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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition run games
18 Apr 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 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 Hydro Copper 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.

How well will the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition run 2021 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 794 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Running at 1080p this card is predicted to get a good frame rate from Age of Empires IV with 63 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Total War: Rome Remastered which is predicted to return a strong 354 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Days Gone which we predict will get a good 63 FPS.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition at 1440p and researched how Age of Empires IV might perform on it leading us to predict a reasonable set of FPS results. These were, Low: 126 FPS, Medium: 99 FPS, High: 67 FPS and Ultra: 48 FPS. We then checked out Total War: Rome Remastered which we predict would have a set of graphics results as followed, L: 712FPS, M: 561FPS, H: 377FPS, U: 270FPS. And another popular game was Days Gone with predictions of L: 126FPS, M: 99FPS, H: 67FPS, U: 48FPS at 1440p. 1440p gaming on the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition is more than capable at running this screen resolution. 1440p Ultra across almost all modern games is going to be fairly standard with this GPU. We would consider moving this hardware up to 4K screen resolutions for PC gaming today.

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? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition would be the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2060 Super 8GB which meets 979 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 24% better performance. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB, which is 30% more powerful and can run 982 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
88 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition is released on 02 Jun 2015

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

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM200-310-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
216 GTexel/s
ROPs
96
Pixel Rate
118 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
2816
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
$799.00
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
1140 MHz
Boost Clock
1228 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 Hydro Copper 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 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 1140MHz, instead of 1000MHz and goes up to 1228MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
Enthusiast grade water cooling solution that significantly lowers the GPU operating temperature.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 8% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 980 Ti.


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GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hydro Copper 6GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
8%
RAM
12GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Resident Evil 8 48% 4%
Grand Theft Auto VI 29% 12%
Age of Empires IV 72% 20%
Days Gone 39% 24%
Far Cry 6 29% 16%
Battlefield 6 53% 4%
Outriders 72% 4%
Total War: Rome Remastered 97% 86%
It Takes Two 73% 31%
Star Citizen 30% 30%
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