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AORUS GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Edition 11G Graphics Card Review

Back in March at GDC NVIDIA announced their GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card. This card is packed with 3584 CUDA cores and 11GB of GDDR5X memory. Since then Gigabyte has released three AORUS GTX 1080 Ti models. The card we are taking a look at today sits in the middle of the three in terms of pricing, but actually has the same clocks as the top-end Waterforce WB Xtreme Edition 11G version. The card we are taking a look at today is the AORUS GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Edition 11G. It is default configuration the card features a base clock of 1607 MHz and GPU boost up to 1721 MHz with the memory at 11232 MHz. There is even an OC Mode that you can enable with the AORUS software which enables a base clock of 1632 MHz, GPU boost of 1746 MHz, and 11448 MHz memory! This card also features a pretty awesome cooling solution and RGB lighting on three different parts of the card. Is this the ultimate GeForce GTX 1080 Ti card? Read on as we find out!

Special thanks to AORUS for providing us with the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Edition 11G Graphics Card to review.

Specifications
Graphics Processing: GeForce® GTX 1080 Ti
Core Clock:
– Boost: 1746 MHz / Base: 1632 MHz in OC mode
– Boost: 1721 MHz / Base: 1607 MHz in Gaming mode
Memory Clock:
– OC mode: 11448 MHz
– Gaming mode: 11232 MHz
Memory Size: 11 GB
Memory Type: GDDR5X
Memory Bus: 352 bit
Card Bus: PCI-E 3.0 x 16
Outputs:
– Dual-link DVI-D *1
– HDMI-2.0b*3 (Max Resolution: 4096×2160 @60 Hz)
– Display Port-1.4 *3 (Max Resolution: 7680×4320 @60 Hz)
– (VR mode: DP*3, HDMI*3)
– (Standard mode: Dual-link DVI-D*1, DP1.4*3, HDMI 2.0b*1)
Digital max resolution: 7680×4320
Multi-view: 4
Card size: H=55 L=293 W=142 mm
PCB Form: ATX
DirectX: DirectX 12 API feature level 12_1
OpenGL: 4.5
Recommended PSU: 600W
Power Connectors: 8 pin*2

Packaging
The AORUS GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Edition 11G Graphics Card comes in the typical AORUS packaging we are used to seeing. There is a large AORUS logo on the front and some of the main features are listed like RGB Fusion compatible, WindForce technology, VR Link, and a 4 year warranty.

AORUS GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Edition 11G Graphics Card

Flipping over to the back many of the features are detailed so you can get a better idea of what the card is capable of. There is also an overview of the display outputs so you know what you are getting.

AORUS GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Edition 11G Graphics Card

Opening the box up and getting everything out you have the graphics card, a single 8-pin to dual 8-pin Y-connector, driver and software CD, AORUS case badge, AORUS Care registration information, VR Link information card, and a quick guide.

AORUS GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Edition 11G Graphics Card

Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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