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Old 17-03-17, 12:15 PM
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MSI's GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X has been pictured

MSI's GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X has been pictured, coming with a thick 2.5-slot cooler and a fan profile that is tuned for minimal noise.



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Old 17-03-17, 12:24 PM
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Looks a lot beefier than the 1080 GX.
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Old 17-03-17, 12:29 PM
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Looks a lot beefier than the 1080 GX.
This is the 2nd or 3rd aftermarket solution I've seen now that's 2.5 slots on the 1080Ti.

I wonder are they that much hotter that they need it - or is SLi becoming so uncommon now at this level that they're usually either run single only or waterblocked as a pair for the extreme enthusiasts?

edit - also most mobo's have extra spacing between x16 slots now too I guess
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Old 17-03-17, 12:43 PM
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This is the 2nd or 3rd aftermarket solution I've seen now that's 2.5 slots on the 1080Ti.

I wonder are they that much hotter that they need it - or is SLi becoming so uncommon now at this level that they're usually either run single only or waterblocked as a pair for the extreme enthusiasts?

edit - also most mobo's have extra spacing between x16 slots now too I guess
Most likely your 2nd point.

If they all get a 2.5-slot cooler design, then I'm totally interested in Inno3D's upcoming design
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Old 17-03-17, 12:56 PM
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This is the 2nd or 3rd aftermarket solution I've seen now that's 2.5 slots on the 1080Ti.

I wonder are they that much hotter that they need it - or is SLi becoming so uncommon now at this level that they're usually either run single only or waterblocked as a pair for the extreme enthusiasts?

edit - also most mobo's have extra spacing between x16 slots now too I guess
I think it's a mix of both.

The GP102 die is a fair chunk larger than the GP104 die so beefing up the cooling isn't a bad idea.
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Old 17-03-17, 12:58 PM
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I had really hoped that the red would be gone by now and they just had a black card with the RGB's as this is gonna cost them sales
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Old 17-03-17, 01:02 PM
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I had really hoped that the red would be gone by now and they just had a black card with the RGB's as this is gonna cost them sales
Friend of mine was actually waiting for this card thinking MSI may have gotten rid of the red and gone with proper RGB's as putting a colour like red which sticks out like a sore thumb on a card with RGB's makes no sense.
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I had really hoped that the red would be gone by now and they just had a black card with the RGB's as this is gonna cost them sales
Me too. Maybe Volta and Navi will see them finally change things.
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well most motherboards are a 3SLOT design so you can still SLI these cards with no problem. Its only the cards that had a quad SLI ability that allowed cards to be slapped next to each other.

Since the days of quad SLI are pretty much gone, they can design more beefy coolers.
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Old 17-03-17, 01:06 PM
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Yep gotta agree with that, it is rather pointless, you'd think they'd have learnt by now huh
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