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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1080 run games
28 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A true powerhouse, the GeForce GTX 1080 will run even the most demanding game system requirements released today. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

What FPS performance can the GeForce GTX 1080 get on latest AAA 2020 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. This graphics hardware can run 951 of the 1000 most demanding PC games played today.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 1080 is running FIFA 21 and delivering strong performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 199 frames per second. Comparing this to Mafia: Definitive Edition which is getting reasonable results, where it averages 50 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is eFootball PES 2021, which is running at 135 frames per second.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the GeForce GTX 1080 performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at FIFA 21 and saw it deliver strong frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 342 FPS, Medium: 285 FPS, High: 209 FPS and Ultra: 152 FPS. We then checked the performance on Mafia: Definitive Edition to see if that runs well. It was playable with a 38 FPS at Ultra 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 1080 running at 1440p is a very good hardware option at these screen sizes. Ultra is easily achieved across almost all games at 1440p and we would suggest an increase of screen size up to 4K for this graphics card.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1080 in your PC? 2-3 years of top end gaming before an upgrade

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1080? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 20 Series GeForce RTX 2080, which has 22% better performance and can run 996 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5950 which is 20% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 996 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
100 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1080 is released on 27 May 2016

GeForce GTX 1080 Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 21.3 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator

21.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 52.5 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

52.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 52.7 FPS on Watch Dogs Legion

Watch Dogs Legion

52.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 56.7 FPS on Control

Control

56.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 58 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

58 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 60.1 FPS on Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon: Zero Dawn

60.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 60.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

60.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 63.6 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

63.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 66.5 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

66.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 68 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

68 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 70.2 FPS on Gears Tactics

Gears Tactics

70.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 71.1 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

71.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 74.5 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

74.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 76 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

76 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 77 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

77 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 79.3 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

79.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 82 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

82 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 83.4 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

83.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 83.5 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

83.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 83.7 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

83.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 87 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

87 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 87.3 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

87.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 93 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

93 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 93.4 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

93.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 93.5 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

93.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 94.8 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

94.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 95 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

95 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 96 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

96 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 97.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

97.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 98 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

98 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 101.3 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

101.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 101.7 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

101.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 104.3 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

104.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 104.6 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

104.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 105.9 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

105.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 108 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

108 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 111.7 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

111.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 125.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

125.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 149.7 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

149.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 168.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

168.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 176 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

176 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 20.8 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator

20.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 35.8 FPS on Control

Control

35.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 37.3 FPS on Watch Dogs Legion

Watch Dogs Legion

37.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 41.5 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

41.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 43.5 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

43.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 45.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

45.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 48 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

48 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 48.8 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

48.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 50 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

50 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 50.4 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

50.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 51.4 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

51.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 52 FPS on Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon: Zero Dawn

52 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 54.2 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

54.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 54.9 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

54.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 56.5 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

56.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 57.9 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

57.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 59.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

59.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 60.1 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

60.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 60.1 FPS on Gears Tactics

Gears Tactics

60.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 61.8 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

61.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 62.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

62.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 62.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

62.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 64.5 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

64.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 67 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

67 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 68.4 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

68.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 70.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

70.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 71.2 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

71.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 71.6 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

71.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 71.7 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

71.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 74.9 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

74.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 79.3 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

79.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 79.5 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

79.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 81.7 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

81.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 85 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

85 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 88 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

88 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 92.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

92.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 99.5 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

99.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 106.3 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

106.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 110.2 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

110.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 112 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

112 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 16.8 FPS on Control

Control

16.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 19.1 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator

19.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 20.4 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

20.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 21.4 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

21.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 22 FPS on Watch Dogs Legion

Watch Dogs Legion

22 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 23.1 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

23.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 25 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

25 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 26 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

26 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 26.2 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

26.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 26.5 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

26.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 26.7 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

26.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 27.5 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

27.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 29 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

29 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 29 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

29 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 29.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

29.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 30.6 FPS on Gears Tactics

Gears Tactics

30.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 31.2 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

31.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 32.5 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

32.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 33.1 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

33.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 33.5 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

33.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 33.6 FPS on Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon: Zero Dawn

33.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 33.9 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

33.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 34.7 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

34.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 35 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

35 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 35.4 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

35.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 36 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

36 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 38 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

38 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 38.2 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

38.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 39.2 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

39.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 41.9 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

41.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 43 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

43 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 45 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

45 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 46 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

46 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 46 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

46 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 46.6 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

46.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 49.7 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

49.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 52.2 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

52.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 56.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

56.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 57 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

57 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 57.6 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

57.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 gets 66 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

66 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1080
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P104-400-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
277 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
111 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
2560
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
$699.99
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
7680x4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192 MB
Memory Speed
1251 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5X
Memory Bandwidth
320.3GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1607 MHz
Boost Clock
1733 MHz
Power
Max Power
180 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
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9.5
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GeForce GTX 1080 Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 1080 is a High-End Graphics Card based on the Pascal Architecture.


Architecture
It equips a GPU Codenamed P104-400-A1 which is a First Gen Pascal GPU and has 20 SM activated, offering 2560 Shader Processing Units, 160 TMUs and 64 ROPs.


GPU
The central unit runs at 1607MHz and goes up to 1733MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 8GB frame buffer of Second Gen GDDR5X, through a 256-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 1251MHz.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 180W, it requires at least a 500W PSU with one available 8-pin connector.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate GeForce GTX 1080 can be over 25% Faster than GeForce GTX 980 Ti at 4K. In Fact, even the Dual Radeon R9 295X2 is easily topped.
At 1920x1080, the default rank for all GD Graphics Card, expect a performance boost ranging between 20% and 30%, over GeForce GTX 980 Ti.
As of May 2016, GeForce GTX 1080 is the fastest single Graphics Card available.


System Suggestions
GeForce GTX 1080 is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1600. We recommend a High-End Processor and 16GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.


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GeForce GTX 1080 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
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Microsoft Flight Simulator 38% 38%
eFootball PES 2021 68% 65%
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