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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB GeForce GT 940 2GB
Cyberpunk 2077 32% 274%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 38% 242%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 40% 231%
Watch Dogs Legion 34% 261%
FIFA 21 66% 89%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 40% 231%
Godfall 11% 508%
Grand Theft Auto VI 4% 426%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 2% 436%
Genshin Impact 32% 274%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB are massively better than the Nvidia GeForce GT 940 2GB.

The GT 940 has no core clock speed set, so any comparison between Texture and Pixel Fill Rates is not currently possible.

The GT 940 was released less than a year after the GTX 1080, and so they are likely to have similar driver support for optimizing performance when running the latest games.

The GTX 1080 has 6144 MB more video memory than the GT 940, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the GTX 1080 also has superior memory performance overall.

The GTX 1080 has 240.3 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GT 940, which means that the memory performance of the GTX 1080 is massively better than the GT 940.

The GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB has 2560 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GT 940 2GB has 512. However, the actual shader performance of the GTX 1080 is 6255 and the actual shader performance of the GT 940 is 0. The GTX 1080 having 6255 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the GTX 1080 delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the GT 940.

The GTX 1080 transistor size technology is 12 nm (nanometers) smaller than the GT 940. This means that the GTX 1080 is expected to run slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the GT 940.

The GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB requires 300 Watts to run and the GeForce GT 940 2GB requires 60 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 500 Watts for the GTX 1080 and a PSU with at least 300 Watts for the GT 940. The GTX 1080 requires 240 Watts more than the GT 940 to run. The difference is significant enough that the GTX 1080 may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the GT 940.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 21.8 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator

21.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 53.8 FPS on Watch Dogs Legion

Watch Dogs Legion

53.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 56.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

56.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 57.3 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

57.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 61.4 FPS on Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon: Zero Dawn

61.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 61.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

61.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 64 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

64 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 65 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

65 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 68 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

68 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 68.7 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

68.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 69 FPS on Control

Control

69 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 71.7 FPS on Gears Tactics

Gears Tactics

71.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 72.7 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

72.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 75.1 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

75.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 76.1 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

76.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 77.7 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

77.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 78.7 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

78.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 81 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

81 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 85.4 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

85.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 85.5 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

85.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 87.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

87.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 87.7 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

87.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 88.6 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

88.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 89.2 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

89.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 95.4 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

95.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 95.6 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

95.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 96.3 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

96.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 96.8 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

96.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 97 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

97 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 99.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

99.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 100.1 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

100.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 103.5 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

103.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 103.9 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

103.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 105.1 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

105.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 105.4 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

105.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 106.6 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

106.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 106.9 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

106.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 108.3 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

108.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 128 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

128 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 152.9 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

152.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 154.6 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

154.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 172.5 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

172.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 19.6 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator

19.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 20.8 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

20.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 21.9 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

21.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 22.1 FPS on Control

Control

22.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 22.5 FPS on Watch Dogs Legion

Watch Dogs Legion

22.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 22.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

22.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 23.6 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

23.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 25 FPS on Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

25 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 26.8 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

26.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 27.1 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

27.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 27.2 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

27.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 28.1 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

28.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 28.8 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

28.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 29 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

29 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 30 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

30 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 31.2 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

31.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 31.2 FPS on Gears Tactics

Gears Tactics

31.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 31.9 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

31.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 32.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

32.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 33.2 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

33.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 33.8 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

33.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 34.4 FPS on Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon: Zero Dawn

34.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 34.7 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

34.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 35.5 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

35.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 36.1 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

36.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 36.1 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

36.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 37.3 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

37.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 39 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

39 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 40.1 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

40.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 40.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

40.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 40.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

40.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 41.1 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

41.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 42.8 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

42.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 44.8 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

44.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 47 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

47 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 47.6 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

47.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 52 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

52 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 58 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

58 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 58.2 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

58.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 58.6 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

58.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 58.8 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

58.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 66.3 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

66.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 21.2 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator

21.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 38.1 FPS on Watch Dogs Legion

Watch Dogs Legion

38.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 42.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

42.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 43.9 FPS on Control

Control

43.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 44.5 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

44.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 46.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

46.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 47.4 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

