Originally Posted by sugalumps
Can't really find any good reviews on the 2080 ventus cooler on noise/temperature and overclocking. Coming from a msi gaming 980ti it seems like it's going to just be the same cooler as that.
Whats the general opinion on the ventus, it seems to be the v2 ventus so whatever problems at launch must have been ironed out.
I happen to have upgraded from a MSI Gaming GTX 980Ti 6G to a MSI RTX 2080 Ventus 8G last week and I can tell you it's been a very good upgrade sofar.. I did go for the regular Ventus despite knowing it has a non-A chip because I figured the possible difference in overclocking would not be worth the extra money (non OC version was 70 euro cheaper).. And I was right to take the gamble because the card I got overclocks to the same numbers I see people get with the OC version (2055/2070Mhz also mentioned by fleps).. It also runs nice and cool (74c max) with the fans only running at 43% with the default fan profile.. As a result the 2080 Ventus is more quiet under load then the 98Ti Gaming was.. In the end I think the MSI Ventus is the best value for money 2080 you can buy right now, if you do not care about RGB etc.. I got it for less then 700 euro where most other 2080's are still close or well over 800.. If you can get the Ventus OC version for not much more money you can get that but I doubt you would get much more out of it because I've read that's also limited to the same +11% powerlimit for overclocking..