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MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Gaming Edition 4GB GDDR5 Graphics Card

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About this product


  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 GPU
  • MSI Gaming Edition
  • Twin Frozr V Cooler

Product overview

• NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 GPU
• MSI Gaming Edition
• Twin Frozr V Cooler
• 4GB GDDR5 Memory
• PCI Express Interfac
• Gaming App
• Military Class 4 Components
• Twin Frozr V Thermal Designe

Get VR Ready with GeForce® GTX
GeForce® GTX graphics cards provide a powerful next-generation platform for the ultimate immersive virtual reality experience. Rigs and cards marked with "GeForce GTX VR Ready" ensure that your VR games will be optimized with a best-in-class GPU.

Immersive VR requires seven times1 the graphics processing power of traditional 3D apps and games. NVIDIA’s unique set of features—such as multi-res shading—mean you get the right level of performance, image quality, and latency to ensure your VR experience is nothing short of amazing.

More Performance
MSI GAMING Graphics Cards give you more performance out of the box. Whether it’s a pre-overclocked model or you use the Gaming App, you can just get right in the game and enjoy more performance. Overclocking through the MSI Gaming App is covered by warranty to take away your worries. Get in there and start winning!

Twin Frozr V - Cooler, Quieter, Better Gaming
With every new generation of GPUs comes more performance. With every new generation of MSI Twin Frozr we give you less noise and heat!. We’ve listened to all your requests and the new Twin Frozr V is smaller, features stronger fans, generates less noise, keeps your graphics card and its components cooler and matches perfectly with your MSI GAMING motherboard including some funky LED lightning. We’ve spent 18 months on the development of the Twin Frozr V, including field testing in gaming cafés to ensure the cards have the quality and stability to give you the FPS you need.

Gaming App
The latest version of the MSI Gaming App is expanded with MSI Scenamax technology (under the EyeRest tab) to provide you easy access to image quality improving technology in the easy comfort of the MSI Gaming App.

OC Mode
Maximum Performance through higher clock speeds and increased fan performance.

Gaming Mode (Default)
The best balance between in-game performance and thermal.

Silent Mode
The best environment for minimal fan noise.

MSI Gaming app EyeRest Tab
Quickly adjust display settings to your visual needs. Expand the tab by clicking on the "eyecon" and select your preferred setting.

Eye Rest Mode
Helps you sleep and rest better by reducing the blue light balance of your screen to let your body acclimatize to the night time.

Gaming Mode
More intense colours and increased contrast let’s you live the gaming life as the creators meant it.

Movie Mode
Dynamically adjusts Gamma and Contrast ratios for the clearest movie viewing experience

Easy for Gaming, better for your eyes.

Twin Frozr V
MSI’s Twin Frozr series has been the definition of graphics card coolers in the PC industry. Kicking off the dual-fan trend, MSI today stays true to its design offering the best thermal and acoustic performance in its class.

Two powerful 10cm radius Torx Fans provide massive airflow thanks to the new dispersion blade, instantly reducing noise by about 5% compared to previous generation’s designs. This reduces temperatures by about 10°C at maximum fan speed compared to the Twin Frozr IV Advanced.

Under those fans lies a massive heat-sink with Airflow Control Technology which covers 90% of the fans diameter. Connected to the GPU is MSI’s special SuperSU Architecture which allows the SuperPipes and regular size heat pipes to do their work more effectively.

MSI Afterburner is the world’s favourite cross-vendor GPU overclocking tool. The easy interface gives access to the most detailed information about your graphics card and allows for tinkering with pretty much anything available on your graphics card.
Compatible with 64-bit Apps, available in many languages, including, Russian, Spanish, Chinese and Korean and completely customizable with many user-generated skins, everyone feels at home.
You can also run Afterburner on your iOS or Android smartphone and the built-in benchmarking utility Kombustor gives you insight in your Graphics Cards’ true performance.

A built-in screen and video capturing tool named Predator which captures your screen as still images or videos with the push of a button and allows you to capture and record your coolest, goofiest and most awesome gaming moments on your PC!


Graphics Engine NVIDIA Geforce GTX 980
Bus Standard PCI Express x16 3.0
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Size(MB) 4096
Memory Interface 256 bits
Core Clock Speed(MHz) 1216MHz Core (Boost Clock:1317MHz) (OC Mode)
1190MHz Core (Boost Clock:1291MHz) (Gaming Mode)
1140MHz Core (Boost Clock:1241MHz) (Silent Mode)
Memory Clock Speed(MHz) 7010
Virtual Reality Ready Yes
DVI Output 1 (Dual-link DVI-I)
Max Resolution: 2048x1536 @60 Hz.
Maximum Displays 4
HDMI-Output 1
Max Resolution: 4096x2160 @24 Hz
DisplayPort 3
Max Resolution: 4096x2160 @60 Hz
Multi-GPU Technology SLI, 4-way
HDCP Support Y
Power consumption (W) 178
HDMI Support Y
Recommended Power 500
Dual-link DVI Y
Power Connectors 8-pin x 2
Accessories 1 x 8-pin Power Cable, 1 x DVI to VGA Dongle
DirectX Version Support 12
OpenGL Version Support 4.4
SLI Support Y
3-way SLI Y
Card Dimension(mm) 279 x 140 x 36
Weight 782