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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI 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 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI privilege. But if you can get this graphics solution, then its happy gaming. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI. In particular this is looking at the Ultra graphics settings to see what sort of FPS this graphics card can get across some of the more popular games played in 2020. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 980 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We predict that Cyberpunk 2077 will get 60 FPS with the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI, Grand Theft Auto VI predicted to get 55 FPS and Assassins Creed: Valhalla predicted to get 40 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI at 1440p and researched how Cyberpunk 2077 might perform on it leading us to predict a reasonable set of FPS results. These were, Low: 120 FPS, Medium: 94 FPS, High: 64 FPS and Ultra: 45 FPS. We then checked out Grand Theft Auto VI which we predict would have a set of graphics results as followed, L: 111FPS, M: 87FPS, H: 59FPS, U: 42FPS. And another popular game was Assassins Creed: Valhalla with predictions of L: 62FPS, M: 53FPS, H: 45FPS, U: 31FPS at 1440p. 1440p GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI PC gaming is capable of delivering a solid gaming experience across larger screen sized monitors. We expect to see High and Ultra graphics settings across most games at 1440p with this GPU.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI 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 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 20 Series GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, which has 29% better performance and can run 997 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
109 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI is released on 03 Dec 2014

GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-400-A1 (x2)
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
344 GTexel/s
ROPs
64 (x2)
Pixel Rate
172 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
4096
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192 MB
Memory Speed
1753 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
448.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB(x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1241 MHz
Boost Clock
1342 MHz
Power
Max Power
325 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 50 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
3840 x 2160
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI is a solution of two GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition put together using NVIDIA's SLI technology.


Architecture
The Second variant of the Maxwell Architecture, despite being also manufactured with a 28nm technology, has an extremely large L2 Cache and features a Third Generation Delta Color Compression which allows NVIDIA to produce Graphics Cards with relatively small memory data transfer rates, without causing too much impact on the overall performance. Furthermore, the Shaders have been redesigned and are both more powerful and energy efficient.


GPU
It consists of 2 GPUs codenamed GM204-400-A1 which, together, offer 4096 Shader Processing Units, 256 TMUs and 128 ROPs. The central unit runs at 1241MHz and goes up to 1342MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Memory
Each GPU accesses a 4GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 256-bit memory interface. The Memory Clock Operates at 1753MHz.


Power Consumption
Power Consumption lies between 325W and 375W.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 8% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 980 4GB in SLI.


System Suggestions
GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI is best suited for resolutions up to and including 3840x2160. We recommend a Very Strong Processor (Intel Core i7/AMD FX Eight Core) and 16GB of RAM for a system with GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI.


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GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Platinum 4GB Edition SLI vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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0%
Graphics Card
35%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Horizon: Zero Dawn 50% 39%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 43% 43%
Cyberpunk 2077 58% 16%
Marvel's Avengers 62% 16%
Fast & Furious Crossroads 59% 10%
Valorant 98% 94%
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout 72% 64%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 62% 16%
Grand Theft Auto VI 43% 9%
Grounded 82% 49%
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