MSI GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X Trio Preview

Introduction and Technical Specifications

MSI GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X Trio Review

Introduction 

Today we will be having a quick look at MSI's new GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X Trio GPU, which comes with an all-new cooler design and several noteworthy enhancements over MSI's standard GTX 1080 Ti, which includes MSI's new heatsink design changes and the use of what MSI calls "Premium Thermal Compound X". 

 

MSI GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X Trio Preview  

Specifications

This new GPU is designed to run both cooler and quieter than MSI's existing GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X, with the GPU offering the following clock speed profiles depending on what mode you decide to run the GPU in.  

 

 Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti FEMSI GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X Trio (Silent Mode)MSI GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X Trio (Gaming Mode)MSI GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X Trio (OC Mode)
GPUGP102GP102GP102GP102
CUDA Cores3584358435843584
Base Clock Speed1480MHz1480MHz1544MHz1569MHz
Boost Clock Speed1582MHz1582MHz1657MHz1683MHz
VRAM11GB11GB11GB11GB
CoolingAir ReferenceGaming X TrioGaming X TrioGaming X Trio
VRM7+27+210+210+2
Power8+6 pin8+8-pin8+8 Pin8+8 Pin

 

What MSI is offering with the Trio is a larger, more robust cooler design that offers an additional cooling fan and 10% more effective cooling area, allowing this GPU to run both cooler and quieter under load. 

 

MSI GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X Trio Preview

MSI GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X Trio Preview  

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Most Recent Comments

11-10-2017, 13:09:35

Tolemac
It looks like a modified fan layout of the of their old Lightning cardsQuote

11-10-2017, 15:18:28

AngryGoldfish
It would have been nice to see this cooler on the Vega lineup as well. Not as expensive as the Lighting, but cools better than the Gaming X Twin Frozr.Quote

11-10-2017, 15:21:23

Omidon1
It is massive!!!!!!!!!!Quote

11-10-2017, 16:32:08

AlienALX
Beautiful. I have not been this awestruck since the 480 Lightning. And, like the 480 Lightning this card needs a cooler like that sooo badly.Quote

11-10-2017, 22:03:58

Excalabur50
Whilst I like the looks of the card............seriously MSI red?Quote
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