NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI

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The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI is a high-end DirectX 11-compatible graphics solution for laptops, consisting of two GeForce GTX 970M. Each card has a 28 nm GM204 GPU based on the Maxwell architecture, which is the same chip as found on the GTX 980M as well as several desktop cards. The clocks for the SLI-setup are usually identical to a single GTX 970M (924 MHz GPU, 1250 MHz memory).

With SLI, each card renders a single frame (AFR mode). Therefore, it may suffer from micro stuttering in low fps ranges of 30 fps. This happens because of different timespans between two frames (e.g., irregular delays between sequential frames).

Architecture

GM204 is based on Nvidia's Maxwell architecture, which replaces the previous Kepler generation. Among other changes, Nvidia have restructured the streaming multi processors (SMM) in order to increase workload and efficiency. Now each SMM contains only 128 shader units and 8 TMUs, which is noticeably less than an equivalent Kepler GPU. The GM204 features four GPCs, and each consists of four SMMs. But, in the GeForce GTX 970M, Nvidia have deactivated 6 of 16 SMMs. As a result, only 1280 shader ALUs and 80 TMUs are active. In addition, there are 48 ROPs in three clusters with 16 units each.

The memory interface has a bandwidth of 192-bits (3x 64 bit) for each of the two GPUs. Thanks to an improved compression algorithm, the connection to the GDDR5 memory should be significantly more efficient per MHz. Furthermore, the L1 (96 KB per SMM) and L2 caches (2 MB) have been significantly increased to lower the needed bandwidth. Compared to the mid-range GM107, the newer and larger GM204 has several additional features and changes. Aside from the improved polymorphic engine in the SSMs, it is also the first Nvidia chip to support DirectX 12 Feature Level 12_1.

Performance

With good driver support, SLI almost doubles the performance of a single card. The GTX 970M SLI outperforms the former GeForce GTX 880M SLI by about 10 percent and is the second fastest mobile graphics solution in late 2014. Only the significantly more expensive GTX 980M SLI offers even more 3D power and is about 30 percent faster. Nevertheless, the GTX 970M SLI is powerful enough to run even the most demanding games with highest details, AA/AF and resolutions exceeding FullHD.

Features

Most of the features are identical to the GeForce GTX 800M series. With the GTX 970M, there can be up to 4 active displays possible, but this will likely decrease due to Optimus. Displays can be connected with a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels via DisplayPort 1.2 or HDMI 2.0 (no HDCP @ 4K). HD audio formats like Dolby True HD and DTS HD can be sent to a compatible receiver as bitstream. As with previous models, 3D Vision is not supported with Optimus.

The updated video processor VP6 supports the usual formats like H.264 and can also decode and encode H.265 with a resolution of up to 4K via the NVENC API. Several parallel streams, such as picture-in-picture in a Blu-Ray movie, are also possible.

Further features of the GTX 900M series, which are also partly supported by older cards, include Battery Boost (longer battery life during gaming), Shadowplay (recording of gaming videos up to 4K60p and 130 Mbit/s) and Gamestream (game streaming on Shield console). More information on these features are available here.

Power Consumption

The power consumption of each GeForce GTX 970M including its MXM board and memory should be similar to a GTX 870M with a specified TDP of 100 W, leading to a total TDP of about 200 W. Given the significantly higher performance, this can be considered a massive increase in performance-per-watt. Nevertheless, the SLI setup can only be used in very large and heavy gaming notebooks with powerful cooling systems. Under low load, dynamic clock rates help the GPUs to save energy.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI

► remove NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI is a high-end DirectX 11-compatible graphics solution for laptops, consisting of two GeForce GTX 980M. Each card has a 28 nm GM204 GPU based on the Maxwell architecture, which is the same chip as found on the GTX 970M as well as several desktop cards. The clocks for the SLI-setup are usually identical to a single GTX 980M (1038 MHz GPU, 1250 MHz memory).

