: Memory Clock
None.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
EVGA ACX 2.0+ brings new features to the award winning EVGA ACX 2.0 cooling technology. A memory MOSFET Cooling Plate (MMCP) reduces MOSFET temperatures up to 13%, and optimized Straight Heat Pipes (SHP) reduce GPU temperature by an additional 5C. ACX 2.0+ coolers also feature optimized swept fan blades, double ball bearings and an extreme low power motor, delivering more air flow with less power, unlocking additional power for the GPU.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 10% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 980 Ti.

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