10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
Gamers upgrading will be considering the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Lightning 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.
Here is a performance review on how capable the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Lightning 6GB Edition is at running the more popular games of 2022. Specifically looking at this PC hardware’s ability to get suitable frames per second to play on Ultra game settings and what FPS it might get on 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen res. This graphics hardware can run 818 of the 1000 most demanding PC games played today.
Running at 1080p this card gets a reasonable frame rate from Resident Evil 8 with 51 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Battlefield 2042 which returns a playable 38 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Back 4 Blood which we saw getting a good 74 FPS.
We move on to 1440p, and tested Resident Evil 8 which delivered playable FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 102 FPS, Medium: 80 FPS, High: 54 FPS and Ultra: 39 FPS. Next we have Battlefield 2042 running on GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Lightning 6GB Edition which gets L: 76FPS, M: 59FPS, H: 40FPS, U: 29FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Back 4 Blood gets L: 149FPS, M: 117FPS, H: 79FPS, U: 56FPS at 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Lightning 6GB Edition, this is a solid choice of hardware for increased screen resolution gaming. We can see this graphics card is capable of delivering reliable frame rates at Ultra and certainly High graphics settings at 1440p.How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Lightning 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Lightning 6GB Edition in your PC?
2-3 years of top end gaming before an upgrade Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 980 Ti MSI Lightning 6GB Edition?
Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 6000 Series Radeon RX 6600 XT 12GB
which is 26% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 990 games from the most demanding games today.