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BSMods - Nvidia GTX 1080 SLI "Tessie"

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Date Published

May 7, 2016

CPU Clock Rate

3 GHz

Description

Tessie was built for Nvidia's Geforce Garage. We first completely disassembled the case to powercoat some parts and use automotive grade jet black on the main exterior parts. With the help of Ron at BlueHorseStudios Tessie the dragon was added to the front of the case! EKWB stepped up to help us with water cooling the 5960x and a perfect platform was finished for TWO new unreleased GTX 1080 cards.

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Tylerebowers 2 Builds 24 points 35 months ago

Can't wait to get the 1080 for myself

TwerkingShowerMan 8 points 35 months ago

Same I probably won't get the founder edition though

ballinballinballin 6 points 35 months ago

Apparently "Founder's Edition" is just what they're going to be calling their reference cards from here on. Supposedly they want to be in the middle of the road and cost may be higher than other OEMs due to an all metal cooling shroud but we'll see when the other aftermarket cooling solutions hit.

Toxic_Cobra 1 Build 2 points 35 months ago

have you seen the strix version yet? looks awesome http://www.asus.com/us/Graphics-Cards/ROG-STRIX-GTX1080-O8G-GAMING/

ConnorVey 3 Builds 5 points 35 months ago

Almost makes me want to change my white and red PC to a green and black

Ac3NiNjA 3 points 35 months ago

Yeah man, same here. Gonna be building an entire new rig for this beast.

Z3ROWOLFHD 1 Build 6 points 35 months ago

Don't get on the hype train. Wait for unbiased reviews first from people like Linus and Jay2c

ROG2000_PCs 1 point 35 months ago

The hype is over.

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ROG2000_PCs 1 point 35 months ago

ye m8

Artimaeus 1 point 35 months ago

IT'S OVER 9000!!!

LiBobo 1 point 35 months ago

linus is a very biased person though.....

Someone0011 2 Builds -7 points 35 months ago

Linus is a little bias well a lot

Vauun 1 Build 9 points 35 months ago

Linus isn't really biased at all. He's directly stated that if something is bad, he'll give an honest review of it. He ripped pretty hard on the iPhone 5 recently.

MarshmellowMan2 1 Build 5 points 35 months ago

let's be honest, it deserved it lol

C.higgins23 1 point 35 months ago

The se?

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Titan8881 4 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

Astro no longer sends products for review because of how hard he ripped on their headphones...

ROG2000_PCs 1 point 35 months ago

But the card is that awesome, coming from a guy (me) who has only owned AMD GPUs.

Someone0011 2 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Ya i agree that it is a awsome card but is polaris better?

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Got_MC 1 point 35 months ago

Yeah me too!

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ROG2000_PCs 2 points 35 months ago

1080 Ti Hybrid m8 then OC it to 2.5GHz Core and 13GHz Memory lol

nighteyes 2 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

if they follow a similar release schedule to the 900 series, the titan will come out near the end/beginning of 2017, with the 1080ti following suit sometime April/May 2017. Excited to see just how badly my 980ti will be whooped since I got it less than a month ago >.<

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nighteyes 2 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Sadly bought it used and it's past the return period lol. Oh well, the 980ti treats me just dandy for my gaming needs hahaha

waffle502 3 Builds 12 points 35 months ago

first 1080 build on pcpp! that case is godly

vagabond139 5 Builds 8 points 35 months ago

Damn, the GTX 1080 isn't even out yet and there is already a completed build with TWO in it.

AustinLowery 11 points 35 months ago

it was made for the Nvidia event

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Xpert_Kid_One 1 point 35 months ago

Heyy bro remeber me i cant wait for gigabyte to make a 1080 and also for the ti to come out

ROG2000_PCs 1 point 35 months ago

1080 Ti Hybrid will be awesome. Probably OC to 2.5GHz Core and 13GHz Memory.

Xpert_Kid_One 1 point 35 months ago

Hope so love zotac

ROG2000_PCs 1 point 35 months ago

Yeah

Squishbean1 2 Builds 4 points 35 months ago

This is absolutely amazing. The water cooling loop, cable management, and the Inwin case are all beautiful. Color scheme is nice too.

