Galax has provided the first gaming performance data on the new version of the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti with GDDR6X memory, which was introduced a few days ago.The faster GDDR6X provides up to 35% higher memory bandwidth than GDDR6.This should have a positive impact on gaming performance, especially at high graphics settings.Image source: GalaxThe Galax company will release a GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Plus graphics card with 8 GB of GDDR6X memory.The manufacturer compared the new product to the older model GeForce RTX 3070, also equipped with 8 GB of memory, but slower GDDR6.Recall that the GeForce RTX 3070 uses a GPU with 5888 CUDA cores, while the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti is equipped with a GPU with 4864 CUDA cores.GDDR6 memory of the former provides a bandwidth of 448 GB/s, the second equipped with GDDR6X memory, this figure is 608 GB/s.According to the video published by Galax, GeForce RTX 3060 Ti with faster memory provides a slightly higher level of performance compared to the GeForce RTX 3070 in a number of games.The tests were conducted in three games: Spider-Man Remastered, Cyberpunk 2077 and A Plague Tale: Requiem.Unfortunately, the manufacturer did not specify what resolution and graphics settings were used. In the first two games, Galax compared two almost identical scenes.In Spider-Man Remastered, the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti with GDDR6X memory provided 81 FPS of performance, while the GeForce RTX 3070 provided 75 FPS. In Cyberpunk 2077, the advantage of the model with GDDR6X memory remained.It provided an average of 70 frames per second, and the GeForce RTX 3070 model - 61 frames per second. But in A Plague Tale: Requiem game GeForce RTX 3070 model was faster - 81 vs.78 FPS of GeForce RTX 3060 Ti with GDDR6X memory.Officially the company has not yet presented GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Plus card.At the time of writing this text the gas pedal is not listed on its official website.However, Galax's statement once again confirms that this video card model with GDDR6X memory does exist and will soon go on sale.
The Galax (KFA2) brand has started selling the GeForce RTX 3090 Ti HOF graphics gas pedal that first became known a couple of months ago.The new product comes in several variants, one of which comes with a waterblock liquid cooling system (HOF OC Lab Edition).Image source: GalaxThe regular version of the gas pedal, which received a massive air cooling system with three fans, is estimated by local sellers at about $ 2845 (excluding VAT), according to the Japanese Hermitage Akihabara.This is significantly more expensive than the recommended price of the reference GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.The Galax GeForce RTX 3090 Ti HOF model is designed with the goal of becoming one of the fastest GeForce RTX 3090 Ti variants on the market.The card has an enhanced 24 + 4 phase VRM subsystem and is equipped with two 12-pin connectors for additional power.The manufacturer indicates that the gas pedal rated power consumption is 480 watts, and the maximum - 516 watts.Galax recommends that you use with it a power supply capacity of 1000 watts.At the core of graphics cards used NVIDIA GA102-350 graphics chip with 10,752 cores CUDA.It has 24 GB of GDDR6X memory at 21 GB/s per pin and 384 bit interface support.The declared maximum frequency of the new processor is 1935 MHz.For comparison, the reference version GeForce RTX 3090 Ti runs at up to 1860 MHz.For instant automatic overclocking GeForce RTX 3090 Ti HOF is equipped with a special button located on the panel of video connectors.The set of these connectors consists of three DisplayPort 1.4a and one HDMI 2.1.The graphics card dimensions are 352 × 160 × 68 mm.Additional feature is a removable 4.3-inch liquid crystal display HOF Panel III with a resolution of 480 × 272 pixels, which is attached to the graphics card with magnets.It displays useful information about the status of the graphics gas pedal: memory temperature, GPU, fan speed, etc.In addition, it can be used to work with Galax overclocking software.As noted above, the card will also be available in HOF OC Lab Limited Edition with a waterblock FJO.Its additional distinctive feature is a custom XOC BIOS, which allows to overcharge the CPU and memory power consumption values of the graphics card, compared to the normal version.This version of the gas pedal is aimed at extreme overclocking enthusiasts and therefore will probably be produced only in very limited quantities.But taking into account the cost of even the regular version, the novelty cannot be called a \"product for everyone\".
The first absentee study of the graphics card GeForce RTX 3090 Ti HoF by GALAX (KFA2) revealed that the power system is made in the \"24 + 4 phase\" scheme, and for additional power are responsible for two connectors type 12VHPWR.The novelty's official description on the vendor's site gives you a better idea of what it is.Advertisement Image source: GALAX (KFA2) OEM air cooling system includes three fans, two of which have 102 mm diameter impellers and the middle one has 92 mm diameter.The HOF Panel III display is 480x272 pixels, 4.3\" full color and 4.3\" diagonally mounted via USB, and can be mounted magnetically or on the table by means of a tilting stand.In conjunction with the display works proprietary utility HOF AI Software, which is now installed and smartphone, allowing you to control overclocking or work RGB-backlight.Image source: GALAX (KFA2)At the graphics processor graphics card provides three preset frequencies: 1860 MHz, 1920 MHz and 1935 MHz.The latter can only be called from the proprietary utility.The graphics card has dimensions of 339 x 144 x 68 mm and is equipped with 24 GB of GDDR6X memory.The package also includes a special adjustable aluminum support (pictured), which allows you to better distribute the weight of the video card after installing it in the system unit.Moreover the graphics card comes with brand-name gloves and two power adapters which allow connecting three eight-pin power supply connectors to one 12VHPWR socket.Three DisplayPort 1.4a outputs and one HDMI 2.1 output can be found on the rear panel.
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