10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
Gamers upgrading will be considering the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 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.
We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2021 popular games. This short GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. This graphics hardware can run 818 of the 1000 most demanding PC games played today.
Running at 1080p this card is predicted to get a good frame rate from Star Citizen with 67 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Far Cry 6 which returns a playable 43 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Dying Light 2 which we predict will get a playable 44 FPS.
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 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Star Citizen and predict it will deliver reasonable frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 134 FPS, Medium: 105 FPS, High: 71 FPS and Ultra: 51 FPS. We then checked the performance on Far Cry 6 to see if that runs well. It was playable with a 32 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB 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 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 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 Hydro Copper 6GB Edition?
Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti
which is 22% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 975 games from the most demanding games today.