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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A true powerhouse, the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G will run even the most demanding game system requirements released today. All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.

Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2020. In particular we focus on how well the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 963.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G is running Grounded and delivering good performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 72 frames per second. Comparing this to Cyberpunk 2077 which is predicted to get reasonable results, where it averages 55 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Halo Infinite, which is predicted to run at 55 frames per second.

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 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G ran Grounded to a reasonable performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 144 FPS, Medium: 113 FPS, High: 76 FPS and Ultra: 55 FPS. Another game researched was Cyberpunk 2077 with predictions of L: 111FPS, M: 87FPS, H: 59FPS, U: 42FPS. And then we researched potential graphics card performance on Halo Infinite, wih estimates revealing L: 111FPS, M: 87FPS, H: 59FPS, U: 42FPS at 1440p. 1440p GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G PC gaming is a good choice of hardware for increased screen resolution gaming. We can see this graphics card is capable of delivering reliable frame rates at Ultra and certainly High graphics settings at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G in your PC? This gpu has around 2+ years of running AAA recommended system requirements before any upgrades should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G? Are you looking to upgrade a GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G? Then we would suggest getting a 20 Series GeForce RTX 2080, as it can run 996 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 22% increased graphics performance. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5950, which is 20% more powerful and can run 996 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
100 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G was released on 30 Sep 2017

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 56 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

56 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 60.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

60.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 62.7 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

62.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 66.5 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

66.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 67.2 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

67.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 67.5 FPS on Control

Control

67.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 73.5 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

73.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 74.5 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

74.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 76 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

76 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 77 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

77 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 79.3 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

79.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 83.5 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

83.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 83.7 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

83.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 85.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

85.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 85.8 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

85.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 86.7 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

86.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 87.3 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

87.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 93.4 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

93.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 93.5 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

93.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 94.2 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

94.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 94.8 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

94.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 95 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

95 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 97.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

97.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 98 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

98 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 101.3 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

101.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 101.7 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

101.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 102.8 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

102.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 103.1 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

103.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 104.3 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

104.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 104.6 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

104.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 105.9 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

105.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 125.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

125.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 149.7 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

149.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 151.3 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

151.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 168.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

168.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 21.4 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

21.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 21.6 FPS on Control

Control

21.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 22.4 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

22.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 23.1 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

23.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 26.2 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

26.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 26.5 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

26.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 26.7 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

26.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 27.5 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

27.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 28.2 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

28.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 28.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

28.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 29.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

29.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 30.6 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

30.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 31.2 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

31.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 32 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

32 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 32.5 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

32.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 33.9 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

33.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 34.7 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

34.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 35.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

35.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 35.4 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

35.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 36.5 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

36.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 38.2 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

38.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 39.2 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

39.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 39.3 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

39.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 39.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

39.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 40.2 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

40.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 41.9 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

41.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 43.8 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

43.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 46 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

46 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 46.6 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

46.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 50.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

50.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 56.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

56.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 57 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

57 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 57.4 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

57.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 57.6 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

57.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 64.9 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

64.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 43 FPS on Control

Control

43 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 45.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

45.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 46.4 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

46.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 48.8 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

48.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 50 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

50 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 50.4 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

50.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 51.4 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

51.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 53.6 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

53.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 54.2 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

54.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 54.9 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

54.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 56.5 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

56.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 57 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

57 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 57.9 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

57.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 59.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

59.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 60.1 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

60.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 61.8 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

61.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 62.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

62.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 62.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

62.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 64.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

64.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 70.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

70.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 71.2 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

71.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 71.6 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

71.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 71.7 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

71.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 74.9 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

74.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 79.3 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

79.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 79.5 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

79.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 81.7 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

81.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 85 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

85 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 88 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

88 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 92.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

92.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 99.5 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

99.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 106.3 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

106.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 110.2 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

110.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G gets 112 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

112 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G
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
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5X
Memory Bandwidth
320GB/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
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
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 Mini ITX 8G Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G 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 GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G is much smaller than the reference GTX 1080 and designed for mini-ITX PC builds. It measures just 16.9cm in length, versus 26.7cm for the reference model.


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


Source [Jon]
GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
30%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Microsoft Flight Simulator 38% 38%
Cyberpunk 2077 55% 9%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 46% 34%
Valorant 98% 94%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 59% 9%
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout 70% 62%
Marvel's Avengers 59% 9%
Grand Theft Auto VI 38% 2%
Grounded 81% 45%
Death Stranding 60% 30%
GeForce GTX 1080 Gigabyte Mini ITX 8G Extras
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