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GeForce RTX 2080
Effective Memory Clock
Black / Clear
Expansion Slot Width
1 PCIe 8-pin + 1 PCIe 6-pin
- 104 points
- 14 months ago
from completed build Polar Ice
Evga and watercooling. Pairing the best warranty with water just Incase something happens. Can’t recommend evga enough. I would never purchase any other brand if I was watercooling.
- 48 points
- 16 months ago
from completed build >Outrun_ (Gaming, some light editing, streaming)
EVGA makes great cards. Kind of ugly...but the performance is amazing. I actually have the XC2 ultra but I cannot find it on here. It has ICX2 technology, the software is easy to use, and it is COOL. Not only is it cool but the fans are also very quiet even at high speeds.
- 33 points
- 3 months ago
from completed build FinalBuild 2019-2021
Got this card to replace a Gigabyte RTX 2060 Super Gaming OC White, as I found I had too much money in the CPU area, when I needed more in the GPU department. The 2060 Super worked perfectly at 1440p, but this build is meant to last until 2021 ends, at least. I've always liked eVGA cards. Their warranty policies is bullet-proof, being transferable and no-questions-asked. The only one like that, as far as I know. Needless to say, I bought this one used, for $515 before taxes, and still has close to two years worth of warranty. THe card is great, but far from perfect. Based on the immense heatsink, I expected better thermals. With the fans running at 65% (which is, on the bright side, still quiet), the card runs at low 70s at full tilt. I also got a card equipped with Micron memory, instead of Samsung, so could "only" OC the VRAM to +750MHz. GPU doesn't seem to be a good sample either. Runs at only +50MHz, averaging 1935MHz when at load. Still, a helluvalot faster than a 2060 Super.
The original backplate is black, so I replaced it with an EK Vector backplate I painted white with the same white paint as the CPU heatsink, with the thinnest layer possible. The backplate did work with the stock heatsink and screws. Using the backplate with the included thermal pads, heats up just like the original one, suggesting its' cooling just as well. No GPU thermal changes compared with stock backplate noted.
- 28 points
- 18 months ago
from completed build 2018 Gaming Desktop (with pretty lights)
OC's pretty well, up to 2130/1950 stable in my case. The XC Ultra heatsink is amazing as well. Temps max out in the low 70's and the fans hardly have to go very high at all. If I max out the fans while running benchmarks it stay's in the 60's even with that overclock.
- 26 points
- 11 months ago
from completed build Project: Aurora Alchemy
EVGA XC Ultra has the larger heat-sink and provides flawless cooling when gaming at 4k and under high loads, with temperature maxing out between 65-70c under full load. Overclocks easily and well, with the Precision X1 software. Fans run cool and quietly, even at very high speeds. Using Precision X1 you can overclock the card, address the RGB and build your own fan curvature (Which makes overclocking this a card a gem!).
- 19 points
- 10 months ago
from completed build Lone Wanderer - Upgrade 2019
Absolute beast of a card. Way overkill for 1080p144, right up until you turn on Ray Tracing and then it's perfect for 1080p144.
Fantastic deal from EVGA's B-stock page, I would recommend that site for anyone looking to save a few bucks but still have a warranty on their part.
- 11 points
- 19 months ago
from completed build First One.
As some others mentioned either on here or some other reviews I read.... the fan will rub against a wire when it first starts up. I checked this prior to installing by just spinning it with my finger and it did it on mine as well. I tightened all the screws and just barely moved the wire as much as I could (0.0010 mm?) and that's all it took. No longer makes contact.
- 10 points
- 13 months ago
from completed build Dreams and Nightmares
Love the card runs great at 144hz. Games are maxed out and run like butter.