[ TechSpot ] 1080 Ti tested in 39 games

BFG10K

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As expected the card holds up extremely well in modern games (e.g. Gears 5). 11GB actually makes sense at this performance point and future-proofs it better.

The card is the "4790K" of graphics cards. Anyone that has one can sit tight for quite a while.
 
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Golgatha

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Got a founder's edition 1080 Ti near release date. So far I've gotten about 2.5 years of top tier performance and only lost about 40-45% of it's value. I did spend about $50 on an aftermarket cooler to quiet things down, but it also had the side effect of making my card run at the absolute top end of it's OC profile even under 100% load (e.g. Heaven benchmark) without ever breaking 80°C. Anyway, I'm hard pressed to find a replacement.
 
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Mopetar

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I think a large part of why it holds up so well has more to do with NVidia's focus on RT with the 2000 series and AMD's inability to compete which let NVidia increase prices substantially than anything else. However, that doesn't change the fact that for the time it was available and the price consumers paid that they ended up with one hell of a deal and I wouldn't be surprised if continues to be good enough that it doesn't need to be replaced for another generation either.
 

Elfear

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Good to see the 1080Ti can still do so well compared to current cards. Wish I would have bought mine closer to release but I still got a good deal at $425 about a year ago.
 

BlueWeasel

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Considering I still game on 1080p monitors at 165hz (feel free to point and laugh), I think be keeping the 1080Ti for a while.
 

Annisman*

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Bought my Titan X (Pascal) the day it released about 3 years ago, like all the Titans I way overpaid for it, but who would have known it would still be near the top in performance today. It's crazy to think but my 1000$ card ended up being good value decision haha.

(Titan X is essentially 1080ti performance)
 

Stuka87

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No, I meant 165hz. That's my current monitor's refresh rate. Although not sure of the need for 165hz....144hz is plenty.
Ok, I had not seen any 165Hz displays, its a strange number since its not divisible by any of the standard refresh numbers. Typically we have 120/60, 144/72.
 

GodisanAtheist

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NV's 980 and 1080 "Ti" cards are legend.

It's incredible how relevant these cards are even to this day.
 

JoeRambo

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Bought my Titan X (Pascal) the day it released about 3 years ago, like all the Titans I way overpaid for it, but who would have known it would still be near the top in performance today. It's crazy to think but my 1000$ card ended up being good value decision haha.

(Titan X is essentially 1080ti performance)
Yeah, and Your Titan is 2.1Ghz, so probably 10-15% faster than stock MSI 1080TI Trio they have tested. When I evaluated buying 2080TI, i have found that it would gain me ~20% more performance for ludicrous amount of money spent.
 

Spjut

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Yeah, one doesn't even need to think about upgrading now unless one really is dying for the games supporting RTX. All games are still targeting the base consoles, these cards will start to age first when games are targeting the next-gen consoles.
 

Insomniator

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Its a great card and will continue to be until newer features actually take hold. Hopefully it the last flagship card of the era where hardware and video game companies took the easy road of " higher resolution and refresh rates means better looking games."

Not that that isn't totally true and there are tons of other factors, but I'm definitely looking forward to RTX and whatever other technology to actually improve image quality rather than computer games looking like console games, but at 8k 240hz.

Give me Crysis 4 RTX that runs at 10 fps maxed out on a 2080ti please.
 
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mopardude87

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Give me Crysis 4 RTX that runs at 10 fps maxed out on a 2080ti please.
I would love a Bad Company 3 that has 128 player Conquest maps to take full advantage of my 8700 too. Its been sitting kind of bored in my currently played games. A very solid good game with good RTX would be nice but i guess we are waiting til the dumbed down consoles catch up aren't we? I guess i could enjoy the overkill 1080p performance in current games till then. :p

Not sure if i love overkill more or if i love a game that can properly take advantage of all hardware and uses it efficiently to deliver a immersive experience. BF5 is the closest and well i think the game is a steaming boring pile of junk. Good graphics don't make a good game is my motto for 2019.
 

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Not surprised at all seeing how nVidia crammed RT/Tensor cores into their new cards to sell the RT gimmick 10 years ahead of its true viability while cutting costs on shaders making the upgrade path nigh meaningless for people holding on to high end Pascal parts.
Turing's IPC gain over Pascal is good, but irrelevant since the only card upping the Pascal giant of old is the laughably overpriced 2080Ti.
 
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