How is the performance of the 1080 cards?

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 4 points 35 months ago

Thank you! Sadly we didn't get to test the 1080 yet :(

Squishbean1 2 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

You're welcome.

Flintfall 3 points 35 months ago

Don't listen to soundreaper, it actually doesn't outperform 980 sli, it only does that in VR.

You'll be looking at anywhere from 10%-20% increase in performance over the 980 ti, obviously that goes higher the more you overclock, but you'll need watercooling to break over 20% over 980 ti on air.

This isn't the next 4k crusher, certainly an improvement over the 980 ti, but not the advent of next-gen performance.

EDIT: It outperforms the 980 SLI in VR due to a feature called multi-projection, which allows the 1080 to basically mirror one image to both eye screens, basically halving the load it needs to render. It's absolutely a feature that'll be used extensively in the future if VR is going to take off, and Nvidia is ahead of the game by having it right now, but it isn't applicable in 2d environments like on a monitor.

EngageDynamo 4 points 35 months ago

MFW someone downvotes this guy... +1 for the actual truth, look at the website, fanboys.

drumilpatel 1 point 35 months ago

But 10-20 percent is a lot my friend.

Flintfall 1 point 35 months ago

Oh yeah, for sure, but that isn't enough to suddenly tackle 4k. The 1080 ti is what is going to truly attack that in modern AAA games.

soundreaper 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

Performance is crazy! One GTX 1080 out performs 2 GTX 980's in SLI. Even the GTX 1070 outperforms the Titan X. They did a demo of a single GTX 1080 playing the new DOOM 3 at the highest settings at 4K (might have been 2K, I forget) at around 133 FPS! I'm definitely buying a GTX 980 as soon as it releases!

Squishbean1 2 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

Wow. That's pretty dank. ._. So it must be the most powerful GTX card out there right now, right?

Also, is the price for it in the parts lost the same as what it will be when it's officially released?

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

Yep that is the announced MSRP

soundreaper 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

It is the most powerful until the GTX 1080 Ti and whatever new Titan is released. The price is the same, it's being released at $600!

Squishbean1 2 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

That's a great deal, $400 cheaper than a Titan X and performs better.

bobtherock 3 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

It was 1080p @ 133hz not 4K.

Faster does not equal better, don't get them confused. A one cylinder engine at 20,000 rpm isn't likely to perform better than a 4 cylinder engine at 10,000 rpm.

No doubt they are really quite powerful but wait for reviews.

EngageDynamo 0 points 35 months ago

Wait for the 480x... we might see $200 beat Titan X, and early benchmarks already say so.

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Squishbean1 2 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Oops, typo.... Can't fix it now.... ._.

0_0 2 points 35 months ago

You have to remember those are only VR benchmarks. In normal gaming, the 1070 is a bit weaker than a 980ti and the 1080 is about 30% faster than the 980ti.

Rainbow6Sheep 2 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Source for that? Been finding it hard to find solid non-vr benchmarks

MarshmellowMan2 1 Build -6 points 35 months ago

VR is a terrible meme that will never catch on with actual, reputable devs too. Don't invest.

Rainbow6Sheep 2 Builds 6 points 35 months ago

I didn't say anything about investing in VR, I was just asking if there was a link to some normal benchmarks

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0_0 1 point 35 months ago

30%ish.

I'm basing it on specs alone and assuming it scales linearly. I could very well be way off

susek1024 1 point 35 months ago

1070 specs haven't been released.

PeterNobel 2 points 35 months ago

Holy ****. Sellout

EngageDynamo 2 points 35 months ago

4K 133 FPS? Not until 2020, keep dreaming, it was probably at 1080p.

