Review and Testing of the Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC
As part of this review, we will look at the Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC video card, which is based on the Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC GPU. We will test this card in various games and compare its performance with other video cards on the market.
|APPEARANCE AND CHARACTERISTICS
This subsection of our review highlights the main aspects of the Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC, such as appearance and hardware configuration.
|APPEARANCE AND CHARACTERISTICS
The Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC comes in an improved packaging that is not only compact, but also spacious enough to keep the huge graphics card safe during transport. The packaging combines style and functionality, reflecting the characteristics of the video card itself. Inside, the card is neatly packaged in a stylish black box, where every component is securely protected.
The box itself has a modern and aesthetic design that matches the Asus ROG Strix line, making it not only protective, but also visually appealing. This design highlights the power and performance of the Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC.
The Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC is significantly larger in size compared to its predecessors, which makes it not suitable for every case. Buyers should make sure that their system case is large enough to accommodate such a powerful and large graphics card.
The package includes the graphics card itself and the necessary accessories, including a 16-pin power adapter that provides sufficient power to maintain high performance and efficient cooling.
The graphics card has a standard 16-pin power connector on the side, as well as a variety of video outputs, including HDMI and DisplayPort, which support high definition. This allows you to connect high-definition monitors or TVs, guaranteeing excellent picture and graphics quality.
The Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC also expands its cooling capabilities with additional case fan headers, ensuring efficient cooling even under intense workload conditions.
The backplate of the graphics card features a special cutout to improve airflow and a BIOS switch that allows you to select between high performance and low noise modes, giving the user flexibility in choosing how the graphics card operates.
The Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC is based on NVIDIA's Ada Lovelace architecture and is a significant improvement over its predecessor, the RTX 4080.
Architecture and Performance
Main Architecture : The RTX 4080 SUPER OC is built on a 5nm process technology and is based on the AD103 GPU. It is an advanced version of the Ada Lovelace architecture, known for its efficiency and performance.
Shader Units, TMUs, and ROPs : The graphics card has 10,240 shader units, 320 TMUs, and 112 ROPs, while the RTX 4080 has 9,728 shader units, 304 TMUs, and 112 ROPs. Increasing the number of cores improves overall performance.
Tensor and RT Cores : Both models are equipped with 320 Tensor Cores and 80 RT Cores, which are important for tasks related to AI and ray tracing, respectively.
Clocks : The RTX 4080 SUPER OC has a base clock of 2295 MHz and a boost clock of 2550 MHz, which is slightly higher than the RTX 4080 with its base and boost clocks of 2205 MHz and 2505 MHz.
Memory Configuration : Both cards feature 16GB of GDDR6X memory, but the RTX 4080 SUPER OC increases memory speed to 23Gbps compared to the RTX 4080's 22.4Gbps.
Bus Width and Bandwidth : Memory bus width is 256 bits for both cards, with the RTX 4080 SUPER OC having a slightly higher bandwidth of 736.3 GB/s compared to the RTX 4080's 716.8 GB/s.
Thermal Power (TDP) and Power Efficiency : The RTX 4080 SUPER OC supports a total graphics power (TGP) of 320W, similar to the RTX 4080. This power efficiency is an important aspect of the Ada Lovelace architecture.
The Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC features an increased core count, higher clock speeds, and improved memory speeds over the RTX 4080. These improvements contribute to faster overall performance, making it a suitable choice for gamers and professionals who require high-performance graphics . The use of NVIDIA's Ada Lovelace architecture ensures that this card is not only powerful, but also efficient, balancing high performance and power consumption.
|GPU Tweak III OPERATING MODES
With an updated, more intuitive interface, GPU Tweak simplifies the setup and monitoring process for the Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC graphics card. Particularly valuable is the VF Tuner feature, which has been improved to make manual overclocking easier.
Exclusive features such as 0dB silent fan technology are complemented by new capabilities including automatic profile switching and monitoring data recording. This allows owners of the Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC to optimize the performance of their devices as efficiently as possible, achieving high performance and image quality.
As for performance in various modes, the Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC in automatic overclocking mode is capable of reaching a frequency of about 2670 MHz with a power limit of 110%.
Silent mode lowers the processor frequency to approximately 2610 MHz and reduces the power limit to 90%, resulting in less noise while maintaining high performance.
|HEATING AND POWER CONSUMPTION
Energy efficiency testing of the Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC video card was carried out in an assembly that included an Intel Core i9 14900K processor and an Asus motherboard, mounted in a closed DeepCool CH510 WH case.
In tests performed using a program similar to FurMark, the Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC demonstrated high thermal efficiency and energy efficiency. Under full load, the graphics card reached its maximum temperature, which was generally lower than many competing models, while maintaining optimal power consumption.
While the exact numbers may vary depending on the specific build and testing conditions, the results show that the Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC is capable of delivering high performance with relatively low power consumption and manageable temperatures, making it one of the preferred choices for users who value efficiency and energy saving.
|ASUS ROG TOR 850W PLATINUM II
The ASUS ROG TOR 850W PLATINUM II power supply used in our tests is a model of efficiency and reliability among power supplies. Designed to last, this power supply has a number of impressive features to keep your system running smoothly.
The main features of ASUS ROG TOR 850W PLATINUM II include the presence of capacitors and chokes that meet high standards similar to those required by military-industrial standards. This ensures the reliability and stability of the power supply in a wide variety of operating conditions.
To ensure long service life and reliability of the fans, ASUS ROG TOR 850W PLATINUM II uses dual ball bearings, which provide twice the service life compared to traditional sliding bearings. This ensures that the system remains cool and quiet for many years to come.
The power supply board coating is specially designed to protect the device from moisture, dust and extreme temperatures. This makes the power supply resistant to external influences and ensures its reliable operation even in difficult conditions.
80 Plus Platinum certification is achieved through the use of high quality Japanese capacitors and other premium components. This ensures high energy efficiency and reduced energy losses, which is an important aspect for systems focused on efficient use of energy.
The cooling system of the power supply is equipped with fans with Axial-tech technology, which provide effective cooling and maintain low temperatures inside the unit.
This power supply has modular cables, which is one of its important features. Modularity means that cables can be connected and disconnected from the power supply as needed. This gives the user flexibility in cable management and allows them to use only the cables they need, reducing clutter inside the case.
The modular cables also feature an etched finish, making them stylish and more flexible to install.
Finally, ASUS ROG TOR 850W PLATINUM II is fully compatible with the new ATX 3.0 standard, ensuring it meets more stringent voltage and current regulation requirements for next-generation hardware. This power supply is ideal for modern graphics cards such as the Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER OC and is capable of delivering reliable and efficient power to your system. Don't forget the 10-year warranty, highlighting the reliability and long life of this power supply.
Asus Z790Pro WIFI
32 GB DDR5 7200@7800 CL30 KingstonFURY Renegade
Case DeepCool CH510 WH
Power supply TUF Gaming 1000W Gold
|Windows 10 21H2/ Windows 11(Alder Lake)
Nvidia GeForce/ION Driver Release 551.15 WHQL
Video cards were tested at a resolution of 2560x1440 with maximum graphics quality settings.
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