Priced at £760 and outfitted with a tried-and-trusted Twin Frozr VI cooler, the Gaming X is well built, looks the part and comes factory overclocked with room to spare.
Custom coolers and factory overclocks have ensured that the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is not to be overshadowed by the all-singing, all-dancing Titan Xp.
Nvidia's second-tier GPU still holds plenty of sway with enthusiast gamers and is available in a wide range of flavours from all the usual suspects. MSI joins the party with no fewer than 10 models, with the pick of the air-cooled bunch being the GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X.
Priced at £760 and outfitted with a tried-and-trusted Twin Frozr VI cooler, the Gaming X is well built, looks the part and comes factory overclocked with room to spare. It's a shame the massive framebuffer isn't overclocked by default, and if we're nitpicking, the card's enlarged dimensions have spilled into a third slot. But these are minor niggles in what's effectively a quality interpretation of an ultra-high-end GPU.
Bottom line: settled on the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti as your GPU of choice? MSI's Gaming X variant should definitely be on your shortlist.
Ideal for a high-res G-Sync display
Cooler, quieter and faster than reference
Ample overclocking headroom
Pricey for a second-rung GPU
MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X
The MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X graphics card is available to purchase from Scan Computers.
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