NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop) vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)

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The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 for notebooks (not the GTX 980M, sometimes also referred to as GeForce GTX 990M) is an overclockable high-end graphics card for laptops. It is an desktop Geforce GTX 980 chip with the same specifications (2048 shaders, 1126 MHz base clock, 7 Gbps memory) based on selected GM204 chips (for lower power consumption).

The performance is also on a level with the desktop GTX 980. Due to the different cooling solutions, the long term performance may be slightly lower compared to a well cooled desktop, but Nvidia assures only small degrades in performance. Furthermore, the mobile GTX 980 supports overclocking out of the box and all laptop manufacturers plan to provide an easy to use tool to overclock the card on the fly.

The core features are also the same, so expect support for DirectX 12 (FL 12_1). There will be no support for the new H.265 video engine as found on the desktop GTX 950.

The power consumption of the card is a lot higher than other mobile graphics card like the GeForce GTX 980M (100 Watt TDP). According to Nvidia, the TDP of the reference design is still 165 Watt like in the desktop version. Including overclocking headroom, the power consumption may reach up to 200 Watt. Therefore, only big laptops with efficient cooling methods can house the GeForce GTX980 for laptops.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960

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The Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 is a desktop graphics card of the upper middle class. It is based on the GM206 Maxwell chip that is produced in 28nm. The GTX960 offers 1024 shader cores, 64 TMUs and 32 ROPs (no deactivated units of the chip). The graphics memory is usually 2 or 4 GB GDDR5 (7 GHz effective clock) connected with a 128 Bit interface. 

On average the gaming performance is on a level with the AMD Radeon R9 280 and R9 285. Compared to laptop graphics cards, the 960 is slightly faster than a mobile Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M. The 970M offers more shader cores, but at a lower clock speed. The similar named GeForce GTX 960M for notebooks offers only 640 shader cores and a slightly lower core clock. The performance of the GTX 960 should be suffice for most games in full HD resolution. In our benchmarks only GTA 5 and The Witcher 3 achieved below 30 fps on average (see below for detailed benchmarks).

The GM206 supports CUDA, 3D Vision, PhysX, GeForce Experience, Surround, GameStream, GPU Boost 2.0, Adaptive Vertical Sync / G-SYNC, SLI, DSR, MFAA and Virtual Reality latency improvements. The GTX 960 also includes a H.265 capable de- and encoder as a first.

The power consumption of the GTX 960 on the desktop without load is around 10 Watt and on a similar level to the AMD counterparts. During gaming the 960 reaches around 85-100 Watt (depending on the model) which is a lot less than e.g. the Radeon R9 285 (around 170 Watt) - source tomshardware.com

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
ManufacturerNVIDIANVIDIA
GeForce GTX 900 Series
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop) (compare) 4096 @ 1126 - 1228 (Boost) MHz2x 256 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 980 Ti (compare) 2816 @ 1000 - 1200 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GTX 980 (compare) 2048 @ 1126 - 1216 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop) 2048 @ 1126 - 1228 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 970 (compare) 1664 @ 1050 - 1178 (Boost) MHz224 + 32 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 960 1024 @ 1127 - 1178 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 950 (compare) 768 @ 1024 - 1188 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 3300 MHz
GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop) (compare) 4096 @ 1126 - 1228 (Boost) MHz2x 256 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 980 Ti (compare) 2816 @ 1000 - 1200 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GTX 980 (compare) 2048 @ 1126 - 1216 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop) 2048 @ 1126 - 1228 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 970 (compare) 1664 @ 1050 - 1178 (Boost) MHz224 + 32 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 960 1024 @ 1127 - 1178 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 3500 MHz
GeForce GTX 950 (compare) 768 @ 1024 - 1188 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 3300 MHz
CodenameN16E-GXXGM206
ArchitectureMaxwellMaxwell
2048 - 1024 -
Core1126 - 1228 (Boost) MHz1127 - 1178 (Boost) MHz
Memory3500 MHz3500 MHz
Bus256 Bit128 Bit
MemoryGDDR5GDDR5
Max. Memory4096 MB4096 MB
nono
DirectXDirectX 12 (FL 12_1)DirectX 12
Transistors5200 Million2940 Million
Technology28 nm28 nm
FeaturesCUDA, 3D Vision, PhysX, GeForce Experience, Surround, GameStream, GPU Boost 2.0, Adaptive Vertical Sync, G-SYNC, SLICUDA, 3D Vision, PhysX, GeForce Experience, Surround, GameStream, GPU Boost 2.0, Adaptive Vertical Sync, G-SYNC, SLI, H.265 Decoder/Encoder
Size
Introduced22.09.2014 22.01.2015
Manufacturerhttp://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-...