With SLI, each card renders a single frame (AFR mode). Therefore, it may suffer from micro stuttering in low fps ranges of 30 fps. This happens because of different timespans between two frames (e.g., irregular delays between sequential frames).

Architecture

GM204 is based on Nvidia's Maxwell architecture, which replaces the previous Kepler generation. Among other changes, Nvidia have restructured the streaming multi processors (SMM) in order to increase workload and efficiency. Now each SMM contains only 128 shader units and 8 TMUs, which is noticeably less than an equivalent Kepler GPU. The GM204 features four GPCs, and each consists of four SMMs. But, in the GeForce GTX 980M, Nvidia have deactivated 4 of 16 SMMs. As a result, only 1536 shader ALUs and 96 TMUs are active. In addition, there are 64 ROPs in four clusters with 16 units each.

The memory interface has a bandwidth of 256-bits (4x 64 bit) for each of the two GPUs. Thanks to an improved compression algorithm, the connection to the GDDR5 memory should be significantly more efficient per MHz. Furthermore, the L1 (96 KB per SMM) and L2 caches (2 MB) have been significantly increased to lower the needed bandwidth. Compared to the mid-range GM107, the newer and larger GM204 has several additional features and changes. Aside from the improved polymorphic engine in the SSMs, it is also the first Nvidia chip to support DirectX 12 Feature Level 12_1.

Performance

With good driver support, SLI almost doubles the performance of a single card. The GTX 980M SLI outperforms the GeForce GTX 970M SLI by about 30 percent and is the fastest mobile graphics solution in late 2014. Compared to the former GTX 880M SLI, the advantage is even bigger (40 - 50 percent). Thus, the GTX 980M SLI is powerful enough to run even the most demanding games with highest details, AA/AF and resolutions exceeding FullHD.

Features

Most of the features are identical to the GeForce GTX 800M series. With the GTX 980M, there can be up to 4 active displays possible, but this will likely decrease due to Optimus. Displays can be connected with a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels via DisplayPort 1.2 or HDMI 2.0 (no HDCP @ 4K). HD audio formats like Dolby True HD and DTS HD can be sent to a compatible receiver as bitstream. As with previous models, 3D Vision is not supported with Optimus.

The updated video processor VP6 supports the usual formats like H.264 and can also decode and encode H.265 with a resolution of up to 4K via the NVENC API. Several parallel streams, such as picture-in-picture in a Blu-Ray movie, are also possible.

Further features of the GTX 900M series, which are also partly supported by older cards, include Battery Boost (longer battery life during gaming), Shadowplay (recording of gaming videos up to 4K60p and 130 Mbit/s) and Gamestream (game streaming on Shield console). More information on these features are available here.

