Building the Eighty with a solder PCB will require additional tools (a soldering iron) to install switches. However, it enables additional layouts and half plate support for a bouncier typing experience.
The hotswap PCB (ANSI only) doesn't require any additional tools and allows you to change switches on the fly. However, you will only be able to use certain layouts and a full plate.
The Eighty PCB comes in two variants. Supporting the following layouts.