10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
The GeForce GTX 970MX 3GB is a very low performing piece of gaming hardware and can probably only run indie system requirements.
This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.
Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the GeForce GTX 970MX 3GB. 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 2021. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 256 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.
First we looked at 1080p resolution for the GeForce GTX 970MX 3GB performance to explore what sort of benchmarks it would achieve on the popular title Battlefield 2042 and predict it will deliver weak frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. We proceeded to look at FIFA 22 to see how that compared and saw that it returned a good 60 FPS at Ultra 1080p.
With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 970MX 3GB by researching Battlefield 2042 leading us to predict a weak performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was FIFA 22 and that was reasonable. This graphics card delivered 46 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Days Gone which gets weak results with a 21FPS on Ultra 1440p. 1440p GeForce GTX 970MX 3GB PC gaming is not ideal and its more advisable to run modern games at 1080p resolution. But if you really want to play games at 1440p then you will likely have to make some graphical adjustments to improve game FPS stability.How many years will the GeForce GTX 970MX 3GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 970MX 3GB in your PC?
This GeForce GTX 970MX 3GB 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 970MX 3GB?
Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
which is 90% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 824 games from the most demanding games today.