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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition run games
Gamers upgrading will be considering the GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB 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.

This graphics card can play 15% of the most demanding games available today.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition in your PC? We think this GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

FPS System Benchmark
126 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition is released on the 19 Sep 2014
GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 47.6 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

47.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 49.4 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

49.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 47.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

47.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 49.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

49.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 55.6 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

55.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 39.1 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

39.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 55.6 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

55.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 79 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

79 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 48.1 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

48.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 64.8 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

64.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 83.6 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

83.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 61.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

61.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 52.5 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

52.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 37.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

37.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 62.1 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

62.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 62 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

62 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 38.2 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

38.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 43.5 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

43.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 69.3 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

69.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 84.2 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

84.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 66.7 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

66.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 38.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

38.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 53.3 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

53.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 18.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

18.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 21.6 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

21.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 19.4 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

19.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 29.3 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

29.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 24.7 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

24.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 19.1 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

19.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 21.3 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

21.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 19.4 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

19.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 39.1 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

39.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 22.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

22.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 24.3 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

24.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 17.3 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

17.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 24.6 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

24.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 21.4 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

21.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 23.7 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

23.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 39.1 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

39.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 18.3 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

18.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 23.3 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

23.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 29.2 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

29.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 36.3 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

36.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 18.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

18.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition gets 27.9 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

27.9 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-200-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
104
Texture Rate
126 GTexel/s
ROPs
56
Pixel Rate
68 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1664
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
$329.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
5120x3200
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1753 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
224.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
1792KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1076 MHz
Boost Clock
1216 MHz
Power
Max Power
148 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
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GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's Performance GeForce GTX 970, created by MSI.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1076MHz, instead of 1051MHz. Boost Clock is now of 1216MHz, instead of 1178MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
Untouched.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 3% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 970.


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GeForce GTX 970 MSI OC 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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RAM
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Will this card support sli with a gtx 970 reference card?

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Some say an FX 8350 will bottleneck this GPU, is that true?

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the gtx 970 can work normally with my cpu with no bottleneck here (http://www.game-debate.com/hardware/index.php?gid=2438&graphics=GeForce%20GTX%20970%204GB&title=GeForce%20GTX%20970%204GB#discussForm) if you scroll down you should see me asking about the reference card

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