3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
min: 347169     avg: 371398     median: 347481 (65%)     max: 419543 Points
310860 Points (59%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
min: 188950     avg: 224070     median: 214438 (29%)     max: 268822 Points
240789 Points (33%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
min: 24329     avg: 27597.3     median: 27629 (42%)     max: 30430 Points
min: 16785     avg: 19250     median: 19250 (29%)     max: 21715 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 70557     avg: 78468.1     median: 76705 (40%)     max: 87753 Points
min: 49088     avg: 49917.5     median: 49917 (26%)     max: 50747 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
min: 10734     avg: 11112.1     median: 11096 (39%)     max: 11440 Points
min: 6547     avg: 6698.5     median: 6698 (24%)     max: 6850 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
min: 12691     avg: 13111.2     median: 13047 (32%)     max: 13388 Points
min: 7912     avg: 7915.5     median: 7915 (19%)     max: 7919 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 225220     avg: 296748     median: 300533 (40%)     max: 396408 Points
min: 284250     avg: 305784     median: 305783 (41%)     max: 327317 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 12645     avg: 14597.8     median: 14925 (43%)     max: 15462 points
min: 9571     avg: 9875.5     median: 9875 (28%)     max: 10180 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 15013     avg: 17027.8     median: 17200 (34%)     max: 17864 points
min: 10683     avg: 10767.5     median: 10767 (21%)     max: 10852 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
P Result 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
SPECviewperf 12
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Maya (maya-04) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
Maya (maya-04) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Energy (energy-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
Energy (energy-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Creo (creo-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
Creo (creo-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Catia (catia-04) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
Catia (catia-04) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Ref. Match 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
Ref. Match 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Offscreen OGL off screen
min: 383     avg: 384.9     median: 384 (70%)     max: 385 fps
264.3 fps (48%)
GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Onscreen OGL on screen
min: 58     avg: 59.1     median: 59 (16%)     max: 59 fps
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Room GPUs-only
min: 1893     avg: 1956     median: 1938 (37%)     max: 2020 Samples/s
1179 Samples/s (22%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Sala GPUs-only
min: 3038     avg: 3139.6     median: 3098 (29%)     max: 3286 Samples/s
1836 Samples/s (17%)
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
min: 9200     avg: 9491.4     median: 9468 (34%)     max: 9921 Points
5743 Points (20%)

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop) → 100%

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 → 74%

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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 980 (Laptop):
197.4  fps
81%
GeForce GTX 960:
159.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
165.5  fps
68%
GeForce GTX 960:
111.8  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
90  fps
62%
GeForce GTX 960:
55.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
81.9  fps
61%
GeForce GTX 960:
50  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
31  fps
55%
GeForce GTX 960:
17.1  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
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GeForce GTX 960:
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Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
299.9  fps
89%
GeForce GTX 960:
266.7  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
299.9  fps
69%
GeForce GTX 960:
206.6  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
212.4  fps
54%
GeForce GTX 960:
115.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
118.2 125.9 ~ 122 fps
55%
GeForce GTX 960:
66.9  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
69.4  fps
56%
GeForce GTX 960:
38.6  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
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GeForce GTX 960:
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Doom

