Sleeping Dogs results are remarkable for the GeForce GTX 980 averaging 52fps at 2560x1600 and pulling away from the pack. The new top-end GeForce is 23% faster than the Radeon R9 290X and 21% faster than the GTX 780 Ti. The GTX 970 was also able to match the Radeon R9 290X making it 16% faster than the R9 290.
This time the GeForce GTX 980 was just 6% faster than the Radeon R9 290X while it beat its predecessor the GTX 780 Ti by a 10% margin. The GTX 970 was matched by the R9 290, though it pulled ahead the R9 280X by a considerable margin.