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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 PNY Founders 8GB Edition

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

This computer hardware provides top end graphics. The GeForce GTX 1080 PNY 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 PNY Founders 8GB Edition can also run 1440p pc system requirements.

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

Lets look at the GeForce GTX 1080 PNY Founders 8GB Edition game performance guide for some of the biggest games played in 2022. In particular we will see how well this graphics card runs on Ultra settings on 1080p resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 942 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the GeForce GTX 1080 PNY Founders 8GB Edition can run Far Cry 6 at 1080p and saw it return reasonable frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 132 FPS, Medium: 104 FPS, High: 70 FPS and Ultra: 50 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that Dying Light 2 is predicted to return a reasonable 51 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

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 PNY Founders 8GB Edition performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Far Cry 6 and saw it deliver playable frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 101 FPS, Medium: 79 FPS, High: 53 FPS and Ultra: 38 FPS. We then checked the performance on Dying Light 2 to predict if that will run well. It is predicted to be playable with a 39 FPS at Ultra 1440p. 1440p GeForce GTX 1080 PNY Founders 8GB Edition PC gaming is a reasonable choice at this screen size. You can always tweak modern game graphics settings to help you get a better High graphics setting experience at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1080 PNY Founders 8GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1080 PNY 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 PNY 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 PNY Founders 8GB Edition.
FPS System Benchmark
100 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1080 PNY Founders 8GB Edition was released on 27 May 2016
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1080 PNY 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
1251MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5X
Memory Bandwidth
320.3GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
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
GD Official
GD RATING
94
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GeForce GTX 1080 PNY Founders 8GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

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

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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