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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition run games
4 Jul 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition 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 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition privilege. But if you can get this graphics solution, then its happy gaming. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2020. In particular we focus on how well the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. 856 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition is running Death Stranding and delivering good performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 62 frames per second. Comparing this to Assassins Creed: Valhalla which is predicted to get playable results, where it averages 32 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Call of Duty Warzone, which is running at 58 frames per second.

As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We discovered the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition ran Death Stranding to a reasonable performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 125 FPS, Medium: 98 FPS, High: 66 FPS and Ultra: 47 FPS. Another game researched was Assassins Creed: Valhalla with predictions of L: 49FPS, M: 42FPS, H: 36FPS, U: 25FPS. And then we checked graphics card performance on Call of Duty Warzone, which returned L: 117FPS, M: 92FPS, H: 62FPS, U: 44FPS at 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition is a reasonable choice for most modern games at 1440p, but you may encounter some need to adjust graphics settings down from Ultra to High in some cases to improve gaming stability.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition 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 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition would be the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2060 Super 8GB which meets 988 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 26% better performance. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5700 8GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 21% better and can run 980 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
FPS System Benchmark
87 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition is released on 02 Jun 2015

GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM200-310-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
209 GTexel/s
ROPs
96
Pixel Rate
114 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
2816
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
$669.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
5120x3200
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
6144 MB
Memory Speed
1753 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
336.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
3072KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1102 MHz
Boost Clock
1190 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 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 1102MHz, instead of 1000MHz and goes up to 1190MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
Untouched.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 7% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 980 Ti.


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GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
19%
RAM
11GB
0%
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VS
Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 48% 5%
Hyper Scape 65% 29%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 53% 5%
Far Cry 6 29% 17%
Death Stranding 54% 19%
Watch Dogs Legion 71% 19%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 29% 29%
Valorant 97% 93%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 38% 24%
Grand Theft Auto VI 29% 13%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Superclocked 6GB Edition Extras
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