Benchmarks: Ultra Quality

Ultra quality graphics reduce the GTX 980 to just 56fps at 1080p, down from 65fps when using the high-quality settings. For an average of 30fps at 1080p gamers will require a GTX 770, GTX 960 of R9 280X.

Playing at 1440p dropped the GTX 980 to just 40ps with a minimum of 20fps, while the R9 290X was good for just 28fps with a minimum of 12fps.

Things looked bleak during the last round of punishment for our GPUs. Playing on ultra at 4K, the GTX 980 averaged just 22fps, so even with two cards in SLI the best gamers can hope for is a little over 40fps with a minimum of around 20fps.