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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This computer hardware provides top end graphics. The GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition will easily meet recommended system requirements of games released today. This is a strong benchmarker on modern games and can often return excellent frame rates at high and ultra 1080p. But the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition can also run 1440p pc system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2021. In particular we focus on how well the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 948 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

Running at 1080p this card is predicted to get a reasonable frame rate from Far Cry 6 with 50 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Back 4 Blood which is predicted to return a strong 81 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Days Gone which we saw getting a good 72 FPS.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have researched Far Cry 6 and predict it will be playable. The frame rates predicted for the game presets were - Low: 101 FPS, Medium: 79 FPS, High: 53 FPS and Ultra: 38 FPS. We added Back 4 Blood to our research and predict it will be good with a 62 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then tested Days Gone which got 55 FPS at Ultra 1440p. 1440p gaming on the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition is a solid choice of hardware for increased screen resolution gaming. We can see this graphics card is capable of delivering reliable frame rates at Ultra and certainly High graphics settings at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition in your PC? No graphics card upgrade required for 2 to 3 years of meeting top end game system requirements

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition? There are no graphics cards on the current market that would provide a big enough increase in performance to warrant upgrading the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition.
FPS System Benchmark
100 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition was released on 27 May 2016
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition
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)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$699
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
7680 x 4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192MB
Memory Speed
1250MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5X
Memory Bandwidth
320GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
2
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
GD Official
GD RATING
9.4
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GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's High-End GeForce GTX 1080, created by Gigabyte.

Overclock: Central Unit
None.

Overclock: Memory Clock
None.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
The Founders Edition offers Superior Cooling than the reference GeForce GTX 1080.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate no Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 1080.

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