SpecificAlduin 2 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

GTX 980 lel

J.Sammour 1 point 35 months ago

Meanwhile, i sm waiting for the 1060, hopefully is outperforms the 970 with less tdp than the 960 to be able to make the most compact possible build

GarlicDude 1 point 35 months ago

I am really curious how it performs on other games, i am sure it will tear apart every game especially with 2 1080's

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Radox-0 5 Builds 3 points 35 months ago

Saw this build on the release. Very nice work!

Nice to say you guys got the first 1080 build on here and H tower :P

Exterior looks awesome.

KOneJ 3 points 35 months ago

the first 1080 build on here and the first 2 H towers (https://pcpartpicker.com/b/sg6XsY)

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 3 points 35 months ago

It was amazing to get to work with both of these products!

KOneJ 1 point 35 months ago

For this build and the other H-Tower Build you did (https://pcpartpicker.com/b/sg6XsY), why did you list the IN WIN H-Tower as a custom part even though it is listed on PCPP at https://pcpartpicker.com/part/inwin-case-htower ? Just curious.

Radox-0 5 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Yeah I know. that's what I mean, these guys got the first H tower build on here and now the 1080.

KOneJ 2 points 35 months ago

OK. I guess I should revise and note that they have the first 2 1080 cards as well. :)

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Thank you!

Radox-0 5 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Out of curiosity, how did you mount the pump. Been looking at picking up this case to replace my In Win Tou, but have seen no way yet to mount the Res. Am I right in assuming its simply a custom part you guys created?

dragoon20005 4 Builds 3 points 35 months ago

the rare GTX1080 has been spotted!!!

dang where is my ultra ball?

Growliff1234 2 points 35 months ago

dragoon20005 uses Titan X... It's not very effective...

dragoon20005 4 Builds 0 points 35 months ago

Mewtwo I choose you!

*takes out keystone

Mewtwo! Mega Evolve!

Mega Mewtwo has arrived.

rhali8 2 Builds 3 points 35 months ago

Whoa.... Lets just say that if this PC was entered in a competition, it would be disqualified for being too awesome. Great work!

+1 :)

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

LOL thank you!

NitroOG 2 points 35 months ago

I like the new Pascal gpu, the gtx 1080. Sweet build BSMods. Keep up the great work.

FACUNDO 13 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

OMFG This is beautiful! Very solid build!!!! I want to see benchmarks! I hope the 1080 sli is better than a 3 way titan x sli!

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 4 points 35 months ago

Sadly we didn't get to bench the cards

Thanks I'm glad you like the build!

floridaboz 4 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

That is some good *** work there. good job

+122

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

Thanks i'll check them

floridaboz 4 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

for some reason pcpp is not picking up the : in the url

You could try
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www.twitter.com/bsmods
www.Facebook.com/bsmods

YOMAMAH 2 points 35 months ago

Awesome build man! I can't wait to buy 1080 for myself!

+1

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

Thank you

YOMAMAH 1 point 35 months ago

No problem mate!

willvyner 2 points 35 months ago

I'm probably going to get the GTX 1070 as here in Australia, the GTX 1080 is going to be really expensive!

JOEBRO4860 2 points 35 months ago

I'll take 10 of them pls XD

Level99PcFanboy 2 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

I blew my wad.

shadowcrafter01 2 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

It's great to see someone using that awesome in-win h tower!

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justindo02 1 Build 2 points 35 months ago

AH!!!!! FREAKIN SICK

Slade84 1 Build 2 points 35 months ago

Wow that's so cool. Great work everyone.

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

Thanks

Reptilan 1 Build 2 points 35 months ago

PASCAL, PASCAL, PASCAL, PASCAL, WOOOOOOOOOOOO

MarshmellowMan2 1 Build 2 points 35 months ago

I'm not buying into the next gen hype yet, but I can definitely buy into THIS BUILD IS AWESOME

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

Thank you!

BaileyR. 1 Build 2 points 35 months ago

Awesome case.

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Thanks

Someone0011 2 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

i just love that case and that pink goes with the green and black good

MasterShock 2 points 35 months ago

im getting the 1070

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

1070 should be amazing for the price!

