In an official teaser we have already seen how Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming will look like. The GPU will be based on customized PCB, which is almost same in size of “Founder’s Edition GPU“. Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming will also feature RGB LED lighting (four LED-acrylic strips) on the front side of the graphics card. Unfortunately, at the moment we don’t have any details regarding its frequencies, VRM or an extra PCI-Express connector is added to give more power to a GPU for Overclocking. So everything is summarized in a view that the GPU is equipped with triple-fan WindForce cooler and GPU is shorter than previous variants from 3x WindForce series.

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 XTREME GAMING In Pictures


Despite this model would use a custom PCB, we will see some notable changes, like use of expensive components, so its price would not be very high. The Gigabyte will showcase GeForce GTX 1080 XTREME GAMING officially during Computex 2016.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Specifications

GeForce 1080 GTX GeForce GTX 980 Ti GeForce GTX 980
Fabrication process 16nm FinFET 28nm 28nm
Architecture Pascal Maxwell Maxwell
Die size 314 mm2 601 mm2 398 mm2
GPU GP104-400 GM200-310 GM204-400
Transistors 7,200m 8,000m 5.200M
Transistors per mm2 ~ 22.9 m ~ 13.3 m ~ 13.1 m
Streaming Multiprocessors 40  22 16
CUDA Cores 2560 2816 2048
TMUs 160 176 128
ROPs 64 96 64
Memory Type 8GB GDDR5X 6GB GDDR5 4GB GDDR5
Freq. Base 1607 MHz 1000 MHz 1127 MHz
Freq. Turbo  1733 MHz 1076 MHz 1216 MHz
Freq. Memory 1250 MHz 1750 MHz 1750 MHz
Freq. effective Memory 10000 MHz 7000 MHz 7000 MHz
Memory Interface 256-bit 384-bit 256-bit
Bandwidth 320 GB / s 337 GB / s 224 GB / s
TDP 180W 250W 165W 
Feeding 1x 8pin 1x 1x 6pin + 8pin 2x 6pin
MSRP $ 599
$ 699 FE
$ 649 $ 549

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