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MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti LIGHTNING Z: Ride The Lightning! (Page 5)

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

The Best Looking GTX 1080 Ti?

I loved the look of the previous-gen GeForce GTX 980 Ti LIGHTNING, with its sleek yellow and black looks... but damn, does the new MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti LIGHTNING Z look shmick. I've taken some high-res shots of the card, take a look:

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Here we have it: the MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti LIGHTNING Z from the front. The new triple-fan Tri-Frozer cooling tech is awesome, keeping the card at less than 65C at all times, including when I was overclocking it.

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MSI has made some small changes to the back of the GTX 1080 Ti LIGHTNING Z, with the Mystic Light RGB lighting teased at the bottom.

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Another look at the card... that style... awesome.

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From the top, we have the MSI LIGHTNING branding, as well as NVIDIA's forced GeForce GTX branding. You can also see how thick the heat sink is, and the 8+8+8-pin PCIe power connectors.

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This card can take a serious pounding in the power department.

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The 8+8+8-pin PCIe power connectors.

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The end of the card, with the five heat pipes poking out.

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You can connect a digital multimeter directly to the card for live readings, a nice trick that the GTX 1080 Ti LIGHTNING Z offers.

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The heat sink is massive... but it also helps keep the GTX 1080 Ti LIGHTNING Z at less than 65C under load.

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See... it's THICK.

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