On the review bench today, the impressive MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X,

_"The MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X 8G represents a wonderful value and offers buyers one attractive host of options. Basically, as it is the mid-tier version of the GeForce GTX 1080 Gaming series it offers owners all the advanced features and potential of the Gaming Z but without the added expense. As we saw in the overclocking section the small difference in factory settings is easily remedied – and then some.

More importantly as NVIDIA has once again locked down the upper limit on overclocking voltage the end result really is going to be within minuscule differences of one another. So much so that unless you get a ‘golden’ chip there really will be no difference. Of course, for those interested in an even higher guaranteed overclock the Gaming Z will still be the wiser choice – as those chips come factory set higher and do go through more extensive binning. For everyone else though the additional cost probably is not going to be worth it. This card really is that easy to overclock and really that good a performer."_

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