Average Bench: 77.6% (12th of 540)

Based on 29,973 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 13C0 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

Good average bench

The Nvidia GTX 980 averaged 22.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvidia GTX 980 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 164fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 254fps

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 980 is 45.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Nvidia GTX 980 performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 214fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 219fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,973 samples)
Min Avg Max
170 Lighting 254 426
157 Reflection 214 243
160 Parallax 237 273
74.1% 235 fps
Min Avg Max
141 MRender 164 183
178 Gravity 219 251
133 Splatting 152 171
83.6% 179 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
MaxC: 1531 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 381.89
Lighting 251
Reflection 231
Parallax 250
75% 244 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 232
Splatting 163
89% 190 fps
Gigabyte(1458 3669) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1493 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 381.65
Lighting 262
Reflection 220
Parallax 242
76% 241 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 226
Splatting 152
84% 182 fps
MaxC: 1455 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 381.65
Lighting 251
Reflection 218
Parallax 235
73% 235 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 225
Splatting 154
86% 183 fps
Nvidia(10DE 13C0) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1392 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.78
Lighting 235
Reflection 211
Parallax 232
70% 226 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 217
Splatting 147
84% 177 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
MSI(1462 3170) 21% 78% ± 10%
MSI GTX 980 4GB GAMING
GTX 980 GAMING 4G
EVGA(3842 2983) 15% 76% ± 15%
EVGA GTX 980 4GB SC ACX 2.0
04G-P4-2983-KR
Nvidia(10DE 1116) 13% 75% ± 16%
Asus(1043 8518) 9% 70% ± 16%
Gigabyte(1458 367C) 4% 84% ± 14%
EVGA(3842 2982) 3% 82% ± 10%
Gigabyte(1458 3669) 3% 83% ± 9%
Zotac(19DA 1370) 3% 80% ± 14%
MSI(1462 3176) 2% 79% ± 9%
Asus(1043 8506) 2% 76% ± 11%
ASUS GTX 980 4GB STRIX OC
STRIX-GTX980-DC2OC-4GD5
Gigabyte(1458 366E) 2% 86% ± 8%
EVGA(3842 2986) 2% 86% ± 19%
MSI(1462 3177) 2% 77% ± 5%
Asus(1043 850A) 2% 76% ± 12%
Gainward(10B0 13C0) 1% 77% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 3685) 1% 81% ± 6%
Zotac(19DA 2368) 1% 81% ± 5%
PNY(196E 1116) 1% 81% ± 11%
Asus(1043 8504) 1% 79% ± 11%
Nvidia(10DE 13C0) 1% 73% ± 14%
EVGA(3842 2981) 1% 73% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 3988) 1% 83% ± 1%
Palit(1569 13C0) 1% 80% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 3672) 1% 83% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 367D) 1% 80% ± 8%
Gigabyte(1458 3686) 1% 83% ± 3%
EVGA(3842 1989) 1% 87% ± 17%
EVGA(3842 1982) 1% 78% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 3696) 1% 76% ± 3%
Asus(1043 8583) 0% 72% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 2980) 0% 72% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 36DA) 0% 51% ± 43%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 80% ± 10%
EVGA(3842 2989) 0% 104% ± 29%
Gigabyte(1458 3673) 0% 79% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 5988) 0% 86% ± 0%
Dell(1028 068B) 0% 73% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8519) 0% 62% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8511) 0% 68% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1980) 0% 73% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2988) 0% 85% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 1372) 0% 68% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 36CC) 0% 90% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3699) 0% 72% ± 0%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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