Average Bench: 95.9% (28th of 613)

Based on 120,491 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 17C8 Models: NVIDIA Graphics Device, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti

The new GTX 980 Ti shares the same board as the more expensive Titan-X but with various restrictions including a reduced number of CUDA cores (3072 to 2816, -8.3%). Although the 980 Ti has the same 384-bit memory bandwidth as the Titan-X it only has 6GB of GDDR5 vs. 12GB in the Titan-X. So far we only have one user benchmark from a pre-release unit of the GTX 980 Ti so the following benchmarks are provisional. Comparing the Titan-X and 980 Ti shows that the Ti only lags by around 8%, which is in line with the CUDA core counts on the two cards. On the other hand comparing the GTX 980 and GTX 980 Ti shows that the Ti is around 16% faster. We don't have reliable prices for the GTX 980 Ti yet so a precise value rating isn't possible but as a card aimed at resolutions greater than 1080p it will struggle to match the GTX 970 for the vast majority of users. [May '15 GPUPro]

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Excellent average bench

The Nvidia GTX 980 Ti averaged just 4.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvidia GTX 980 Ti near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 305fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 282fps

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 980 Ti is 40.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Nvidia GTX 980 Ti performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 277fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 193fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 120,491 samples)
Min Avg Max
143 Lighting 305 362
148 Reflection 277 319
143 Parallax 316 375
95.6% 299 fps
Min Avg Max
152 MRender 190 214
159 Gravity 282 323
143 Splatting 193 226
96.1% 222 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1532 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Lighting 335
Reflection 305
Parallax 337
104% 326 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 310
Splatting 215
104% 240 fps
Gigabyte(1458 36CF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1607 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Lighting 339
Reflection 307
Parallax 337
105% 328 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 309
Splatting 0.2
82% 172 fps
120,491 MORE »

 Game FPS Estimates

Average fps @ 1080p with maximum detail settings for 12 popular games:

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 201 fps Fortnite: 122 fps PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: 81 fps Grand Theft Auto V: 81 fps League of Legends: 220 fps Overwatch: 116 fps Battlefield 1: 97 fps The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt: 83 fps DOTA 2: 154 fps World of Warcraft: 86 fps World of Tanks: 120 fps Minecraft: 264 fps

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,046,372 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 120,491 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $650 @ launch in May '15)
EVGA(3842 4995) 12% 96% ± 10%
EVGA GTX 980 Ti 6GB ACX SC+ ACX 2.0+ w/BP
06G-P4-4995-KR
MSI(1462 3232) 9% 99% ± 12%
MSI GTX 980 Ti 6GB Gaming
GTX 980TI GAMING 6G
Gigabyte(1458 36B6) 7% 98% ± 19%
Gigabyte GTX 980 Ti 6GB GV-N98TG1
GV-N98TG1 GAMING-6GD
AmazonUS $69013 months
Gigabyte GTX 980 Ti 6GB Windforce 3X OC
GV-N98TWF3OC-6GD
Asus(1043 855B) 7% 100% ± 20%
EVGA(3842 1996) 6% 93% ± 22%
Nvidia(10DE 1151) 5% 94% ± 12%
Zotac(19DA 1396) 5% 102% ± 16%
MSI(1462 3230) 4% 89% ± 18%
Gigabyte(1458 36DD) 4% 107% ± 3%
MSI(1462 3233) 3% 94% ± 14%
MSI GTX 980 TI 6GB OC GOLDEN LE
GTX 980Ti GAMING 6G GOLDEN EDITION
AmazonUS $4803 months
Nvidia(10DE 17C8) 3% 95% ± 18%
Zotac(19DA 1394) 3% 89% ± 11%
EVGA(3842 4996) 3% 96% ± 22%
EVGA(3842 4992) 2% 99% ± 6%
EVGA GTX 980 Ti 6GB SC
06G-P4-4992-KR
MSI(1462 3235) 2% 101% ± 5%
Asus(1043 8546) 2% 89% ± 8%
ASUS GTX 980 Ti 6GB
GTX980TI-6GD5
BHPhotoUS $6603 years
AmazonUS $7433 years
EVGA(3842 4998) 2% 107% ± 5%
Asus(1043 855C) 2% 87% ± 27%
HP(103C 2B62) 2% 86% ± 10%
Gigabyte(1458 36CB) 2% 88% ± 24%
EVGA(3842 4991) 2% 86% ± 28%
EVGA(3842 4993) 1% 97% ± 4%
Asus(1043 8548) 1% 95% ± 25%
Gainward(10B0 17C8) 1% 96% ± 12%
Gigabyte(1458 36B7) 1% 100% ± 4%
MSI(1462 3250) 1% 107% ± 3%
EVGA(3842 4990) 1% 97% ± 7%
MSI(1462 3236) 1% 91% ± 27%
EVGA(3842 4997) 1% 99% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 1% 86% ± 3%
Asus(1043 8549) 1% 82% ± 5%
EVGA(3842 3994) 0% 92% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 4999) 0% 57% ± 48%
Dell(1028 1151) 0% 97% ± 20%
Asus(1043 8565) 0% 53% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 36CF) 0% 109% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 36DE) 0% 116% ± 0%
HP(103C 1819) 0% 92% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8550) 0% 104% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 36E6) 0% 93% ± 0%
PNY(196E 1511) 0% 106% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 4994) 0% 101% ± 0%
Asus(1043 854F) 0% 102% ± 0%
PNY(196E 1133) 0% 94% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 36CD) 0% 90% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 3996) 0% 93% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 3998) 0% 96% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 0998) 0% 0% ± 0%
EVGA GTX 980 Ti 6GB Classified Gaming ACX 2.0+
06G-P4-0998-KR
AmazonUS $56023 months
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Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,126

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 Comments

Added 4 years ago.

