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

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I hope 280mm plus 55mm for the radiator plus fan will work. Else I could try FE model which is 304mm, would be a tight fit. Otherwise it is a new case which I DONT want to replace. I LOVE my case. I like the AIO option as it would be quieter, cooler, and it won’t block the M2 slot which I have. 2TB drive in it. I will have to do some measuring. I will only go AIO if it is a maximum $300 more than msrp.
I'm using mine as a convenient excuse to upgrade my case. I've had the Thor since 2012. I just barely pulled the i5-2500k out of it for an i9-11900k🤣 The sizing is ridiculous. I'm planning on the TUF, but keeping my eyes open on the AIO models as well as they have my interest piqued.
 

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I just saw that you might want to get an ATX 3.0 PSU if you are running the 4090 or any high power 40 series to prevent your PC from catching fire.


 

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With present info, MSI Supreme. Doubtfull overall unless the 4090 just blows the socks off of AMD and previous generation. And if I get a new monitor that could actually benefit from the increase performance.
 

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If I do upgrade it will probably be either an MSI or Gigabyte card. I've had good luck with them since EVGA isn't an option now.

With this issue of having to upgrade my PSU makes me want to wait even more until this all sorts itself out.
 
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Adapters suck, but falling for fear-mongering-for-clicks is stupid lol. Would Corsair be selling this if it was going to set all their psu's on fire?
You said Corsair, and I'm pretty sure you meant EVGA (PSU supplier to the world).
 

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I was actually leaning towards not touching the RTX 4000 series with a 10 foot pole, even if I was wearing a HAZMAT suit.

Or EVGA... I dunno.
 

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Waiting it out this time to see what amd has to offer on November 3rd. Had a 3080 for a bit but I am not liking nvidia’s f’ed up pricing on 4080s this time. Plus didn’t like the presentation. It was more about dlss3 than anything. But 4080 pricing really ticked me off Lmao.
 

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Had no idea the 4090 FE was soooooo thick
GeForce Garage - RTX 4090 Build by LiquidHaus.mkv - 00;22;15.999.png
 

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probably stick with the FE but ultimately it will come down to price and cooling performance/noise...
 

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I guess I'm in the minority of liking that Asus Strix but I do admit it looks HUGE.
 

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Nvidia laptop partners release new modern "retro throwback" chonky thick and heavy laptops.

"People want thick laptops with huge power bricks. It's very cool. We even brought back CFL backlighting."

Will there be a headphone jack?

"No room. And people really really really don't want them. We asked."
 
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The Gigabyte Master looks decent enough, glad they decided to bring back the RGB on the fans which resembles their 2080 Ti Xtreme series. The MSI Trio one looks nice as well.
 

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Was afraid it was going to be over $2000 :(. But man that FE is huge!

Actually that includes VAT so it might be less than $2000 but with tax it still will be over.
Just read their forums and the admin said those prices are placeholders aka they made it up lol. I still think it’s gonna be very close to their guesstimates. 🤣
 

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Just read their forums and the admin said those prices are placeholders aka they made it up lol. I still think it’s gonna be very close to their guesstimates. 🤣
I think I am going to still get the AIO. The smaller size, quieter, cooler, and it won’t block my M2 slot are the reasons. I could get FE or new case but that AIO I think for me would be better for me. Still crazy that I am going to spend this much for a card. I am running 2070 super for the last 3 years that I think I bought for close to 500. This card should last me 4+ years.
 

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I think I am going to still get the AIO. The smaller size, quieter, cooler, and it won’t block my M2 slot are the reasons. I could get FE or new case but that AIO I think for me would be better for me. Still crazy that I am going to spend this much for a card. I am running 2070 super for the last 3 years that I think I bought for close to 500. This card should last me 4+ years.
Of course, as an AIO, after 5 years, things get highly questionable.
 

