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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Gamers upgrading will be considering the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 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.

What FPS performance can the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition get on latest AAA 2021 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 824 games in todays list.

A GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition card at 1080p is predicted to see a reasonable frame rate when running Far Cry 6 on Ultra - 45 FPS. Lets look at the predicted performance it will get on Back 4 Blood which is 73 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Star Citizen is predicted to perform on this hardware, which gets a good 69 FPS.

Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we researched Far Cry 6 on the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition and predict it will get a playable set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra predictions at 1440p - L: 90FPS, M: 71FPS, H: 48FPS, U: 34FPS. Another popular game to investigate at 1440p with this card was Back 4 Blood which we predicted will be reasonable in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 55 FPS. Finally we then took a look at Star Citizen where its predicted Ultra 1440p Frame rates were reasonable at 52 FPS. 1440p GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition PC gaming is certainly a good graphics cards for this increased screen resolutions. It can confidentantly get High or Ultra graphics settings across almost all current games at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 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 MSI Gaming 6GB Edition? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition would be the RX 6000 Series Radeon RX 6600 XT 12GB which meets 991 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 28% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
90 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition was released on 02 Jun 2015
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM200-310-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
225 GTexel/s
ROPs
96
Pixel Rate
123 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$679
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
1775MHz
Memory Bus
384bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
340.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
3072
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1178 MHz
Boost Clock
1279 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 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
8.2
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GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Gaming 6GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's Enthusiast GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB, created by MSI.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1178MHz, instead of 1000MHz and goes up to 1279MHz, in Turbo Mode.

Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock is now of 1775MHz, instead of 1753MHz.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
MSI’s Twin Frozr V Thermal Designs are equipped with Zero Frozr technology which was first introduced by MSI back in 2008. Zero Frozr technology eliminates fan noise in low-load situations by stopping the fans when they are not needed. Compared to other graphics cards, there is no continuous hum of airflow to tell you there’s a powerful graphics card in your gaming rig.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 11% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB.

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