Power Consumption

The power consumption of each GeForce GTX 980M including its MXM board and memory should be about the same as a GTX 880M with a specified TDP of 122 W, leading to a total TDP of about 240 W. Given the significantly higher performance, this can be considered a massive increase in performance-per-watt. Nevertheless, the SLI setup can only be used in very large and heavy gaming notebooks with powerful cooling systems. Under low load, dynamic clock rates help the GPUs to save energy.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLINVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
ManufacturerNVIDIANVIDIA
GeForce GTX 900M Series
GeForce GTX 980M SLI 3072 @ 1038 - 1127 (Boost) MHz2x 256 Bit @ 5000 MHz
GeForce GTX 970M SLI 2560 @ 924 - 1038 (Boost) MHz2x 192 Bit @ 5000 MHz
GeForce GTX 965M SLI (compare) 2048 @ 924 - 950 (Boost) MHz2x 128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
GeForce GTX 980M (compare) 1536 @ 1038 - 1127 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 5000 MHz
GeForce GTX 970M (compare) 1280 @ 924 - 1038 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 5000 MHz
GeForce GTX 965M (compare) 1024 @ 924 / 935 - 950 / 1151 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
GeForce GTX 960M (compare) 640 @ 1096 - 1202 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
GeForce GTX 950M (compare) 640 @ 914 - 993 - 1124 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 1800 - 5000 MHz
GeForce GTX 980M SLI 3072 @ 1038 - 1127 (Boost) MHz2x 256 Bit @ 5000 MHz
GeForce GTX 970M SLI 2560 @ 924 - 1038 (Boost) MHz2x 192 Bit @ 5000 MHz
GeForce GTX 965M SLI (compare) 2048 @ 924 - 950 (Boost) MHz2x 128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
GeForce GTX 980M (compare) 1536 @ 1038 - 1127 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 5000 MHz
GeForce GTX 970M (compare) 1280 @ 924 - 1038 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 5000 MHz
GeForce GTX 965M (compare) 1024 @ 924 / 935 - 950 / 1151 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
GeForce GTX 960M (compare) 640 @ 1096 - 1202 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
GeForce GTX 950M (compare) 640 @ 914 - 993 - 1124 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 1800 - 5000 MHz
ArchitectureMaxwellMaxwell
2560 - 3072 -
Core924 - 1038 (Boost) MHz1038 - 1127 (Boost) MHz
Memory5000 MHz5000 MHz
Bus2x 192 Bit2x 256 Bit
MemoryGDDR5GDDR5
Max. Memory2x 6144 MB2x 8192 MB
nono
DirectXDirectX 12 (FL 12_1), 5.0DirectX 12 (FL 12_1), 5.0
Transistors2x 5200 Million2x 5200 Million
Technology28 nm28 nm
FeaturesBattery Boost, GameStream, ShadowPlay, GPU Boost 2.0, Optimus, PhysX, CUDA, SLI, GeForce ExperienceBattery Boost, GameStream, ShadowPlay, GPU Boost 2.0, Optimus, PhysX, CUDA, SLI, GeForce Experience
Size
Introduced07.10.2014 07.10.2014

3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
256573 Points (48%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
256080 Points (35%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
min: 23191     avg: 25744.5     median: 25556 (41%)     max: 28674 Points
min: 26275     avg: 27008.7     median: 26774 (43%)     max: 27977 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 88044     avg: 96256.5     median: 96943 (53%)     max: 103095 Points
min: 116439     avg: 122660     median: 124076 (67%)     max: 127465 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
min: 10621     avg: 10865.2     median: 10741 (40%)     max: 11358 Points
min: 13181     avg: 13450.3     median: 13467 (50%)     max: 13703 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
min: 14231     avg: 14776     median: 14759 (36%)     max: 15354 Points
min: 18400     avg: 18717.7     median: 18632 (46%)     max: 19121 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 157047     avg: 276540     median: 303556 (40%)     max: 342001 Points
min: 372739     avg: 377920     median: 377168 (50%)     max: 383853 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 14203     avg: 14633     median: 14514 (41%)     max: 15300 points
min: 16276     avg: 17111.8     median: 17071 (49%)     max: 18029 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 18249     avg: 19109     median: 18870 (37%)     max: 20447 points
min: 21901     avg: 22132.8     median: 22006 (43%)     max: 22618 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI
P Result 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI
Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - DX 11, Normal Tessellation, High Shaders 1920x1080
168.5 fps (63%)
210 fps (78%)
SPECviewperf 11
Siemens NX 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Tcvis 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
SolidWorks 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Maya 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Lightwave 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Ensight 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Catia 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
SPECviewperf 12
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Maya (maya-04) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI
Maya (maya-04) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Energy (energy-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI
Energy (energy-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Creo (creo-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI
Creo (creo-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Catia (catia-04) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI
Catia (catia-04) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI
Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI
OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI
OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
Ref. Match 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI
Ref. Match 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI
GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Offscreen OGL off screen
259 fps (47%)
GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Onscreen OGL on screen
74.8 fps (20%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Room GPUs-only
min: 2163     avg: 2187     median: 2187 (41%)     max: 2211 Samples/s
min: 2403     avg: 2450.5     median: 2450 (46%)     max: 2498 Samples/s
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Sala GPUs-only
min: 3744     avg: 3818.5     median: 3818 (35%)     max: 3893 Samples/s
min: 4483     avg: 4533.5     median: 4533 (42%)     max: 4584 Samples/s
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
min: 5307     avg: 5327.5     median: 5327 (19%)     max: 5348 Points
6457 Points (23%)

