Comparison

GTX 980 vs GTX 970

The GTX 980 is 19.7% faster than GTX 970 in synthetic benchmark and 2.3% less expensive on the retail market.

Better Value

Retail Price

$390

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Retail Price

$ 399

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Value

11

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Value

9

3DMark Performace

4367

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+19.7%

3DMark Performace

3648

Video Memory

4 GB

Video Memory

4 GB

Power Consumption

165W

Power Consumption

145W

Efficiency

26

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Efficiency

25

Release Date

2015

Release Date

2015

MSRP

549 $

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+66.9%

MSRP

329 $

AMD Equivalent to GTX 980

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX 5904777
Radeon RX 5804346
Radeon RX 5500 XT4857

AMD Equivalent to GTX 970

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX 64003622

Is GTX 980 better than GTX 970?

When considering value for money, GTX 980 offers a better deal than, GeForce GTX 970 by 22.2%.

The GTX 980 is more energy-efficient considering its performance, having power consumption of 165 watts and a 3DMark score of 4367. By comparing its benchmark score to its power consumption, we get an efficiency score of 26. GTX 970's efficiency score is 25 .So GTX 980 leads by 4.0%, making it the smarter choice in terms of power consumption.

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