Nvidia has released the specifications of its latest gaming graphics powerhouse – the GeForce GTX 980 Ti – while hardware reviewers have put forward results of tests conducted on the GPU.
The Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti follows the recent release of the GTX 960, 970, 980, and Titan X cards, and is being punted by Nvidia as delivering “an unbeatable 4K and virtual reality experience”.
4K gaming – 3840 x 2160 – and virtual reality are the latest benchmarks in PC gaming, and Nvidia’s $649 GTX 980 Ti is set to target those who want both. South African retailers did not have pricing listed at the time of publication.
The specifications of the GTX 980 Ti are detailed in the table below.
|Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti|
|Memory Interface Width||384-bit|
|Maximum Digital Resolution||5120 x 3200|
|Maximum VGA Resolution||2048 x 1536|
|Minimum System Power||600W|
|Dimensions||115 x 266 x dual-width|
|Max GPU Temperature||92C|
Gaming frame rate in 4K
Nvidia’s promise of “new levels of performance and capabilities” was tested by Eurogamer’s Digital Foundry, which put the card in a gaming rig sporting an Intel Core i7-4790K (overclocked to 4.6GHz) and 16GB DDR3 1600MHz RAM.
The card’s frame rate performance is detailed in the table below.
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti – 4K (3840 x 2160)
GTX 980 Ti – FPS
GTX 980 Ti Overclocked – FPS
|The Witcher 3, High, HairWorks Off, Custom AA||36.9||40.7|
|Battlefield 4, High, Post-AA||61.0||69.6|
|Crysis 3, High, SMAA||52.5||59.7|
|Assassin’s Creed Unity, Very High, FXAA||26.5||29.0|
|Far Cry 4, Very High, SMAA||47.1||50.9|
|COD Advanced Warfare, Console Settings, FXAA||86.9||96.9|
|Ryse: Son of Rome, Normal, SMAA||41.7||45.6|
|Shadow of Mordor, High, High Textures, FXAA||54.8||59.7|
|Tomb Raider, Ultra, FXAA||61.3||66.0|
GTX 980 Ti – Images
The card’s announcement video is embedded below.