Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This computer hardware provides top end graphics. The GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB 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 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB can also run 1440p pc system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2021 popular games. This short GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 967 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We predict that Back 4 Blood will get 82 FPS with the GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB, Battlefield 2042 predicted to get 52 FPS and Days Gone getting 73 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

We move on to 1440p, and predict that Back 4 Blood will deliver good FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 165 FPS, Medium: 130 FPS, High: 88 FPS and Ultra: 63 FPS. Next we have Battlefield 2042 running on GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB which is predicted to get L: 104FPS, M: 82FPS, H: 55FPS, U: 39FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Days Gone gets L: 146FPS, M: 115FPS, H: 77FPS, U: 55FPS at 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB is a good choice for running modern games at Ultra in this larger screen resolution.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB in your PC? This gpu has around 2+ years of running AAA recommended system requirements before any upgrades should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB? 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 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB.
FPS System Benchmark
102 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB was released on 27 Jul 2016
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB
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
$669
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
2
DisplayPort Connection
2
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1632 MHz
Boost Clock
1771 MHz
Power
Max Power
300 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
None
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 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 8GB Game Requirement Analysis

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

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
DirectCU III Technology with Direct-GPU Contact Heatpipes: Exclusive DirectCU III cooling technology features direct-GPU contact heatpipes that transports more heat away from the GPU and outperform reference designs, achieving up to 30% cooler gaming performance.

Performance
At 1920x1080, Benchmarks Indicate a 5.7% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 1080. This goes up to 7.4% at 3840x2160.

Source [ Felix ]