MSI makes its GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X official

MSI's new GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X looks like a BEAST, with some small, but great tweaks to the card.

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Published Sun, Mar 26 2017 2:23 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:56 AM CST

MSI has made its GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X graphics card official, with a proper tease at card with its spruced up cooler both on, and off - as well as the technical specifications, so we have some GPU and VRAM clock speeds to share.

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MSI will be offering its usual three overclocking modes: Silent, Gaming, and OC modes. Silent Mode sees the GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X clocked at 1480/1582MHz on the GPU, and 11000MHz on the 11GB of GDDR5X. Gaming Mode ramps up the GPU clocks to 1544/1657MHz, with the GDDR5X clocks at 11016MHz (16MHz overclock), while the OC Mode clocks the card at 1569/1683MHz, and the GDDR5X at 11124MHz.

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The card doesn't look as long as usual, with MSI doing some great work on the custom PCB on the GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X.

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The backplate is looking mighty fine, I can't wait to get my camera up close and personal with that.

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MSI needs 8+8-pin PCIe power connectors on their GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X.

MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GAMING X features

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The Ultimate GAMING: TWIN FROZR VI

  • Smooth Heat Pipes: Squared shape at bottom maximize heat transfer from the copper base plate.
  • Zero Frozr: Stopping the fan in low-load situations, keeping a noise-free environment.
  • Airflow Control: Technology Deflectors thrusts air onto heat pipes for lower temperatures and better gaming.
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TORX FAN 2.0: Supremely silent

  • Dispersion fan blade: Steeper curved blade accelerating the airflow.
  • Traditional fan blade: Provides steady airflow to massive heat sink below.
  • Double ball bearing: Strong and lasting core for years of smooth gaming.

Gaming App

  • Instant Performance Gain: Unlock extra
  • Instant Performance Gain: Unlock extra performance or keep your card silent
  • during light use in one click.
  • LED control: Full control on your RGB GAMING LEDs to set the mood.
NEWS SOURCE:videocardz.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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