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI → 100%

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI → 112%

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
107.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
102.5  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
90.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
68.1  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
37.1  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
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low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
60.7  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
60.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
52.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
50.2  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
25.1  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
161.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
129.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
71.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
54.9  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
26.2  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
69  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
64  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
63  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
60  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
27  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
XCOM 2

XCOM 2

2016
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
94.6  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
80.2  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
67.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
31.7  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
78.7  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
72.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
71.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
68  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
31.9  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
234.5  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
185.5  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
110.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
94.6  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
33.5  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
127.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
104.5  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
60.1  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
51.7  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
21.3  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
199.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
196.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
127.1  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
109.3  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
40.8  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
83.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
81.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
76.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
37.6  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
30.8  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
Fallout 4

Fallout 4

2015
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
145.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
139.2  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
96  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
78.4  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
32.4  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
141.1  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
138.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
109.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
98.9  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
36  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
Anno 2205

Anno 2205

2015
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
116.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
110.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
55.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
17.5  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
21.4  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
FIFA 16

FIFA 16

2015
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
302.4  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
247  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
173.1  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
70.8  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
Mad Max

Mad Max

2015
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
225  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
157.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
145.1  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
49.7  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
119  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
108  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
59 62 ~ 61 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
39 44 ~ 42 fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
18  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
205.1  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
144.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
84.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
47.6  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
28.4  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
374.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
168  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
135.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
83.3  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
71.4  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
163.1  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
155  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
102.5 143.1 ~ 123 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
97.7 101.3 ~ 100 fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
Evolve

Evolve

2015
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
189.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
178.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
130.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
117.2  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
The Crew

The Crew

2014
low 1280x720
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
60  fps
med. 1366x768
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
60  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
60  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
60  fps
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
161.3  fps
129%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
207.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
147.8  fps
129%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
190.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
100.3 100.3 ~ 100 fps
120%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
119 121.6 ~ 120 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
69.8 70 ~ 70 fps
123%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
85 86.5 ~ 86 fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
Far Cry 4

Far Cry 4

2014
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
117.4  fps
126%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
148.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
114.3  fps
126%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
143.5  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
101.7  fps
123%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
124.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
89.9  fps
126%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
113.3  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
117.1  fps
89%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
104.1  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
110.5  fps
87%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
95.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
83.6  fps
89%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
74.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
46  fps
120%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
55.2  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
153.9  fps
155%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
238.1  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
115.4  fps
125%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
144.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
106.8  fps
108%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
114 115.5 ~ 115 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
65.6  fps
101%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
62.2 69 ~ 66 fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
159.4  fps
110%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
175.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
150.9  fps
114%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
172.5  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
115.2  fps
134%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
154.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
104.6  fps
136%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
141.9  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
F1 2014

F1 2014

2014
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
118  fps
100%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
118  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
118  fps
100%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
118  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
118 118 ~ 118 fps
100%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
117 118 ~ 118 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
105 118 ~ 112 fps
98%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
102 118 ~ 110 fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
74.8  fps
209%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
156.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
73.8  fps
186%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
137.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
53.8  fps
164%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
88.1  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
63.6  fps
100%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
63.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
62.9  fps
101%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
63.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
61.6 68.7 ~ 65 fps
134%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
63.2 111 ~ 87 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
61.1 68 ~ 65 fps
128%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
62.5 103 ~ 83 fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
264.9  fps
110%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
292.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
237.9  fps
114%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
270.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
153  fps
126%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
192.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
114.1  fps
123%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
140.1  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
268.9  fps
70%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
187.4  fps
med. 1344x756
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
209.4  fps
84%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
176.5  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
105.2 133.5 ~ 119 fps
124%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
148  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
89.9 106.5 ~ 98 fps
119%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
116.4  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
Fifa 15

