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Galax GeForce GTX 1080 HOF 8GB (Hall of Fame) Review – The White Beast!

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Galax GTX 1080 HOF 8GB Test Setup


In testing the Galax GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Hall of Fame, I am using a Gigabyte Z170X Gaming 7 motherboard powered with an Intel Core i7-6700K. The CPU is set to run at its default stock speeds. Below are the rest of the system specifications:

Operating System: Windows 10 Pro 64bit
Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X Gaming 7
Processor: Intel Core i7-6700K
CPU Cooler: Cryorig A40 Ultimate All-in-One
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4-3200MHz 32GB (4x8GB)
Graphics card: Galax GTX 1080 HOF 8GB
Storage Drives: Zotac Sonix 480GB NVMe SSD, OCZ RD400 512GB PCIe M.e NVMe SSD
Power Supply: FSP Aurum PT 1000W
Chassis: In Win 805

Below is a GPU-Z screenshot of the said graphics card:


During my tests and benchmarking, I was using the GeForce driver version 373.06 for Windows 10 64bit. All games are tested in three resolutions, namely: 1920×1080 or full HD, 2560×1440 or WQHD and 3840×2160 or 4K ultra HD. Next page let’s see the GTX 1080 HOF’s temperature, noise and its 1-click OC feature.

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    you should compare 1080 to 1080, not other inferior cards.

    • we’d love to. unfortunately we don’t have any other 1080s.