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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This computer hardware provides top end graphics. The GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 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 G1 Gaming 8GB Edition can also run 1440p pc system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Game performance for the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition where we look at the bigger games played in 2021. Looking closely at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. 975 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition is running Resident Evil 8 and delivering reasonable performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 57 frames per second. Comparing this to Battlefield 2042 which is predicted to get reasonable results, where it averages 45 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Forza Horizon 5, which is predicted to run at 57 frames per second.

As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We discovered the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition ran Resident Evil 8 to a playable performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 115 FPS, Medium: 90 FPS, High: 61 FPS and Ultra: 43 FPS. Another game researched was Battlefield 2042 with predictions of L: 91FPS, M: 71FPS, H: 48FPS, U: 34FPS. And then we researched potential graphics card performance on Forza Horizon 5, wih estimates revealing L: 115FPS, M: 90FPS, H: 61FPS, U: 43FPS at 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition is capable of delivering a solid gaming experience across larger screen sized monitors. We expect to see High and Ultra graphics settings across most games at 1440p with this GPU.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 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 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 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 G1 Gaming 8GB Edition.
FPS System Benchmark
104 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition was released on 27 Jun 2016
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P104-400-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
294 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
117 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$649
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
1695 MHz
Boost Clock
1835 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
9.7
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GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's High-End GeForce GTX 1080, created by Gigabyte.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit has been increased from 1607MHz to 1695MHz, whereas the Boost Clock can now achieve 1835MHz, instead of 1733MHz.

Overclock: Memory Clock
None.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
The WINDFORCE 3X cooling system features 3 pure copper composite heat-pipes, special fin architecture, unique blade fan design, together delivering an effective heat dissipation capacity for higher performance at lower temperatures.

Performance
At 1920x1080, Benchmarks Indicate a 3% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 1080. This goes up to 6% at 3840x2160.

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