Nvidia GTX 970 and GTX 980 will both be launching on September 19th, The GTX 970 is all go, but there’s some problem came up with the GTX 980 and it might get delayed as well, that’s not a good news,well this might be The Geforce GTX 980 has 16 Streaming Maxwell Multiprocessors (SMM) which in turn have 128 CUDA cores each, bringing the total to 2048.
More details about GTX 970 and GTX 980, Leaked Gaming Benchmarks
The wattage is 148W and 180W respectively for both the cards GTX 970 and GTX 980. Is NVIDIA chases power efficiency? You can notice the nomenclature GM204-200-A1 for 970 and the nomenclature for GTX 980 will be GM204-400-A1, Both the GTXs will have two 6 Pin connectors,256Bit Bus and 224GB/s of bandwidth.Of course for more information we have to wait for the launch. We also already know that the MSI Geforce GTX 970 gaming with a twinfrozr V cooling solution is revealed.
On the above posted chart, we can see the Gaming Performance of Gtx 980, the GTX 980 will give us average 60.8 FPS at minor overclock speeds while compared to the 57.9 FPS on the GTX 780 Ti and 54.4 FPS on the Raedon R9 290X. It also delivers an 103.3 FPS for the dual GTX 980 while the GTX 780 Ti and Radeon R9 290X deliver 97.6 and 96.9 FPS respectively at stock clocks.
At last take a look at the spy photo of Display Ports of GTX 980, we can clearly see that the GTX 980 is equipped with five output interface, in which there are three DisplayPort 1.3, One DVI and One HDMI. Still, we don’t know the version of DVI.
It is also confirmed that the former can support HDMI 2.0 and 4k resolution, while the latter is a dual link DL-DVI-I .