Colorful has announced its new top GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card, dubbed the iGameGTX1080 X-TOP-8G. The card features the company’s unique Silver Shark cooler, claimed to keep the card around 16 degrees cooler than the Founders Edition. The cooling solution utilizes 90mm + 80mm i-Ring three fan design with improved heat dissipation and intelligent STOP & START technology. Further helping heat dissipation is a unique 5-heat pipe nickel plating design which directs heat away from the GPU quicker.
The fans stay idle until 62C, which is claimed to lengthen the card’s cooling fan service and helping ensure quiet performance. For greater durability as well as style, the iGameGTX1080 X-TOP-8G comes with a really attractive iGame full-armor metal backplate.
Since the iGameGTX1080 X-TOP-8G is a flagship-grade card, it does come with fully configurable RGB LED illumination with 16.8 million colors and a number of cool lighting effects. The card comes with a factory-overclocked base clock of 1759 MHz, 152 MHz higher than the reference NVIDIA GTX 1080 Founders Edition card. The core frequency can go up to 1898 MHz for higher performance, when overclocked. Colorful’s new card also boasts of an 8 + 2 phase I.P.P (iGame Pure Power) digital power supply and S.P.T (Silver Plating Technology) for improved PCB integrity and superior stability.
The iGameGTX1080 X-TOP-8G draws power using 8 + 8 pin PCIe power connectors. Display ports at the back include 3x DisplayPort 1.4, 1 HDMI 2.0b, and 1 DVI.