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What reason do people do 2 2080ti?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Simple question, what realistic use would someone have to have to do a sli config using 2 2080ti, I cant imagine gaming being one of them at the current state


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because 1. bragging rights 2. rich as [18+ content] 3. That's what you can do to get more than 1 2080ti. Titan RTX cost just as much but no where near as fast


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People who have spare money will buy as much performance as they can regardless whether they need it or not.

Some people do game at 4k 144Hz ultra settings though, and need 2x2080tis or more power.


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Gaming 4k 144Hz Ultra settings
Other than that could be used for GPU dependant workloads like 3D rendering, F@H/Boinc, AI learning, etc.
 


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I know a 11 year-old with a 9900K and 2x 2080 Tis.

 

Why does he have it? Like most people, he/his parents have too much money.


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I have 2 RTX 2080 tis and I know that one is not enough for 1440p 144hz and 4k over 60hz.

 

My RTX 2080 tis are in separate computers now but when a suitable replacement comes out one of my computers will have 2 in SLI just like one had 2 1080 tis. 

 

 I need the performance for my modded games/sims.

Right now my heavily modded Fallout 4 needs 2 to stay at over 60fps everywhere at 4k. With one it drops into to 50s a lot. That game has so much extra content that it won't run smooth on a SATA SSD. It took a 970 EVO M.2 to do that.  

The only reason I did not get a third 2080 ti for SLI is because I spent the money on a LG 3840 X 1660 75hz monitor. The resolution stands up well against 4k and it is a perfect match for a single 2080 ti. When I get the 144hz version of that monitor I will need more power than what 2 2080 tis can supply. 

 

 

 

 


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Given howthey perform, I’d imagine it’s needed for adequate frames. Assuming top tier cpus can even keep up. 

 

Same reason for having flagship cards and multipe of them. Not everyone is a 60 frame pleb. 


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I have a 2080Ti and from what I can assume, it is either to improve performance in certain games in 4K resolution... Or if you're a hard core enthusiast and have money to spend, why not I guess. I personally thought about getting a second 2080Ti ( I have the FTW3 Ultra version) and for the money I'd have to drop, not worth the extra performance you gain, at least not for me. I am content playing 3440x1440 games on ultra settings and it runs well above 60FPS, usually closer to 100FPS in most games with the exception of a few AAA games that drop to 70~ FPS in really intense areas.

 

For this reason, its hard to justify, but hey, everyone has their reasons :)

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Thanks for the responses. I have a 2080 ti right now and had never seen a situation arise where it wasnt enough, although I dont use a 4k monitor which is why I have never seen the frame rate drops, thats why I was wondering what situations actually required more power. Thanks for all the responses


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10 hours ago, Ravendarat said:

Simple question, what realistic use would someone have to have to do a sli config using 2 2080ti, I cant imagine gaming being one of them at the current state

 

I have no idea other than bragging rights and ort running benchmarks.

 

I have a FTW3 Ultra 2080Ti and that is plenty.


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15 hours ago, Ravendarat said:

Simple question, what realistic use would someone have to have to do a sli config using 2 2080ti, I cant imagine gaming being one of them at the current state

i'm doing 1440p/144 or 4k/98 atm and on some games it falls short, SLI's a pain though, so just gonna stick with one, for a 4k setup it might be necessary.


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14 hours ago, LienusLateTips said:

I know a 11 year-old with a 9900K and 2x 2080 Tis.

 

Why does he have it? Like most people, he/his parents have too much money.

Let me guess, he exclusively plays Fortnite.

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Just now, Middcore said:

Let me guess, he exclusively plays Fortnite.

Yep! And Apex!

 

On a 1080p 60hz monitor.


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Doesn't seem like a lot to have a couple 2080 Ti's if gaming is your main hobby.  The question really should be, "what can I do in my life so that spending $3,000 on graphics cards is a luxury?"


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Its like any hobbie. Take cars for instance Over here in the UK there is plenty of fords about. However from time to time you will see the odd Sports Car. Ferrari etc etc depending on where you live. Now unless you like breaking the speed limit and breaking the law. Apart from showing off your wealth that aint much use for a sports car compared to normal car in terms of getting from one place to another. You are limited to the speed limit. So someone having a ford will still get to the same place as the ferrari but the ferrari will get there just slightly faster due too there acceleration sometimes. Like i said ALL cars are limited to the speed limit, unless you like breaking the law. However saying that bragging rights and the increase of acceleration makes for a much better ride in the ferrari. Now take this in terms of GPU'S. You have 2x 2080ti "Ferrari" and 1x 2060 "Ford" both are restricted in terms of performance due to a number of different factors like. CPU, Resolution, Temps, memory etc etc. Both do the job  a hand. They play a game however the x2 2080ti play the game faster and at higher resolutions faster than the 2060. The 2080ti's do the same job as the 2060 but do it alot better. People will want to show this off no matter how much it costs. Both cards do the same job however but one does it better. For some blokes they cant help themselfs but to show this off, IE Brag about it. Its a male thing. Look how big my own %^&^& is compared to yours lol. Get my drift. 

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On 4/22/2019 at 5:38 PM, LienusLateTips said:

Yep! And Apex!

 

On a 1080p 60hz monitor.

 

Now that is funny. 🤣

 

What a waste of good hardware.


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3 minutes ago, Ankerson said:

 

Now that is funny. 🤣

 

What a waste of good hardware.

And the guy is a POS.

 

Called me "poor", for "only" having a 8700K and Vega 64.


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6 minutes ago, LienusLateTips said:

And the guy is a POS.

 

Called me "poor", for "only" having a 8700K and Vega 64.

 

 

Nothing wrong with that system at all. :)

 

My other gaming machine is a 8700K and GTX 1080Ti. Doesn't have a monitor right now because I am using it on my main one until I get the monitor back from ACER. Had to send it in for repair.

 

Sounds like he is as you said a real POS.


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