47.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 49.9 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

49.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 51 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

51 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 51.5 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

51.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 52.5 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

52.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 53.1 FPS on Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon: Zero Dawn

53.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 54.8 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

54.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 55.4 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

55.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 56.1 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

56.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 57.8 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

57.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 58.2 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

58.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 59.1 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

59.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 60.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

60.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 61.4 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

61.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 61.4 FPS on Gears Tactics

Gears Tactics

61.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 63.2 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

63.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 64.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

64.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 64.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

64.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 65.6 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

65.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 69.9 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

69.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 71.7 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

71.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 72.8 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

72.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 73.2 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

73.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 73.3 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

73.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 76.6 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

76.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 81 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

81 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 81.3 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

81.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 83.5 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

83.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 86.9 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

86.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 90 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

90 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 94.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

94.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 101.7 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

101.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 108.6 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

108.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 112.7 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

112.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 114.4 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

114.4 FPS

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1671 MHzvs-
Boost Clock1810 MHzvs-
ArchitecturePascal P104-400-A1Maxwell GM???
OC Potential - vs Good
Driver Support Great vs -
Release Date27 Jul 2016vs31 Oct 2016
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
Approved
Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
10
green tick vs -
1600x900
10
green tick vs -
1920x1080
10
green tick vs -
2560x1440
9.7
green tick vs -
3840x2160
7.6
green tick vs -

GPU Memory

Memory8192 MBvs2048 MB
Memory Speed1251 MHzvs1250 MHz
Memory Bus256 Bitvs128 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5XvsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth320.3GB/secvs80GB/sec
L2 Cache 2048 KB green tick vs green tick 2048 KB
Delta Color Compression yes vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units2560vs512
Actual Shader Performance100%vs-
Technology16nmvs28nm
Texture Mapping Units160vs32
Texture Rate267.4 GTexel/svs-
Render Output Units64vs16
Pixel Rate106.9 GPixel/svs-
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)7680x4320vs4096x2160
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections1vs2
HDMI Connections2vs1
DisplayPort Connections2vs0
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power300 Wattsvs60 Watts
Recommended PSU500 Watts & 33 Ampsvs300 Watts & 18 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX12.1vs12
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.5vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsno
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor--
Recommended RAM16 GB-
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution2560x1440-

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's High-End GeForce GTX 1080, created by Asus.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit has been increased from 1607MHz to 1671MHz, whereas the Boost Clock can now achieve 1810MHz, instead of 1733MHz.

Overclock: Memory Clock
None.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
DirectCU III Technology with Direct-GPU Contact Heatpipes: Exclusive DirectCU III cooling technology features direct-GPU contact heatpipes that transports more heat away from the GPU and outperform reference designs, achieving up to 30% cooler gaming performance.

Performance
At 1920x1080, Benchmarks Indicate a 5.7% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 1080. This goes up to 7.4% at 3840x2160.
Overview
GeForce GT 940 2GB is an upcoming middle-class Graphics Card based on the first revision of the Maxwell architecture.

Architecture
The first variant of the Maxwell Architecture succeeds the Kepler Architecture. Despite being also manufactured with a 28nm technology, it has an extremely large L2 Cache which allows NVIDIA to produce Graphics Cards with relatively small memory data transfer rates, without causing too much impact on the overall performance. Furthermore, the Shaders have been redesigned and are both more powerful and energy efficient.

GPU
It equips a GPU codenamed ???? which has 8 SM activated and thus offers 512 Shader Processing Units, 32 TMUs and 16 ROPs, on a 128-bit memory interface of fast GDDR5. The central unit runs at XXXXMHz and goes up to XXXXMHz, in Turbo Mode, while the memory clock operates at 1250MHz.

Features
DirectX 12.0 Support (11.0 Hardware Default) and support for GameStream, G-SYNC, GPU Boost 2.0, GeForce Experience, PhysX and other technologies.

Cooling Solution
Coming Soon!

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 60W, it requires at least a 300W PSU and relies entirely on the PCI Slot for power.

Release Price
Coming Soon!

Performance
Coming Soon!

System Suggestions
Coming Soon!
Recommended CPU
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Possible GPU Upgrades
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GPU Variants
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