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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

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

Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2019. In particular we focus on how well the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 973 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We predict that Cyberpunk 2077 will get 55 FPS with the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition, Planet Zoo getting 55 FPS and Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order getting 55 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Cyberpunk 2077 and predict it will deliver playable frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 111 FPS, Medium: 87 FPS, High: 59 FPS and Ultra: 42 FPS. We then checked the performance on Planet Zoo to see if that runs well. It was playable with a 42 FPS at Ultra 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition, this is certainly a good graphics cards for this increased screen resolutions. It can confidentantly get High or Ultra graphics settings across almost all current games at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition in your PC? 2-3 years of top end gaming before an upgrade

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 20 Series GeForce RTX 2080, which has 22% better performance and can run 997 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
100 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition was released on 27 May 2016

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 56 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

56 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 60.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

60.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 62.7 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

62.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 66.5 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

66.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 67.2 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

67.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 67.5 FPS on Control

Control

67.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 68.9 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

68.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 73.5 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

73.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 76 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

76 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 77 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

77 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 79.3 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

79.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 83.5 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

83.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 83.7 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

83.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 85.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

85.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 85.8 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

85.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 86.7 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

86.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 87.3 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

87.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 93.4 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

93.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 93.5 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

93.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 94.2 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

94.2 FPS

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

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

94.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 95 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

95 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 97.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

97.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 98 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

98 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 101.3 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

101.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 102.8 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

102.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 103.1 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

103.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 105.9 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

105.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 125.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

125.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 149.7 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

149.7 FPS

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

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

151.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 168.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

168.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 21.4 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

21.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 21.6 FPS on Control

Control

21.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 22.4 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

22.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 23.1 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

23.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 26.2 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

26.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 26.5 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

26.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 26.7 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

26.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 27.5 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

27.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 28.2 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

28.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 28.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

28.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 29.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

29.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 30.6 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

30.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 31.2 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

31.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 32 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

32 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 32.5 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

32.5 FPS

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

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

33.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 35.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

35.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 35.4 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

35.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 36.5 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

36.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 38.2 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

38.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 39.2 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

39.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 39.3 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

39.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 39.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

39.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 40.2 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

40.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 43.8 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

43.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 46 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

46 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 46.6 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

46.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 50.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

50.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 56.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

56.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 57.4 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

57.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 57.6 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

57.6 FPS

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

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

64.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 43 FPS on Control

Control

43 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 45.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

45.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 46.2 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

46.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 46.4 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

46.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 46.6 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

46.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 48.3 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

48.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 48.8 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

48.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 53.6 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

53.6 FPS

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

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

54.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 54.9 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

54.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 56.5 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

56.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 57 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

57 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 57.9 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

57.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 59.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

59.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 60.1 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

60.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 61.8 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

61.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 62.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

62.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 62.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

62.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 64.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

64.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 70.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

70.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 71.2 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

71.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 74.9 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

74.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 78.6 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

78.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 79.3 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

79.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 81.7 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

81.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 82.2 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

82.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 92.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

92.4 FPS

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

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

99.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 106.3 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

106.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 110.2 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

110.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition gets 112 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

112 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 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
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
1251 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5X
Memory Bandwidth
320.3GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
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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GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

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


Overclock: Central Unit
None.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
MSI AERO graphics cards are equipped with a brand new black & silver design, crafted from premium materials. The sleek new looks will fit great in almost any build.


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


Source [Pip]
GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Aero 8GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
31%
RAM
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 62% 34%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 64% 34%
Death Stranding 59% 9%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 88% 9%
Cyberpunk 2077 59% 9%
Need For Speed Heat 63% 34%
Planet Zoo 65% 29%
Diablo 4 55% 9%
FIFA 20 74% 65%
Borderlands 3 57% 30%
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