Doom

2016
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
196.4  fps
73%
GeForce GTX 960:
142.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
193.6  fps
65%
GeForce GTX 960:
126.8  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
123.4  fps
60%
GeForce GTX 960:
74  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
84.3 116 ~ 100 fps
68%
GeForce GTX 960:
68  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
41.4  fps
52%
GeForce GTX 960:
21.6  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
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GeForce GTX 960:
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low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
136.1  fps
87%
GeForce GTX 960:
118.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
130.3  fps
80%
GeForce GTX 960:
104.6  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
104.4  fps
66%
GeForce GTX 960:
68.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
77.3  fps
67%
GeForce GTX 960:
51.6  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
40.5  fps
53%
GeForce GTX 960:
21.4  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
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GeForce GTX 960:
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low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
100.3  fps
73%
GeForce GTX 960:
73.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
93.7  fps
76%
GeForce GTX 960:
71.6  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
64.5  fps
58%
GeForce GTX 960:
37.1  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
61.3  fps
59%
GeForce GTX 960:
36  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
28.8  fps
65%
GeForce GTX 960:
18.7  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
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GeForce GTX 960:
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low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
227.7  fps
54%
GeForce GTX 960:
122.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
156.2  fps
59%
GeForce GTX 960:
91.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
83  fps
54%
GeForce GTX 960:
45  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
64.6  fps
52%
GeForce GTX 960:
33.9  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
33.3  fps
50%
GeForce GTX 960:
16.6  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
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GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
153  fps
75%
GeForce GTX 960:
115  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
107  fps
56%
GeForce GTX 960:
60  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
94  fps
56%
GeForce GTX 960:
53  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
68  fps
54%
GeForce GTX 960:
37  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
32  fps
50%
GeForce GTX 960:
16  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
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GeForce GTX 960:
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XCOM 2

XCOM 2

2016
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
136.1  fps
66%
GeForce GTX 960:
90  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
95  fps
60%
GeForce GTX 960:
56.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
70.9  fps
50%
GeForce GTX 960:
35.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
33.4  fps
50%
GeForce GTX 960:
16.7  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
20.1  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
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GeForce GTX 960:
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low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
225.9  fps
50%
GeForce GTX 960:
112.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
144.4  fps
49%
GeForce GTX 960:
71.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
88.4  fps
49%
GeForce GTX 960:
43.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
60.4 77.1 ~ 69 fps
52%
GeForce GTX 960:
36.1  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
33.7  fps
50%
GeForce GTX 960:
17  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
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GeForce GTX 960:
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low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
327.5  fps
76%
GeForce GTX 960:
248.5  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
247.7  fps
66%
GeForce GTX 960:
163.6  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
149.4  fps
60%
GeForce GTX 960:
90.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
114.1  fps
57%
GeForce GTX 960:
64.5  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
50.4  fps
54%
GeForce GTX 960:
27.2  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
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GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
168.1  fps
58%
GeForce GTX 960:
98  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
157.4  fps
60%
GeForce GTX 960:
94.1  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
100.6  fps
60%
GeForce GTX 960:
60.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
87  fps
60%
GeForce GTX 960:
52.6  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
38.2  fps
57%
GeForce GTX 960:
21.6  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
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GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
200 200 ~ 200 fps
98%
GeForce GTX 960:
196.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
199.2 199.4 ~ 199 fps
73%
GeForce GTX 960:
144.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
118.6 123.6 ~ 121 fps
58%
GeForce GTX 960:
70.1  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
102.1 103.9 ~ 103 fps
59%
GeForce GTX 960:
60.8  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
39.6 40.7 ~ 40 fps
53%
GeForce GTX 960:
21.2  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
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GeForce GTX 960:
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low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
96.1 96.3 ~ 96 fps
86%
GeForce GTX 960:
82.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
94.6 95.4 ~ 95 fps
74%
GeForce GTX 960:
70.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
78.4 78.4 ~ 78 fps
61%
GeForce GTX 960:
47.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
32.3 32.3 ~ 32 fps
59%
GeForce GTX 960:
18.9  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
28.2 28.6 ~ 28 fps
59%
GeForce GTX 960:
16.5  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
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GeForce GTX 960:
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Fallout 4

