NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti with Core i7-4790K at ultra quality Benchmarks

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Title
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Price
$649
Release Year
2015
Series
GTX 980 TI
Maximum Temperature
83 C
Max Noise Level
53 dB
Minimum Power Supply
600W
Benchmark CPU
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz ($306.99)
CPU Bottleneck FPS Loss
0 FPS
Benchmark Quality Settings
Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance
102.9 FPS
Average 1440p Performance
72.1 FPS
Average 4K Performance
41.5 FPS
Memory
6 GB
Overall (GPU + CPU + Settings) Score
64/100

Game Performance (FPS) at ultra quality settings

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Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
40 FPS
2018 Battlefield V
79 FPS
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
97 FPS
2018 Fallout 76
115 FPS
2018 Final Fantasy XV
68 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
94 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
90 FPS
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
66 FPS
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
58 FPS
2017 Destiny 2
111 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
135 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
68 FPS
2016 Overwatch
209 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
80 FPS
2015 Total War: Attila
64.8 FPS
2014 Civilization: Beyond Earth
154.6 FPS
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
111.6 FPS
2014 Far Cry 4
92 FPS
2014 GRID Autosport
140 FPS
2014 Shadow of Mordor
120.1 FPS
2014 The Talos Principle
128.3 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
119 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
125.5 FPS

2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
32 FPS
2018 Battlefield V
55 FPS
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
67 FPS
2018 Fallout 76
76 FPS
2018 Final Fantasy XV
48 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
79 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
59 FPS
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
45 FPS
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
46 FPS
2017 Destiny 2
95 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
88 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
52 FPS
2016 Overwatch
144 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
55.9 FPS
2015 Total War: Attila
46.3 FPS
2014 Civilization: Beyond Earth
115 FPS
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
77.9 FPS
2014 Far Cry 4
73.4 FPS
2014 GRID Autosport
119.3 FPS
2014 Shadow of Mordor
85.4 FPS
2014 The Talos Principle
94.5 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
77.7 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
83.2 FPS

3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
22 FPS
2018 Battlefield V
32 FPS
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
36 FPS
2018 Fallout 76
42 FPS
2018 Final Fantasy XV
28 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
52 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
35 FPS
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
23 FPS
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
29 FPS
2017 Destiny 2
47 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
47 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
30 FPS
2016 Overwatch
74 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
46.2 FPS
2015 Total War: Attila
44.2 FPS
2014 Civilization: Beyond Earth
70.5 FPS
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
52.6 FPS
2014 Far Cry 4
40.6 FPS
2014 GRID Autosport
70.6 FPS
2014 Shadow of Mordor
53.7 FPS
2014 The Talos Principle
52.5 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
56.5 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
40.9 FPS

Questions and Answers

  • Question: Should i get a gtx 1070 or gtx 980ti? I can get the latter for about 70$ less than 1070. I've seen it being head to head with gtx 1070 ti after OC.

    Answer:
    xBastek said:
    Im playing at 1080p/144hz . Also wont i5 4670k at 4.1 bottleneck either of them?


    Then go for the 980ti. It is still quite powerful and should handle that resolution pretty well.

    AFAIK, it should not bottleneck considerably. There will always be a bottleneck but since you have OC'ed it, it should give some good performance.

  • Question: After seeing some of the upcoming games at e3 I am wondering if I'll be needing a gpu upgrade to run solid 60fps high-max settings.

    I currently have a gigabyte g1 gaming gtx 970 which holds it's own in the majority of games still. I know already that it will be struggling once the next round of AAA games release. So I've been looking around online and I have found a few 980 ti's on Ebay new for 0ish. Whereas 1070 ti's are 0 from nvidia directly or 0 from evga, gigabyte etc.

    I've looked at a few comparisons and they seem pretty fairly matched. I like how 1070's have lower wattage but even the 980 wouldn't be an issue since I originally bought a psu that is way more than I need. Also wondering if I should just wait till the 11 series cards drop so I can buy a 10 series card for a bit less.

    Any help will be greatly appreciated. :)

    Answer: 1070 Ti all the way, if you can afford it. The 980 Ti is as powerful as the 1070.

    The 1070 Ti on the other hand, is closing the performance gap between the GTX 1080. The extra VRAM on the 1070 Ti is also going to help for future games too.

    Or, you can also wait for the upcoming Volta cards that may come at the later half of this year. Do you want that sweet performance NOW, or LATER?

  • Question: which is faster? ive seen so many benchmarks with these two paired against each other but some people show that the 1070 is faster while others show that the 980 ti is faster than the 1070. so in general, which is better in gaming?

    Answer: When you were comparing the benchmarks were the games operating with exactly the same settings? If the same settings were not being used then your comparisons are meaningless.

    If the same test platform, game and graphics settings are being used then the reference design GeForce GTX 1070 is definitely faster than the reference design GeForce GTX 980 Ti.

  • Question: I'm thinking of selling some of my computer parts to get a bit of cash and to have a more up-to-date graphics card but I don't know if it would be worth the time, effort or money to change the parts.
    I currently have 2 MSI brand GTX 980 Ti GPUs, one of which is the gold edition, and I'm not sure what brand 1070 Ti to go for if I decided to get one.
    I Generally use my computer for gaming and editing videos, and I care more about a high FPS (~120) than running in 4k or whatnot.

    Thanks.

    Answer: Depends entirely on the game. At best, you'll get about 70% support out of any DX11 game. For sli in that case, a couple of 980ti's will get better fps than a single 1080ti. On the other hand, for any DX12 title and more than a few games, sli support is beyond miserable and you'll get better performance by actually disabling the sli, leaving you with a single 980ti. Most games range from @30% to 60%.

    Overall performance lies with a single card, it might lack in some games compared to sli, but generally keeps up with or even beats sli in a larger sense.

  • Question: Hey guys, I know this question has been asked alot of times but I want your advice.
    I was planning on getting an 1070 with waterblock, and my friend gave me this deal windforce gtx 980ti with waterblock on it for 400€ which is really good deal. Now I know 1070 wins from 980 ti reference. But some 980 ti's win from 1070 like matrix and lighting. What do you think?

    Answer: they are pretty much the same performance. the 1070 would probably last longer with the 8 gb vram. but right now, they are pretty much equal. it's up to you which to go for.

    do some quick benchmarks with the card he is selling and compare them to the 1070 numbers to get an idea. reviews are posted here for the 1070 cards http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-3047729/nvidia-geforce-gtx-1000-series-megathread-faq-resources.html

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GTX 980 TI Specifications

Board Design

Board NumberPG600 SKU 30
Length10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP250 W

Clock Speeds

Boost Clock1076 MHz
GPU Clock1000 MHz
Memory Clock1753 MHz 7012 MHz effective

Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 900
Launch Price649 USD
ProductionActive
Release DateJun 2nd, 2015

Graphics Features

CUDA5.2
DirectX12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.2
OpenGL4.6
Shader Model6.1
Vulkan1.1.82

Graphics Processor

ArchitectureMaxwell 2.0
Die Size601 mm²
GPU NameGM200
GPU VariantGM200-310-A1
Process Size28 nm
Transistors8,000 million

Memory

Bandwidth336.6 GB/s
Memory Bus384 bit
Memory Size6144 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

Render Config

ROPs96
SMM Count22
Shading Units2816
TMUs176

Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance6,060 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance189.4 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate103.3 GPixel/s
Texture Rate189.4 GTexel/s