NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI

Summary

This is Maxwell architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2x 8 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5 GHz are supplied.

Power consumption is at 200 Watt.

We have no data on GeForce GTX 980M SLI benchmark results.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 980M SLI's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
n/d
 

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 980M SLI'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 980M SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
3072
 
Core clock speed
1038 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Boost Clock
1127 MHz
 
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
2x 5200 Million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
200 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 980M SLI's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
large
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 980M SLI: 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
2x 8 GB
 
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
5000 MHz
 
of 14000
Shared memory
-
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 980M SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (FL 12_1)
 
Vulkan
+
 

Video card benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 980M SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

124076

3DMark Fire Strike Score

13467

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

18632

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

22006

3DMark Vantage Performance

47841

Unigine Heaven 3.0

210

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 980M SLI 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.

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dota 2 on GeForce GTX 980M SLI.

low / 768p
120
 
medium / 768p
120
 
ultra / 1080p
120
 

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dragon Age: Inquisition on GeForce GTX 980M SLI.

low / 768p
208
 
medium / 768p
191
 
high / 1080p
120
 
ultra / 1080p
86
 

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry 4 on GeForce GTX 980M SLI.

low / 768p
148
 
medium / 768p
144
 
high / 1080p
125
 
ultra / 1080p
113
 

FPS tests

Real world test results of Sims 4 on GeForce GTX 980M SLI.

low / 768p
188
 
medium / 768p
171
 
high / 1080p
135
 
ultra / 1080p
127
 

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 4 on GeForce GTX 980M SLI.

low / 768p
199
 
medium / 768p
199
 
high / 768p
198
 
ultra / 1080p
125
 

FPS tests

Real world test results of Crysis 3 on GeForce GTX 980M SLI.

low / 768p
163
 
medium / 768p
150
 
high / 768p
124
 
ultra / 1080p
72
 

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on GeForce GTX 980M SLI.

ultra / 1080p
130
 

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