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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti Asus DirectCU III OC Strix Gaming 6GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Asus DirectCU III OC Strix Gaming 6GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti Asus DirectCU III OC Strix Gaming 6GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Gamers upgrading will be considering the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Asus DirectCU III OC Strix 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.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2022 popular games. This short GeForce GTX 980 Ti Asus DirectCU III OC Strix Gaming 6GB Edition game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. 813 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We are seeing FIFA 22 getting 114 FPS with the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Asus DirectCU III OC Strix Gaming 6GB Edition, Forza Horizon 5 getting 51 FPS and Star Citizen predicted to get 70 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

We move on to 1440p, and tested FIFA 22 which delivered strong FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 230 FPS, Medium: 181 FPS, High: 122 FPS and Ultra: 87 FPS. Next we have Forza Horizon 5 running on GeForce GTX 980 Ti Asus DirectCU III OC Strix Gaming 6GB Edition which gets L: 102FPS, M: 80FPS, H: 54FPS, U: 39FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Star Citizen is predicted to get L: 141FPS, M: 111FPS, H: 75FPS, U: 53FPS at 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Asus DirectCU III OC Strix Gaming 6GB Edition running at 1440p is easily capable of pc gaming across these screen resolutions. Turn the game settings up to Ultra at 1440p. This GPU is also capable of running a solid FPS across a lot of games at 4K resolution as well.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Asus DirectCU III OC Strix Gaming 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Asus DirectCU III OC Strix Gaming 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 Asus DirectCU III OC Strix Gaming 6GB Edition? There are no graphics cards on the current market that would provide a big enough increase in performance to warrant upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Ti Asus DirectCU III OC Strix Gaming 6GB Edition.
FPS System Benchmark
92 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Ti Asus DirectCU III OC Strix Gaming 6GB Edition was released on 02 Jun 2015
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Ti Asus DirectCU III OC Strix Gaming 6GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM200-310-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
232 GTexel/s
ROPs
96
Pixel Rate
126 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
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
1800MHz
Memory Bus
384bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
345.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
3072
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1216 MHz
Boost Clock
1317 MHz
Power
Max Power
375 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 50 Amps
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
81
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GeForce GTX 980 Ti Asus DirectCU III OC Strix Gaming 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Ti Asus DirectCU III OC Strix Gaming 6GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's Enthusiast GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB, created by Asus.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 1216MHz, instead of 1000MHz, while the Boost Clock reaches 1317MHz, instead of 1076MHz.

Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock has been increased from 1753MHz to 1800MHz.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
Exclusive DirectCU III cooling technology features two exclusive 10 mm direct-GPU contact heat-pipes that transports 40% more heat away from the GPU and outperform reference designs, achieving up to 30% cooler gaming performance.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 13% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 980 Ti Asus DirectCU III OC Strix Gaming 6GB Edition.

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