Fifa 15

2014
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
380.3  fps
119%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
453.2  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
288.1  fps
116%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
334.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
211.7  fps
125%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
265.1  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
96  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
Sims 4

Sims 4

2014
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
193.2  fps
98%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
188.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
157.7  fps
109%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
171.2  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
119.8  fps
113%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
135  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
104.8  fps
121%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
127.2  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
35.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
35.2  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
35  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
37.6  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
374.1  fps
115%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
429.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
207.4  fps
111%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
230.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
165.7  fps
110%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
163 200.6 ~ 182 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
118.8  fps
123%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
145 146.7 ~ 146 fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
103.6  fps
104%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
108  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
89.4  fps
104%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
92.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
63.9  fps
113%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
72.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
45.5  fps
115%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
52.4  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
60  fps
100%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
60  fps
med. 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
60  fps
100%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
60  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
60  fps
100%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
60  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
55.7  fps
107%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
59.4  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
Thief

Thief

2014
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
125.5  fps
111%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
138.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
119.7  fps
112%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
133.5  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
98.5 115.1 ~ 107 fps
107%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
93 120.6 131.3 ~ 115 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
83.8 86.8 ~ 85 fps
113%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
87 96.5 103.6 ~ 96 fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
high 1366x768
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
60  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
60  fps
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
238.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
204.1  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
140.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
90.2  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
199.6  fps
100%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
199.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
199  fps
100%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
199  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
196.6  fps
101%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
197.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
104.3  fps
120%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
124.8  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
48.7  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
high 1366x768
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
261.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
94.2  fps
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
76.6  fps
94%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
72  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
88.9  fps
108%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
96  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
90.9  fps
105%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
95.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
92.5  fps
102%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
93.9  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
119.7  fps
100%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
119.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
119.7  fps
100%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
119.8 120 ~ 120 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
119.4  fps
101%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
119.8 120 ~ 120 fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
high 1366x768
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
68  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
38  fps
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
139.7  fps
110%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
153.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
137  fps
109%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
148.7  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
112.1 120.6 ~ 116 fps
112%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
125 134.7 ~ 130 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
79.2 82.6 ~ 81 fps
120%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
95 98.9 ~ 97 fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
290.2  fps
96%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
278.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
273.1  fps
92%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
251.8  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
206.9 233.7 ~ 220 fps
101%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
212 226.3 231.3 ~ 223 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
130.1 132 ~ 131 fps
113%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
145 149.3 150 ~ 148 fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
138.1  fps
102%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
141  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
85.9  fps
107%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
92  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
519.3  fps
113%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
588.5  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
465.4  fps
122%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
569.7  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
351.8 363.7 ~ 358 fps
125%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
435 458.2 ~ 447 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
156.5 175.1 ~ 166 fps
120%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
198 200.8 ~ 199 fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
Crysis 3

Crysis 3

2013
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
154.4  fps
106%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
163.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
138.3  fps
109%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
150.1  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
111.7  fps
111%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
123.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
56.3  fps
128%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
72.3  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
Far Cry 3

Far Cry 3

2012
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
145.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
137.9  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
117.1  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
74.5  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
113.1  fps
109%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
123.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
108.3  fps
110%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
118.6  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
99.3  fps
109%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
108.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
76.2  fps
127%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
97  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
160.7  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
66.4 85.6 ~ 76 fps
91%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
69  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
62.5 78.2 ~ 70 fps
91%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
64  fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
182.8  fps
104%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
178 203.8 ~ 191 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
92.5  fps
109%
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
93.8 109 ~ 101 fps
GeForce GTX 970M SLI:
»
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
Anno 2070

Anno 2070

2011
high 1366x768
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
166.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
160.7  fps
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
Mafia 2

Mafia 2

2010
high 1360x768
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
208.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
204.7  fps
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»
med. 1360x768
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
164.5  fps
high 1600x900
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
135.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
126.8  fps
GeForce GTX 980M SLI:
»

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