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Updated* GeForce GTX 980 and 970 Cards benchmarks

admin Feb 2

Looking to purchase a GeFroce GTX 980 or a GeForce GTX 970 ?

This post might be what you are looking for, as the guys at hothardware, have done a series of benchmark tests of these two cards, the cards used include brands from MSI, EVGA, Zotac.

Hardware Used:
Intel Core i7-4960X
(3.3GHz, Six-Core)
EVGA X79 Dark
(Intel X79 Express)

16GB Corsair DDR3-1866
OCZ Vertex 3

Relevant Software:
Windows 8.1 Pro x64
DirectX April 2011 Redist
AMD Catalyst v14.30.1005 B2
NVIDIA GeForce Drivers v347.25

First off here is the benchmark for 3DMark Fire Strike

Here the MSI GeForce GTX 980 goes on top but don’t count out the EVGA GeForce GTX 970 FTW.




Next up is Metro Last Night running in DX11 mode…

The MSI as well as the Zotac GeForce GTX 980 cards jump on top in this benchmark. In this case we also see the Radeon R9 290X also showing off it can compete with Nivdia cards!


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