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EVGA GTX 1080 Roundup

EVGA GTX 1080 Roundup

EVGA GTX 1080 Roundup

EVGA GTX 1080 Roundup

 

Let's have a look at EVGA's GTX 1080 Superclock and FTW versions, both of which offer higher clock speeds and lower prices than the Founders Edition. 

Right now two custom versions of Nvidia's GTX 1080 are available for pre-order right now from EVGA, both of which feature EVGA's new ACX 3.0 cooling system and are built with low power fan motors to decrease GPU power consumption. 

  

EVGA GTX 1080 Roundup  EVGA GTX 1080 Roundup  

 

Below is a table that compares the specifications of these GPUs, showing that EVGA's custom overclocked GPUs feature higher specifications and a lower price than Nvidia's Reference/ Founders Edition design, making EVGA's GPUs seem like much better value for money. 

 

 Nvidia GTX 1080 Founders EditionEVGA GTX 1080 SCEVGA GTX 1080 FTW
GPU Cores256025602560
Base clock 1607MHz1708MHz1733MHz
Boost clock1733MHz1847MHz1873MHz
Memory TypeGDDR5XGDDR5XGDDR5X
Memory Speed10,000MHz10,010MHz10,010MHz
Power Input8-Pin8-Pin2x 8-Pin
LED ColourGreenWhiteRGB
Power Phase Design5+1 Phase5+1 phase10+1 phase
Price (UK)£619.99£578.99£608.99

 

While the designs of the GTX 1080 FTW and SC has very similar specifications the FTW version offers the best all round package, offering beefier power circuitry, higher clock speeds and RGB Illumination for the EVGA GTX 1080 cooler on the side and beside the fans. 

The GTX 1080 FTW also features a larger custom PCB and a larger cooler, which should give this GPU cooler operating temperatures and potentially higher overclocks. 

 EVGA GTX 1080 LED

EVGA GTX 1080 Roundup  EVGA GTX 1080 Roundup  EVGA GTX 1080 Roundup  EVGA GTX 1080 Roundup  

 

Right now you can Pre-order the ASUS GTX 1080 SC and FTW are available for Preorder at prices of £578.99 and £619.99 respectively at Overclockers UK, which a lower price than the cheapest Nvidia Founder's Edition GTX 1080.

Right now Scan has these same GPUs at prices of £630.42 and £641.39 in order to deceive consumers into thinking that the GTX 1080 Founder's Edition GPUs, that they currently have in stock, offers better value for money. This is an industry practice that is used by many retailers to convince buyers to buy what they have in stock over pre-ordering future upcoming products. 

Overclockers UK has a much more reasonable price on the GTX 1080 SC and FTW and is currently offering the cheapest price in the UK to Pre-order these aftermarket versions of the GTX 1080 GPU.  

 

You can join the discussion on EVGA's GTX 1080 SC and FTW GPUs on the OC3D Forums.    

 

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Most Recent Comments

27-05-2016, 13:41:38

dipzy
Just noticed a small mistake:
"Right now you can Pre-order the ASUS GTX 1080 SC and FTW are available for Preorder"

Needs to say EVGA not ASUS Quote

27-05-2016, 13:43:47

Dicehunter
Depending on the price of the Classified I may end up getting it.Quote

27-05-2016, 15:19:52

Daiyus
Yay. The FTW version has 2x 8 pin power connections. If I had the cash that's the one I'd be preordering.Quote

27-05-2016, 15:51:14

AngryGoldfish
That looks really good.Quote

27-05-2016, 22:33:15

King of Old Old School
As i have said EVGA has nailed it again in terms of design and also IMO they didn't go over the top with LED light not like other companies.Quote
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