Fallout 4

2015
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
175.2 195.2 ~ 185 fps
88%
GeForce GTX 960:
163.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
168.8 173.4 ~ 171 fps
60%
GeForce GTX 960:
103.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
96.6 99.8 ~ 98 fps
58%
GeForce GTX 960:
56.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
78 79.3 80.8 ~ 79 fps
57%
GeForce GTX 960:
44.8  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
33.7 34.4 ~ 34 fps
54%
GeForce GTX 960:
18.5  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
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low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
151.7 184.1 ~ 168 fps
87%
GeForce GTX 960:
146.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
148.8 179.7 ~ 164 fps
72%
GeForce GTX 960:
117.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
98.7 103.8 ~ 101 fps
63%
GeForce GTX 960:
63.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
88.3 92.7 ~ 91 fps
61%
GeForce GTX 960:
55.8  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
34.2 35.7 ~ 35 fps
58%
GeForce GTX 960:
20.4  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
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GeForce GTX 960:
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Anno 2205

Anno 2205

2015
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
147.7 168.2 ~ 158 fps
111%
GeForce GTX 960:
175.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
134.4 156.2 ~ 145 fps
86%
GeForce GTX 960:
124.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
86.1 103.1 ~ 95 fps
60%
GeForce GTX 960:
57  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
30.7 34.2 ~ 32 fps
64%
GeForce GTX 960:
20.6  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
34.1 41 ~ 38 fps
55%
GeForce GTX 960:
20.9  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
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GeForce GTX 960:
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FIFA 16

FIFA 16

2015
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
351.9 352.3 ~ 352 fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
316.5 321 ~ 319 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
276.4 287.1 ~ 282 fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
122.7 124.4 ~ 124 fps
58%
GeForce GTX 960:
72  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
low 1366x768
GeForce GTX 960:
183.9  fps
med. 1366x768
GeForce GTX 960:
147.9  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 960:
125.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 960:
110.8  fps
4K 3840 x 2160
GeForce GTX 960:
36.4  fps
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
59.9 60 ~ 60 fps
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
59.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
59.9 60 ~ 60 fps
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
59.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
59.9 59.9 60 ~ 60 fps
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
59.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
59.9 59.9 60 60 60 ~ 60 fps
100%
GeForce GTX 960:
59.9  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
36.3 50.8 51.6 ~ 46 fps
61%
GeForce GTX 960:
28.2  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
Mad Max

Mad Max

2015
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
259.9 265 ~ 262 fps
66%
GeForce GTX 960:
172.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
146.2 149.4 ~ 148 fps
60%
GeForce GTX 960:
89.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
136.6 136.6 ~ 137 fps
59%
GeForce GTX 960:
80.5  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
47.9 48.1 ~ 48 fps
58%
GeForce GTX 960:
27.6  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
151 153 ~ 152 fps
64%
GeForce GTX 960:
97  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
142 145 ~ 144 fps
61%
GeForce GTX 960:
88  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
93 101 102 ~ 99 fps
57%
GeForce GTX 960:
56  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
63 66 67 68 69 ~ 67 fps
55%
GeForce GTX 960:
37  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
31 34 35 ~ 33 fps
55%
GeForce GTX 960:
18  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
220.3 222.6 ~ 221 fps
65%
GeForce GTX 960:
142.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
146.5 148.3 ~ 147 fps
59%
GeForce GTX 960:
86.6  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
83 84 ~ 84 fps
59%
GeForce GTX 960:
49.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
43.8 44.3 ~ 44 fps
63%
GeForce GTX 960:
27.7  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
30.1 30.1 ~ 30 fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
375.6 388.3 ~ 382 fps
116%
GeForce GTX 960:
441.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
156.4 156.9 ~ 157 fps
115%
GeForce GTX 960:
180.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
123.7 124 ~ 124 fps
106%
GeForce GTX 960:
130.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
92.9 97 ~ 95 fps
65%
GeForce GTX 960:
61.3  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
81.8 84.2 ~ 83 fps
57%
GeForce GTX 960:
47.1  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
GTA V

