Why it issues: High-end graphics playing cards have been getting an increasing number of power-hungry for the previous few years. It’s why producers need to upsize their coolers to match in the event that they need to preserve temperatures and noise below management. Zotac has accomplished simply that with their newest launch.
Zotac’s new RTX 3090 Ti PGF OC is the chunkiest RTX 3090 Ti mannequin in the marketplace proper now, using a 3.6-slot cooler to maintain Nvidia’s newest and biggest GPU below management.
While measuring an infinite 73mm in thickness, the remainder of its dimensions are comparatively tame. It’s solely 309mm lengthy, making it 4mm shorter than Nvidia’s Founders Edition, whereas its width lies at 139mm, 1mm greater than the FE.
The PGF OC encompasses a triple-fan cooler with RGB lighting on the shroud and backplate. There’s additionally a cutout within the PCB for airflow to move via. To preserve this heavy card from sagging, Zotac features a VGA assist bracket within the field, together with a 16-pin to three x 8-pin energy adapter.
The card has a factory-overclocked increase clock of 1890 Mhz, although the default energy restrict is ‘simply’ 450W, the identical as reference designs. There’s no point out of the utmost energy restrict, though it ought to land round 495W, identical to its cousin, the AMP Extreme Holo.
Unfortunately, the Zotac RTX 3090 Ti PGF OC is a China-exclusive for now, with pricing nonetheless being unknown. If you are searching for a equally outsized graphics card to fill your case, try the Asus RTX 3070 Noctua Edition.
Make certain to take a look at our evaluation of the RTX 3090 Ti, a card we referred to as quick and dumb for providing simply ~10% extra efficiency than the RTX 3090 whereas costing 33% extra and consuming ~30% extra energy.