The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB is a high-end GPU based on the Maxwell architecture. The GTX 980 Ti features 6 gigabytes of GDDR5 memory and has a DVI, HDMI and three DisplayPort connections. An overview of the best GTX 980 Ti cards can be found here.
Pro Attractive price point due to new GPU's
Due to the release of NVIDIA's next-generation GPU's such as the GTX 1070 and GTX 1080, the GTX 980 Ti card can be found for discounted and very attractive prices. One of the cheaper models can be bought for just under $400 for example, while most GTX 1070 cards retail for about $50 more.
Pro Great for high-end gaming
The GTX 980 Ti is a powerful GPU and is great for extreme and high-end gaming such as framerates of over 120 fps in 1080p resolutions, gaming in 1440p or even in 4K quality. The GTX 980 Ti also allows for a great virtual reality experience.
Con High power consumption
Two 8-pin PCIe power connectors are required to power a GTX 980 Ti graphics card with an average power consumption of 260 watts.
Con New GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 outperform the GTX 980 Ti
The new generation of high-end videocards by NVIDIA that's releasing in june 2016 offer improved performance, additional features and lower power consumption. The GTX 1080 is the new high-end graphics card and outperforms the GTX 980 Ti in every facet with an average performance improvement of 20%. Graphics cards with the GTX 1080 chip will be available for a lower price of $620 and up.
The GTX 1070 is slightly less powerful than the GTX 1080 but also outperforms the GTX 980 Ti, although the difference here is quite minimal, as seen in this benchmark. The GTX 1070 is available for a $430 and up.