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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Twin Turbo OC 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Twin Turbo OC 4GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Twin Turbo OC 4GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Twin Turbo OC 4GB Edition is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements.

This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

Lets look at the GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Twin Turbo OC 4GB Edition game performance guide for some of the biggest games played in 2021. In particular we will see how well this graphics card runs on Ultra settings on 1080p resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 439 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Twin Turbo OC 4GB Edition can run FIFA 22 at 1080p and predict it will return strong frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 211 FPS, Medium: 166 FPS, High: 112 FPS and Ultra: 80 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that Battlefield 2042 is predicted to return a weak 24 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Twin Turbo OC 4GB Edition to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have researched FIFA 22 and predict it will be good. The frame rates predicted for the game presets were - Low: 161 FPS, Medium: 127 FPS, High: 85 FPS and Ultra: 61 FPS. We added Battlefield 2042 to our research and predict it will be weak with a 18 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then researched Back 4 Blood leading us to predict 40 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Twin Turbo OC 4GB Edition 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 970 Gigabyte Twin Turbo OC 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Twin Turbo OC 4GB Edition in your PC? Our current calculations suggest a graphics card upgrade will be required in around 12-18 months

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Twin Turbo OC 4GB Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Twin Turbo OC 4GB Edition is the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, which is 65% more powerful and can run 976 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB which is 57% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 967 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
64 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Twin Turbo OC 4GB Edition was released on 28 Jul 2015
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Twin Turbo OC 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-200-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
104
Texture Rate
129 GTexel/s
ROPs
56
Pixel Rate
69 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
5120 x 3200
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096MB
Memory Speed
1753MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
224.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
1792
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1101 MHz
Boost Clock
1241 MHz
Power
Max Power
148 Watts
PSU
400 Watt & 27 Amps
Power Connector
1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
4.3
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GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Twin Turbo OC 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Twin Turbo OC 4GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's High-End GeForce GTX 970 4GB, created by Gigabyte.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 1101MHz, instead of 1050MHz, while the Boost Clock achieves 1241MHz, instead of 1178MHz.

Overclock: Memory Clock
None.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
Twin Turbo Fan features the exclusive blower design with bidirectional air intake that effectively increases air flow by 24% and providing 29% better cooling performance than the reference design for exceptional SLI configurations.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 4% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 970 4GB.

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