GTX 970M with i7-4770K benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings

In terms of cost, pricing clearly is a genuine issue here and the price of GTX 970M is simply ridiculous. For the most part, the GTX 970M is still capable of playing modern games, but you would have to reduce settings to sustain those higher framerates. If keeping graphics quality settings closer to ultra or high is important, there are a few options for upgrades. With regards to max load temperature, the GTX 970M 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control. This combination between GTX 970M and Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between GTX 970M and Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss. With current 3072 MB RAM, the GTX 970M can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

 GTX 970M with i7-4770K benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
Price $ 1,249.0
Year 2014
Maximum Recorded Temperature 64C
Max Fan Noise 47.5dB
Recommended Power Supply 95W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz ($284.99) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS + 0.0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 46.4 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 32.8 FPS
Average 4K Performance 20.5 FPS
Memory 6 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 26.9
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 38.1
4K Cost Per Frame $ 60.9
Series GTX 970M
Overall Combination Score 37/100 Weak

Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
39
43.7
2019 Anthem
25
28.1
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
37
41.2
2019 Resident Evil 2
45
50.0
2019 Metro Exodus
20
22.3
2019 World War Z
38
42.7
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
32
36.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
16
18.7
2018 Final Fantasy XV
35
39.5
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
27
30.5
2018 Forza Horizon 4
39
44.4
2018 Fallout 76
38
42.6
2018 Hitman 2
29
33.2
2018 Just Cause 4
28
32.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
31
34.6
2018 Battlefield V
38
42.3
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
25
28.4
2017 Destiny 2
56
63.1
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
29
33.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
40
44.7
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
40
44.6
2017 For Honor
53
59.4
2017 Project CARS 2
37
42.1
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
45
51.0
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
24
27.4
2016 Hitman
37
41.4
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
44
48.9
2016 The Division
32
36.3
2016 Overwatch
62
69.4
2016 Dishonored 2
27
30.7
2015 DiRT Rally
58
65.5
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
35
39.3
2015 The Witcher 3
32
36.2
2015 Total War: Attila
29
33.2
2015 Rocket League
155
173.2
2015 Need For Speed
43
48.0
2015 Project CARS
41
46.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
76
85.0
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
47
52.6
2014 GRID Autosport
69
77.5
2014 Shadow of Mordor
52
58.0
2014 The Talos Principle
54
60.6
2014 Thief
45
50.5
2013 Bioshock Infinite
72
80.5
2013 Company of Heroes 2
36
40.4
2013 Crysis 3
38
43.0
2013 GRID 2
79
88.4
2013 Metro: Last Light
47
53.1
2013 Total War: Rome 2
50
55.7
2013 Battlefield 4
50
55.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
106
118.7
2009 League of Legends
200
222.7
2008 Crysis: Warhead
45
50.6

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
26
32.5
2019 Anthem
17
22.3
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
25
32.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
26
33.7
2019 Metro Exodus
13
17.3
2019 World War Z
24
31.2
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
16
20.1
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
14
18.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
22
27.7
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
16
20.1
2018 Forza Horizon 4
29
37.4
2018 Fallout 76
22
27.7
2018 Hitman 2
17
21.5
2018 Just Cause 4
19
23.8
2018 Monster Hunter: World
19
24.2
2018 Battlefield V
26
33.2
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
14
18.7
2017 Destiny 2
43
54.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
20
25.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
23
29.1
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
25
32.1
2017 For Honor
27
34.6
2017 Project CARS 2
23
29.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
36
46.0
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
19
23.9
2016 Hitman
24
30.0
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
26
33.5
2016 The Division
21
26.5
2016 Overwatch
38
47.5
2016 Dishonored 2
20
26.2
2015 DiRT Rally
35
44.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
21
26.5
2015 The Witcher 3
21
26.8
2015 Total War: Attila
17
21.7
2015 Rocket League
59
74.2
2015 Need For Speed
29
37.1
2015 Project CARS
28
35.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
43
54.9
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
28
35.2
2014 GRID Autosport
46
57.7
2014 Shadow of Mordor
27
34.5
2014 The Talos Principle
34
42.7
2014 Thief
26
33.4
2013 Bioshock Infinite
41
51.9
2013 Company of Heroes 2
20
26.0
2013 Crysis 3
21
26.3
2013 GRID 2
49
62.4
2013 Metro: Last Light
34
42.7
2013 Total War: Rome 2
27
34.4
2013 Battlefield 4
28
35.7
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
79
99.0
2009 League of Legends
98
123.7
2008 Crysis: Warhead
25
32.1

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
13
19.4
2019 Anthem
8
12.1
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
11
17.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
11
16.6
2019 Metro Exodus
7
10.9
2019 World War Z
12
17.9
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
14
20.8
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
8
12.5
2018 Final Fantasy XV
11
16.7
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
7
10.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
17
24.9
2018 Fallout 76
10
15.3
2018 Hitman 2
8
12.5
2018 Just Cause 4
8
12.3
2018 Monster Hunter: World
8
11.6
2018 Battlefield V
12
17.3
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
7
10.4
2017 Destiny 2
18
27.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
10
14.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
10
15.5
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
15
22.3
2017 For Honor
12
17.3
2017 Project CARS 2
17
24.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
27
38.6
2016 Overwatch
17
24.7
2016 Dishonored 2
14
20.8
2015 Rocket League
24
34.6
2015 Need For Speed
17
24.7
2015 Project CARS
17
24.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
17
25.5
2014 Thief
20
28.6
2013 Bioshock Infinite
24
34.8
2013 GRID 2
23
33.5
2013 Total War: Rome 2
20
29.7
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
62
89.0
2009 League of Legends
34
49.5
2008 Crysis: Warhead
21
30.6
GTX 970M with i7-4770K at 1080p and Ultra Quality settings
GTX 970M with i7-4770K at 1440p and Ultra Quality settings
GTX 970M with i7-4770K at 4K and Ultra Quality settings

GTX 970M Specifications

GTX 970M Board Design

Board NumberP2754 SKU 2 / 5
OutputsNo outputs
Power ConnectorsNone
Slot WidthMXM Module
TDPunknown

GTX 970M Clock Speeds

Boost Clock1038 MHz
GPU Clock924 MHz
Memory Clock1253 MHz 5012 MHz effective

GTX 970M Graphics Card

Bus InterfaceMXM-B (3.0)
GenerationGeForce 900M
ProductionEnd-of-life
Release DateOct 7th, 2014
Reviews1 in our database

GTX 970M Graphics Features

CUDA5.2
DirectX12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.2
OpenGL4.6
Shader Model6.4
Vulkan1.1.103

GTX 970M Graphics Processor

ArchitectureMaxwell 2.0
Die Size398 mm²
FoundryTSMC
GPU NameGM204
GPU VariantN16E-GT-A2
Process Size28 nm
Transistors5,200 million

GTX 970M Memory

Bandwidth120.3 GB/s
Memory Bus192 bit
Memory Size6 GB
Memory TypeGDDR5

GTX 970M Render Config

L1 Cache48 KB (per SMM)
L2 Cache1536 KB
ROPs48
SMM Count10
Shading Units1280
TMUs80

GTX 970M Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance2.657 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance83.04 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate49.82 GPixel/s
Texture Rate83.04 GTexel/s

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