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GALAX GeForce GTX 1080 EX OC
MSI Radeon RX 5700 Gaming

GALAX GeForce GTX 1080 EX OC vs MSI Radeon RX 5700 Gaming. Specifications, performance, tests

Overall score
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Released
Q2/2016
GALAX GeForce GTX 1080 EX OC
GALAX GeForce GTX 1080 EX OC
Released
Q3/2019
Overall score
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MSI Radeon RX 5700 Gaming
MSI Radeon RX 5700 Gaming

What's the best choice GALAX GeForce GTX 1080 EX OC or MSI Radeon RX 5700 Gaming?

We have prepared a comparison to help you choose the best graphics card. Compare their specifications and benchmarks.

GALAX GeForce GTX 1080 EX OC has a maximum frequency of 1.657 GHz+ 3 %. Memory size 8 GB. Memory type GDDR5X. Released in Q2/2016.

MSI Radeon RX 5700 Gaming has a maximum frequency of 1.490 GHz+ 2 %. Memory size 8 GB. Memory type GDDR6. Released in Q3/2019.

Differences

  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    1743 left arrow score
  • Higher clock speed

    Around 10% better clock speed

    1.657 GHz+ 3 % left arrow 1.490 GHz+ 2 %

Positions in all rankings

Common positions GALAX GeForce GTX 1080 EX OC GPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS)
    1501 place
  • Battlefield 5
    1657 place
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
    1806 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ethereum Hashrate (MH/s)
    1725 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ergo Hashrate (MH/s)
    1543 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ravencoin Hashrate (MH/s)
    1875 place
  • 3DMark Benchmark
    1778 place
  • Crypto-Mining Vertcoin Hashrate (MH/s)
    1143 place
  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    1502 left arrow score

Positions in all rankings

Common positions MSI Radeon RX 5700 Gaming GPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS)
    1739 place
  • Battlefield 5
    1682 place
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
    1678 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ethereum Hashrate (MH/s)
    713 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ergo Hashrate (MH/s)
    1119 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ravencoin Hashrate (MH/s)
    1918 place
  • 3DMark Benchmark
    1775 place
  • Crypto-Mining Vertcoin Hashrate (MH/s)
    652 place

Specifications

Technical data
GALAX GeForce GTX 1080 EX OC GALAX GeForce GTX 1080 EX OC
MSI Radeon RX 5700 Gaming MSI Radeon RX 5700 Gaming
General info

Comparison of basic technical data of graphics cards GALAX GeForce GTX 1080 EX OC and MSI Radeon RX 5700 Gaming, chip, information processing units.

  • Based on
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 left arrow AMD Radeon RX 5700
  • GPU Chip
    GP104-400-A1 / GP104-410-A1 left arrow Navi 10
  • Execution units
    20 left arrow 36
  • Shader
    2560 left arrow 2304
  • Render Output Units
    64 left arrow 64
  • Texture Units
    160 left arrow 144
Memory settings

Comparison of the amount of memory on board graphics cards. The more the better.

  • Memory Size
    8 GB left arrow 8 GB
  • Memory Type
    GDDR5X left arrow GDDR6
  • Memory Speed
    1.251 GHz left arrow 1.75 GHz
  • Memory Bandwith
    320 GB/s left arrow 448 GB/s
  • Memory Interface
    256 bit left arrow 256 bit
Clock frequency

Let's compare the memory frequency of graphics cards GALAX GeForce GTX 1080 EX OC and MSI Radeon RX 5700 Gaming. The higher the better.

  • Base Clock
    1.657 GHz+ 3 % left arrow 1.490 GHz+ 2 %
  • Boost Clock
    1.797 GHz+ 4 % left arrow 1.725 GHz
  • Avg (Game) Clock
    left arrow 1.650 GHz+ 2 %
  • Overclocking
    Yes left arrow Yes
Thermal Management

Connectors, the number of thermal watts emitted in normal mode and at overclocking.

