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PC Perspective

PC Perspective GOLD AWARD

PC Perspective

"The custom cooler on the EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC2 is both creatively styled and effective – it runs cool and does so while remaining quieter than the Founders Edition."
 
Gamers Nexus

Gamers Nexus

"The EVGA 1080 Ti SC2 is superior in the cooling department to the Gaming X and Xtreme Aorus, when all cards are left at ‘auto’ configuration. Power component temperatures are well within reasonable range and GPU diode temperature is about 3-4C cooler."
 
Tech Powerup

Editor's Choice

Tech Powerup

"Unlike many other custom designs, the EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC2 comes with a dual-slot cooler that provides much better thermal performance than the Founders Edition, and will still fit all cases."
 
OC3D.net

Enthusiast Grade

OC3D.net

"With great performance at an affordable - as much as any GTX 1080 Ti is affordable - price tag and a whole host of fantastic features to ensure the long term health of your purchase, the EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC2 is worthy of our OC3D Enthusiast Award. Excellent."
 
Hot Hardware

Recommended

Hot Hardware

"We also like the customizable lighting and think the additional hardware-health data provided by EVGA’s iCX tech is a key differentiator that puts this card in a distinct category. If you’re a hardware junkie that wants to know all there is to know about you gear, EVGA’s iCX technology is currently unrivaled in the GPU space."
 
Hexus

Approved

Hexus

"The SC2 Gaming, priced at $749 and, coincidentally, £749, offers the GTX 1080 Ti served up in an attractive, restrained package that takes up only two slots"
 
DooM49

DooM49

"Something really important to know, when I streamed with a 1080 in the past, I had to use medium graphics to get a really good framerate, but now with the 1080TI, I can do that with Ultra Settings and keep a very solid high framerate while streaming"
 

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Tech Powerup

Editor's Choice

Tech Powerup

"Unlike many other custom designs, the EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC2 comes with a dual-slot cooler that provides much better thermal performance than the Founders Edition, and will still fit all cases."
 
Gamers Nexus

Gamers Nexus

"The EVGA 1080 Ti SC2 is superior in the cooling department to the Gaming X and Xtreme Aorus, when all cards are left at ‘auto’ configuration. Power component temperatures are well within reasonable range and GPU diode temperature is about 3-4C cooler."
 
PC Perspective

PC Perspective GOLD AWARD

PC Perspective

"The custom cooler on the EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC2 is both creatively styled and effective – it runs cool and does so while remaining quieter than the Founders Edition."
 

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GamersNexus

Quality Build & Editor's Choice

GamersNexus

"So far, the EVGA FTW3 is the coolest 1080 Ti that we’ve tested to-date for both GPU diode and power component temperatures."
 
Bjorn3D

Golden Bear Award

Bjorn3D

"When it comes to the EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GAMING iCX 3.0 there’s little not to like, Dual BIOS, ICX Cooling solution, 10 + 2 phase power, massively powerful, eye candy galore and knowing you can play any game out there at max settings. We saw the temperature spike to 70°C for a split second then the third fan kicked in and leveled out at 69°C and remained at 68 – 69°C showing what a fantastic cooler the ICX design really is."
 
JayZ2Cents

JayZ2Cents

"On the Master BIOS which has a little less power target and a little bit less fan curve hit 60c, we never even saw 61c, so that tells me we've got a LOT of headroom for overclocking, and that is freaking amazing"
 
BitWit

BitWit

"The For the Win 3 is a cool and quiet monster that will destroy every game you own, and look fabulous while doing it."
 

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Bjorn3D

Golden Bear Award

Bjorn3D

"When it comes to the EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GAMING iCX 3.0 there’s little not to like, Dual BIOS, ICX Cooling solution, 10 + 2 phase power, massively powerful, eye candy galore and knowing you can play any game out there at max settings. We saw the temperature spike to 70°C for a split second then the third fan kicked in and leveled out at 69°C and remained at 68 – 69°C showing what a fantastic cooler the ICX design really is."
 
GamersNexus

Quality Build & Editor's Choice

GamersNexus

"So far, the EVGA FTW3 is the coolest 1080 Ti that we’ve tested to-date for both GPU diode and power component temperatures."
 
