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  1. #21
    ROG Guru: White Belt Array
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    Jul 2016

    Strix 1080 temps


    My Strix 1080 non OC hits around 68-71C @100% load no matter what the clock is set to. It boosts well over 2Ghz and still same temperatures, however I put fans to 70% as I noticed the "factory fan curve" is a bit "low" to keep card around 70C. I also moved the CPU radiator from the front as intake to the top as exhaust and that resulted in 7-10C lower temperature on the 1080 under load but 3-6C higher temps on my CPU but still under 60C @4,5Ghz (6700K).

    To keep highest boost clock you need to keep the Strix 1080 under 60C, next intervall seems to be @70C when it drops some Mhz and another intervall close to 80C.

    I experimented a bit to see what gives best temps, ofc that is 100% on all case fans and card fans but that is very loud. 70% fan speed on my Strix 1080 is max I use and I cant hear the card when headset is on. I also bumped up the speed on my Noctua 140mm intake fans instead of raising the fan speed on the Strix further (Strix fans sound a lot more than my Noctua 2000rpm PPC fans) and that got temps down further.

    Conclusion: I keep my Strix at factory clocks since it doesnt improve gameplay significantly and that gives the card a boost over 1800Mhz. When I say "doesnt improve gameplay significantly" that means I couldnt notice any difference unless I looked at graphs. All games I play run over or around 100fps @1440p ultra settings anyways so why draw more power and stress the card? If you game @4K then a 5-7fps difference could be huge.

    Hope my rambling helped any1 (I also hope France wins tonight ^^)

    Last edited by Keidj; 07-10-2016 at 03:31 PM.

  2. #22
    ROG Guru: Grand Master Array
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    Oct 2012

    Your ambient temperature as well as airflow inside the case also helps to lower operating temperature.

  3. #23
    ROG Guru: Green Belt Array drop4205 PC Specs
    drop4205 PC Specs
    Laptop (Model)What are laptops
    MotherboardMaximus XI Formula
    Memory (part number)Gskill Trident Z F4-3200C14-32GYZR
    Graphics Card #1Nvidia Reference RTX2080TI
    Graphics Card #2ha I wish
    Graphics Card #3ha I wish
    Graphics Card #4ha I wish
    Sound Cardha I wish
    MonitorMSI Oculux-NXG251R
    Storage #1Samsung970 EVO Plus 1T
    CPU CoolerHeatkiller
    CasePhantex Evolove X
    Power SupplySessonic Prime Titanium 850
    Keyboard ROG Strix Flare
    Mouse ROG Gladius II
    Headset Astro A40
    Mouse Pad Corsair
    Headset/Speakers Astro A40TR
    OS Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
    Accessory #1 Ek GPU Block
    Accessory #2 EK SE 360 Rad, EK PE 360 Rad
    Accessory #3 EK D5 Vario 140 Pump/Res
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    Maximus XI Formula, I9-9900k, Phantex Evolove X, Seasonic Titanium 850W, Custom loop PE360+SE360 Rad, G.Skill Trident Z F4-3200C14 32g, Nvidia Reference RTX 2080 TI, Samsung 970 EVO Plus 1Tb, ROG Strix Flare keyboard, ROG Gladius II

  4. #24
    ROG Guru: Gold Belt Array Menthol PC Specs
    Menthol PC Specs
    MotherboardM 10 Apex / XI gene
    Processor8700K / 9900K
    Memory (part number)2x8 Gskill Trident Z 4266/2x2x8 Gskill Trident Z 4500
    Graphics Card #1RTX 2080ti / GTX 1060
    Sound CardSoundBlaster Ae5 / Onboard
    MonitorBENQ 32" 4K
    Storage #1Intel 900p 480GB/Samsung 960 Pro 1TB
    Storage #2Intel 750 1.2TB/Plextor 1 TB 2X 950 Pro
    CPU CoolerCorsair H150i AIO / H1110i
    CaseCorsair 740 ? Lian Li Air
    Power SupplyCorsair AX 1200i / AX 1200i
    Keyboard Corsair
    Mouse ASUS Strix
    Headset HyperX Cloud Alpha
    Mouse Pad ASUS
    Headset/Speakers Logitech Z906
    OS 10 X64 Pro
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    Accessory #1 Intel Wifi BT pcie card
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    It sounds like you found your sweet spot between noise and temperature, enjoy your new card

  5. #25
    ROG Guru: White Belt Array
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    Quote Originally Posted by Menthol View Post
    It sounds like you found your sweet spot between noise and temperature, enjoy your new card
    Sweetspot is stock setting

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