MasterShock 1 point 35 months ago

i cant believe that bsmods replied to me i feel so special . My life is complete

Enrico411 2 points 35 months ago

This is amazeballs!!

SomeJoker 1 Build 2 points 35 months ago

Sweet glorious baby GabeN...

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

:)

WhizleyGaming 2 points 35 months ago

1 word for this build WOW

Stereotypical_Whale 1 Build 2 points 35 months ago

OH MY GOD ITS ALMOST HERE CANT WAIT AWDA EOPFNIAEFIPAENFOPAENDFPAIENFPIOAENF

gunit1111 4 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

Very, very nice. Why can't I get mine to look like that? Lol.

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Just keep polishing!

So much into this build but most of it comes from the time we put into the paint finish

vekspec 3 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

do you see all those white Air 240s with single 1080s? xD

this is such a beautiful system bsmods! the 1080 looks amazing! grats on featured! +1

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Thank you....so many of those systems where you didn't really see the card!

Omnislash89 6 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

So, how does one gain the pearlescent effects of the cooling tubing? Is there some sort of inner liner?

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

That would be the coolant! Check it out here : https://mayhems.co.uk/coolants/aurora/

skylerspaeth 3 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

This is a really, REALLY bada$$ looking system!

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

Thanks!

PretentiousNoob 1 point 35 months ago

Dat 1080

Angry_Plzen 1 point 35 months ago

This is one of the best builds I've seen, You guys make beatiful builds,with hardware the rest of us could only dream of having

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

We feel very lucky to have such amazing opportunities!

chrisdude183 1 point 35 months ago

Is the 1080 really only gonna cost $600?? That's insane.

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

Yep and the 1070 will be even more bang for you buck

chrisdude183 0 points 35 months ago

Wow! That's insane considering that it's twice as powerful as a Titan X but is half the price!

OMGriffinz 2 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

The 1070 is as strong as a Titan X but is $375

EngageDynamo 1 point 35 months ago

It's no where near Titan X sli.

OMGriffinz 2 Builds 0 points 35 months ago

The 1080 is gonna be $600 for the actual one and $700 (I think) for the founder's edition, the 1070 is going to be $375 and claims to outperform the Titan X, the founders edition will be a bit more.

The Founder's edition only gives you more room for OC and is stock OC from factory... I am not sure but I think it gives you slightly longer warranty I'll have to check.

OMGriffinz 2 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

I'm... Speechless... This is too good

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Thank you!

mojojojo213 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

Lol nice job hiding the specs for the 1080s!

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mojojojo213 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

Under the parts list

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mojojojo213 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

That's the point...

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SpecificAlduin 2 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

wowowowow gtx 1080. Awesome! honestly I love the new nvidya reference card cooler. Going to wait for polaris and pascal before making a definitive purchase decision though.

Aiden_rabe 1 point 35 months ago

looks sick!

PumpkinPc 1 point 35 months ago

Every time I think about pascal, I get this tingly feeling in my stomach, and I start giggling.

Is that normal?

Also, will a core i5-6500 bottleneck a 1070?

+1

ALDJ0922 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

It shouldn't! 4690k won't. I mwan, if you can push titan sli with a 6500, I think you should be fine

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Good question but I don't see any reason why CPU usage would increase much. My guess without getting to test is that it will be an epic combo

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GentlemanShark 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

Benchmarks please!

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

I wish we had them but not yet!

ConnorVey 3 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

I've seen a lot of good pc's and this might be the best one I've ever seen. Hope you wouldn't mind sending it my way ;) +1

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

Uh sure we just need an address LOL ;)

ConnorVey 3 Builds 3 points 35 months ago

123 Sesame Street

soldier5637 5 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Ugh, I just bought the 970 like a year ago and Im VERY tempted to get the 1070. What a quantum leap for one generation later.

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Its freaking crazy and with VR its just stomps everything!

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The_Boom_Boy 1 point 35 months ago

I guessed that it was you guys behind the first 1080 on pcpartpicker

Kirkl 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

Do you guys do custom cases for regular customers? Can't seem to find folks that would do the job.

