Synthetic Benchmarks

To start off our testing of the GTX 980 Strix I went with our Synthetic Benchmark suite. This consists of three different tests in 3DMark and the Unigine Heaven Benchmark 4.0. In  3DMark I run the card through the Performance, Extreme, and Ultra settings. This covers 1080p, 1440p, and 4k resolutions. So how did the GTX 980 Strix perform? Well In all three of the 3DMark Fire Strike benchmarks it is right at the top of the charts. That isn’t a huge shock with the reference GTX 980 also up right below it but what impressed me was just how much of a jump the overclock gave the Strix, especially in the Extreme and Performance tests. In Heaven Benchmark 4.0 the two GTX 780’s pulled ahead, but that is two cards just barely out performing a single card.

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garfi3ld replied the topic: #36240 06 Feb 2015 17:29
Happy Friday everyone. Today I take a look at the GTX 980 Strix from Asus. I've really liked the silent running mode on previous Strix models, will the 980 perform as well?

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