Which RTX 4090 card are you planning or consider to get?

exlink

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I love the look of the FE cards. The high-end ones though can be noisy as hell. The FE 3080 TI and 3090 cards had the worst coil whine by far compared to AIB. Also the FE cards seem to be the most inconsistent when it comes to fan noise as you can take four FE cards and they may all four sound completely different. For example digital foundry had two 3080 TI cards and one of them had a noisy as hell fan and the other one didn't. That was my experience too because I had two FE 3080 TI cards with one of them that was just ridiculously rough and noisy while the other one had a smooth fan. I had an FE 3090 that was by far the loudest noisiest card that ever heard in my life as it sounded like a jet trying to take off when it was under full load. And both FE 3080 TI and the FE 3090 all had ridiculous levels of coil whine. My Asus 3080 TI though is pretty much silent in comparison.
FE and ASUS 30 series cards were notorious for horrible coil whine. I had two different FE cards, two TUFs and a STRIX; they all whined horribly. The EVGA 30 series cards I had on the other hand had little to absolutely zero coil whine.

Was hoping the FE and ASUS would fix their coil whine for the 40 series but I’m yet again seeing numerous buyers complaining about it. Not sure what to get now since I detest loud coil whine and EVGA is gone.
 

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I have an ASUS TUF 4090 and no coil whine. Was same for me with a TUF 3080.

Strix cards have whine. FE card seems like a potluck but definitely fans are noisy.

I say best card right now is ASUS TUF and Palit Gamerock.
 

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I have an ASUS TUF 4090 and no coil whine. Was same for me with a TUF 3080.

Strix cards have whine. FE card seems like a potluck but definitely fans are noisy.

I say best card right now is ASUS TUF and Palit Gamerock.
TUF cards definitely had coil whine as well, not just STRIX. The two I had probably had the same level if not worse coil whine than the FE.

Another user here has already reported noticeable coil whine on their 4090 TUF so its still present this generation. The extent is unknown and too early to determine if its just as common as on the 30 series TUF cards. Either way, it is not all that uncommon on high end hardware. I just have to make sure it won’t be loud on the card I end up with.

I’m going to try for the FE first and the TUF second.
 

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FE and ASUS 30 series cards were notorious for horrible coil whine. I had two different FE cards, two TUFs and a STRIX; they all whined horribly. The EVGA 30 series cards I had on the other hand had little to absolutely zero coil whine.

Was hoping the FE and ASUS would fix their coil whine for the 40 series but I’m yet again seeing numerous buyers complaining about it. Not sure what to get now since I detest loud coil whine and EVGA is gone.
Well it can vary from card to card and maybe even setup to setup but my 3080 ti tuf has almost zero coil whine and I have to put my head right by the case to hear it. The FE 3080 ti and FE 3090 cards I used were just stupidly loud and screeched even under modest louds. In fact I could hear the coil whine frequency change with different loads throughout a game and it just killed any enjoyment. It is ridiculous that this issue still exists today as coil whine or any similar buzzing noise just drives me crazy. Hopefully I can get a 40 series card from Best Buy so at least it will be an easy and fast local return if I have any issues.
 
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I posted in the plague tale thread, but I figured I would give you guys a heads up here too.

I tested frame generation on plagues tale today.
In 4k max settings I went from low 60s-70s to 120+. Looked like it just about doubled the frame rate.

Latency wise, neither I or my my twitch shooter son could feel a difference. Felt like what you would expect going from 60fps to 120fps.

Turning on dlss quality with frame generation raised to to around 145-170.

I’m pretty impressed. Did notice some artifacting around hair, not too bad though. I’ll have to check again but I think it was there with dlss as well.
 

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Well it can vary from card to card and maybe even setup to setup but my 3080 ti tuf has almost zero coil whine and I have to put my head right by the case to hear it. The FE 3080 ti and FE 3090 cards I used were just stupidly loud and screeched even under modest louds. In fact I could hear the coil whine frequency change with different loads throughout a game and it just killed any enjoyment. It is ridiculous that this issue still exists today as coil whine or any similar buzzing noise just drives me crazy. Hopefully I can get a 40 series card from Best Buy so at least it will be an easy and fast local return if I have any issues.
Yup, Best Buy or Amazon is where I’ll buy my card from just in case I’ll need to return due to coil whine. Now just have to wait for a restock…
 
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Asus TUF/ Strix or Gigabyte. Compromised cards like MSI and Zotac are no go. But the Zotac Trinity gets on stock regularly at MSRP, but it is the worst 4090 money can buy.
 

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I am very interested in buying this card, COLORFUL iGame GeForce RTX® 4090 Vulcan but I found out that it is only sold in Asia. I saw several for sale on aliexpress on October 12 but I cannot find any for sale now. Does anyone know how I can buy this card?

Thanks
 

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I assume no one is paying over msrp with this card, right?
I got my Inno3D card below SRP from a local retailer.