Growliff1234 1 point 35 months ago

Wow...

floridaboz 4 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Your links are not working for some reason

Berfs1 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

How the hell did you get a 1080?!?!?!?!?! It's not even released!

quzar469 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

what are the specs on the 1080. can you reveal them?

isp 1 point 35 months ago

The lack of disk space is disturbing. Everything else is very nice. Great job!

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

It could have been bigger but it just needs a few games and NVMe is so freaking fast!

EdInk 11 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Nice build, I guess the stickers on the AX Series PSU would have ruined the theme...maybe a bit controversial lol

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Removed to keep the focus on the cards. same reason for a black waterblock

nakaman 4 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

After preparing to buy the nvidia Titan X I see that this may be the better option for me I too am using an in win case but not a two thousand dollar one just a measly three hundred dollar d-frame mini. Lol this build will last whoever gets it a lot of time and give a lot of fun. Who is this going out to?

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

This case is in the loving hands of Nvidia and the Geforce Garage

UnicornWarriorrr 1 point 35 months ago

Im so happy I waited to finish my pc in a desk build, now I get to have 2 1080's instead of 2 980tis for my first system :) (its a dual system desk so it has 1 system in it right now which has a 6600k and a titan black but I purchased a 5930k for the better system and I was about to buy 2 980tis then I heard about the order of 10). Yay

warden66 1 point 35 months ago

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

auldae 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

Not fair. But, in all seriousness, this is awesome. +1

Just one 8-pin for the 1080 is a pleasant surprise.

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

As a case modder having just one cable to the card is freaking great!

auldae 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

As a case user, I fully agree

Some48 1 point 35 months ago

Benchmarks? :3

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Unfortunately we didn't get to do any :(

Stereotypical_Whale 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

I... uhhhhhhhhhhhh

OrangeRedBull 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

Kreygasm

iam2big2fail 1 point 35 months ago

I'd be amazed if total power system consumption even got to 2/3 of the 1.2KW

digah2750 1 point 35 months ago

I NEED BENCHMARKS

This is so majestic holy bananas. The 1080 looks freaking amazing.

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Sadly we didn't have a chance to get those so I need them just as badly!

digah2750 1 point 35 months ago

I have a good slogan.

"Our mods are anything but B.S."

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Very good!

digah2750 1 point 35 months ago

I'm just gonna take the time right now to say that I love your stuff, you guys make possibly the best-looking PCs of all time. Please continue to make awesome looking stuff. Good luck in your future endeavors :)

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Wow Thank you very much we're just a couple of PC gamers that love building stuff!

PacificNic 4 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

This was the rig at the event, correct?

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Yes we got the honor of building a crazy rig

ineedacomputerayylmao 1 point 35 months ago

GTX 1080 price confirmed for $600 price point?

(ik it was also in a press release recently)

JOEBRO4860 1 point 35 months ago

im pretty sure that is will either drop a few bucks or either it will just stay the same

vicq3010 1 point 35 months ago

1080!!!! LTT plus BSMODS AGAIN!!!!

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

WOOT!

kusanagiklan 2 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Eww 256 bit bus?

epsilone 1 point 35 months ago

Luke from linus tech tips is hopefully going to do a review of linus him self also jaztwocents is going to do one to

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

This article has our case in it.

Mariomash 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

Smh no benchmarks

Faizan 1 point 35 months ago

So am I flipping my gingery-self or does this thing seriously out-perform a Titan X?!

iiEros 1 point 35 months ago

holy mother of jesus

nostrocrompt 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

Can we see a video of this guy transforming? Thanks for making us all feel sad about our builds, in a good way!

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 2 points 35 months ago
nostrocrompt 1 Build 2 points 35 months ago

Haha awesome. It's funny because it's an amazing gaming computer, but the only game I'd want to play is "transform the case!" Thanks for posting!

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Yes I'll get this posted soon!

drumilpatel 1 point 35 months ago

Is that the spaced out sli bridge for x99 boards or is this the standard one for z97/z170?