Good (edit your comment) Add link

4 days ago.

My 980ti ran Better than my previous 1070FE that had +150 on the core and +300 on the memory

Comment 

Excellent price/performance ratio. It is similar performance to the $1000 Titan X for $350 less.—Jun '15

Comment 

titan X like performance for 3/5ths the price—May '16


Good

1 day ago.

needs to much juice


Excellent

2 days ago.

best card by far in its day, still gives good performance now.


Excellent

8 days ago.

Its so wonderful, and works beautifully when sli-ed with another 980 ti.


Excellent

1 month ago.

to expensive for this price and performance!


Excellent

2 months ago.

I have it and it's a fantastic card


Good

26 days ago.

I take it on second hand in a cheap price and... is the beast


Excellent

1 day ago.

Looks like a half cast


Good

19 days ago.

hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhggggggggggggg


Excellent

1 month ago.

baszdmeg egy szar


Poor

3 days ago.

88i8io98yu


Excellent

6 months ago.

Es fantastica, aguanta lo que sea, jamas un problema, aun con OC


Excellent

2 months ago.

Monster of a GPU, got one when it came out to play the Witcher 3 on QHD and the performance was godly!


Excellent

19 days ago.

supa good


Good

17 months ago.

Awesome performance, but price is way too high


Excellent

25 days ago.

it is gud men


Good

8 days ago.

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Excellent

9 months ago.

Very expensive due to it's release date


Outstanding

4 years ago.


Good

18 hrs ago.

mejor y mas potente


Terrible

20 months ago.

very high price & low energy efficiency


Excellent

6 days ago.

Great Card ever come across


Good

22 months ago.

1080ti wannabe xdxdxdlmao


Poor

19 months ago.

outdated for the price


Good

2 years ago.

Overkill performance and price, price too...


Excellent

21 months ago.

Bought used for £250 and considering it's significantly cheaper than the GTX 1070 and outperforms it in most cases, I've got to say this graphics card is an absolute bargain at the moment. Shame I only have the reference model...


Outstanding

18 months ago.

I can get to 1540mhz/4050mhz on the MSI´s Sea Hawk version of the card at super low temperatures. Compared to a newer 1070 in gaming, an overclocked 980ti can match, and even surpass an OCed 1070 in many cases. Video editing/production really shows the raw horsepower of a 980ti, where its performance is tied neck-to-neck to a 1080. The only 2 downsides are the higher TDP and lower Vram. An absolute beast of a GPU!


Excellent

3 years ago.

Runs great. Gets hot and the reference cooler brings her back down. OC'ed to get some really impressive performance. No complaints, although it is a bit expensive, still a good value!


Outstanding

2 years ago.

Amazing card! Got Strix OC for 300eur brand new...absolute steal. After overclocking it just destroys gtx 1070 and veeery close to 1080(8% better than average mobile 1080 according to userbenchmark). Runs hella cool considering fan speed, never over 40% , everything under that is whisper quiet and temps are max 75C after very long gaming. Only downside is coil whine which is unbearable in some games without Vsync.


Excellent

19 months ago.

Beats the 1070 even in 2017, and with both overclocked it still wins. Comes rather close to the 1080 as well.


Excellent

4 months ago.

Its still going strong and when overclocked its staying relevant.. I mean its blowing away a 2060 thats two generations above it and is a little under the 2070.. you can find the card for around 300 while the new card will cost you double the cost until the 2070 drops in price along with a 2070 ti version coming out that ranks itself to be around what a 1080ti is then its worth it. until then hold onto the 980ti till next generation and at that point get everything thats already out on top of that next new thing nvidia will add for that card on top of better performance with ray tracing and more ram on the mid tear cards.


Outstanding

3 years ago.

This GPU is a BEAST! At 1080p, this card just embarasses video games. Unless your gaming at 144Hz, get a 1440p or higher resolution monitor for this card. You'll be maxing out every game for the forseeable future. 10/10 Would game.


Outstanding

3 years ago.

Incredible ability to overclock. Some question the ability of async with this card but hopefully it can be software implemented.


Excellent

21 months ago.

Feel the power, not the empty bank account. You can find this card used for $280- $360 as of 8/24/17 and its PLENTY of power for 1080p gaming, i did a bit of OC and playing Rise of the Tomb Raider in 4K on high settings and maintaining 60 fps.... ON 4K...... so, keep an eye out for them as bleeding edge nerds (like im trying to be lol) and Etherium miners are dumping these for cheap right now... They are made for OC and putting up with a lot of stress, so its hard to find one that doesn't work. so unless you see the PCIe pins are burned (yes that has happened) or some other physical damage is obvious, jump on one!!!!


Excellent

11 months ago.

High-end budget card


Excellent

5 months ago.

its pretty much a 2060 without ray trace


Good

2 months ago.

Worth every penny for 1080p gaming


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