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ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 Ti STRIX LC Liquid Cooled

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The ASUS RTX 3080 Ti STRIX LC is THE overkill RTX 3080 Ti. It comes with a pre-filled watercooling unit, that provides cooling for the GPU and memory chips. Thanks to a factory overclock to 1830 MHz, this is the fastest RTX 3080 Ti we're testing today, but also the most expensive.

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Benchmark Scores Cinebench R20 - 6910; FireStrike Ultra - 13241; TimeSpy Extreme - 10067; Port Royal - 13855
Holy cow, $2100 MSRP?!

Great review!
 
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This helps with fan noise, but now you introduced the undefeatable pump noise...
 

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Benchmark Scores Lots of RGB, so you know it's fast.
Using a generic asetek AIO for this is actually a MASSIVE plus, because it means the end user can replace it with something else if it fails, or to upgrade/customise it in the future

Seeing how low the VRAM temps are vs the other Ti series cards makes me believe that should be mentioned on the cooler performance page - its very relevant to how good ampere cards are going to last, long term
 
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Very much appreciate all of the data that's being displayed in these reviews. This is solid benchmarking work here! Thank you.
 

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Thank you @W1zzard !! Great review as always :)
 
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This helps with fan noise, but now you introduced the undefeatable pump noise...
You still have 2 fans on the radiator instead of on the GPU.
 

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So 3090 on release was 25% less and then you waited almost a year too :confused: seems like very bad value all-in-all :D

I will personally never choose a GPU using AIO Watercooler.
 
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So a 240 mm AIO costs 900 USD now? Good to know...
 
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