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EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 ACX, SC, FTW, and Classified Gaming Graphics Cards Unleashed

EVGA recently announced their first wave of the new GeForce GTX 1080 series graphics card based on the new NVIDIA Pascal architecture. The company’s lineup includes the following: EVGA GTX 1080 ACX 3.0, EVGA GTX 1080 SC Gaming ACX 3.0, EVGA GTX 1080 FTW Gaming ACX 3.0 and EVGA GTX 1080 Classified Gaming ACX 3.0. Of course, EVGA also has their Founders Edition and soon they will also release a GTX 1080 Hydro Gaming variant. More details from the official news below.

EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Series

EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Series Announced

The EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 featuring EVGA ACX 3.0 cooling has arrived. This new graphics card features NVIDIA’s new “Pascal” graphics processor which is the most advanced gaming GPU ever created. This breakthrough GPU delivers industry-leading performance, innovative new gaming technologies, and immersive, next-gen VR.

EVGA ACX 3.0 Cooling

These cards also feature EVGA ACX 3.0 cooling technology. EVGA ACX 3.0 once again brings new and exciting features to the award winning EVGA ACX cooling technology. SHP 3.0 gives increased heatpipes and copper contact area for cooler operation, and optimized fan curve for even quieter gaming. Of course, ACX 3.0 coolers also feature optimized swept fan blades, double ball bearings and an extreme low power motor, delivering more air flow with less power, unlocking additional power for the GPU. Select EVGA ACX 3.0 models will even feature a 10CM fan and RGB LED, allowing complete control over the color from EVGA PrecisionX OC.


EVGA PrecisionX OC Unlocks the Power of Pascal
The next generation of EVGA PrecisionX has arrived with EVGA PrecisionX OC. This new version of Precision is built for the NVIDIA Pascal architecture and combines the best of EVGA Precision and EVGA OC Scanner to give you never before seen overclocking features and built in automatic overclock tuning.

Includes Exclusive Features for EVGA GeForce GTX 1080:

  • DirectX 12 OSD Support – See the on screen display on DirectX 12 games.
  • EVGA OC ScannerX Integration – Automatically find your optimal voltage/frequency curve!
  • K-Boost Function – Maximize your clocks with this exclusive feature.
  • RGB LED control (on EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW)

Price and Availability

The EVGA GTX 1080 SC Gaming ACX 3.0 will be available startying early June with a retail price of $649.99, followed by the EVGA GTX 1080 Founders Edition at $699.99. The EVGA GTX 1080 FTW Gaming ACX 3.0 will have a retail price of $679.99 and the EVGA GTX 1080 ACX 3.0 is the cheapest at $609.99 but comes with reference clock speed. Check out the table below for specs comparison.




EVGA GTX 1080 Series Specs Comparison

EVGA SpecificationsGTX 1080 ClassifiedGTX 1080 FTWGTX 1080 SuperClockedGTX 1080 ACX 3.0GTX 1080 FE
CUDA Core25602560256025602560
Base ClockTBDTBD1708 MHz1607 MHz1607 MHz
Boost ClockTBDTBD1847 MHz1733 MHz1733 MHz
Memory Size8192 MB GDDR5X8192 MB GDDR5X8192 MB GDDR5X8192 MB GDDR5X8192 MB GDDR5X
Memory Bit Width256 bit256 bit256 bit256 bit256 bit
Memory Clock10000 MHz10000 MHz10000 MHz10000 MHz10000 MHz
Memory Speed0.2 ns0.2 ns0.2 ns0.2 ns0.2 ns
Memory Bandwidth320 GB/s320 GB/s320 GB/s320 GB/s320 GB/s
LED LightingRGBRGBWhiteWhiteWhite
Cooler TypeACX 3.0ACX 3.0ACX 3.0ACX 3.0ACX 3.0
Power Phase14 + 310 + 25 + 15 + 15 + 1
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