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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A true powerhouse, the GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB will run even the most demanding game system requirements released today. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

How well will the GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB run 2020 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 977 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

First we looked at 1080p resolution for the GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB performance to explore what sort of benchmarks it would achieve on the popular title Horizon: Zero Dawn and saw it deliver good frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 193 FPS, Medium: 152 FPS, High: 102 FPS and Ultra: 73 FPS. We proceeded to look at Marvel's Avengers to see how that compared and predict that it will return a reasonable 57 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

We move on to 1440p, and tested Horizon: Zero Dawn which delivered reasonable FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 147 FPS, Medium: 116 FPS, High: 78 FPS and Ultra: 56 FPS. Next we have Marvel's Avengers running on GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB which is predicted to get L: 114FPS, M: 90FPS, H: 60FPS, U: 43FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Microsoft Flight Simulator is predicted to get L: 167FPS, M: 132FPS, H: 89FPS, U: 63FPS at 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB, this is a very good hardware option at these screen sizes. Ultra is easily achieved across almost all games at 1440p and we would suggest an increase of screen size up to 4K for this graphics card.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB 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 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB then a good choice would be 20 Series GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB as this is better than 996 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 25% better performance as well. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5950 XT, which has 20% better performance and can run 996 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
102 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB was released on 27 Jul 2016

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 57.3 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

57.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 61.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

61.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 64 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

64 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 68 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

68 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 68.7 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

68.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 69 FPS on Control

Control

69 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 75.1 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

75.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 76.1 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

76.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 77.7 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

77.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 78.7 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

78.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 81 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

81 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 85.4 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

85.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 85.5 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

85.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 87.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

87.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 87.7 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

87.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 88.6 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

88.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 89.2 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

89.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 95.4 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

95.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 95.6 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

95.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 96.3 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

96.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 96.8 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

96.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 97 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

97 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 99.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

99.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 100.1 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

100.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 103.5 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

103.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 103.9 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

103.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 105.1 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

105.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 105.4 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

105.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 106.6 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

106.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 106.9 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

106.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 108.3 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

108.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 128 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

128 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 152.9 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

152.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 154.6 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

154.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 172.5 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

172.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 21.9 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

21.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 22.1 FPS on Control

Control

22.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 22.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

22.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 23.6 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

23.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 26.8 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

26.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 27.1 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

27.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 27.2 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

27.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 28.1 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

28.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 28.8 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

28.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 29 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

29 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 30 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

30 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 31.2 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

31.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 31.9 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

31.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 32.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

32.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 33.2 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

33.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 34.7 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

34.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 35.5 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

35.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 36.1 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

36.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 36.1 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

36.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 37.3 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

37.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 39 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

39 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 40.1 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

40.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 40.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

40.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 40.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

40.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 41.1 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

41.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 42.8 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

42.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 44.8 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

44.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 47 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

47 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 47.6 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

47.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 52 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

52 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 58 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

58 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 58.2 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

58.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 58.6 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

58.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 58.8 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

58.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 66.3 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

66.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 43.9 FPS on Control

Control

43.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 46.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

46.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 47.4 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

47.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 49.9 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

49.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 51 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

51 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 51.5 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

51.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 52.5 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

52.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 54.8 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

54.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 55.4 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

55.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 56.1 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

56.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 57.8 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

57.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 58.2 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

58.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 59.1 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

59.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 60.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

60.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 61.4 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

61.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 63.2 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

63.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 64.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

64.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 64.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

64.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 65.6 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

65.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 71.7 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

71.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 72.8 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

72.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 73.2 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

73.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 73.3 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

73.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 76.6 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

76.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 81 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

81 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 81.3 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

81.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 83.5 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

83.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 86.9 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

86.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 90 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

90 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 94.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

94.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 101.7 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

101.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 108.6 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

108.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 112.7 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

112.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 114.4 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

114.4 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P104-400-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
290 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
116 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
$499.00
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
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
2
DisplayPort Connection
2
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1671 MHz
Boost Clock
1810 MHz
Power
Max Power
300 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
10
10
10
9.7
7.6
GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's High-End GeForce GTX 1080, created by Asus.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit has been increased from 1607MHz to 1671MHz, whereas the Boost Clock can now achieve 1810MHz, instead of 1733MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
DirectCU III Technology with Direct-GPU Contact Heatpipes: Exclusive DirectCU III cooling technology features direct-GPU contact heatpipes that transports more heat away from the GPU and outperform reference designs, achieving up to 30% cooler gaming performance.


Performance
At 1920x1080, Benchmarks Indicate a 5.7% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 1080. This goes up to 7.4% at 3840x2160.


Source [Wikipedia]
GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
32%
RAM
11GB
0%
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VS
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Horizon: Zero Dawn 47% 35%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 40% 40%
Cyberpunk 2077 56% 11%
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Assassins Creed: Valhalla 60% 11%
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout 70% 63%
Grand Theft Auto VI 40% 4%
Grounded 81% 46%
Death Stranding 61% 32%
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