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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Unboxing & Preview

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yeah,so much new innovation and ideas from nvidia like bfore, excellent work nvidia.

btw all cooling and new ideas are patented, well of coz, planning cost cash.


that gpu is so powerfull that 320w is feel small, but Ti varint is still coming i heard,also ampere titan and several new models.

amd rxx 6000...lol 2 choics... 400w and near rtx 3070 AIB OC performnce or 350w variant and clear loose rtx 3080 gpu.
also i heard, both have watercooled.. i cant belive it..these days. noway.. fake i hope.

rtx 3090.. ouch,, nvidia sure wanna take care that its gpu is number one until nvidia hopper is here.. totally gpu not this planet, 350W, small
..but i dont like that way.. more and more power...i hope its going like F1, maked limit example 250-350w/gpu and thats it. if over big penalty.
then only nolich,engineer skills and pro work make choice which one build best gpus,.amd or nvidia...or, dont forget intel.

hmm, wondering and calculating...these days gpus are so powerfull for now (2080 ti) that if you want build faster gpu and manufactor must do it...,
power runs all of time higher...and that problem not help now even smaller process tech, nvidia 8nm or amd 7nm...

i ask question. where we need that performance....lol

anyway, nvidia made, i think better efficicency gpus and i mean fps/watt, i see this site example

7nm rx 5700 xt nitro+ special edition, TOP rdna1 oc'd model ,average gaming 285w! 7nm rdna1 gpu
16nm MSI gtx 1080 ti Lightning ,high TOP oc's pascal gpu model, average gaming 265w!! not bad. 16nm pascal gpu

oh yeah, Lighning win performance..


erhh,hmmm,amds next rx 6000 flagship gpu rdna 2 is still same as rdna1 , meaning 7nm tech,so i shot my best heard, rdna2 is rdna1 with RT support and double tmus and rops, = > 400w,
but loose still rtx 3080 FE gpu.

lets see...

last, one think is great, prices are going down from nvidia.. thank you amd!! tx nvidia too,


waiting test and its always excellent from Techpowerup, objective and not seen green or red glasses, great!
there is too much clear red or green site, ususally red ones... sad and wrong.

tx for preview!
is it 14 of september review?
 
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It's a beautiful card. I can't wait to see how the new cooler designs handle the extra heat and acoustic levels. If it is any good as they claim, I will try and get a non-AIB card. :)
 

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With 3 fan it all goes to the CPU, now with 1 fan exhaust 160 watts exit the case directly.
 
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That exhaust is quite an improvement, although it could've been done years ago, no need for simulations.. :D (I know, the 2080 TI doesn't rely on that exhaust to the same extent..)
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Looks great, looking forward to the reviews.
 
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Very beautiful. AIBs really disappointed this time around, the designs are ultra cheap compared to this.
 
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That "optimal airflow model" might turn out to be a bit rough on tower coolers. Would it be possible to include your thoughts and observations on that in your review, W1zzard?
This, so much this. I really want to know how much it is going to hurt my CPU temps, if its 7 celsius or more, I am going to go with an AIO cooler and get rid of my tower air cooler.
 
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But we already knew what it looked like months ago. Isn't this beating a dead horse?
 
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Why on earth is that Y-cable so short?! You could have been able to hide it behind the mainboard tray if it just would have been made like 5 cm longer...
Like Nvidia really gives a shit about ergonomics and tidy cables.
The Design is a big No for me, because of the connection only.
Bit salty because my eye's saw review, not preview:).
 
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@Wizzard Has nVidia stated if the 12 pin connector is some how different from the molex connector 0430251200? It appears to be keyed the same too.

 
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I will be stupid and order this card as soon as it is available, looks really good
 
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No reason they couldn't have made a Quadro style plug at the end of the card.
It is at the end of the card, the housing is much longer than the actual card so it will always end up there where it is unless it was placed near the rear, but then you would need to route all that power to the other side to be handled by the power circuitry so it would be a daft design.

see https://www.techpowerup.com/review/nvidia-geforce-rtx-3080-unboxing-preview/images/rtx-3080-pcb-front.jpg
 
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I will be stupid and order this card as soon as it is available, looks really good
if you can afford that car in the UK, you might as well just get a 3090, lets face it, you can afford it :D
 
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NVIDIA seems very strict at ... use only our own 12Pin to 2*8pin adaptor.
They afraid that copycats they will not succeed making such connectors with all necessary mechanical tolerances regarding pin dimensions. :p

if you can afford that car in the UK, you might as well just get a 3090, lets face it, you can afford it :D
So you are looking determined to sold the car and get a fresh VGA .
My advice = keep the car.
 
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The blade design of those fans are really messing with my mind.

I just can't see the rear fan blowing up... : /

SO CLOSE! Yet so far. I laughed so hard at this one because of what W1zzard wrote:

"photography of the card, no disassembly, no plugging in, no installing, no powering on, no performance results or hints of any kind."


Man this is like the electronic's version of ultimate blue balling and tease.

Not even crimped sleeves, just tape wrapped around the ends... what the heck?
 
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Awesome looks. Can't wait for the thermals & noise tests.
Still, if I buy one it will be water cooled anyway.
 
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This is the best ever design of a GPU. Nobody from the partners has done anything like this IMO. To be clear this is definitely ultra polished end-consumer product. It isn't in any way a "reference-design".
As long as you don't want to hide the cabling...
 
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Still, if I buy one it will be water cooled anyway.
Dream on ... with out VGA engineering degree, you will be unable even to reapply thermal paste.
 
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There is still a reference board for the 3080 that isn't this one. Look at EK's site, they made their waterblocks for the reference PCB, not the FE PCB.
 
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I really wish AMD was not making us wait until october 28th. I am very curious if they can match Nvidia this round. they seem to be confident they will. bleh. i don't know what to do. wait or buy wait or buy... i just feel like its going to be sold out instantly, so i think im just gonna buy the 3080 and not worry about it.
 
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This, so much this. I really want to know how much it is going to hurt my CPU temps, if its 7 celsius or more, I am going to go with an AIO cooler and get rid of my tower air cooler.
If this cooler throws half of the 320w directly out the back of the card, it might not be worse than a "regular" cooler at all, since they seem to throw most of the heat inside the case leaving the exhaust fan to expel it, often via the CPU cooler.
 

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There is still a reference board for the 3080 that isn't this one. Look at EK's site, they made their waterblocks for the reference PCB, not the FE PCB.
There is no difference between reference and FE aside the 12pin area cosmetic changes. But how on Mars are 3080 and 3090 using the same PCB. The cut out on 3090 is requires bigger PCB for bigger fan. Can't believe.
 

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"That said, almost every PSU manufacturer we spoke with is preparing 12-pin modular cables you can use with their existing modular PSUs. "

I wonder if we could have some more specific info on this...

I really hope the Enermax PSU I just bought will get a native 12 pin modular cable, as the included adapter is really ugly, couldn't they just make it longer at least ?
 
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