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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero OC 8GB Edition

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9.6
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How well can the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero OC 8GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero OC 8GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

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

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero OC 8GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

What FPS performance can the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero OC 8GB Edition get on latest AAA 2021 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. 965 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

The GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero OC 8GB Edition graphics card is predicted to return a playable performance on Battlefield 2042 at 1080p of 44 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Dying Light 2 which we predict will get reasonable frame rates of 52 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular FIFA 22, which was getting 126 FPS under tests.

We move on to 1440p, and predict that Battlefield 2042 will deliver playable FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 88 FPS, Medium: 69 FPS, High: 46 FPS and Ultra: 33 FPS. Next we have Dying Light 2 running on GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero OC 8GB Edition which is predicted to get L: 104FPS, M: 82FPS, H: 55FPS, U: 39FPS. And for performance contrast the popular FIFA 22 gets L: 254FPS, M: 200FPS, H: 135FPS, U: 96FPS at 1440p. 1440p GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero OC 8GB Edition PC gaming is one of the more powerful graphics cards for this monitor resolution. Games will be running with stable frame rates at Ultra on a 1440p setup. 4K gaming for a number of modern games should also be considered with this graphics hardware.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero OC 8GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero OC 8GB Edition in your PC? 2-3 years of top end gaming before an upgrade

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero OC 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 MSI Aero OC 8GB Edition.
FPS System Benchmark
102 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero OC 8GB Edition was released on 27 May 2016
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero OC 8GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P104-400-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
283 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
113 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
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
1632 MHz
Boost Clock
1771 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
9.6
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GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero OC 8GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

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

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit has been increased from 1607MHz to 1632MHz, whereas the Boost Clock can now achieve 1771MHz, instead of 1733MHz.

Overclock: Memory Clock
None.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
MSI AERO graphics cards are equipped with a brand new black & silver design, crafted from premium materials. The sleek new looks will fit great in almost any build.

Performance
At 1920x1080, Benchmarks Indicate a 2% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 1080. This goes up to 4% at 3840x2160.

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