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MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti LIGHTNING Z: Ride The Lightning! (Page 4)

By Anthony Garreffa from Jul 17, 2017 @ 15:42 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: MSI

Detailed Specs

MSI has saved the best for what will most likely be last, at least until we get to the next generation GeForce graphics cards that I'm sure NVIDIA is preparing to retaliate with after AMD launches Radeon RX Vega later this month and into August. We have the usual three different overclocking profiles, with Silent/Gaming/Lightning modes.

  • Silent Mode: GPU (1480/1582MHz) VRAM (11,016MHz)
  • Gaming Mode: GPU (1582/1695MHz) VRAM (11,124MHz)
  • Lightning Mode: GPU (1607/1721MHz) VRAM (11,124MHz)

Of course, these are just MSI's recommended GPU clocks - with our sample hitting closer to 1975MHz or so GPU boost clocks. Overclocking wise, we'll get into that soon.

LN2 Mode Switch

MSI slides into its own territory with the inclusion of an LN2 mode switch on their new GTX 1080 Ti LIGHTNING Z, so with a single flick of the LN2 switch, your card will switch to another BIOS ready for overclocking under LN2.


The LN2 mode switch will unlock the power, current, and thermal limits, letting you push things to an entirely new level.

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