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Heat is a major issue. If you've got two cards running at 80C or more it can heat your whole room up pretty quick. Living in Texas during the summer I've managed to heat up my study to over 80F during daytime gaming despite the AC running full blast. It's a big enough issue that both of my 770s are now water cooled because the radiators don't dump as much heat off as a heatsink.

If you are displacing the same amount of heat to the air, the effect on ambient temperatures should be the same regardless of the transfer method. Putting hardware under water can make it run at cooler temperatures or require less fan (and therefore noise) to achieve similar cooling but it cannot reduce the amount of energy transfer to its environment.
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Originally Posted by bigjdubb View Post

Well the Strix is !!RGB!!, you can match it to whatever you decide to get.

The fan shroud is half red and the vast majority of the LED features are either red or off. The little MSI logo though on the side, near the rear can be changed to any of a number of colors though. Silliness. Basically if you care about how everything looks together then you better have other components that look nice with red and black.
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Originally Posted by moustang View Post

LOL, too bad the card itself looks ugly.

I'll probably end up getting the Strix, but that Gaming X would look so much better inside my case.

Well I think they are both rather ugly but, waterblock.
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Originally Posted by jprovido View Post



and I thought I was the only one going for the looks. almost all the 1080's don't fit my system. that's why I ended up with the evga ftw I like how simple it looks. I really hope I can turn off the led's on the card itself. I hate leds/unneccessary lights

If there is no software option there is always the hardware option, remove the led's.
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Originally Posted by bigjdubb View Post

Well that video was showing a 10-20 fps difference in a lot of places, not sure if that would be what one would call equal. There is a lot of performance left in a 980ti running at 1200mhz.

Tec Syndicate made a good point.. they tried a couple of indie titles that have no gameworks optimisation and there even a single Ti is only 1-10% or so from the 1080. So depending on what you play, it can be a very different story. Still getting the 1080 of course. biggrin.gif
     
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Originally Posted by 44TZL View Post

Tec Syndicate made a good point.. they tried a couple of indie titles that have no gameworks optimisation and there even a single Ti is only 1-10% or so from the 1080. So depending on what you play, it can be a very different story. Still getting the 1080 of course. biggrin.gif

Not sure how a feel about those guys but I'm sure there are situations where the two are quite similar in performance. No amount of overclocking or optimizations will give the 980ti DP1.3 though.
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Overclock the DP1.2 port. ninja.gif
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Be a rebel. Add your own 1.3 port.
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Originally Posted by bigjdubb View Post

Not sure how a feel about those guys but I'm sure there are situations where the two are quite similar in performance. No amount of overclocking or optimizations will give the 980ti DP1.3 though.

True. Hopefully those 1.3 monitors will show up soon enough. Still Ti users could probably wait it out until the 1080Ti.
     
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Overclock the DP1.2 port. ninja.gif
Right 1.3 is only a . 9% overclock.I'd say it would easily do 1.4
     
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1080 is impressive but the lack of Async hardware support is a real deal breaker. Buying 1080 at this moment means fueling nVidia in their effort to delay Dx12/Vulkan like what happened with Dx10. It just doesn't feel right.

And in the near future when their Async capable cards come out, all the optimization will be focused on Async and you will find your card in the obsolete section. Paying $600 for that doesn't make any sense.
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