MSI GeForce RTX 2070 Armor 8G GPU Review: Page 6 of 10

Posted by Damon Bailey on Friday, October 26, 2018 - 8:00am

System Configuration & Software


  • CPU:  Intel Core i7-8700K
  • GPU: MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
  • Mobo: ASUS ROG Maximus XI Extreme
  • Ram: 32GB GeIL EVO Spear 3200MHz C16
  • SSD: Toshiba OCZ RD400 512GB
  • Chassis: Streacom Open BenchTable
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 10 Professional

All testing was performed at stock settings with the exception of system memory that had its XMP profile enabled.


MSI Afterburner

MSI Afterburner is the world’s most recognized and widely used graphics card overclocking utility which gives you full control of your graphics cards. It also provides an incredibly detailed overview of your hardware and comes with some additional features such as customizing fan profiles, benchmarking and video recording. MSI Afterburner is available completely free of charge and can be used with graphics cards from all brands.

MSI GeForce RTX 2070 Armor 8G

MSI’s well-known tool doesn’t officially support Nvidia Turing just yet, Bet it seems to work with the latest beta.


Mystic Light

Customize and set up your own color scheme on MSI GAMING motherboards with Mystic Light. Make your build look on fire or cold as ice. You are in control. Simply select any of the colors from the palette to match your systems’ design. Tired of always the same color? Just change it to another one using the easy to use Mystic Light APP available on PC, phone and tablet, and make your PC look & feel brand new!

MSI GeForce RTX 2070 Armor 8G

MSI’s Mystic light gives you nearly two dozen lighting options for the RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio, some are configurable to get the perfect lighting solution.

MSI GeForce RTX 2070 Armor 8G

The MSI logo and Dragon emblem light up according to the settings in Mystic Light tool.
MSI GeForce RTX 2070 Armor 8G