JayZ2Cents

JayZ2Cents

"On the Master BIOS which has a little less power target and a little bit less fan curve hit 60c, we never even saw 61c, so that tells me we've got a LOT of headroom for overclocking, and that is freaking amazing"
 

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MMORPG

MMORPG

"What I didn’t expect was that it would also drop the temperatures a mean of six degrees and a peak of 18! iCX is no gimmick. Given a choice between the SC2 and another air-cooled 1080 at these speeds, it’s a no brainer: the SC2 wins. If you’re willing to overclock yourself, it’s a hands-down winner across the board."
 
Tweak Town

MUST HAVE BEST FEATURE AWARD!

Tweak Town

"EVGA is all class with the GTX 1080 SC2 iCX, with a major upgrade in its cooling technology with iCX. The best dual-slot GeForce GTX 1080 money can buy, with 2.2GHz GPU overclocking potential and silent gaming, EVGA hits yet another home run."
 

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JayZ2Cents

JayZ2Cents

"The temperatures you saw were all with the factory fan curve and very very respectable, and even with a 2088 overclock the you didnt see any additional heat from the VRM because the VRM fan is speeding up to keep that temp down."
 
BitWit

BitWit

"EVGAs new iCX Technology is a huge step in the right direction, I think all the thought and engineering that went into this are all good concepts and good ideas that will drive the industry forward as a whole."
 
Paul's Hardware

Paul's Hardware

"EVGA did have some FLIR cameras there for actual visual reference of thermal load, they had an FTW card next to an FTW2 card running the same frequency, same test, and you could see visually the FTW2 cards are staying cooler."
 
Hexus

Hexus

"The energy-efficient nature of the 10-series GPUs means that, sometimes, the hottest-running components are memory and power regulation. So having some reporting on them makes implicit sense."
 
PC Perspective

PC Perspective

"The new EVGA iCX Technology is impressive and will likely serve as a roadmap for future GPU development from competing AICs as well as reference designs coming from both NVIDIA and AMD."
 
Overclockers.com

Approved

Overclockers.com

"With it comes those 11 total patents, newly designed heatsink allowing for better integration to both the card and system, airflow penetration/efficiency of the cooler, thermally functional base and back plates, display LEDs for each zone, additional temperature sensors and MCUs, and an update to the Precision XOC software."
 
Hot Hardware

Editor's Choice Award

Hot Hardware

"The EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW2 card with iCX we tested is our favorite GTX 1080 yet."
 
GamersNexus

Quality Build

GamersNexus

"As for designing a new cooler that’s got unique functionality, we’ll say job well done to EVGA. The fuse, cooling apparatus, and thermistors are exactly what we want to see on video cards moving forward."
 

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Guru3D

Recommended

Guru3D

"The performance is spot on, very good even as for the clock frequencies you get this is one of the best performing products."
 

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Hardware Asylum

Hardware Asylum

"As of this article it is by far the most advanced cooling solution available for any mainstream graphics card and the 11 patents associated with iCX Technology really seal the deal."
 
Bjorn3d

Golden Bear Award

Bjorn3d

"We have long desired more than a generic core temperature reading and EVGA delivered monitoring in spades. Now with a glance at EVGA Precision XOC we can tell if it’s the Core, VRM’s or Memory that are running hot which enhances OCing and gives “Peace of Mind Gaming” it’s true definition."
 
Hardware Asylum

Hardware Asylum

"As of this article it is by far the most advanced cooling solution available for any mainstream graphics card and the 11 patents associated with iCX Technology really seal the deal."
 
BPS Customs

BPS Customs

"So how does this relate to real world performance? Do the redesigned fins, and the little pins, and the fins spinning at different speeds really make an improvement? Yeah, it does. While overclocked 115 on the GPU and 300 on the memory, looping unigine heaven for about half an hour, temps stabilized at about 52 degrees Celsius, and other tests stabilized around 64c, the ACX card averaged about 70c with the same overclock applied."
 

EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 GAMING - Back to top

Hot Hardware

Recommended

Hot Hardware

"As much as we love the biggest, baddest graphics cards around here, there's something about high-performance, small form factor products that's just as cool. The 6GB EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming that we tested is a $249 graphics card with enough muscle to churn through most games at 1440P or lower resolutions, in a form factor and power envelope fit for a mini-ITX gaming build"
 

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Fanbolt

Fanbolt

"Overall, for $129, I appreciate what the EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 SSC offers for someone who wants to give their PC a little kick to enjoy many of the best and most popular games. I also like that it doesn’t require any connection to the power supply, making it very easy to plug in and start playing for someone who may not be the most comfortable with the insides of a computer. It’s a wonderful starter card to feed the Overwatch addiction or manage the backlog of games from the recent Steam sale."