After Zotac, Gigabyte has also released their take on a mITX case compatible GTX 1080 in the form of GeForce GTX 1080 Mini ITX 8G. At only 169mm long, this model beats the Zotac model in terms of size, coming in at 40mm shorter but the expense of only one fan.

 

The GIGABYTE 1080 Mini ITX features a semi-passive 90mm fan (turning off under certain loads/temperatures), triple heat pipe cooling solution, and 5+2 power phase. Considering the specs, its still very capable in terms of keeping cool under load. Despite the minimal cooling solution, the card maintains stock clocks in Gaming Mode and gets a small boost in OC Mode. The card itself is powered by a single 8 pin.

 

Specifications of Selected Graphics Cards for mITX PCs
GIGABYTE
GeForce GTX 1080
Mini ITX 8G
ZOTAC
GeForce GTX 1080 Mini
AMD
Radeon R9 Nano
Base Clock 1607MHz (Gaming Mode)
1632MHz (OC Mode)
1620MHz N/A
Boost Clock 1733MHz (Gaming Mode)
1771MHz (OC Mode)
1759MHz 1000MHz
VRAM Clock / Type 10010MHz GDDR5X 10000MHz GDDR5X 1Gbps HBM1
Capacity 8GB 8GB 4GB
Bus Width 256-bit 256-bit 4096-bit
Power Undisclosed 180W (TDP) 175W (TBP)
Length 169mm 211mm 152mm
Height 131mm 125mm 111mm
Width Dual Slot
(37mm)
Dual Slot Dual Slot
(37mm)
Power Connectors 1 x 8pin (top) 1 x 8pin (top) 1 x 8pin (front)
Outputs 1 x HDMI 2.0b
3 x DP 1.4
1 x DL-DVI-D
1 x HDMI 2.0b
3 x DP 1.4
1 x DL-DVI-D
1 x HDMI 1.4
3 x DP 1.2
Process TSMC 16nm TSMC 16nm TSMC 28nm
Launch Price TBA ? $649

 

The dimensions of this model Gigabyte’s previous small form factor releases for the 1060 and the 1070, so builders looking to upgrade their GPUs in their SFF builds can easily swap cards without any space hassles, provided their PSU can handle the load.

Pricing and availability have not been announced yet.

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