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

That has two slots between the cards but I think the bridge will come in a few sizes

drumilpatel 1 point 35 months ago

ok. Thanks for answering. How does the quality of the card and the bridge feel. and how was your unboxing experience.

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

The card feels much like the 980 with a backplate and well manufactured cooler The small details of polished aluminum along the side of the card and the lettering for 1080 are very nice. As far as the SLI bridge it is much of the same the soft lighting of the green line is nice and the fact the PCB is screwed to the shell and can be taken apart and modded is a huge plus. The only thing that surprised me was use of the Nvidia eye logo on it taking place of the claw.

drumilpatel 1 point 35 months ago

Wow. with the description you gave (bob or rod) I am rally excited to get my hands on this card. I plan on building an x99 pc with a 5930k and 2 1080's in sli.

drumilpatel 1 point 35 months ago

really

j.diermayr 1 point 35 months ago

Will there be releases of the GTX 1080 from MSI or other board partners?

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Yes all the other partners will release custom cards

PCIntake 1 point 35 months ago

This build is all over YouTube... you're one of the few people to show these babies in a build, and in SLI! ++++1

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Thanks

j.diermayr 1 point 35 months ago

I am thinking of building a similar system but with a 5930K instead as well as a 1080 SLI What power supply should I be looking at with the new power efficiency of the 1080?

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Well I haven't had the chance to put the 1080 to work but with a 180w TDP I think anything north of 800w would do the trick and that has a bit of over head so you hit the sweet spot of efficiency with the PSU

nononono 1 point 35 months ago

Performance looks great but man the founders edition cooler is ugly.. can't want for board partner to make some extreme cards with great oc potential..

Regardless +1 for the 1080s

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago
markolbb 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

Yes! New BSMods builds are always like Christmas! I'm not really into dragons personally but you just can't argue with amazing hardware and even better build quality-- you really can't. Great work as always, looking forward to grabbing a GTX1080 myself.

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Glad you like them we will have TWO new builds up next week!

Z_S 1 point 32 months ago

if i had such a huge budget i would have gone for 2 MSI GTX 1080 Seahawk EK GPu's, a cheaper i7 such as 6850k or whatever with custom liquid cooler, the MSI godlike gaming carbon, 32GB RAM Corsair Dominator Platinum 3000Mhz, i would custom mod a cheaper case if i had any professional expertise even though i studied engineering in college and go for a 2 TB Pcie or M.2 if they are available but even with the parts i chose it would be under $5000 i think

syg101 3 Builds 1 point 25 months ago

beautiful. +1

EngageDynamo -4 points 35 months ago

Can't wait for the 480X to beat the 1070 for 1/2 the price... Leaked benchmarks already say so.

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bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

It blends in with the angles on the cards!

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bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Yes in a few sizes/spacing

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bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

These photos were at the Nvidia launch event and the over head lighting was colored for effect

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bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Yes I'll update that at the time I put this list together "Founders Edition" wasn't very clear so I use the MSRP

bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Updated!

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bsmods submitter 17 Builds 3 points 35 months ago

Sorry I don't know that but the new bridge fits the angles on the cards perfectly

soundreaper 1 Build 2 points 35 months ago

Straight from nVidia's website:

"NVIDIA’s new SLI HB bridge doubles the available transfer bandwidth compared to the NVIDIA Maxwell™ architecture. Delivering silky-smooth gameplay, it’s the best way to experience surround gaming—and it’s only compatible with the GeForce GTX 1080."

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Zveir 9 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

They haven't even talked about those yet.

I'm sure it'll be compatible once they talk about the Pascal Titan and whatever new cards they may release.

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Zveir 9 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

I think it's not compatible with the 70 because it wouldn't benefit from it. I think this time around the x80 will truly be a sizable margin faster than the x70. My prediction.

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bsmods submitter 17 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

PSU is way over sized :) You always need to be ready for 4 way

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TiGGa 1 point 35 months ago

You're saying that to a sponsored setup that spent $2400 on the CASE alone. lol :)

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