It was the lowest priced 4090 I could find and also one that did not exceed 3-slots which was a requirement of mine so I can still have enough clearance for airflow between the graphics card and the thunderbolt4 card installed at the bottom pcie slot.
 

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Anyone else order a card from the Gigabyte US store directly? Ordered on the 12th and still says awaiting fulfillment. I emailed them and just a generic response stating it's taking longer for the 4090. I understand the demand, but why take orders if you don't physically have the cards to ship?
 
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Anyone else order a card from the Gigabyte US store directly? Ordered on the 12th and still says awaiting fulfillment. I emailed them and just a generic response stating it's taking longer for the 4090. I understand the demand, but why take orders if you don't physically have the cards to ship?
Same reason other stores take pre-orders, can get more business.
 

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BESBUY Drop happening GOO GOO GOO. Scored an FE. BB wont let you buy more than one it seems even if you get other model in cart. Good thing I guess. I was tryiing to score another to sell here at cost but no luck lmao. Told me I have another purchase of similar item so fuck off.
 

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Looks like lots in stock!
FE went quick. Can't believe I got in lmao. They are also doing no interest promo for 24 months. Anytime they do that I am using their money at no cost to me lmao. + I did the 10% of coupon. $1523 out the door with taxes.

IDK about antonline. Might get an msi from them too. I might return that or sell it here at cost if someone wants it and I get it. I have gotten no emails from them about order. They did send them out according to customer service but my att.net email won't get it lol. Wont even give me order number on the phone. So stupid.
 

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FE went quick. Can't believe I got in lmao. They are also doing no interest promo for 24 months. Anytime they do that I am using their money at no cost to me lmao. + I did the 10% of coupon. $1523 out the door with taxes.
When do you get to pick it up?
 
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i'm "in line" for a suprim, i'm sure it's gone already
 

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When do you get to pick it up?
It says sunday.

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Got the trio, no birthday coupon for me this time so gonna see if I can haggle at pickup. Or use as a 60 day rental, would be very surprised if these don't dip a bit below msrp by then.
 

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Got the trio, no birthday coupon for me this time so gonna see if I can haggle at pickup. Or use as a 60 day rental, would be very surprised if these don't dip a bit below msrp by then.
Not birthday coupons. Bing and Capital one shopping show you coupons now when you are on the site. Sometimes they don't work if item is on sale but do 100% on msrp. Below is what I used. BB has like these all the time. I have saved probably 1k over the year in purchases lmao.


SEP23CCSAVE10
 

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Damn huge drop it seems. Scalpers must not be selling shit load. MSI and Gigabye are still in stock lmao.
 

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Not birthday coupons. Bing and Capital one shopping show you coupons now when you are on the site. Sometimes they don't work if item is on sale but do 100% on msrp. Below is what I used. BB has like these all the time. I have saved probably 1k over the year in purchases lmao.


SEP23CCSAVE10
For BB Cc right? I don't have one..
 
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Damn huge drop it seems. Scalpers must not be selling shit load. MSI and Gigabye are still in stock lmao.
From what I've seen the FE is only worth it. Others are selling a bit over 2k, which won't net you much after fees and taxes.
 

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looks like BB did make some changes thats why they lasted so long. either bots are getting kicked out. I got in real quick after it said waiting in line for my 4090 FE.

And was able to try and add others and got to cart really fast. Literally never was this successful before.

BB does say now on the main page that they have updated their reservation process. Something is going on on their end.
 

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Anyone else order a card from the Gigabyte US store directly? Ordered on the 12th and still says awaiting fulfillment. I emailed them and just a generic response stating it's taking longer for the 4090. I understand the demand, but why take orders if you don't physically have the cards to ship?
I did, and it will be here tomorrow Thursday. Website still says 'Awaiting fulfillment', but if you click on it, it shows the tracking number (Fedex Ground in my case).
 

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It was all gone in about 15 minutes... which is better than the 3000 series, which felt like it was gone in seconds.

If you want the FE, go for it when you can, but this generation, they all perform about the same. The chip is pushed pretty hard out of the box.
 

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Best Buy has 1 MSI right now. I don't want a MSI. Just checked again. Not anymore it sold while I was posting this.
 

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gigabyte is back in stock, or was by the time you see this lol. I was able add it to cart in 30 seconds. Obviously can't buy two. BB has made some changes. You can't even buy multiple from different brands it seems the same day atleast. So lasting longer when they drop. They seem to be kicking out bots, I have never gotten add to cart this fast on some oof these.
 

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May have been one of those regional stock things where it was tied to a store near him but not you.
Oh okay I didn't know that. I was in line for the Gigabyte one too and it said not available within 250 miles. So this drop was for store pickup? That's kinda smart.
 

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Oh okay I didn't know that. I was in line for the Gigabyte one too and it said not available within 250 miles. So this drop was for store pickup? That's kinda smart.
Thats how they usually are. But they seem to have udpated the process too. I was able to get to cart much faster this time. Before it was spinning circle and then out. It did say they have made updates to reservation system too make the experience better on the 4090 list page.
 
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