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Gigabyte Geforce RTX 2080 SUPER video card in review

Performance tests and summary

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The video card exams are based on Intel's Z390 platform and usage In the Core i9 9900K processor To date, it is still considered to be the leader among all gaming processors and push-to-the-edge video cards, even if at a single percentage point compared to the competition. The cooling is controlled byLegendary Noctua NH-D15.

The motherboard remains The great Z390 Aorus ProAnd the memory is theDATA D80 2X8GB DDR4 3600Mhz. The power supply to the system is the The HX 1050W, which, although it has been through for a few years, performs wonderfully.

We looked at the different games at two different resolutions that are considered common and are primarily designed for the type of hardware in the review. FullHD 1,920 × 1,080 and WQHD 2,560 × 1,440 are particularly popular resolutions on 22-27 inches today, along with the addition of the ability to display 120-240 frames per second primarily for competitive gaming needs.

We also tested average frames per second during the exam and 1% of the lowest frame rate measured. This index gives an idea of ​​the different frames we have received and the ability of the card to deal with unexpected loads and momentary slips.

The difference in performance between a simple RTX 2080 version and the card of In the game F1 2018 is 10% in QHD.

The game V is popular, but shows the age and difficulties of a particularly advanced hardware with introducing a problem bottleneck to the system. Any choice over RX 5700 in this title even 1440P becomes quite puzzling.

As a competitive e-sports game, Overwatch is usually played at low settings to reduce visual distractions and achieve maximum engine performance, which is obtained at 300 frames per second here. Here, mainly for graphical loading, the settings are set to the maximum. The SUPER's Appearance Higher by 6.7% vs Standard 2080.

In the acclaimed and graphic game The Witcher 3, you see a little more compelling lead to 2080 SUPER of 9.9% across Standard 2080.

The Shadow of the Tomb Raider game is one of the heaviest in our exam group, perhaps the second heaviest visually after Metro, and by heavy I mean mainly the weight of the video card versus the weight of the exam processor. Here's the RTX 2080 SUPER version from home Leading on Standard 2080 at 9.7%.

The new Metro series game is the heaviest to date, and even uses RTX Ray Tracing's technology . Here, for exam fairness and acceptance Reasonable use of this technology was eliminated. The performance pattern we have seen so far continues with the RTX 2080 SUPER and the addition of 8.2% About Standard 2080.

For dessert among the games being tested is the latest game launched in the Assassin's Creed series. The difference here between the advanced video cards is relatively low, and I think the main reason is that the game is quite heavy on the system processor as well. The difference even between The standard 2070 and 2080 SUPER here is not very convincing.

Last but not least is the 3DMark Time Spy synthetic test that does not represent any game, but graphically loads the system. Here we notice the addition of about 9% in scoring vs Standard 2080. God- The 2080 Ti is still up alone.

The test system's power consumption has increased slightly with the use of the SUPER card, but nothing really significant. Still, I would recommend buying a quality supplier rated 600W or higher for a system with 8 processing cores and a video card such as the 2080 SUPER.

When it comes to operating temperatures and noise levels - I have to admit I was very pleasantly surprised. Usually The standard Windforce is something User delivers the goods but does not go above and beyond. Here, the actual operating temperature is remarkably low and the noise level as well. It's not the quietest video card I've ever heard, but there's a good chance it's one of the quietest video cards 2080 SUPER you will find.

At room temperature of 26 degrees Celsius and under the heaviest effort the graphical core is at 67 degrees Celsius, while the fans have reached maximum RPMs of only 1,700. This is a very impressive ratio, as I usually see these fans quietly going 2,000 rpm and graphical core above 70 degrees Celsius. Well done , There seems to be healthy progress in the graphics card cooling.

Thanks to the healthy temperature, the graphical core operates in the range between 1,920Mhz and 1,995Mhz with no problem at all and without interference and speed. These are quite high frequencies for the core Such.


In your possession, I want to momentarily make names of To prices, to illustrate a certain point.

So the ratio between what you pay and what you get is big. I took Metro as a heavy game that can illustrate this perhaps in the most extreme way. Notice the logical and reasonable increase between 270 dollars, 330 dollars and 350 dollars. Another increase to RX 5700 XT in 400 dollars brings more , And then something happens that is part of a very problematic effect today in the video card world.

NVIDIA created the SUPER cards to sell, and I have a feeling something went wrong with a simple sell plan to maintain a price category that still has no competition. Between 350 and 450 dollars, the cost-benefit ratio for serious performance seems to be at its peak, and something has completely broken there above the 500 dollar threshold. With an 740 dollar price tag for Gigabyte's RTX 2080 SUPER, it looks like Its name makes it easier for manufacturers to promote such a product.

It is unlikely that there is a performance difference of only 20% between a video card that costs 400 dollars and one that costs over 700 dollars. I think, and even appreciate that You will inevitably lower prices to RTX 2080 SUPER. He just has to get down, with or without competition, to start getting off the store shelves. There seems to be competition from the side It is inevitable and it will probably happen again this year.

If and when the Geforce RTX 2080 SUPER dropped to a little more convenient price point, or you just want to ignore the cost-benefit ratio and go for such a video card right now - I can highly recommend the OC 8G. This is one of the most balanced, quiet, cold, and cheap video cards to have a sample 2080 SUPER.

Don't think at all that tens of dollars are needed for more advanced models as this model excels in everything an advanced video card should excel at. Straight to Gigabyte, and hit on hand to Which should give a better cost-benefit ratio over the $ 500 line. I expect she'll probably have to do it soon, thanks to the competition.


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  1. Here's a review, I particularly liked the recent performance price graph + a small improvement suggestion: as it now seems, the price difference between the rows because earnings are the same. Putting the price axis (Y) as such that represented the true value would, in my opinion, help convey the point even better of a financially significant addition with very marginal value to the high segment performance.

    By the way, this is a common and quite likely phenomenon in light of the market situation. If there is no competition in the top (and there is no) then NV can demand as much as it wants. When there is no much easier alternative to opening the wallet because "there is no choice, I owe every possible FPS."

  2. It is also worthwhile to hottest the 1080 for comparisons. Rises a third and gives Fayette a series over him.

  3. I really liked the last part. Very true and relevant. I would not pay more than 400 dollars today (RX 5700 XT). (Lol and I bought the RX580 at 100 dollars: P)

  4. Certainly it is the least "impressive" card of all three Rivers, and generally the most exciting in terms of overall value for money.

    Even if the pricing was better, the 2070S does a great job of reducing the gaps and of course costs less.

  5. This price-to-money ratio is no longer really relevant. It is for those who have and money is not a particularly limiting factor

  6. There is a kind of poor grip on the one hand come out very expensive cards that there is nothing that can really use them that cost-effective ??? . Nowadays other than 3 titles there are actually no games that use RTX maybe it is intended for a different market (not games)

  7. Not really eye-catching, just aggressive marketing that is needed (for NV and its CEO) because the product just doesn't sell itself and doesn't convince it to.
    NV will continue to push this feature to create an (extra) advantage over AMD and Intel that will be in the picture for another year.

    Everyone says this is true even now RT is not ripe at the moment and will only be relevant when NV dropped to 7NM in the production process (AMD will have to find another solution because they are already there but without any RT capabilities)

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