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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 4GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 4GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 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 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 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. The GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 4GB Edition can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 447 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We predict that FIFA 22 will get 82 FPS with the GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 4GB Edition, Back 4 Blood predicted to get 53 FPS and Grand Theft Auto VI predicted to get 25 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 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: 164 FPS, Medium: 129 FPS, High: 87 FPS and Ultra: 62 FPS. We added Back 4 Blood to our research and predict it will be playable with a 40 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then researched Grand Theft Auto VI leading us to predict 19 FPS at Ultra 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 4GB Edition, this is a reliable performer at this larger resolution for modern games. The graphics card will be good to run 1440p on Ultra or High settings.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 4GB Edition in your PC? This GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 4GB Edition card has 12 to 18 months of latest AAA game play left in it before upgrading should be considered

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 4GB Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 4GB Edition is the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, which is 62% more powerful and can run 976 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 54% better and can run 967 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
FPS System Benchmark
65 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 4GB Edition was released on 21 Aug 2015
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-200-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
104
Texture Rate
136 GTexel/s
ROPs
56
Pixel Rate
73 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
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
2
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1152 MHz
Boost Clock
1304 MHz
Power
Max Power
150 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
4.4
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GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 970 Gainward Phantom Phoenix 4GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's High-End GeForce GTX 970, created by Gainward.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1152MHz, instead of 1051MHz while the Boost Clock now achieves 1304MHz, instead of 1178MHz.

Overclock: Memory Clock
None.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.

Cooling Solution
Dual 90mm fan: with the new cooler, the Graphics Card gets 9dB quieter lower than reference board (reference clock) under full load operation.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 6% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 970.

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