MSI Gaming GeForce GTX 980Ti ‘OC’ 6GB Graphics Card Review

by - 5 years ago

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Test Systems and Procedures


Before we delve into any testing we would like to take this opportunity to overview our test system.

Test System

  • Motherboard – Gigabyte X99-Gaming G1 WiFi LGA 2011-3 Motherboard
  • Processor – Intel Core i7 5820K at Stock 3.3GHz
  • RAM – 16GB (4 X 4GB) Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400MHz
  • CPU Cooler – Thermaltake Water 3.0 with Gelid GC-Extreme
  • Power Supply – BeQuiet Dark Power Pro 1200W
  • Main Storage Drive – Crucial M550 512GB
  • Chassis – Lian Li T80 Test Bench
  • Displays – U2868PQU 4K
  • Operating System – Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit

Driver Details

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Hardware Used

  • “Killawatt” style electricity usage meter wall plug
  • Precision Gold N05CC Decibel meter

Games Used

  • Batman Arkham Origins
  • Battlefield 4
  • Bioshock Infinite
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Hitman Absolution
  • Metro Last Light
  • Tomb Raider

Benchmarks Used

  • 3DMark
  • Unigine Valley

Other Software Used

  • Unigine Heaven
  • CPU-ID HWMonitor
  • TechPowerUp GPU-Z
  • Luxmark

All tests will be conducted with the latest drivers available; results will be taken from an average of three tests.

Article Index

  1. Introduction and Packaging
  2. A Closer Look
  3. Software Overview
  4. Test Systems and Procedures
  5. 3DMark
  6. Batman: Arkham Knight
  7. Battlefield 4
  8. Bioshock Infinite
  9. Grand Theft Auto V
  10. Hitman Absolution
  11. Metro Last Light
  12. Tomb Raider
  13. Unigine Valley
  14. Compute Performance
  15. Overclocking and Overclocked Performance
  16. Noise, Power Consumption and Temperatures
  17. Final Thoughts
  18. View All

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2 Comments on MSI Gaming GeForce GTX 980Ti ‘OC’ 6GB Graphics Card Review

  • Avatar F. Moussa says:

    With a custom fan profile i was able to keep the temps just at 70 degrees. Very strong cooling found on the MSI 980 Ti Gaming.

  • Avatar F. Moussa says:

    With a custom fan profile i was able to keep the temps just at 70 degrees. Very strong cooling found on the MSI 980 Ti Gaming.

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