Forum discussion tagged with 2080.
  1. M

    [SOLVED] Gigabyte Aorus GeForce RTX 2080 Xtreme 8GB Or MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio ?

    Im stuck between which one to buy, i don't know if theres even a noticable difference but based on this (https://versus.com/en/gigabyte-aorus-geforce-rtx-2080-xtreme-8gb-vs-msi-geforce-rtx-2080-gaming-x-trio), the gaming trio x is better (?) or is there another card i should get? please help me :)
  2. rjmbowie

    Question Monitor randomly blacks out for a few seconds with audio still playing while gaming

    I recently installed a new GPU, motherboard, CPU and PSU (listed below) and have since experienced 2+ second black screens occurring randomly when gaming. The games that cause this issue are more or less graphics intensive, for instance Lone Echo and Warframe causes it yet Beat Saber doesn't. I...
  3. R

    Question Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 FE - Power cable(s)

    Just wondering if I should power my GPU with 1 cable or 2? My PSU came with an 8pin cable that goes to 6+2 and then splits to another 6+2. should i use that or use two separate cables? Saw a thread about this topic but it was for a 1070. Just want to make sure a 2080 isn't different. This is my...
  4. Question Whats the best choice: RTX 2080 for € 689,- or RTX 2070 Super for € 649,- ?

    Hey guys, ✌ is it worth around € 50,- more to buy the ASUS GeForce RTX 2080 DUAL OC EVO when it comes to performance ? its for gaming! when choosing between these 2 GPU's : MSI GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER GAMING X TRIO € 649,- ASUS GeForce RTX 2080 DUAL OC EVO € 689,- the rest of my pc build...
  5. C

    Question Q code 96 on ROG Maximus X hero

    Recently built a computer with a Maximus X Hero, intel 9700k, 750 EVGA PSU, gigabyte 2080 OC (open box). It’s been working fine, a couple weeks ago I rebooted it after an update, got no display and a Q CODE 96 with the VGA light on. Turned it off and on, worked like normal. Early this week...
  6. C

    Question i5 9600k and RTX 2080 low FPS

    When playing less demanding games such as Overwatch and CSGO I have only been getting between 100-200fps which is strange because I used to run a GTX 970 that would give me between 250 - 300 fps. Any tips on what could be the issue? BUILD: CPU: i5 9600k GPU: EVGA RTX 2080 Ultra Gaming RAM: 16GB...
  7. T

    [SOLVED] is my psu enough?

    So i had recently purchased an MSI GTX 2080 Trio and i noticed on the recommendations it says a 650W psu. Well I have a 650W psu. Is this a problem? not enough? should i upgrade? my computer is obviously working right now with the card and psu but i dont want to burn it out. my specs i7 7700k...
  8. J

    Question GPU One Fan Stuck at 100%

    I've had an RTX 2080 Ti Fe for a few weeks now in an eGPU enclosure. It's been running amazingly until yesterday. After downloading and trying Metro Exodus for its RTX features, one of the GPU fans went up to 100% and stayed there, even when all temperature sensors read it as being in the low...
  9. M

    Question 500w psu with rtx 2080?

    The other day I bought and received a rtx 2080. I wasn't thinking about power consumption with my current build at the time. I put it in and everything worked great with the exception of one of the fans being messed up. In the process of returning it to get a new one I had realized that on the...
  10. H

    Question what gpu for a 43 inch ultrawide

    Hello all, trying to decide on a system setup to run a 43 inch ultrawide at over 100hz and at a decent refresh rate. How does this sound? i7-9700k on z390 M-board with 16gb ddr4 at 3200mhz with a rtx 2080 and 2tb hdd that has a 256mb cache and 750w PSU. For cooling im thinking a dark rock 4 air...
  11. Abracus

    Question Will the RTX 2080 take advantage of PCIe Gen 4?

    So yeah, Will my RTX 2080's performance improve even a little?
  12. A

    Question Gigabyte Auros Xtreme vs Asus Rog strix 2080 oc Gaming

    Ive been finishing up my build lately, which allowed me to look into more fun things like rgb. It seems though that a lot of my build would use Gigabytes RGB fusion 2.0 software, while my GPU (asus 2080 rog strix oc gaming) would use asus aura and my fans would use Thermaltakes rgb software...
  13. Denta_Code

    [SOLVED] Zotac 2080 amp extreme Core inaccurate Mhz Boost Reading

    Ok :D i know i maybe freaking for the wrong reason here :D but my card is supposed to read 1860 Mhz Boost instead it reads 1875 Mhz with 0% overclocking tried many utilities including zotac firestorm, msi afterburner & Gpu-Z and all the same readingis my card faulty or did i just got lucky :D ...
  14. S

    [SOLVED] 1080, 2070 or 2080?

    Hey guys, im just wondering whats the best value for money, i can afford all of the above but should i really be forking out that much for a 2080? Is it worth it compared to the others? Specs so far - CPU - i7 7700 Ram - 24gb DDR4 3000Mhz GPU - Asus GTX 1060 6gb (Giving to a relative to...
  15. C

    Question Which monitor for gaming?

    Which monitor for gaming? 280 GPU 1. MSI Full HD Gaming Red LED Non-Glare Super Narrow Bezel 1ms 2560 x 1440 144Hz Refresh Rate FreeSync 32” Curved Gaming Monitor (Optix AG32CQ) $429.00 31.5" LCD panel LED backlight (2560 x 1440 WQHD) 144Hz refresh rate - Display without after image 1ms...
  16. N

    [SOLVED] Is it safe to use RTX 2080 on 550W PSU?

    I’m about to temporarily use my 2080 on 550W PSU, I mean like very temporary like once or twice. Is it safe? What’s the minimum wattage for 2080?
  17. YSDSwe

    Question Z390 AORUS PRO WIFI Can’t find my Gpu RTX 2080TI

    Ok I built a new computer and after the installation i can’t find my GPU. It works with the integrated GPU. This is what I’ve done to get it to work. The GPU has enough power, the lights are on and the fans connected to the gpu are spinning. ive tested the GPU on both slots on my computer with...
  18. Siralextraffo

    Question Best custom 2080ti with a "reasonable" price?

    I am planning(=forced) to change my 1080ti as there's something wrong with both the HDMI and DP plug so I get the cold boot everyday. I was looking at the 2080ti options but there's quite a lot and I'm not honestly sure on which one would be best on both performance side and money value(they're...
  19. B

    Question Upgrade 7600k to 9700k for RTX 2080?

    I currently have an i5 7600k (4.5 GHz) with an RTX 2080. I’m wondering how much of an improvement an i7 9700k would make. I occasionally get FPS drops into the 50’s on BFV and the 60’s on Apex Legends. Average FPS is more like 110. My CPU usage is often 100%. This is at 1440p with maximum...
  20. K

    [SOLVED] Please help me decide on a graphics card!

    Hello everyone, I’m building my first PC and I can’t decide on a graphics card. My CPU is a Ryzen 2700x, so can someone give me insight and or just some details about making a choice, Im thinking of running a GeForce 1080 TI, 2070, or a 2080. Can someone help