GTX 970M 6GB with i7-4770K 1080p, 1440p, 4K benchmarks at Ultra Quality

In terms of cost, pricing clearly is a genuine issue here and the price of GTX 970M 6GB is simply ridiculous. For the most part, the GTX 970M 6GB 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. In terms of memory, the GTX 970M 6GB 's 6144 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. With regards to max load temperature, the GTX 970M 6GB 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control. This combination between GTX 970M 6GB 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 6GB and Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss.

GTX 970M 6GB with i7-4770K 1080p, 1440p, 4K benchmarks at Ultra Quality
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M 6GB
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 45.0 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 31.9 FPS
Average 4K Performance 19.4 FPS
Memory 6 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 27.8
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 39.2
4K Cost Per Frame $ 64.4
Series GTX 970M 6GB
Variant NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M 6GB
Overall Combination Score 37/100 Weak

Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018)

Ultra Quality

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Graphics Card Price Frames Per Second
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile $ 987
28.9 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile $ 1,307
27.5 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q $ 1,185
25.5 FPS
2015 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Mobile $ 1,345
24.5 FPS
2014 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M $ 1,345
24.5 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980MX $ 1,345
24.5 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon RX 480 Mobile $ 1,275
23.1 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon Pro WX 7100 Mobile $ 1,959
22.1 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 570 Mobile $ 1,260
19.0 FPS
2014 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M 6GB $ 1,249
18.7 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon RX 470 Mobile $ 1,203
18.2 FPS
2014 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M $ 1,249
18.2 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile $ 876
17.0 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile $ 750
14.6 FPS
2013 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M $ 1,100
14.2 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile 2GB $ 1,062
13.8 FPS

The GTX 970M 6GB sits between the RX 570 Mobile and the RX 470 Mobile, falling slower than RX 570 Mobile by 1.6% and faster than RX 470 Mobile by 2.7%. It has an average relative performance against every graphics card here. Its results are actually indistinguishable from those of the RX 570 Mobile.

Forza Horizon 4 (2018)

Ultra Quality

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Graphics Card Price Frames Per Second
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile $ 987
59.7 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q $ 1,185
52.7 FPS
2015 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Mobile $ 1,345
51.1 FPS
2014 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M $ 1,345
51.1 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980MX $ 1,345
51.1 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile $ 1,307
47.7 FPS
2014 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M 6GB $ 1,249
44.4 FPS
2014 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M $ 1,249
43.1 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon Pro WX 7100 Mobile $ 1,959
38.2 FPS
2014 AMD Radeon R9 M290X $ 1,209
37.1 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 570 Mobile $ 1,260
36.4 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile $ 876
31.6 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon RX 470 Mobile $ 1,203
31.5 FPS
2013 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M $ 1,162
28.7 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile $ 750
28.4 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile 2GB $ 1,062
26.7 FPS
2015 AMD Radeon R9 M380 $ 1,074
26.6 FPS
2015 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M $ 1,066
26.6 FPS
2012 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M $ 1,083
25.9 FPS
2012 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M $ 1,058
24.5 FPS
2012 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX $ 1,058
24.5 FPS
2013 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M $ 1,036
22.0 FPS
2013 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M $ 1,100
21.3 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon R5 $ 710
21.2 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon R5 $ 701
21.2 FPS
2015 AMD Radeon R9 M280X $ 1,070
20.3 FPS
2015 AMD Radeon R9 M280X 2GB $ 1,070
19.4 FPS

The GTX 970M 6GB sits between the RX 580 Mobile and the GTX 970M, falling slower than RX 580 Mobile by 7.4% and faster than GTX 970M by 3%. It has a strong relative performance against every graphics card here. The GTX 970M 6GB averaged 44.4 fps in , topping the R9 M290X by a good margin.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Ultra Quality

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Graphics Card Price Frames Per Second
2017 AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile $ 1,307
45.4 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon Pro WX 7100 Mobile $ 1,959
40.8 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile $ 987
39.8 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon RX 480 Mobile $ 1,275
37.8 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 570 Mobile $ 1,260
36.4 FPS
2015 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Mobile $ 1,345
36.4 FPS
2014 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M $ 1,345
36.4 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980MX $ 1,345
36.4 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q $ 1,185
35.1 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon RX 470 Mobile $ 1,203
33.6 FPS
2014 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M 6GB $ 1,249
30.5 FPS
2014 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M $ 1,249
29.6 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile $ 750
27.0 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile $ 876
25.5 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile 2GB $ 1,062
25.4 FPS
2013 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M $ 1,100
19.0 FPS