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Reports of power supply connector issues with ATx 2.0 got me thinking it might be time to replace my 11 year old Corsair AX1200
 
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I would really love to see if they come up with some kind of blower-style cooler design that doesn't dump most of the heat inside the case and maybe even doesn't take more than 3 slots. Right now I have a 2nd small videocard in my computer for my 5th and 6th monitor. I would have to remove that 2nd card to be able to use these 3.5 slot 4090 cards that they have shown so far.
Those days are done. If this card is 450W up to 600W+, there's no way in the world a blower style cooler would work for it.
 

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Those days are done. If this card is 450W up to 600W+, there's no way in the world a blower style cooler would work for it.
eh... I mean, we'd be talking about a 2+ slot height blower out. I think it's possible. (but not sure why we'd see one)
 

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I am holding steady for the 4090... i want to see what it is and how it does before jumping ship. Thankfully i am building a new setup after being in the laptop world for a couple of years.
 

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I think I am going to still get the AIO. The smaller size, quieter, cooler, and it won’t block my M2 slot are the reasons. I could get FE or new case but that AIO I think for me would be better for me. Still crazy that I am going to spend this much for a card. I am running 2070 super for the last 3 years that I think I bought for close to 500. This card should last me 4+ years.
I would make sure they're at least using Asetek. After looking into the Suprim Liquid, MSI did not state which OEM they are using this time. If they swtiched to Apaltek from China, then I would avoid it at all cost due to their non-stop gunk issues.
 
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Answer of the day. None of them myself.

I'm either going to pick up a new or used 6800xt/6900xt | or radeon 7k series if its price to performance ready.

Anything over 300W of power probably is out of the question as I need something that will fit into mATX system.

While the 4090 looks promising, it would need to be a 2/3 its current price to be of any interest to me what so ever.
 
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This thread is specifically for those who intend or might consider getting RTX 4090 card soon or in the distant future. There is already a thread discussing about the 4000 series, so let's not bring this up here.

Too bad no EVGA card as I think it would be awesome and that would be my preference.

I know there is still no card review, particularly price and performance (e.g. overclocking) but should have better picture around or after Oct 12th.

For now it is the aesthetic and some reasonable good guesses that can be made from the card design and from manufacturers' site.

Here are some links to RTX 4090 models that will be made available soon.

Tom's hardware.
Techfluencer.
Hothardware.

For me, I'm leaning towards the FE since it is likely to be the cheapest. For me, cost is important as most of my computer hardware are been dedicated towards distributed computing and not gaming (sorry gamers, I'm not a hardcore gamers). My second choice will be ASUS TUF and again due to cost but ZOTAC one looks very nice (beauty is in the eye of the beholder) with curvy edges....
FE
 
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4090 FE - because I'll be watercooling it. Already have the EK Quantum Vector FE RTX 4090 waterblock on pre-order. Power also isn't an issue as I have a 1350W PS in my rig. Looking forward to keeping my room warm this winter.
 

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I'll look at MSI or an FE or ASUS, depending on the market. Custom block once the card is sorted.

My MSI 3090 has been solid since day one, nearly 22 months. So far so good on the 3090Ti.

I will wait a bit to see the first cards go out and shake the issues loose.
 

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4090 FE - because I'll be watercooling it. Already have the EK Quantum Vector FE RTX 4090 waterblock on pre-order. Power also isn't an issue as I have a 1350W PS in my rig. Looking forward to keeping my room warm this winter.
The most attractive GPU waterblock in existence. Love the SFF that takes such good advantage of the tiny FE PCB.
 

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EVGA sold their hybrid cards for the same price as the air cooler ones, I suspect a cheapo OEM AIO costs less to produce than a high end 450W+-capable aircooler honestly.
 
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I plan to hold off until AMD release their new cards. As much as I like DLSS 2.0, FSR 2.0+ is just as good.

I do not like having a freaking 4 slot card in my case to be honest. The power draw isn't a concern for me. But, possibly having to buy a new PSU is not something I want to do.

Since I game at 4k 120hz I am always GPU bound.....bring on the new cards!
 
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