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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB

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How well can the GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A true powerhouse, the GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB will run even the most demanding game system requirements released today. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2020 popular games. This short GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 999 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB can run Baldurs Gate 3 at 1080p and saw it return strong frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 294 FPS, Medium: 232 FPS, High: 156 FPS and Ultra: 112 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that Assassins Creed: Valhalla is predicted to return a good 76 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB at 1440p with Baldurs Gate 3, which got a strong set of FPS results. These were, Low: 225 FPS, Medium: 177 FPS, High: 119 FPS and Ultra: 85 FPS. We then checked out Assassins Creed: Valhalla which we predict would have a set of graphics results as followed, L: 116FPS, M: 99FPS, H: 85FPS, U: 58FPS. And another popular game was Cyberpunk 2077 with predictions of L: 225FPS, M: 177FPS, H: 119FPS, U: 85FPS at 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB 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 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB 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 RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB? There are no graphics cards on the current market that would provide a big enough increase in performance to warrant upgrading the GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB.
FPS System Benchmark
156 FPS
High
The GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB is released on 17 Sep 2020

GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB
GPU
Architecture
Ampere GA102
Process
8nm
TMUs
212
Texture Rate
372 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
112 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
8704
Ray Tracing Cores
1
Tensor Cores
544
Driver Support
-
Release Price
$699.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
6.1
Open GL
4.6
Resolution (WxH)
7680x4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
10240 MB
Memory Speed
1750 MHz
Memory Bus
320 Bit
Memory Type
Memory Bandwidth
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1440 MHz
Boost Clock
1755 MHz
Power
Max Power
320 Watts
PSU
750 Watt
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
3840 x 2160
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB is a High-End Graphics Card based on the Ampere Architecture. This card has also been rumoured to be called the GeForce GTX 2180.


Architecture
It equips an Ampere GPU Codenamed GA102 which is a First Gen Ampere GPU and has 20 SM activated, offering 3386 Shader Processing Units, 212 TMUs and 64 ROPs. The Ampere architecture provides the world's best consumer support for real-time ray-tracing technology, or RTX. It also has 544 Tensor Cores for AI purposes.


GPU Name: GA102


GPU
The central unit runs at 1440MHz and goes up to 1755MHz in Turbo Mode.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 10GB frame buffer of Third Gen GDDR6X through a 320-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 320W, it requires at least a 750W PSU with available two 8-pin power connector.


Performance


Predicted performance of the GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB suggests it will be faster than the Geforce RTX 2080 Ti, making it a suitable graphics card for 4K gaming.


System Suggestions
The GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB 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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GeForce RTX 3080 KFA2 EX Gamer 10GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
51%
RAM
12GB
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