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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hybrid 6GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hybrid 6GB Edition run games
20 Feb 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hybrid 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 Hybrid 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 Hybrid 6GB Edition run 2021 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. 805 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 Hybrid 6GB Edition is running Valheim and delivering good performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 63 frames per second. Comparing this to Little Nightmares 2 which is getting strong results, where it averages 118 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Assassins Creed: Valhalla, which is running at 43 frames per second.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we booted up Valheim to see how the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hybrid 6GB Edition dealt with it. It scored up a reasonable series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 126 FPS, Medium: 99 FPS, High: 67 FPS and Ultra: 48 FPS. Next we looked at Little Nightmares 2 which was strong with a 90 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Assassins Creed: Valhalla that got an Ultra 1440p FPS of 32. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hybrid 6GB Edition is one of the more powerful graphics cards for this monitor resolution. Games will be running with stable frame rates at Ultra on a 1440p setup. 4K gaming for a number of modern games should also be considered with this graphics hardware.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hybrid 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hybrid 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 Hybrid 6GB Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 20 Series GeForce RTX 2060 Super 8GB, which has 24% better performance and can run 979 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 30% better and can run 982 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
FPS System Benchmark
88 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hybrid 6GB Edition is released on 02 Jun 2015

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

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hybrid 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
$749.00
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 Hybrid 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hybrid 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
"All in one" water cooling solution that significantly lowers the GPU operating temperature. Best of all? The water cooler is completely self contained, with an included 120mm radiator and fan. No filling, no custom tubing, no maintenance.


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


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GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hybrid 6GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
8%
RAM
13GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 39% 20%
Valheim 60% 20%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 53% 27%
30XX 99% 96%
Grand Theft Auto VI 29% 12%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 59% 29%
Outriders 72% 23%
Far Cry 6 29% 16%
Little Nightmares 2 71% 63%
Days Gone 39% 24%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti EVGA Hybrid 6GB Edition Extras
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