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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This computer hardware provides top end graphics. The GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G 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 Mini ITX 8G can also run 1440p pc system requirements.

All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2021 popular games. This short GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G 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 948 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G is predicted to run Grand Theft Auto VI with reasonable performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 51 frames per second. Comparing this to Far Cry 6 which is predicted to get reasonable results, where it averages 50 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Days Gone, which is running at 72 frames per second.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have researched Grand Theft Auto VI and predict it will be playable. The frame rates predicted for the game presets were - Low: 103 FPS, Medium: 81 FPS, High: 54 FPS and Ultra: 39 FPS. We added Far Cry 6 to our research and predict it will be playable with a 38 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then tested Days Gone which got 55 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Looking at a few of these 1440p results for the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G we get the impression that it is certainly capable of running larger monitor gaming at Ultra or High graphics settings.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G 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 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G? 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 Mini ITX 8G.
FPS System Benchmark
100 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G was released on 30 Sep 2017
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G
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
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
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
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
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 Mini ITX 8G Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G 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 GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G is much smaller than the reference GTX 1080 and designed for mini-ITX PC builds. It measures just 16.9cm in length, versus 26.7cm for the reference model.

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

Source [ Jon ]