Briefly: Nvidia formally revealed the RTX 4090 this week, confirming rumors that the next-gen card is each extremely highly effective and completely large. Third-party fashions from numerous corporations at the moment are being unveiled, together with one from one Gigabyte that’s so massive it may match 4 Mini-ITX playing cards inside it.
Nvidia AIB companions together with Asus, MSI, Colourful, and others—not EVGA, clearly—have been displaying off their takes on the RTX 4090, 4080 16GB, and RTX 4080 12GB, previously often known as the RTX 4070 (most likely).
Within the case of the RTX 4090, even Nvidia’s Founders Version seemed gigantic in CEO Jensen Huang’s hand throughout the GTC keynote, however the third-party variations of the flagship are, in lots of circumstances, even bigger.
VideoCardz writes that Gigabyte’s RTX 4090 Aorus Grasp is a triple-fan four-slot beast measuring simply over 14 inches lengthy and 6.3 inches vast. The publication estimates that you could possibly simply stack 4 Mini-ITX playing cards inside it. With a quantity of 4,383 mm³, you could possibly even match ten Radeon RX 6400 low-profile playing cards inside the identical house. It’s famous, nonetheless, that Gigabyte just isn’t including triple or quadruple I/O brackets to its playing cards, not like different corporations.
We’re additionally seeing RTX 4090s with AIO liquid cooling options. MSI’s Suprim Liquid, for instance, presents hybrid cooling within the type of a 240mm radiator and a pair of Silent Gale P12 120m followers.
Colourful’s Neptune sequence additionally presents liquid cooling RTX 4000-series playing cards, which have the benefit of being simply 2 PCIe slots vast. Its Vulcan sequence, in the meantime, embody an all-new iGame Sensible LCD—a removable magnetic show.
There are additionally Zotac’s curvy, skateboard-like AMP Excessive AIRO, Trinity, and Trinity OC playing cards. We noticed a few of these in leaked photographs earlier than the RTX 4000-series announcement; it is good to find this was one leak that wasn’t a pretend.
Nvidia AIB companions are placing plenty of concentrate on new and improved cooling options for his or her RTX 4090/4080 playing cards, so it will be fascinating to see what the opinions reveal as soon as they arrive in October and November.