Almost every major companies has announced their custom design GTX 1080 cards. All of them have very huge coolers and great looks, but what they have under the coolers. Which company put more VRM phases and components?
- ASUS ROG STRIX GTX 1080 (8+2 phases)
Asus already announced ROG STRIX GTX 1080 with custom PCB with 8+2 VRM design and 6+8 pin power connectors.
- EVGA GTX 1080 CLASSIFIED (14+3 phases) and EVGA GTX 1080 FTW (10+2 phases)
EVGA launched two custom design cards one with 14+3 phases design powering by tow 8pin as GTX 1080 CLASSIFIED.
Other one is GTX 1080 FTW having 10+2 phases design with dual 8pin power connector.
- COLORFUL GTX 1080 iGame TOP (10 phases)
COLORFUL didn’t announced any official details but as picture shows that GTX 1080 iGame TOP custom design has 10 power phases and dual 8 pin power connectors.
- MSI GTX 1080 GAMING X (10 phases) and MSI GTX 1080 ARMOR (10 phases)
MSI also announced tow custom design cards. The GTX 1080 GAMING X also has 10 phases power design with MSI’s military class components and 6+8 pin power connectors.
The MSI ARMOR has the same PCB as GAMING, so if you don’t like the looks of the MSI GAMING X, get the ARMOR edition card.
- GALAX GTX 1080 HOF (11 phases)
GALAXY very propeller HOF edition of GTX 1080 has 11 phases VRM design with tow 8 pin power connectors.
- Inno3D iChill GTX 1080 X3 / X4 (6+1 phases)
Inno3D iChill cooler is one of the humongous cooler you can find in any card but when comes to PCB design, it’s one of the poorest out there, only a 6+1 VRM design and 6+8 pin power connectors.
- ZOTAC GTX 1080 PGF (16+3 phases)
Lastly, Zotac with most advance Power design featuring 16+3 phase VRM design. The card has very large PCB two able to fit all of those VRMs and clearly one of the most power full GTX 1080 out there. The card has dual 8 pin power connectors.