GTA V

2015
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
166.8 168.7 ~ 168 fps
88%
GeForce GTX 960:
147.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
158.8 160.5 ~ 160 fps
91%
GeForce GTX 960:
146.1  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
115.7 117.8 ~ 117 fps
60%
GeForce GTX 960:
69.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
51 51.1 ~ 51 fps
55%
GeForce GTX 960:
28.3  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
59.8 60.9 ~ 60 fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
165.8 182.7 ~ 174 fps
94%
GeForce GTX 960:
163.1  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
163.6 178.7 ~ 171 fps
92%
GeForce GTX 960:
157.2  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
151.5 154.9 ~ 153 fps
63%
GeForce GTX 960:
95.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
98.9 99 ~ 99 fps
59%
GeForce GTX 960:
58.3  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
Evolve

Evolve

2015
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
198.2 247.4 ~ 223 fps
71%
GeForce GTX 960:
159.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
182.1 199 ~ 191 fps
62%
GeForce GTX 960:
117.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
114.6 114.7 ~ 115 fps
57%
GeForce GTX 960:
65.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
101.1 101.5 ~ 101 fps
57%
GeForce GTX 960:
57.1  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
186.4 193.4 ~ 190 fps
66%
GeForce GTX 960:
125.7  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
172.8 177.3 ~ 175 fps
63%
GeForce GTX 960:
109.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
97.3 97.4 ~ 97 fps
60%
GeForce GTX 960:
58.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
65.4 65.4 ~ 65 fps
59%
GeForce GTX 960:
38.6  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
Far Cry 4

Far Cry 4

2014
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
116.1 122.4 ~ 119 fps
95%
GeForce GTX 960:
113.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
111.2 122 ~ 117 fps
96%
GeForce GTX 960:
112.2  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
93.7 98.5 ~ 96 fps
69%
GeForce GTX 960:
65.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
78.6 82.6 ~ 81 fps
62%
GeForce GTX 960:
50.4  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
139.4 142 ~ 141 fps
69%
GeForce GTX 960:
97.1  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
114.9 116.2 ~ 116 fps
65%
GeForce GTX 960:
75.8  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
79 79 ~ 79 fps
60%
GeForce GTX 960:
47.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
42.9 43.2 ~ 43 fps
50%
GeForce GTX 960:
21.3  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
246.1 249.9 ~ 248 fps
93%
GeForce GTX 960:
229.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
187.6 193.9 ~ 191 fps
73%
GeForce GTX 960:
139.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
114.9 117 ~ 116 fps
82%
GeForce GTX 960:
94.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
71.5 71.8 ~ 72 fps
77%
GeForce GTX 960:
55.3  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1024x768
GeForce GTX 960:
167.8  fps
med. 1366x768
GeForce GTX 960:
131  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 960:
90.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 960:
77.1  fps
GeForce GTX 960:
»
F1 2014

F1 2014

2014
low 1024x768
GeForce GTX 960:
117  fps
med. 1366x768
GeForce GTX 960:
118  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
117  fps
101%
GeForce GTX 960:
118  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
104  fps
110%
GeForce GTX 960:
114  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1024x768
GeForce GTX 960:
67.1  fps
med. 1366x768
GeForce GTX 960:
64.9  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 960:
54  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 960:
49.2  fps
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
271.2 273.9 ~ 273 fps
101%
GeForce GTX 960:
275  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
250.4 255.2 ~ 253 fps
86%
GeForce GTX 960:
217  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
187.1 190.2 ~ 189 fps
60%
GeForce GTX 960:
113.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
134.4 136.7 ~ 136 fps
59%
GeForce GTX 960:
80.9  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
226.7 233.3 ~ 230 fps
85%
GeForce GTX 960:
194.7  fps
med. 1344x756
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
188 201.6 ~ 195 fps
68%
GeForce GTX 960:
131.8  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
120.9 121.2 122.5 ~ 122 fps
59%
GeForce GTX 960:
71.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
88.2 90.8 91.4 92.2 95.3 ~ 92 fps
53%
GeForce GTX 960:
48.6  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
Fifa 15

