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Posted 17 May 2016 - 05:02 AM

Today Frank takes a look at the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition Video Card.

 

Check out his review here:

 

http://www.overclock...unders_edition/


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Posted 17 May 2016 - 05:26 AM

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Posted 17 May 2016 - 06:58 AM

The card is pretty impressive no doubt. :)


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Posted 17 May 2016 - 07:14 AM

The card is pretty impressive no doubt. :)

 

Also really looking forward to Frank's overclocking article on the card.
Should be quite interesting to see how GPU Boost 3.0 works with being able to set the clocks for each voltage point to squeeze out every last bit of performance :)


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Posted 17 May 2016 - 09:08 AM

Frank should have that ready for tonight if all goes well :)


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Posted 17 May 2016 - 09:30 AM

Wow, the performance of this card just blows my mind. I'm sure the 8gb of vram helps a little bit.


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Posted 17 May 2016 - 09:51 AM

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Posted 17 May 2016 - 10:29 AM

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Posted 17 May 2016 - 11:39 AM

Ah the leaked benchmarks wasn't far off. This card will double my FPS going from a 780 Ti. Don't know about buying founders edition if i'm just going to pull the cooler off anyways for watercooling. seems a waste of money.


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Posted 17 May 2016 - 12:05 PM

 

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That was last night at 2am! 

 

 

:lol: Sounds right.

 

Ah the leaked benchmarks wasn't far off. This card will double my FPS going from a 780 Ti. Don't know about buying founders edition if i'm just going to pull the cooler off anyways for watercooling. seems a waste of money.

 

Better to just go with a cheaper AIB partner. Why spend the extra $100 for the reference cooler if you aren't even going to use it?


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Posted 17 May 2016 - 12:52 PM

I agree but it will be interesting to see what blocks are made. Of course the reference will be supported, but the rest is unknown. Usually MSI lighting, Asus DC2 and EVGA cards. But everything else is usually hard to find for waterblocks.


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Posted 17 May 2016 - 01:36 PM

Very impressive card!

 

For those already running a Titan X or 980 Ti, it doesn't seem worth the money, but for anyone actually in the market for a new GPU, I don't see any reason to get anything but this.


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