NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 780 sales 23 May 2013 at a recommended price of $649. This is Kepler architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 3 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 6.01 GHz are supplied, and together with 384 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 288.4 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 10.5" (26.7 cm). one 8-pin and one 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 250 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 39.21 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN V.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 780's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
21.06
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
Code name
GK110
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
23 May 2013
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$649
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price
$740.99
 
of 4095.95 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 780's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 780's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2304
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
CUDA cores
2304
 
Core clock speed
863 MHz
 
Boost Clock
900 MHz
 
Transistor count
7,080 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Maximum GPU temperature
95 °C
 
Texture fill rate
160.5 billion / sec
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
4,156 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 780's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Bus support
PCI Express 3.0
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
10.5" (26.7 cm)
 
Height
4.376" (11.1 cm)
 
Minimum recommended system power
600 Watt
 
Supplementary power connectors
One 8-pin and one 6-pin
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 780: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
3 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
6008 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
288.4 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 780.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
Display Connectors
One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One HDMI, One DisplayPort
 
Multi monitor support
4 displays
 
HDMI
+
 
HDCP
+
 
Maximum VGA resolution
2048x1536
 
G-SYNC support
+
 
Audio input for HDMI
Internal
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 780. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Blu Ray 3D
+
 
3D Gaming
+
 
3D Vision
+
 
PhysX
+
 
GPU Boost
+
 
3D Vision Live
+
 
CUDA
+
 
FXAA
+
 
TXAA
+
 
Adaptive VSync
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 780, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0
 
OpenGL
4.3
 
of 4.6

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 780. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
40.80
 
 
Unigine Heaven 4.0
1558
 
Passmark
7960
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
10460
 
Octane Render OctaneBench
84
 

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 780. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
252 Mh/s
 
 
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
18.5 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 780 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.56
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Fortnite (2018)
high / 1080p
65
 
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
high / 1080p
59
 
ultra / 1080p
41
 
Overwatch (2016)
ultra / 1080p
61
 
GTA V (2015)
ultra / 1080p
60
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
ultra / 1080p
39
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 780 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 780 from AMD is Radeon RX 570, which is slower by 3% and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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