Fifa 15

2014
low 1280x720
GeForce GTX 960:
332.8  fps
high 1366x768
GeForce GTX 960:
259.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 960:
210.6  fps
4K 3840x2160
GeForce GTX 960:
103.3  fps
GeForce GTX 960:
»
Sims 4

Sims 4

2014
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
178 182.3 ~ 180 fps
99%
GeForce GTX 960:
178.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
141.6 158.9 ~ 150 fps
94%
GeForce GTX 960:
141.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
127.4 132.3 ~ 130 fps
82%
GeForce GTX 960:
107  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
117.2 124.7 ~ 121 fps
81%
GeForce GTX 960:
98.3  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
304.7 327.1 ~ 316 fps
104%
GeForce GTX 960:
327.5  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
177.4 180.4 ~ 179 fps
97%
GeForce GTX 960:
173.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
154.2 157.8 ~ 156 fps
96%
GeForce GTX 960:
149.1  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
128.1 130.7 ~ 129 fps
66%
GeForce GTX 960:
85.5  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
117.5 119.6 ~ 119 fps
75%
GeForce GTX 960:
89.7  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
102.7 102.7 ~ 103 fps
74%
GeForce GTX 960:
76.4  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
80.8 83.1 ~ 82 fps
64%
GeForce GTX 960:
52.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
59.4 64.6 ~ 62 fps
55%
GeForce GTX 960:
34.4  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
Thief

Thief

2014
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
122.6 125.2 ~ 124 fps
88%
GeForce GTX 960:
108.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
119.6 120.4 ~ 120 fps
84%
GeForce GTX 960:
100.9  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
99 116.8 116.9 ~ 111 fps
82%
GeForce GTX 960:
91  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
67.9 80.5 84.4 84.8 86.5 ~ 81 fps
62%
GeForce GTX 960:
50.6  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
200 200 ~ 200 fps
99%
GeForce GTX 960:
198.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
200 200 ~ 200 fps
97%
GeForce GTX 960:
193.2  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
199.9 200 ~ 200 fps
74%
GeForce GTX 960:
147.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
98.4 99.6 ~ 99 fps
59%
GeForce GTX 960:
58  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
52.5 52.9 ~ 53 fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
low 1024x768
GeForce GTX 960:
118.4  fps
med. 1366x768
GeForce GTX 960:
117.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 960:
116.9  fps
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
147.3 158.2 ~ 153 fps
73%
GeForce GTX 960:
111.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
143.7 156.1 ~ 150 fps
71%
GeForce GTX 960:
106.4  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
120.1 135.8 143.7 ~ 133 fps
72%
GeForce GTX 960:
95.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
85.2 88.3 91 91.8 92.3 ~ 90 fps
63%
GeForce GTX 960:
56.8  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
269.8 276 ~ 273 fps
102%
GeForce GTX 960:
279.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
241 244.3 ~ 243 fps
86%
GeForce GTX 960:
208.9  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
175.9 226.7 238.1 ~ 214 fps
87%
GeForce GTX 960:
185.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
106.2 110.1 116.6 121.4 124.4 ~ 116 fps
65%
GeForce GTX 960:
75.8  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
175.4  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
487.7 508.1 ~ 498 fps
97%
GeForce GTX 960:
484.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
464.4 471.4 ~ 468 fps
64%
GeForce GTX 960:
301.2  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
318.9 338.1 338.7 ~ 332 fps
56%
GeForce GTX 960:
187.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
154.2 154.5 159 159.3 162.4 ~ 158 fps
56%
GeForce GTX 960:
89.1  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
Crysis 3

Crysis 3

2013
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
146.9 153.9 ~ 150 fps
93%
GeForce GTX 960:
139.7  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
133.7 140.4 ~ 137 fps
90%
GeForce GTX 960:
123.9  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
104 109.4 ~ 107 fps
86%
GeForce GTX 960:
91.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
60.4 60.7 ~ 61 fps
59%
GeForce GTX 960:
36.1  fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
GeForce GTX 960:
»
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
56.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
61.8 72.3 ~ 67 fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
75.2 82.5 ~ 79 fps
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop):
»

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