NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2 sales 10 September 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 267 mm. One 6-pin and one 8-pin connectors are required, and power consumption is at 250 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 11.93 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
Code name
GK110B
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
10 September 2013
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$649
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2'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 Rev. 2's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2304
 
Core clock speed
863 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Boost Clock
902 MHz
 
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
7,080 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
173.2 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
4,156 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2'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).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
267 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2: 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
 
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 Rev. 2.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_1)
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

Video card benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

11.93

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
257 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

GTX 780 Rev. 2
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

GTX 780 Rev. 2
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

GTX 780 Rev. 2
minimum Radeon HD 4850
recommended Radeon HD 7950
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

GTX 780 Rev. 2
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

GTX 780 Rev. 2
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

GTX 780 Rev. 2
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

GTX 780 Rev. 2
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

GTX 780 Rev. 2
recommended GeForce 6600
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

GTX 780 Rev. 2
minimum GeForce 6150 LE
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

GTX 780 Rev. 2
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2 from AMD is Radeon HD 6850 X2, which is slower by 1% and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

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