Nvidea 1080TI

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Nvidea 1080TI

Postby clive6354 » Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:14 pm

Hello

I will be soon purchasing and installing P3D. I have an option to purchase the new 1080Ti Graphics Card. Will P3D benefit by using this new card or should I save money and purchase the Nvidea 1080?

I will be using a I7-7700 processor with 16Gb Ram

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Re: Nvidea 1080TI

Postby ErikNL » Fri Mar 17, 2017 10:35 am

Good question. I am now using FSX with a 4790k @ 4.6 Ghz and a 780TI. With P3D v4 coming I would take the plunge. Hoping the devs can shed some light on the GPU choice...

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Re: Nvidea 1080TI

Postby clive6354 » Fri Mar 17, 2017 10:44 am

Think I may go all the way and also get 32Gb Ram

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Re: Nvidea 1080TI

Postby mta00jtl » Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:22 am

I would suggest you go for the 1080Ti if you can. That is what I am about to do. I am just about to build a new system based around the 7700k overclocked with the 1080Ti - I'm going to go with one of the custom boards for better overclocking. I've opted for 32GB of RAM too which is overkill and even if LM goes 64 bit I doubt they'll manage to use it all up!

Erik - I have a 780Ti now so I would suggest regardless of v4, the 1080Ti would be a good upgrade - it's going to be the best GPU for the next year anyway.

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Re: Nvidea 1080TI

Postby ErikNL » Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:11 am

Thanks for the response!

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Re: Nvidea 1080TI

Postby milestogo » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:43 am

I went from a 1080 to a 1080 Ti and saw no improvement but YMMV. I have a I7-7700K and 32 GB 3000. But since it's not that much more expensive, I would go for the 1080 Ti regardless. Be warned it runs hot but prepar3donly seems to put it at 30% anyways. The CPU seems to be the bottleneck so the 7700 is a good choice.

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Re: Nvidea 1080TI

Postby clive6354 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:02 am

Thankyou for your response. I was considering whether to downsize in the specifications to save cost but as cost is not a consideration at the moment I have purchased high specifications and hopefully the specifications will cope with future developments in P3D

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Re: Nvidea 1080TI

Postby joefackel » Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:35 pm

The difference between 1080 and 108Ti is around 250 EUR, i wouldn't call that "not much more expensive".

For this 250 bucks you can get a lot of Add-Ons :-)

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Re: Nvidea 1080TI

Postby smidler » Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:48 am

Seems 1080Ti is the general recommendation.
I'm building a B777 flight deck with 4 external scenery screen and 6 internal screens for MIP, centre CDU (touch screen) center pedestal and overhead (touch screen).
There's not enough ports on the Ti for this so I'm trying to decide whether if run 2 x 1080Ti in one PC or 1 x 1080Ti in each of two PCs
Depending in this, I then need to decide which intel cpu to purchase
any thoughts?
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Re: Nvidea 1080TI

Postby MHargrove » Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:47 am

Generally speaking, a GTX 1080 Ti isn't going to buy you ANY additional performance if you already are running a 1080. Or a 1070 for that matter. GPU is almost certainly not what's limiting your frame rate (or smoothness, which is really the correct metric for an immersive experience -- but since nobody can put a number on that we all talk about 'frame rates' like they actually meant something).
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Re: Nvidea 1080TI

Postby markm75 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 2:59 am

Same results for me. Did a direct compare of 1080 ftw hybrid and 1080 to sc2 hybrid.. no change at all.
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Re: Nvidea 1080TI

Postby StephaneS » Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:31 pm

I was using GTX 980 Ti, and now a 1080 Ti : i have NO difference with P3Dv4. (i'm so sad).
ps : But my P3D is always nice, fast, stable with good FPS.

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Re: Nvidea 1080TI

Postby aceridgey » Tue Sep 26, 2017 3:03 pm

@StephaneS

That's what i thought but try putting up your settings, a lot, and report back

I think this allows more quality room than performance room.

Also use an overlay that allows you to see your cpu and gpu usage (temps etc)

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Re: Nvidea 1080TI

Postby Norshuttle » Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:46 am

I run my system with 5 monitors on 2 X 980Ti cards. I changed one of them to 1080Ti and see no more FPS at all.
Could it be my 4790k@4,4 that is the bottleneck? Or is there no more room on the PCI-bus?

I was hoping for a 10-20% boost in FPS. When I changed from 970 to 980Ti, I got 30% more FPS just as all charts show for other games.

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Re: Nvidea 1080TI

Postby cnoblesd01 » Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:21 pm

Sorry if I'm repeating others... but I just installed the 1080Ti. (I run 3 Displayports monitors from it and 1 from the 780) It was a world of difference for me. Also got new monitors with 144Hz refresh so sure that helped a little too.

Have to be careful to set the 1080Ti as a primary monitor - otherwise it attempts to default the GPU to the 780. The NVidia "GPU Activity" monitor is useful to see where things are running. According to NVidia support - the cards will attempt to balance workload. So far seems to be doing that.


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