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MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Gaming X+ 8G (11Gbps) Review

By: Anthony Garreffa | NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: May 7, 2017 8:32 pm
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: MSI

I've recently edited my GPU test bed, which was powered by the Intel Core i7-5960X processor, and shifted into the arms of Kaby Lake and Intel's new Core i7-7700K. GIGABYTE hooked us up with their awesome new AORUS Z270X-Gaming 9 motherboard, which is the heart and soul of my new GPU test platform.

 

Detailed Tech Specs

 

  • CPU: Intel Core i7-7700K
  • Cooler: Nocua U12S
  • MB: AORUS Z270X-Gaming 9
  • RAM: 16GB (2x8GB) G.SKILL Trident Z 4000MHz DDR4
  • SSD: 1TB OCZ RD400 NVMe M.2
  • PSU: Corsair AX1500i
  • Chassis: In Win X-Frame

 

 

Detailed Look

 

A larger article on our 7700K system is available right here.

 

Here are some shots I've taken of the new system in action:

 

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What Resolutions We Are Testing

 

I've run through Unigine's new Superposition on a bunch of different resolutions, bringing every single graphics card - even overclocked GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card, to their knees.

 

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  • 1080p (1920x1080)
  • 1440p (2560x1440)
  • 4K (3840x2160)
  • UW (3440x1440)
  • 5K (5120x2880)
  • 8K (7680x4320)

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