Gainward GTX1070 & GTX1080 GLH Phoenix Review

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Gainward GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 Phoenix Review

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We're so used to separating various "same architecture" GPUs by tenths of frames that seeing the Gainward Phoenix GTX 1080 be 7 FPS ahead of the next best is a shock to the system. The GTX 1070 Phoenix is 10 FPS ahead of the nVidia Founders Edition, albeit not as far ahead of the MSI Gaming X. 

Gainward GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 Phoenix Review  

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07-07-2016, 15:01:03

Greenback
I was watching the review, and a thought came to me I wonder if there is an advantage to getting a card reviewed after a few driver updates, and it's like you read my mind.Quote

07-07-2016, 15:06:44

db87
I have the Gainward GTX 1070 Phoenix. I also tried the GS and the GLH bios. My stock bios only goes up to 109% powertarget and that's too low for high overclocks. Both the GS and GLH have 114% powertarget, much more workable. I can maintain 2050MHz as minimum clockspeed for my graphics card. Memory goes beyond 2300MHz.

GLH could be cherry picked, my graphics card wasn't able to go that high on the clockspeed. Firestrike was borderline stable with +70mv. (my graphics card barley responds to voltage)

The cooler is absolutely awesome. On many previous graphics cars I had waterblocks. With this card that's not necessary.
With a quiet fan profile (slightly more aggressive than stock) the graphics card get's 55 degrees during Witcher 3 (V-sync activated, not 100% load).

You can find all the bioses at Techpowerup, currently 'under unverified' section.

Great video/review!

Tom, I was able to change the color, but I chose to deactivate the led. Once the is set to off, the led remains deactivated permanently until altered (not dependant on software, let stays of during booting for example).Quote

07-07-2016, 16:41:22

AlienALX
Red black gold and green. Dang, why didn't I think of that before? oh yeah, 'cause it looks like Tom Tit.Quote

24-07-2016, 10:57:05

o0Julia0o
what is the height of the Gainward GeForce GTX 1070 Phoenix GLH?Quote

31-07-2016, 09:43:18

luckyluke
Is it the regular Asus Strix cards that are featured in the benchmarks. The OC are perhaps closer to the Gainward cards?

I'm considering the following 1080 cards right now: Asus Strix OC, Zotac AMP Extreme, Gainward GLH Phoenix or Gigabyte Xtreme gaming.

Any good particularly good reasons to pick one over the other, other than availability (which kind of sucks right now)?Quote
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