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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A true powerhouse, the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition will run even the most demanding game system requirements released today. GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

What FPS performance can the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition get on latest AAA 2020 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. This graphics hardware can run 964 of the 1000 most demanding PC games played today.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition can run Death Stranding at 1080p and saw it return good frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 189 FPS, Medium: 149 FPS, High: 100 FPS and Ultra: 72 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that Valorant returns a strong 772 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have looked at Death Stranding where it was reasonable. The frame rates it scored for the game presets were - Low: 144 FPS, Medium: 113 FPS, High: 76 FPS and Ultra: 55 FPS. We added Valorant to our tests and saw it was strong with a 588 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then researched Grand Theft Auto VI leading us to predict 39 FPS at Ultra 1440p. 1440p GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition PC gaming is a solid performer with higher resolution modern gaming. This graphics card can also bump up to 4K gaming regularly with the latest games still being capable of high or ultra graphics settings at this level.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition 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 GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition would be the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2080 which meets 996 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 22% better performance. Alternatively we would suggest getting a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5950, as it can run 996 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 20% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
100 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition was released on 27 May 2016

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 56 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

56 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 60.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

60.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 62.7 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

62.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 66.5 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

66.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 67.2 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

67.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 67.5 FPS on Control

Control

67.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 73.5 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

73.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 74.5 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

74.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 76 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

76 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 77 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

77 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 79.3 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

79.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 83.5 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

83.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 83.7 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

83.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 85.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

85.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 85.8 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

85.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 86.7 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

86.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 87.3 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

87.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 93.4 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

93.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 93.5 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

93.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 94.2 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

94.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 94.8 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

94.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 95 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

95 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 97.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

97.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 98 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

98 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 101.3 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

101.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 101.7 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

101.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 102.8 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

102.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 103.1 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

103.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 104.3 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

104.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 104.6 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

104.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 105.9 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

105.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 125.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

125.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 149.7 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

149.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 151.3 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

151.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 168.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

168.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 21.4 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

21.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 21.6 FPS on Control

Control

21.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 22.4 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

22.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 23.1 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

23.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 26.2 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

26.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 26.5 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

26.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 26.7 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

26.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 27.5 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

27.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 28.2 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

28.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 28.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

28.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 29.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

29.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 30.6 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

30.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 31.2 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

31.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 32 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

32 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 32.5 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

32.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 33.9 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

33.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 34.7 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

34.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 35.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

35.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 35.4 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

35.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 36.5 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

36.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 38.2 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

38.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 39.2 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

39.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 39.3 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

39.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 39.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

39.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 40.2 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

40.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 41.9 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

41.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 43.8 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

43.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 46 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

46 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 46.6 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

46.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 50.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

50.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 56.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

56.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 57 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

57 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 57.4 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

57.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 57.6 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

57.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 64.9 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

64.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 43 FPS on Control

Control

43 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 45.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

45.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 46.4 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

46.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 48.8 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

48.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 50 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

50 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 50.4 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

50.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 51.4 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

51.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 53.6 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

53.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 54.2 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

54.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 54.9 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

54.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 56.5 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

56.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 57 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

57 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 57.9 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

57.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 59.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

59.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 60.1 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

60.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 61.8 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

61.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 62.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

62.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 62.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

62.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 64.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

64.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 70.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

70.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 71.2 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

71.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 71.6 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

71.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 71.7 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

71.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 74.9 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

74.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 79.3 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

79.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 79.5 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

79.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 81.7 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

81.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 85 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

85 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 88 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

88 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 92.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

92.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 99.5 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

99.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 106.3 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

106.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 110.2 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

110.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition gets 112 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

112 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P104-400-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
277 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
111 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
2560
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
golden star golden star golden star golden star golden star
Release Price
$699.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
7680x4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192 MB
Memory Speed
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5X
Memory Bandwidth
320GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1607 MHz
Boost Clock
1733 MHz
Power
Max Power
180 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
10
9.5
7.4
GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's High-End GeForce GTX 1080, created by Gigabyte.


Overclock: Central Unit
None.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
The Founders Edition offers Superior Cooling than the reference GeForce GTX 1080.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate no Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 1080.


Source [Pip]
GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Founders 8GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
30%
RAM
11GB
0%
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