GTX 980 TI with AMD Athlon X4 860K benchmarks at Ultra Quality quality settings

It is worth noting that the GTX 980 TI is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the GTX 980 TI 's 6144 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. This combination between GTX 980 TI and AMD Athlon X4 860K is going to cause serious bottlenecks in many games and cause severe FPS loss. Deciding whether to invest so much money in a high-end GPU like GTX 980 TI requires careful thought. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2015 . View Current Price List

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Price $ 649 2/5 Acceptable
Year 2015 4/5 Very Good
Series GTX 980 TI
Maximum Recorded Temperature 83C 2/5 Acceptable
Max Fan Noise 53dB 2/5 Acceptable
Recommended Power Supply 600W 2/5 Acceptable
Benchmark CPU AMD Athlon X4 860K ($63.98)
CPU Impact on FPS -51 FPS 1/5 Weak
CPU Impact on FPS % -50%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 49 FPS 3/5 Good
Average 1440p Performance 35 FPS 2/5 Acceptable
Average 4K Performance 20 FPS 1/5 Weak
Memory 6 GB 4/5 Very Good
Overall Combination Score 48/100 Good
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Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
15 FPS
2018 Battlefield V
35 FPS
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
37 FPS
2018 Fallout 76
43 FPS
2018 Final Fantasy XV
25 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
35 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
34 FPS
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
25 FPS
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
22 FPS
2017 Destiny 2
42 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
35 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
25 FPS
2016 Overwatch
55 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
30 FPS
2015 Total War: Attila
24 FPS
2014 Civilization: Beyond Earth
58 FPS
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
42 FPS
2014 Far Cry 4
34 FPS
2014 GRID Autosport
52 FPS
2014 Shadow of Mordor
45 FPS
2014 The Talos Principle
48 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
45 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
47 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
12 FPS
2018 Battlefield V
28 FPS
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
22 FPS
2018 Fallout 76
28 FPS
2018 Final Fantasy XV
18 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
30 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
22 FPS
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
17 FPS
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
17 FPS
2017 Destiny 2
36 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
23 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
20 FPS
2016 Overwatch
38 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
21 FPS
2015 Total War: Attila
17 FPS
2014 Civilization: Beyond Earth
43 FPS
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
29 FPS
2014 Far Cry 4
28 FPS
2014 GRID Autosport
45 FPS
2014 Shadow of Mordor
32 FPS
2014 The Talos Principle
35 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
29 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
31 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
8 FPS
2018 Battlefield V
15 FPS
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
14 FPS
2018 Fallout 76
16 FPS
2018 Final Fantasy XV
11 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
20 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
13 FPS
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
9 FPS
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
11 FPS
2017 Destiny 2
18 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
12 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
11 FPS
2016 Overwatch
19 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
10 FPS
2015 Total War: Attila
9 FPS
2014 Civilization: Beyond Earth
26 FPS
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
15 FPS
2014 Far Cry 4
15 FPS
2014 GRID Autosport
26 FPS
2014 Shadow of Mordor
18 FPS
2014 The Talos Principle
20 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
21 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
15 FPS

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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

Critics Reviews

His name is GeForce GTX 980 Ti, son of Nvidia and brother to the GeForce GTX Titan X. There’s not a whole lot of surprise with the announcement of the GeForce GTX 980 Ti (henceforth the 980 Ti).
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With today’s launch of the GeForce GTX 980 Ti, Nvidia’s clearly making a preemptive strike against AMD, as you get a card just as fast as the Titan X…but for 0. ... The Verdict. When we ...
Nvidia’s GTX 980 Ti ditches the vanilla GTX 980’s GM204 graphics processor unit (GPU) in favor of a cut-down version of the 00 Titan X’s bigger, badder GM200 chip. The Nvidia GeForce GTX ...
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GTX 980 Ti performs just like the GTX Titan X, which at 74W is second only to the GTX 980 by a single watt. Meanwhile load power consumption is also practically identical to the GTX Titan X.
When comparing the 980 Ti to the GTX 980, which uses a smaller GPU and has a much lower TDP (250W for the 980 Ti versus 165W for the 980), the performance delta is surprisingly large, hovering ...
Nvidia claims that the 980 Ti is as much as 65 percent faster than the 780 Ti at 4K resolutions, and compared to the GTX 680 they’re claiming up to a 3x increase in performance.