NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 is a GM204 based graphics card, released Sep 19th, 2014. The GM204-400-A1 is a 398 mm² GPU on the 28 nm TSMC node. It's 2048 shading units @ 1.127 Ghz (1.216 Ghz boost) alongside 4.00 Gb GDDR5 memory puts this GPU at about 35.95% compared to our reference card; the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

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GPUSKIN NVIDIA GTX 980 Front
GPUSKIN NVIDIA GTX 980 Back
GPUSKIN NVIDIA GTX 980 Front PCB
GPUSKIN NVIDIA GTX 980 Back PCB
GPUSKIN NVIDIA GTX 980 IO

Technical details

Graphics Processor
GPU Name
GM204
GPU Variant
GM204-400-A1
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
28 nm
Transistors
5,200 million
Die Size
398 mm²
Graphics Card
Release Date
Sep 19th, 2014
Availability
Generation
GeForce 900
Production
End-of-life
Launch Price
$ 549
Bus Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
TDP
165 Watt
Clock Speeds
Base Clock
1.127
GHz
Game Clock
1.127
GHz
Boost Clock
1.216
GHz
Memory Clock
1.753
GHz
Memory
Memory Size
4.00
GB
Memory Speed
7.00
GB/s
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
256
bit
Bandwidth
224
GB/s
Graphics Features
DirectX
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
Vulkan
1.1
Shader Model
6.4
Render Config
Shading Units
2048
TMUs
128
ROPs
64
RT Cores
Raytracing not supported
Benchmarks
DX9
230
Pts
DX10
177
Pts
Combined
203.50
Pts
Power/Watt
1.23
pts/Watt

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