  • TDP
    180 W left arrow 180 W
  • TDP (up)
    -- left arrow 220 W
  • Tjunction max
    -- left arrow --
  • PCIe-Power
    1 x 6-Pin, 1 x 8-Pin left arrow 2 x 8-Pin
Cooler & Fans type

Types and sizes of coolers for graphics card cooling system GALAX GeForce GTX 1080 EX OC and MSI Radeon RX 5700 Gaming.

  • Fan-Type
    Axial left arrow Axial
  • Cooler-Type
    Air cooling left arrow Air cooling
  • Fan 1
    2 x 100 mm left arrow 2 x 100 mm
  • Noise (Idle)
    -- left arrow 0 dB / Silent
  • Fan 2
    -- left arrow --
  • Noise (Load)
    -- left arrow 41 dB
Interfaces

Connectivity and connections.

  • Max. Displays
    4 left arrow 4
  • HDCP-Version
    2.2 left arrow 2.3
  • HDMI Ports
    1x HDMI v2.0b left arrow 1x HDMI v2.0b
  • DP Ports
    3x DP v1.4 left arrow 3x DP v1.4
  • DVI Ports
    1 left arrow --
  • VGA Ports
    -- left arrow --
  • USB-C Ports
    -- left arrow --
Technical data

Technical data that is used to its full potential in computer games.

  • Max. resolution
    7680x4320 left arrow 7680x4320
  • DirectX
    12_1 left arrow 12_2
  • Raytracing
    No left arrow Yes
  • DLSS / FSR
    No left arrow No
  • LED
    No LED lighting left arrow MSI Mystic Light
Supported Video Codecs

Built-in support for video and image compression standards.

  • h264
    Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
  • VP8
    Decode left arrow Decode
  • h265 / HEVC
    Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
  • VP9
    Decode left arrow Decode / Encode
  • AV1
    No left arrow No
Dimensions

The difference in size, weight and slot of the compared devices

  • Length
    296 mm left arrow 297 mm
  • Height
    144 mm left arrow 140 mm
  • Width
    43 mm left arrow 58 mm
  • Width (Slots)
    2 PCIe-Slots left arrow 3 PCIe-Slots
  • Weight
    -- left arrow 1406 g
More information

Comparison of interfaces and release dates for GPU MSI Radeon RX 5700 Gaming and GALAX GeForce GTX 1080 EX OC.

  • GPU Interface
    PCIe 3.0 x 16 left arrow PCIe 4.0 x 16
  • Release date
    Q2/2016 left arrow Q3/2019
  • Release price
    -- left arrow 429 $
  • Structure size
    16 nm left arrow 7 nm
  • Part-no
    80NSJ6DHL4EC left arrow --
  • Documents
    data sheet left arrow data sheet

Benchmarks

Performance tests GPUs

Based on the results of several popular benchmarks, you can more accurately estimate the performance difference between GALAX GeForce GTX 1080 EX OC and MSI Radeon RX 5700 Gaming.

Compare synthetic benchmarks and choose the best graphics card for you!

FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS)
Benchmark FP32 is a 32-bit floating point calculation for the GPU which is required for 3D gaming
3DMark Benchmark
3DMark is designed for gamers, overclockers and system builders who want to get the most out of their hardware
Battlefield 5
Battlefield 5 is a realistic game, with a built-in benchmark, very suitable as a test for graphics cards
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Shadow of the Tomb Raider has a built-in benchmark, based on the Crystal Dynamics Foundation engine
Crypto-Mining Ethereum Hashrate (MH/s)
Ethash is an algorithm for mining Ethereum cryptocurrency that makes the most of the GPU
Crypto-Mining Ergo Hashrate (MH/s)
The Autolykos algorithm, on which Ergo cryptocurrency is based, allows not only modern GPUs to be used for mining, but also the past generation of GPUs
Crypto-Mining Ravencoin Hashrate (MH/s)
Hashrate mining Ravencoin cryptocurrency on the KawPoW algorithm is fastest on modern video cards
Crypto-Mining Vertcoin Hashrate (MH/s)
VertCoin cryptocurrency can be mined on both Nvidia and AMD and is interesting because it mines perfectly on old GPUs like GTX1050, R9 290 and even GTX970

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