MSI GTX 1080 Gaming Z RGB Specifications

MSI has announced the specifications of their GTX 1080 Gaming Z RGB GPU, coming with much higher base clock speeds than GTX 1080 Gaming X.

MSI Gaming X

MSI GTX 1080 Gaming Z RGB 2

The GTX 1080 Gaming Z looks identical to the Gaming X; the only difference is the backplate design. The Gaming Z has an MSI GAMING logo in backplate with RGB illumination.

MSI GTX 1080 Gaming Z RGB MSI GTX 1080 Gaming Z RGB 1

Although GTX 1080 Gaming X and Z uses the same hardware, but Gaming Z higher binned GPU that can run at much higher clock speeds. The memory clocks are same on both cards.

MSI GTX 1080 Gaming Z RGB 3

 Nvidia GTX 1080 FEMSI GTX 1080 Armor OCMSI GTX 1080 Gaming XMSI GTX 1080 Gaming Z RGB
GPU Cores2560256025602560
Base clock 1607MHz1657MHz1708MHz1771MHz
Boost clock1733MHz1797MHz1847MHz1911MHz
Memory TypeGDDR5XGDDR5XGDDR5XGDDR5X
Memory Speed10,000MHz10,010MHz10,108MHz10,108MHz
Power Input8-Pin8-Pin + 6-pin8-Pin + 6-pin8-pin + 6-pin
LED ColourGreenRGBRGB + RGB Backplate
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