The not too method once more launched GeForce RTX 2080 Tremendous is the correct graphics card for 4K gaming at a (fairly) low worth price, a minimal of in distinction with ones which will be significantly sooner (RTX 2080 Ti and Titan RTX). Furthermore it is already been given the liquid-cooled remedy, courtesy of Gigabyte.
Gigabyte is rolling out two Aorus Waterforce editions. They embody the Aorus GeForce RTX 2080 Tremendous Waterforce 8G and Aorus GeForce RTX 2080 Tremendous WB 8G. Solely two letters separate the two (“WB”), nonetheless there’s a necessary distinction.
The Waterforce 8G model is supplied with a self-contained liquid cooler, whereas the Waterforce WB 8G comes with a waterblock that you simply simply merely incorporate into your specific specific particular person personalized water cooling setup.
Gigabyte revved the improve clockspeed on every having enjoyable with collaborating in taking part in playing cards to 1,860MHz, up from Nvidia’s 1,815MHz reference clock. The 8GB of GDDR6 memory is untouched, nonetheless, working at 15.5Gbps.
It is perhaps potential to overclock even further, though we have not examined each model. Nonetheless, Gigabyte says that every having enjoyable with collaborating in taking part in playing cards are “constructed for extreme overclocking” attributable to a mixture of liquid-cooled thermals and a 12+2 vitality half design. This primarily insinuates cleaner vitality current for elevated stability and doubtless improved overclocking headroom.
Prospects who go for the Waterforce 8G model may need to affirm they’ve room of their case for a 240mm radiator.
Every having enjoyable with collaborating in taking part in playing cards are backed by a 4-year assure. Gigabyte did not announce availability or pricing, though a cursory check out Newegg reveals that every single RTX 2080 Super model is out of stock on the time of this writing.
As a stage of reference, though, EVGA’s GeForce RTX 2080 Super FTW3 Hybrid card sports activities actions actions actions a 120mm radiator and costs $809.99 on Newegg, and $769.99 on EVGA’s web site (there’s a $40 instantaneous rebate knocks the value down).