Benchmarks: Crysis 3, BioShock
The GeForce GTX 980 was impressive in Crysis 3 delivering 41fps at 2560x1600 making it 12% faster than the GTX 780 Ti and Radeon R9 290X.
The GTX 970 also performed well matching the old behemoth that is the GeForce GTX Titan. The GTX 970 was 8% faster than the Radeon R9 290 and 42% faster than the R9 280X. It also outscored the GTX 770 and 780 by 25% and 13% faster, respectively.
The GTX 980 blew the competition away in BioShock Infinite with an average of 75fps at 2560x1600. The next faster card was the GTX 780 Ti with 10fps less on average. The GTX 980 was 35% faster than the Radeon R9 290X in this test.
The GeForce GTX 970 also supassed expectations with an average of 66fps making it 27% faster than the Radeon R9 290, 60% faster than the R9 280X, and 39% faster than the GTX 770.