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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition

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

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

What FPS performance can the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition get on latest AAA 2019 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. 982 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition shows us that Death Stranding is predicted to get a reasonable result of 56 FPS, and then we are seeing Planet Zoo returning a reasonable 56 FPS while another game on our list is the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare which is getting 69 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.

As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We discovered the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition ran Planet Zoo to a playable performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 113 FPS, Medium: 89 FPS, High: 60 FPS and Ultra: 43 FPS. Another game tested was Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, L: 138FPS, M: 109FPS, H: 73FPS, U: 52FPS. And then we researched potential graphics card performance on Death Stranding, wih estimates revealing L: 113FPS, M: 89FPS, H: 60FPS, U: 43FPS at 1440p. 1440p GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition PC gaming is one of the better graphics cards for gaming at this screen resolution. We will see 1440p Ultra and High settings across almost all current games.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 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 Armor OC 8GB Edition? Are you looking to upgrade a GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition? Then we would suggest getting a 20 Series GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB, as it can run 997 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 26% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
102 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition was released on 27 May 2016

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

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 57.2 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

57.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 61.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

61.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 63.9 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

63.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 67.9 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

67.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 68.6 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

68.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 68.9 FPS on Control

Control

68.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 70.2 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

70.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 74.9 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

74.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 77.6 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

77.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 78.5 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

78.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 80.9 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

80.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 85.2 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

85.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 85.4 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

85.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 87.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

87.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 87.5 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

87.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 88.5 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

88.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 89.1 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

89.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 95.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

95.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 95.4 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

95.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 96.1 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

96.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 96.6 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

96.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 96.9 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

96.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 99 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

99 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 99.9 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

99.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 103.3 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

103.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 103.8 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

103.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 104.9 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

104.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 105.2 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

105.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 108.1 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

108.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 127.7 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

127.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 152.7 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

152.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 154.3 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

154.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 172.2 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

172.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 21.8 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

21.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 22 FPS on Control

Control

22 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 22.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

22.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 23.6 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

23.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 26.7 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

26.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 27 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

27 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 27.2 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

27.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 28.1 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

28.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 28.7 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

28.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 29 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

29 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 30 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

30 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 31.2 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

31.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 31.8 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

31.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 32.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

32.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 33.2 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

33.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 34.6 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

34.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 35.4 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

35.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 36 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

36 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 36.1 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

36.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 37.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

37.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 38.9 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

38.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 40 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

40 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 40.1 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

40.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 40.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

40.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 41 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

41 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 44.7 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

44.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 46.9 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

46.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 47.5 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

47.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 51.9 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

51.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 57.9 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

57.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 58.5 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

58.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 58.7 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

58.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 66.2 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

66.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 43.9 FPS on Control

Control

43.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 46.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

46.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 47.1 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

47.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 47.3 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

47.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 47.5 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

47.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 49.3 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

49.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 49.8 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

49.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 54.7 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

54.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 55.3 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

55.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 56 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

56 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 57.7 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

57.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 58.1 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

58.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 59 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

59 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 60.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

60.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 61.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

61.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 63 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

63 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 64 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

64 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 64.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

64.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 65.5 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

65.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 71.6 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

71.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 72.7 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

72.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 73.1 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

73.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 76.4 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

76.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 80.2 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

80.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 80.9 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

80.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 83.3 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

83.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 83.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

83.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 94.3 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

94.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 101.5 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

101.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 108.4 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

108.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 112.4 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

112.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 114.2 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

114.2 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P104-400-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
288 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
115 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
1657 MHz
Boost Clock
1797 MHz
Power
Max Power
180 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 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 Armor OC 8GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

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


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit has been increased from 1607MHz to 1657MHz, whereas the Boost Clock can now achieve 1797MHz, instead of 1733MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
ARMOR 2X thermal design is equipped with two of the award winning MSI TORX fans. Thanks to the patented blade design, MSI TORX fans provide strong cooling performance while remaining incredibly silent.


Performance
At 1920x1080, Benchmarks Indicate a 2% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 1080. This goes up to 4% at 3840x2160.


Source [Pip]
GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 63% 35%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 88% 11%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 65% 35%
Halo: Reach 91% 79%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 60% 11%
Cyberpunk 2077 60% 11%
Borderlands 3 58% 32%
FIFA 20 75% 66%
Death Stranding 60% 11%
Need For Speed Heat 64% 35%
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