The GTX 970M 6GB sits between the RX 470 Mobile and the GTX 970M, falling slower than RX 470 Mobile by 10.2% and faster than GTX 970M by 3%. It has below average relative performance against every graphics card here.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (2017)

Ultra Quality

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Graphics Card Price Frames Per Second
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile $ 987
44.4 FPS
2015 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Mobile $ 1,345
40.6 FPS
2014 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M $ 1,345
40.6 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980MX $ 1,345
40.6 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q $ 1,185
39.2 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile $ 1,307
35.4 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon Pro WX 7100 Mobile $ 1,959
34.8 FPS
2014 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M 6GB $ 1,249
33.2 FPS
2014 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M $ 1,249
32.3 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon R5 $ 710
31.4 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon R5 $ 701
31.4 FPS
2014 AMD Radeon R9 M290X $ 1,209
30.1 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 570 Mobile $ 1,260
30.1 FPS
2013 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M $ 1,162
30.1 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon RX 470 Mobile $ 1,203
28.7 FPS
2013 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M $ 1,036
27.7 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile $ 876
23.5 FPS
2012 AMD Radeon HD 7970M $ 1,079
22.4 FPS
2015 AMD Radeon R9 M380 $ 1,074
22.4 FPS
2012 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M $ 1,083
22.4 FPS
2012 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M $ 1,058
21.7 FPS
2012 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX $ 1,058
21.7 FPS
2015 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M $ 1,066
21.7 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile $ 750
21.2 FPS
2015 AMD Radeon R9 M280X $ 1,070
21.0 FPS
2015 AMD Radeon R9 M280X 2GB $ 1,070
20.1 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile 2GB $ 1,062
19.9 FPS
2013 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M $ 1,100
18.5 FPS
2012 AMD Radeon HD 7850M $ 964
14.7 FPS

The GTX 970M 6GB sits between the Pro WX 7100 Mobile and the GTX 970M, falling slower than Pro WX 7100 Mobile by 4.8% and faster than GTX 970M by 2.8%. It has a strong relative performance against every graphics card here. The GTX 970M 6GB averaged 33.2 fps in , topping the R9 M290X by a good margin.

Battlefield V (2018)

Ultra Quality

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Graphics Card Price Frames Per Second
2017 AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile $ 1,307
65.4 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile $ 987
58.1 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon Pro WX 7100 Mobile $ 1,959
52.7 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q $ 1,185
51.3 FPS
2015 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Mobile $ 1,345
51.1 FPS
2014 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M $ 1,345
51.1 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980MX $ 1,345
51.1 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 570 Mobile $ 1,260
49.7 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon RX 480 Mobile $ 1,275
45.5 FPS
2016 AMD Radeon RX 470 Mobile $ 1,203
43.4 FPS
2014 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M 6GB $ 1,249
42.3 FPS
2014 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M $ 1,249
41.1 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile $ 876
38.2 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile $ 750
32.6 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile 2GB $ 1,062
30.6 FPS
2013 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M $ 1,100
25.2 FPS

The GTX 970M 6GB sits between the RX 470 Mobile and the GTX 970M, falling slower than RX 470 Mobile by 2.6% and faster than GTX 970M by 2.9%. It has below average relative performance against every graphics card here. Its results are actually indistinguishable from those of the RX 470 Mobile.

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
2019 Gears of War 5
29
32.7
2019 F1 2019
36
41.0
2019 GreedFall
33
36.9
2019 Borderlands 3
23
25.9
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
44
49.9
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
17
19.2
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
27
30.2
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 Strange Brigade
47
52.6
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
2019 Gears of War 5
18
23.7
2019 F1 2019
23
29.0
2019 GreedFall
21
26.7
2019 Borderlands 3
14
18.2
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
28
35.9
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
12
15.7
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
18
23.7
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 Strange Brigade
29
36.7
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
2019 Gears of War 5
10
15.0
2019 F1 2019
12
18.5
2019 GreedFall
7
11.0
2019 Borderlands 3
6
9.5
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
15
21.5
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
7
10.0
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
10
15.0
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 Strange Brigade
14
20.0
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
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