NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970 Launched



NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

NVIDIA has officially launched its new high-end graphics cards, the GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970, both powered by the second iteration of the Maxwell GPU. Many details (specs, benchmarks, slides, etc.) are already available in this article, so let’s recap the main and official specifications:

GeForce GTX 980 specs

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  • GPU: GM204-400 (Second Generation Maxwell architecture), 1126MHz base clock, 1216MHz boost clock, 28nm, 5.2-billion transistor
  • CUDA Cores: 2048
  • SMM (Streaming Multiprocessor Maxwell): 16 (one SMM = 128 CUDA cores)
  • FP32: 4981 GFLOPS (see comp table HERE)
  • FP64: 1/32 FP32 (see comp table HERE)
  • ROPS: 64
  • TMUs: 128
  • Memory; 4GB GDDR5 256-bit @ 1750MHz real speed or 7000MHz effective speed
  • TDP: 165W
  • Power connectors: two 6-pin
  • Price: USD $550
  • 3D APIs: OpenGL 4.5, Direct3D 12
  • GPU Computing: OpenCL 1.1, CUDA, PhysX
  • Output connectors: 3 x DisplayPort 1.2, 1 x HDMI, 1 x DVI


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980, GPU-Z

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980, GPU-Z

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The GTX 980 official hompage is here: GeForce GTX 980 @ NVIDIA.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

A small part of the backplate can be removed for better cooling when several GTX 980 are used in SLI:
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

Scores

TessMark score:


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

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GeForce GTX 970 specs

  • GPU: GM204-200 (Second Generation Maxwell architecture), 1050MHz base clock, 1178MHz boost clock, 28nm, 5.2-billion transistor
  • CUDA Cores: 1664
  • SMM (Streaming Multiprocessor Maxwell): 13 (one SMM = 128 CUDA cores)
  • FP32: 3920 GFLOPS (see comp table HERE)
  • FP64: 1/32 FP32 (see comp table HERE)
  • ROPS: 64
  • TMUs: 104
  • Memory; 4GB GDDR5 256-bit @ 1750MHz real speed or 7000MHz effective speed
  • TDP: 145W
  • Power connectors: two 6-pin
  • Price: USD $330
  • 3D APIs: OpenGL 4.5, Direct3D 12
  • GPU Computing: OpenCL 1.1, CUDA, PhysX
  • Output connectors: 3 x DisplayPort 1.2, 1 x HDMI, 1 x DVI

The ASUS Strix GTX 970 OC GPU-Z screenshot:


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970, GPU-Z

GeForce GTX 970 official homepage: GeForce GTX 970 @ NVIDIA



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