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Released
Q2/2016
GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming WATERFORCE 8G

Graphics card GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming WATERFORCE 8G, tests and specifications

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It is a detailed review of GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming WATERFORCE 8G, the date of manufacture started in Q2/2016. Here are all specifications and the results of performance in the form of modern benchmark estimations. The base clock frequency is 1.759 GHz+ 9 %. The GPU supports GDDR5X with an 8 GB graphics memory. TDP is 180 W. We recommend comparing the GPU with other models on our website to determine the best performance.

Specifications

Complete list of technical specifications
GPU

Key features of the graphics card

  • Based on
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
  • GPU Chip
    GP104-400-A1 / GP104-410-A1
  • Execution units
    20
  • Shader
    2560
  • Render Output Units
    64
  • Texture Units
    160
Memory

The characteristics of the video memory on board the graphics card

  • Memory Size
    8 GB
  • Memory Type
    GDDR5X
  • Memory Speed
    1.3 GHz
  • Memory Bandwith
    332 GB/s
  • Memory Interface
    256 bit
Clock Speeds

Video card core frequency and overclocking potential

  • Base Clock
    1.759 GHz+ 9 %
  • Boost Clock
    1.936 GHz+ 12 %
  • Avg (Game) Clock
    1.898 GHz
  • Overclocking
    Yes
* see below
Thermal Design

Connectors, the amount of heat generated in normal mode and during overclocking

  • TDP
    180 W
  • PCIe-Power
    2 x 8-Pin
Cooler & Fans
  • Fan-Type
    Axial (Radiator)
  • Cooler-Type
    AIO water cooling
  • Fan 1
    1 x 120 mm
Connectivity

Interfaces and connections

  • Max. Displays
    4
  • HDCP-Version
    2.2
  • HDMI Ports
    1x HDMI v2.0b
  • DP Ports
    3x DP v1.4
  • DVI Ports
    1
Featureset

Hardware capabilities and maintaining the API

  • Max. resolution
    7680x4320
  • DirectX
    12_1
  • Raytracing
    No
  • DLSS / FSR
    No
  • LED
    GIGABYTE RGB Fusion
Supported Video Codecs

Built-in support for video and image compression standards

  • h264
    Decode / Encode
  • VP8
    Decode
  • h265 / HEVC
    Decode / Encode
  • VP9
    Decode
  • AV1
    No
Dimensions
  • Length
    264 mm
  • Height
    124 mm
  • Width
    41 mm
  • Width (Slots)
    2 PCIe-Slots
Additional data
  • GPU Interface
    PCIe 3.0 x 16
  • Release date
    Q2/2016
  • Structure size
    16 nm
  • Part-no
    GV-N1080XTREME W-8GD
  • Documents
    data sheet
Positions in all rankings

    Performance tests

    Real tests GPU
    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
    56 fps (avg)
    56 fps (avg)
    55 fps (avg)
    GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming WATERFORCE 8G
    55 fps (avg)
    Shadow of the Tomb Raider
    Shadow of the Tomb Raider has a built-in benchmark, based on the Crystal Dynamics Foundation engine
    35 fps (avg)
    35 fps (avg)
    34 fps (avg)
    GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming WATERFORCE 8G
    34 fps (avg)
    Crypto-Mining Ethereum Hashrate (MH/s)
    Ethash is an algorithm for mining Ethereum cryptocurrency that makes the most of the GPU
    40 MH/s
    40 MH/s
    39 MH/s
    GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming WATERFORCE 8G
    39 MH/s
    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
    83 MH/s
    83 MH/s
    82 MH/s
    GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming WATERFORCE 8G
    82 MH/s
    Crypto-Mining Ravencoin Hashrate (MH/s)
    Hashrate mining Ravencoin cryptocurrency on the KawPoW algorithm is fastest on modern video cards
    18 MH/s
    18 MH/s
    17 MH/s
    GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming WATERFORCE 8G
    17 MH/s
    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
    0.55 MH/s
    0.55 MH/s
    0.51 MH/s
    GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming WATERFORCE 8G
    0.51 MH/s

    *

    Base Clock - this is the guaranteed speed that the manufacturer sets for the type of cooling and binning that the GPU comes out of the factory with.

    Boost Clock - this is a theoretical minimum speed to which the video card can be overclocked considering the cooling and binning requirements.

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