GIGABYTE, the world’s leading premium gaming hardware manufacturer,todayannounced the latest GeForce® GTX 1080 XTREME GAMINGWATERFORCE WB graphics card that combines the most advanced Pascal architecture withGIGABYTE open-loopliquid cooling solution. Packed witha custom-designed full-cover water block, the card is ready for custom liquid coolingloop setups without having to swap the existing coolerthe conventional way, costing less while keeping the warranty intact. The card also features RGB lighting, VR-friendly connectivity, and premium quality components to make it the ultimate gaming graphics cardfor water cooling enthusiastslooking for the most extreme gaming experience.
Delivering fierce cooling for the most heated gameplay, the card boasts a water blockcovering the entire length of the boardand incorporates a large copper base plate in direct contact to the GPU core, VRAM and critical components to maximize heat dissipation. The optimized liquid flow over these critical areas is able to rapidly remove theheat, keeping the cardto remain cool and stable even when aggressivelyoverclocked.
Forged with the sorted XTREME GAMING-grade GPU, the card guarantees supreme overclocking capability without compromising system reliability. Clocked at 1936MHz in OC mode, the card delivers blazing fast gaming performance over the reference design and other competitions. The 12+2 power phases provide even more stable voltage output for serious overclocking. The use of premium-grade chokes and capacitors also ensureultra durabilityfor a longer system lifespan.
The card ignites the passion for gaming with full-spectrum RGB light glowing along the card edges. Users are free to customize with virtually unlimited color options and light effectsusing Xtreme Engine software for building a totallyunique and personal gaming rig. The card is protected witha solid metalback plate to strengthen the structure, while giving it a sleek, premium look. The aerospace-grade PCB coating provides extra protection against moisture, dust and corrosive contaminants.
In terms of output, the cardisready for virtual reality applications withthe Xtreme VR Link.This VR-friendly feature offers 2 additional HDMI connectors at the front of the card, providing gamers with extra output flexibility to connect VR devices whileusing HDMI monitorsat the same time without the need of adaptors.
Unlike the conventional method of replacing the existing cooler with a third-party water block that would void the warranty, the GTX 1080 XTREME GAMING WATERFORCE WB ensures the users are well covered with the 3-year product warranty. By signing up as member of the XTREME GAMING Club and completing the online product registration, GIGABYTE will extend the product warranty from 3 to 4 years, giving ownersextra peace of mind.