The ASUS ProArt GeForce RTX 4080 OC is a graphics card designed with creators in mind. Compact yet powerful, it’s perfect for professional workstation tasks with a slim 2.5-slot profile for compatibility with various cases, robust axial-tech fans using dual ball bearings for longevity, GPU Tweak III for performance and cooling, and NVIDIA Studio driver support.
|Bus Standard||PCI Express 4.0|
|Video Memory||16GB GDDR6X|
|Clock speed||OC mode: 2625 MHz Default mode: 2595 MHz(Boost Clock)|
|Memory Speed||22.4 Gbps|
|Ports||Yes x 1 (Native HDMI 2.1a) Yes x 3 (Native DisplayPort 1.4a) HDCP Support Yes (2.3)|
|Dimensions||300 x 120 x 50 mm 11.81 x 4.72 x 1.97 inches|
|Power Connectors||1 x 16-pin|
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Packaging & Design
The ASUS ProArt GeForce RTX 4080 OC Edition arrives in a sleek ProArt-branded package, complete with the following accessories:
- 1 x Collection Card
- 1 x Speedsetup Manual
- 1 x Adapter Cable (1 to 3)
- 1 x ProArt Graphics Card Holder
- 1 x ASUS Velcro Hook & Loop
- 1 x Thank you Card
When it comes to aesthetics, the Asus ProArt GeForce RTX 4080 OC sets itself apart as a departure from the typical gaming look. It’s all about boldness, balance, and simplicity in its design. The entire body, including the radiator, boasts a sleek black finish. The focal point of the card’s exterior is the prominently centered logos, serving as the primary design feature.
This design philosophy aligns seamlessly with the ProArt series’ elegant and minimalist approach. The arrangement of components are impeccably symmetrical. Notably, the heat sink cutout forms a circular shape, reminiscent of the letter “O” in the word “Pro,” adding a unique touch to its overall look.
The Asus ProArt RTX 4080 16GB GDDR6X OC has a base clock speed of 2.59 GHz and an overclocking (OC) profile of 2.62 GHz. Compared to the stock version, it is faster by 100 MHz on the base clock and 75 MHz faster on the default profile, and 115 MHz faster on the OC profile.
In our testing, we found this graphics card comfortably running most modern games at 60fps or higher, even on ultra settings at 4K resolution.
- AMD Ryzen 7 7800X
- ASUS ROG Strix B650-A Gaming WiFi
- Kingston FURY Renegade 32 GB DDR5
- ASUS ProArt GeForce RTX 4080 OC
- Kingston KC3000 2TB Primary Storage
|Ultra settings||Average fps|
|Far Cry 6||90|
|Assassin’s Creed Valhalla||101|
|Forza Horizon 5||138|
When it comes to thermal performance, the card has room for improvement, as it reached temperatures between 80°C – 80°C during demanding workloads and gaming sessions.
The ASUS ProArt GeForce RTX 4080 OC Edition stands as an excellent choice for users who value top-tier performance and aesthetics over the flashy RGB-laden alternatives. It’s ideal for those seeking to build a professional-looking system without the distraction of RGB lighting, or for those aiming to match it seamlessly with their ProArt motherboard, focusing on pure, raw power.
Additionally, the compact size of the Asus ProArt RTX 4080 16GB GDDR6X OC ensures its compatibility with a wide range of cases. Despite being a 2.5-slot card, it ranks as one of the most space-efficient RTX 4080 options available in the market although it may not be the best in terms of thermal performance.