ASUS RoG STRIX RTX 2080 Ti Graphics Card Review
Peter Donnell / 6 months ago
ASUS RoG STRIX RTX 2080 Ti
The extreme-performance gaming graphics card battle is real. All the big name brands have been pushing to squeeze more performance out of the already impressive RTX 2080 Ti chipset. We recently reviewed our fastest GPU ever, the Aorus RTX 2080 Ti. However, the ASUS RoG STRIX Gaming RTX 2080 Ti has some pretty similar specifications, a high-end cooler, big factory overclocks and more. Has it got what it takes to topple the current leader? Well, let’s find out!
The card features everything you would expect from one of their flagship series gaming cards. It’s already an expensive card anyway, and this factory overclocked model with a big cooler isn’t exactly cheaper. It comes with improved alloy chokes, solid polymer capacitors, improved power stages, fans, and their funky hybrid-fan technology too. Overall, it has was it needs to push those speeds higher.
- NVIDIA TURING™: ROG GeForce RTX™ graphics cards are powered by the Turing ™ GPU architecture and the all-new RTX platform. This gives you up to 6X the performance of previous-generation graphics cards and brings the power of real-time ray tracing and AI to games.
- DirectX 12: Power new visual effects and rendering techniques for more lifelike gaming.
- 4K: Step up to the ultimate 4K gaming experience with GeForce RTX and enjoy today’s biggest games in amazing detail.
- Axial-tech Fans feature an all-around better design and IP5X dust resistance.
- 2.7-Slot Design expands cooling surface area by over 20% compared to last gen.
- MaxContact Technology allows 2X more contact with the GPU chip for improved thermal transfer.
- Auto-Extreme Technology uses automation to enhance reliability.
- Super Alloy Power II includes premium alloy chokes, solid polymer capacitors, and an array of high-current power stages to fuel Turing™’s cores.
- ASUS FanConnect II equips 2 hybrid-controlled fan headers for optimal system cooling.
- GPU Tweak II provides intuitive performance tweaking and thermal controls.
For in-depth specifications, please visit the official ASUS product page here.
What ASUS Had to Say
“The ROG Strix GeForce RTX™ 2080Ti teams up NVIDIA®’s A-list GPU with an elite cast of specialists, setting the stage for epic gaming action. Gargantuan power delivery provides the muscle to push overclocking boundaries, while cooling that’s honed to perfection keeps the spotlight squarely on Turing™’s performance. And with an arsenal of utilities that allow you to customize and tweak this extreme hardware, you call the shots.” – ASUS