Starting off with the 1440p results, the Asus ROG Strix RTX 2080 Super OC averaged 105.9 fps across all games in our testing suite at ultra settings. Our air-cooled Asus ran just as fast as the hybrid-cooled EVGA at 105.8 fps and the RTX 2080 Super FE at 104.9 fps, with very little difference between any of these cards. All titles were well over 60 fps, with most averaging over 100 fps.
The RTX 2080 Ti continues to reign as the fastest consumer GPU, coming in about 15% faster, while the RTX 2080 FE is 7% slower, RTX 2070 Super FE is 12% slower, the RX 5700 XT Taichi brings up the rear at 15% slower. Between our RTX 2080 Supers, we do not see an appreciable difference performance-wise which is as we expect considering the similar clock speeds. We'll see a lot more differentiation when we get to the temperature and fan speed charts, though.
We're also including our 1440p medium testing results, which shows the range of performance you can expect from the various graphics cards. Dropping settings to medium boosts performance by around 35% on Asus ROG Strix 2080 Super OC, with a similar bump on many of the other GPUs. While it might look like it's nearly enough to maintain 144 fps framerates in games, the reality is that many games come up short. G-Sync or G-Sync Compatible (aka, FreeSync) displays will be your best bet for avoiding stutters or tearing with a 1440p display.
9 Game Average
The Division 2
Far Cry 5
Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers
Forza Horizon 4
Red Dead Redemption 2
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
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The website is completely unreadable with that Playerunknown Battlegrounds background. Until that comes off I will stay away from your site and refer everyone to other tech review and testing websites.
The Asus Tax strikes again...
Out of everything Asus I've tried/seen myself, the only thing I'm impressed with is the bios menu on their motherboards.
So popular and overrated.
Regarding the text part, the top part of the landing page looks a bit cluttered. Especially the headings on the right layout. The fonts dont have to be so big. Anybody who cant read smaller than that font will zoom in. But for 99% that is not a problem. Presentation becomes important. The same headings on anandtech are in a big grey box. Looks neat. Even the seperators (the 2 horizontal red lines) between section looks a bit kiddish, Its 2020, you can do much better than that. Then again, opinions are subjective.
Especially on Youtube, when I'm watching entertainment-type content. Something just happens to get a good laugh out of me, and then - BAM! A Manscaped ad.
That's so bloody annoying. I miss the days when the ads were just at the beginning and end of the content...
Anyway back to this review, I am not sure why bother to review a RTX 2080 Super now since its been released for a long time. Typically we should expect good cooling with the ROB Strix version, though the price will turn most people away. There are other alternatives that are just as good if not better, instead of paying the Asus tax.