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GIGABYTE teases its AORUS RTX 2080 XTREME 8G graphics card

GIGABYTE teases triple-fan cooler on its upcoming AORUS-branded GeForce RTX 2080 XTREME 8G graphics card.

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Anthony Garreffa
Published Tue, Sep 25 2018 8:45 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT

There are plenty of custom GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards that are announced, available to buy, on their way, or coming very soon... but one of which isn't here yet are the custom GIGABYTE and AORUS branded cards, something we're now seeing for the first time and man do they look GOOD.

GIGABYTE has started teasing its upcoming AORUS GeForce RTX 2080 XTREME 8G graphics card on social media, so now we know it rocks a gorgeous triple-fan Windforce cooler. We have huge 100mm fans, direct heat pipes, and 12+2 power phases. On the back, GIGABYTE is using a metal backplate with an AORUS logo that has RGB lighting.

One thing that GIGABYTE has done differently to other AIB partners with its upcoming AORUS GeForce RTX 2080 XTREME 8G is that it has 7 display outputs... 5 of which can be used at once. We have 3 x DisplayPort 1.4, 3 x HDMI 2.0b, and 1 x USB-C with VirtualLink.

The new AORUS RTX 2080 XTREME 8G will be shipping in the coming weeks, with no price just yet - but we should see it come out for $800-$900 or so.

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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