( 4.6 Average / 5 Ratings )
This card performs really well. If I had to do it over again, I'm not sure that I would get the hybrid. It runs so cool that even with overclocking I can't reach temperatures that even push any limits. I feel that I might have spent an extra $100 dollars on something just to feel very comfortable. I plan on getting a second 1080ti that will not be a hybrid, so I might thank myself later when the second card below it is pushing up lots of hot air. I have pushed it to 2075mHz cpu and 115000mHz memory.
I didn't want to deal with all the caveats of SLI so I aimed for the highest performing / thermally conscious product I can think of. If you don't care for RGB and the few extra internal thermal sensors, save yourself a few bucks / millimeters and go with the SC2 Hybrid.
This GPU is great, however, EVGA XOC is bugging when trying to change the fan curve and LEDs. Also, there is no way to change the FTW3 LED or even turn it off.
Very capable card; but very overpriced in today's market. I would also recommend getting the SC2 instead, unless you have some sort of discount on the FTW3.
As for the liquid cooling, my single fan card has a max temp of ~71°c, and my push/pull card has never gone past 45°c. The on-board fans have never spun up, except for manual tests.
In my humble opinion, the best 1080Ti on the market. By far. Keeps GPU and Memory temps under 60C on load and looks so cool too!