MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X RGB Graphics Card

MSI GeForce GTX 1080 GAMING X RGB 8GB GDDR5X VR Ready Graphics Card, 2560 Core, 1683 MHz GPU, 1822 MHz Boost

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MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Twin Frozr VI

MSI GAMING X GTX 1080

The GAMING 1080 from MSI has been fine-tuned to target gamers. Firstly, its base and boost speed are set significantly higher than that of the MSI ARMOR to pull that extra power from the GPU – pushing your games further. The MSI 1080 GAMING also boasts a higher memory clock speed, added features and a little more style. It boasts features such as smoother heat pipes to maximize heat transfer, instant performance gain in one click and even RGB LEDs on the gaming card that you have complete control over.

NVIDIA’s new flagship GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card is the most advanced gaming graphics card ever created. Discover unprecedented performance, power efficiency, and gaming experiences—driven by the new NVIDIA Pascal™ architecture. This is the ultimate gaming platform. #GameReady.

*Make use of the mobile app to control your graphics card from your phone!

2560
CUDA Cores

8GB
GDDR5X

1708MHz
Base Clock (OC Mode)

1847MHz
Boost Clock (OC Mode)

HIGH QUALITY CORE COMPONENTS

COOL LED EFFECTS

Stylize Your 1080 GPU with RGB LED

Through the MSI Gaming App each LED on the 1070 GAMING can be controlled individually and customized using the various animation effects. These animatiosn range from responding to game or music sounds to a breathing effect - of course they can always be turned off.

GAMING X 1080 ADVANCED AERODYNAMICS

Advanced GPU Cooling Technologies

The GAMING X from MSI has various aspects to help keep this gaming GPU as cool as possible. Every detail of this intricate heat-sink plays an essential part in providing a cool and quiet gaming experience.

Airflow Control
This GTX 1080 utilizes advanced aerodynamics, Airflow Control Technology directs more air directly onto the TWIN FROZR VI heat pipes. The special deflectors on the heat sink enlarge the surface area, creating lower temperatures and better gaming.

Smooth Heat Pipes
Embedded within the GAMING X 1080 GPU are copper heat-pipes running through the cards fins. These 8mm thick pipes have been made with a smooth square shape, this will maximize heat transfer from the surface of the copper base plate.

Solid Base-Plate
To temper the heat generated by a powerful GPU, MSI GAMING series graphics cards use a solid nickel-plated copper base plate. The base plate catches the heat from the GPU and transfers it to the heat pipes for dissipation - further increasing the cooling.

TORX 2.0 FAN MOUNTED GAMING X 1080

Dispersion Fan Blade Steeper curved blade, accelerates airflow, increasing effectiveness

Traditional Fan Blade Steeper curved blade, accelerates airflow, increasing effectiveness

Advanced TORX 2.0 Fan

TORX fan technology works in teamwork with TWIN FROZR VI to achieve new levels of cooling. The fans design generates 22% more air pressure for supremely silent performance when gaming. The fans also feature double ball-bearings for a strong and lasting core for years of smooth gaming - also helps with noise elimination.

ZERO FROZR GAMING X COOLING

Fans Spinning
During intense gaming or benchmarking

Fans Stop
Completely silent during idle, multimedia or light gaming

MSI GTX 1080 FROZR Cooling

MSI released this technology in 2008 and it has since become an industry standard among graphics cards. FROZR will eliminate fan noise by stopping the fans in low-load situations, meaning you can keep focus on your gaming, streaming or other media without the noise of spinning fans.

HIGH QUALITY COMPONENTS

1

Rugged Anti Bending strip

2

Memory Cooling Plate for stable & high overclocks

3

Larger PCB for extra cooling

4

Extra 6 pin (75 Watt) power connector

5

PWM Heatsink with micro fins to ensure cool temperatures

Military Class 4

A deciding factor in your graphics card’s performance is the quality of components thata re used. GAMING X 1080 makes use of only MIL-STD-810G certified components to ensure the highest quality possible. When stress tested under torturous circumstances these components have proven very durable.

MSI GAMING APP

SILENT MODE
The best environment for minimal fan noise

GAMING MODE
Balance between in-game performance and silence

OC MODE
Max performance from higher clock speeds and fan performance

Control your GAMING X 1080

This app from MSI allows you to access single click performance profiles that can unlock extra potential for gaming, or keep your 1080 card silent during light sessions. It also features the EyeRest tab, giving you easy access to image quality improving technology. The LED control tab gives you full control over your MSI GAMING LED lights to set the mood.

GAMING X MOBILE CONTROL

Customize GTX 1080 From Your Mobile

The exclusive MSI Gaming App is now also available for Android so you can control your graphics card from your phone without having to switch to Windows - uninterrupted gaming from MSI.

MSI GAMING APP & AFTERBURNER

Complete Control over your GAMING X

This technology belongs to MSI but is recognized throughout the world of graphics cards overclocking. It displays hardware performance and grants you complete control over your 1080 GPU. Plus it grants the ability to customize fan profiles, record videos / games and is great for benchmarking.

GTX 1080 CONNECTIONS

HDMI 2.0b / 3x DisplayPort 1.4 / Dual-Link DVI

GEFORCE GTX VR READY

GeForce® GTX graphics cards provide a powerful next-generation platform for the ultimate immersive virtual reality experience. Rigs and cards marked with "GeForce GTX VR Ready" ensure that your VR games will be optimized with a best-in-class GPU.

Immersive VR requires seven times the graphics processing power of traditional 3D apps and games. NVIDIA's unique set of features - such as multi-res shading - mean you get the right level of performance, image quality, and latency to ensure your VR experience is nothing short of amazing.

Specifications
Specifications
Chipset GeForce GTX 1080
Edition GAMING X
Manufacturing process 16 nm
Microarchitecture Pascal
Cores 2560
Streams N/A
Core Clock 1683 (1708 in OC Mode) MHz
Boost Clock 1822 (1847 in OC Mode) MHz
Memory Size 8GB
Memory Type GDDR5X
Memory Clock 10010 (10108 in OC Mode) MHz
Memory Bus 256 Bit
Cooling Solution Dual Fan (2)
Cooler Design Twin Frozr VI
Included/Fitted Backplate Yes
Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
Connectivity
  • 3 x DisplayPort 1.4
  • 1 x DVI-D DL
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b
Maximum Digital Resolution 7680x4320 @ 60Hz
Maximum Analog (VGA) Resolution N/A
Max. Concurrent Displays 4 Displays
NVIDIA SLI Support 2 Way SLi with High Bandwidth Bridge Support
GeForce GTX VR Ready Yes
Microsoft DirectX Support 12 API with Feature Level 12.1
HDCP Ready Yes
Width Dual Slot
Low Profile Compatible No
Low Profile Support N/A
Graphics Card TDP/Power 180W
Graphics Card Power Connectors
  • 1 x 6-pin PCIe
  • 1 x 8-pin PCIe
Minimum Recommended PSU 500 W
Maximum GPU Temperature 94 °C
Dimensions 140 x 42 x 279 mm
Package Type Retail
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Direct
DOA Period:
14 days
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
MSI
Telephone:
0870 820 0009
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