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Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB

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9.9
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$999.99 -10%
How well can the GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB run games
28 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A true powerhouse, the GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB will run even the most demanding game system requirements released today. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

How well will the GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB run 2020 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 996.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB can run Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War at 1080p and predict it will return strong frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 216 FPS, Medium: 171 FPS, High: 115 FPS and Ultra: 82 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that Microsoft Flight Simulator returns a strong 100 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB by researching Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War leading us to predict a good performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 165FPS, M: 130FPS, H: 88FPS, U: 63FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Microsoft Flight Simulator and that was good. This graphics card delivered 76 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Assassins Creed: Valhalla which is predicted to get reasonable results with a 46FPS on Ultra 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB running at 1440p is a strong choice at these screen resolutions. With Ultra graphics settings being regularly reached at 1440p gaming its easy to consider bumping up the screen size to 4K for this graphics card.

How many years will the GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB 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 RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Super. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 21% better and can meet 998 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
123 FPS
High
The GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB is released on 20 Sep 2018

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 34.1 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator

34.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 75.1 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

75.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 75.6 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

75.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 81.3 FPS on Control

Control

81.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 83.5 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

83.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 84.3 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

84.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 84.3 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

84.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 86.1 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

86.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 89.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

89.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 102.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

102.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 106.7 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

106.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 112.8 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

112.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 114.3 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

114.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 118.6 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

118.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 121.9 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

121.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 122.1 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

122.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 122.1 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

122.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 126.2 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

126.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 128.2 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

128.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 128.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

128.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 129.6 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

129.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 132.3 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

132.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 135.9 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

135.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 136.8 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

136.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 138.6 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

138.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 142.9 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

142.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 156.4 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

156.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 176.9 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

176.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 188.1 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

188.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 200+ FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

200+ FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 23.4 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator

23.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 25 FPS on Control

Control

25 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 28.4 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

28.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 30.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

30.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 36.3 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

36.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 40.2 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

40.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 40.2 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

40.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 40.9 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

40.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 41 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

41 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 41.7 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

41.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 43.1 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

43.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 45.7 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

45.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 47.6 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

47.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 48.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

48.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 48.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

48.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 50.4 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

50.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 51.3 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

51.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 52.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

52.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 57.5 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

57.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 60.5 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

60.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 60.7 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

60.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 60.9 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

60.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 61.4 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

61.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 61.4 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

61.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 67.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

67.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 70.5 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

70.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 72.6 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

72.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 75.4 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

75.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 77 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

77 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 85.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

85.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 87.9 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

87.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 29.2 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator

29.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 56.6 FPS on Control

Control

56.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 56.6 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

56.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 57 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

57 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 58.3 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

58.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 58.8 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

58.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 62.1 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

62.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 65.8 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

65.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 72.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

72.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 72.6 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

72.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 75.7 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

75.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 80.9 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

80.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 87.9 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

87.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 89 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

89 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 89.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

89.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 90.1 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

90.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 92.5 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

92.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 95.7 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

95.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 96.2 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

96.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 98.3 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

98.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 100.3 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

100.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 102.1 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

102.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 102.7 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

102.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 104.2 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

104.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 108.7 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

108.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 110.8 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

110.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 111.7 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

111.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 133.4 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

133.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB gets 150.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

150.8 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB
GPU
Architecture
Turing TU104-400A-A1
Process
12nm
TMUs
184
Texture Rate
342 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
119 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
2944
Ray Tracing Cores
1
Tensor Cores
368
Driver Support
-
Release Price
$799.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
6.1
Open GL
4.6
Resolution (WxH)
7680x4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192 MB
Memory Speed
1750 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR6
Memory Bandwidth
448GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1515 MHz
Boost Clock
1860 MHz
Power
Max Power
260 Watts
PSU
650 Watt
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
3840 x 2160
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
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GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB is a High-End Graphics Card based on the Turing Architecture and is suitable for 1440p or 4K gaming. This is a dual-slot graphics card with triple-fan Torx 3.o fan cooling, Tri-Frozr thermal design, RGB Mystic Light, Zero Frozr, and double ball bearings for silent gaming. This video card has good overclocking potential.


Architecture
It equips a Turing GPU Codenamed TU104. More specifically, it uses the TU104-400A-A1 variant which means factor overclocks are permitted. This is a First Gen Turing GPU and has 20 SM activated, offering 2944 Shader Processing Units, 184 TMUs, and 64 ROPs. The Turing architecture provides the world's first consumer support for real-time ray-tracing (RTX) technology. It also has 368 Tensor Cores for AI purposes.


GPU
The central unit runs at 1515MHz and goes up to 1860MHz in Turbo Mode, providing a 9% overclock compared to the reference specs and 3% faster clock speeds than the Founders Edition.


Memory
The GPU accesses an 8GB frame buffer of Second Gen GDDR6 through a 256-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 1750MHz, or 14GHz effective. Total memory bandwidth is 448 Gb/s.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 260W, it requires at least a 650W PSU with available 8-pin + 8-pin power connector.


Performance


The performance of the GeForce RTX 2080 is slightly faster than the GTX 1080 Ti, making it a suitable graphics card for 4K gaming.


System Suggestions
GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 3840x2160. We recommend a High-End Processor and 16GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.


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