EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti K|NGP|N

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  1. Armenius

    Armenius I Drive Myself to the [H]ospital

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    Saw this come across in my e-mail. Early availability begins April 8 exclusively for Associate members. I'm pretty sure this will be the first K|NGP|N that is cooled by an AIO.

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  2. CAD4466HK

    CAD4466HK [H]ard|Gawd

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  3. IdiotInCharge

    IdiotInCharge [H]ardForum Junkie

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    That's cool!

    [pun totally intended]
     
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  4. NovaCloud

    NovaCloud Limp Gawd

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    I wonder how much the cost would be.. I am guessing probably around $1799... sigh.. As much as I would love to own this little monster.. a little too high out of my price range heh :)
     
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  5. pippenainteasy

    pippenainteasy Gawd

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    is copper vrm heatsink really necessary though or just for braggin rights.
     
  6. IdiotInCharge

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    Copper's nice if it's mated with aluminum fins...
     
  7. Furious_Styles

    Furious_Styles [H]ard|Gawd

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    Agreed. I like these cards but the mark-up in price is usually pretty huge for the small performance bump.
     
  8. IdiotInCharge

    IdiotInCharge [H]ardForum Junkie

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    AFAIK they exist only so that plebs can have their own chance at beating Kingpin in the leaderboards- and EVGA (his employer) can make a buck off the effort.

    [and there's not a damn thing wrong with that]
     
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  9. Dayaks

    Dayaks [H]ardness Supreme

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    My problem with these cards is they come out so far into the cycle... and for practically no advantage compared to watercooling and modding months and months earlier.
     
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    Maddness [H]ard|Gawd

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    Yep, that's my reasoning why I grabbed the FTW3 and have been enjoying it for a couple of months now.
     
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  11. pippenainteasy

    pippenainteasy Gawd

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    I think the last Kingpin that was worth it was the 980 Ti due to the fact that they could push between 1525-1575MHz on air, some even hit 1600MHz, while a typical card could only do around 1400MHz.

    The thing is with Pascal/Turing, these cards have pretty much a brick wall around 2100 MHz on air (a few can do 2130-2150), so a better ASIC isn't going to necessarily do much better on air.
     
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  12. RazorWind

    RazorWind 2[H]4U

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    Exactly. If you bought this and used it to play games, you're doing it wrong. That would be like buying a homologation special car to drive to work and the grocery store.

    What you're supposed to do with this is competitive overclocking.
     
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  13. ir0nw0lf

    ir0nw0lf [H]ardness Supreme

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    If the mention over at TPU is accurate, ~$1900 :blackeye:
     
  14. Andross182

    Andross182 Gawd

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    Why EVGA opted to not ship their Hybrid series with a 240mm radiator as a default option I'll never understand.
     
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  15. eclypse

    eclypse 2[H]4U

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    If one uses someone evga associates code you get $95 off the price.. so close to $1800. You'll need to enter their forum and ask someone for a code or find one in someone signature.

    Save it for next time as there sold out currently. Took all day at that price but it happened.

    Next time I bet it will sell out quicker after all the user/youtube reviews.
     
  16. IdiotInCharge

    IdiotInCharge [H]ardForum Junkie

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    It's not needed. Really.

    A single 120mm AIO with a single fan can handle the heat output of a top-end GPU, quietly.

    [the disparity with CPUs isn't something I've thought about enough to try to explain, but I do recognize that lower-wattage CPUs make use of more cooling capacity]
     
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