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Gigabyte Aorus GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Gaming 11 GB

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The Gigabyte AORUS GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Gaming comes with the largest out-of-the-box overclock we've seen so far. At 33 dBA, it's also running much quieter than the Founders Edition and includes the highly popular idle-fan-stop feature. Pricing is very reasonable too, with a pre-order price of $750.

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Quite strong one. That VRM section cooling is looking near perfect. And it has ridiculous amount of video outputs :D

But so correct if I'm wrong but you can't use dvi and hdmi in the same time or what?! So no point of buying this if you need dvi for your monitor and have uhd telly with hdmi2.0.
 

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But so correct if I'm wrong but you can't use dvi and hdmi in the same time or what?! So no point of buying this if you need dvi for your monitor and have uhd telly with hdmi2.0.
One HDMI port is always active, I updated the review to clarify it.

Take a look, does it make more sense now?
 
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Glad to se Gigabyte doing well with Aorus.

The Gigabyte Extreme Gaming 980ti is the most amazing card I've ever had.
Great review W1zzard - as always.
 

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Great review! I have a card on the way soon I hope :D

What software did you use for overclocking? Their own or afterburner?

How does a higher TDP cap a lower power limit on the board? Is the power limit possible to raise with say a new bios?
 
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One HDMI port is always active, I updated the review to clarify it.

Take a look, does it make more sense now?

Yeah, just realized it has three hdmi ports. And it's clearly stated on that bracket dvi-d or hdmi2 port to be active, so one can use hdmi1 port and dvi-d port at the same time. I presume that the third hdmi port is usable as well(Gigabyte site are down, can't check from there now).
 
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How come the max and average clocks are higher and the max overclock is higher on the Gigabyte but MSI and Asus are 5 fps faster on the overclock test? Different throttle points in the bios? Memory timing?
 
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Great review! I have a card on the way soon I hope :D

What software did you use for overclocking? Their own or afterburner?

How does a higher TDP cap a lower power limit on the board? Is the power limit possible to raise with say a new bios?

I am looking for more info like Wesslan, please help us.

Power input configuration adjustable 50%+ up to 375 W is amazing BUT only to be choked by a board power limit of around 270 W.

I am really bummed out, hard time to see where the Xtreme is in this card with this low limit.

Please help me understand if this is possible to fix with a modded bios or a hardware mod of the board.

Or am i getting this wrong, is there noting to be done?
 
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We must fix a way to by pass the voltage restrictions to really see what this baby can do.

What i understand you have to do a hardware mod to get around it.
 
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When installed inside the case, there is a little bit of sagging on the right side of the card, near the power connectors. It is nothing alarming, though.
Maybe it's alarming on the long run. I don't think I'd buy this card, rather go for the Asus or MSI then, which are not as heavy and don't sag at all (at least not at the beginning).
 
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Maybe it's alarming on the long run. I don't think I'd buy this card, rather go for the Asus or MSI then, which are not as heavy and don't sag at all (at least not at the beginning).
Remember the Scythe Ninja Wire?
 
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Great review! I have a card on the way soon I hope :D

What software did you use for overclocking? Their own or afterburner?

How does a higher TDP cap a lower power limit on the board? Is the power limit possible to raise with say a new bios?

From the conclusions part of the review:
"On the other hand the adjustment range is much bigger than on competing cards and goes all the way right up to the 375 W limit defined by the power input configuration, which also means upgrading the power plugs from 6+8 to 8+8 was a justified move and is not just for show like we've seen on other cards."
 

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Power input configuration adjustable 50%+ up to 375 W is amazing BUT only to be choked by a board power limit of around 270 W.

The board has the pin configuration and power phases to deal with up to 375W and it can be adjusted by software like stated on the conclusions, this is already enabled on the BIOS.

 
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MSI GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X 2038 MHz 1490 MHz

Gigabyte GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Gaming 2050 MHz 1515 MHz

Can someone explain how? How, card with lower clocks gained 5 more fps?(same asus ti)
 
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The board has the pin configuration and power phases to deal with up to 375W and it can be adjusted by software like stated on the conclusions, this is already enabled on the BIOS.


Thanks for the quick answer BUT there is still concern regarding the 5fps diff between Aorus Xtreme and Asus Strix OC+ MSI Gaming X.

The Msi card perform better on lower clock than Aorus Xtreme which raises a flag that something might not be right.

Sure 5fps (2.5%) is not a lot but when you buy the best (Xtreme Edition) you don't want to make any compromises.
 
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MSI GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X 2038 MHz 1490 MHz

Gigabyte GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Gaming 2050 MHz 1515 MHz

Can someone explain how? How, card with lower clocks gained 5 more fps?(same asus ti)

First not knowing how stable the clocks are, W1zzard talks about maximum boost clock. So it probably does not stay on that whole game benchmark(Boost clock varies).

And with such a high fps, limiting factor start to be processor. W1zzard should consider upping the resolution to uhd or changing OC performance game.
 
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Maybe it's alarming on the long run. I don't think I'd buy this card, rather go for the Asus or MSI then, which are not as heavy and don't sag at all (at least not at the beginning).

Remember the Scythe Ninja Wire?

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Has tecnology gone too far?
 
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Well I'll stick to dual slot cards if I can, maximum 2.5 slot for me. I think 3-slot cards are just too heavy on the long run.

Those "VGA Supprorts" became really popular in Brazil.



 
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Those "VGA Supprorts" became really popular in Brazil.
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Can you buy that outside of Brazil? Any gpu braces I've found are at least $15. I can't imagine the one in your pics is that expensive, and if they are, someone needs to introduce some competition and bring prices down!
 
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Can you buy that outside of Brazil? Any gpu braces I've found are at least $15. I can't imagine the one in your pics is that expensive, and if they are, someone needs to introduce some competition and bring prices down!

The 2 GPU Version costs R$ 54,90 (BRL) thats about $18 (USD)
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They Probably don't ship it wordwide, but you can make one with a 3D printer.
 

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I just got my xtreme edition, and my performance seems to be way below whats shown here (and worse than my old 1080) but I can't figure out why.

You show bf1 with 136fps average at 1440p. Mine hovers around 80-90 with frequent dips down below 50, sometimes as low as 30.

I have a brand new build with a 7600k @ 4.8Ghz, 16gb DDR4 2400.

I can't find anything wrong with the system. Clocks and temps are all good. what's going on?
 
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