NVIDIA’s next-generation GPU, based on the new Ada Lovelace architecture, is out. GALAX recently announced its custom GeForce RTX 4090 and RTX 4080 graphics cards under the Serious Gaming branding. Unlike the other AIC partners that offer multiple graphics cards design, GALAX opted to release one model for their first set of graphics cards. Maybe we will see RTX 40 series Hall of Fame graphics cards or EX models soon. You can check out more details about GALAX RTX 40 series Series Gaming graphics card from the official news release below.
Introducing GALAX GeForce RTX 40 series family
GeForce RTX 4090, 4080 16GB, 4080 12GB Serious Gaming
Powered by the new ultra-efficient NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture, the 3rd generation of RTX, GeForce RTX 40 Series graphics cards are beyond fast, giving gamers and creators a quantum leap in performance, AI-powered graphics, and so many more leading platform capabilities. This massive advancement in GPU technology is the gateway to the most immersive gaming experiences, incredible AI features, and the fastest content creation workflows. These GPUs push state-of-the-art graphics into the future.
Introducing GALAX GeForce RTX 40 series family
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GALAX GeForce RTX 4090 Serious Gaming
Reign with the dominant 16384 CUDA cores, 18+4 phase power design, and the all-new PCIe Gen5 16-pin connector which supports up to 600W power input with a single cable, GeForce RTX 4090 Serious Gaming doubles its performance and enhances the cooling effectiveness of its predecessor and champions as the royalty of the GeForce RTX 40 series family. Aesthetically, the graphics card also is upgraded with 5V ARGB LED effects, allowing users in showing their personality according to their preference.
As it is designed for those who are hungry for power, GeForce RTX 4090 Serious Gaming turbos its factory boost clock to 2580MHz while maintaining exceptional cooling effectiveness with its exclusive SG EXTREME thermal cooling system developed by our RDT&E team. It is now upgraded with a 4*8mm + 4*6mm heat pipe + large Vapor Chamber cooling base, with the newly designed WINGS 2.0 and 1-Clip Booster 2.0, making it one of the formidable weaponry for hardcore gamers and overclocking enthusiasts.
Exclusive SG EXTREME thermal cooling system
Tested by our in-house RDT&E team through aerodynamics simulations, the newly designed WINGS 2.0 increases its fans’ height to 20mm, beefing up the overall intake of air and heat dissipation efficiency for the graphics card. It does not only increase its maximum airflow and air pressure by 25% and 15% respectively but also reduces air blockage by 50%. As WINGS 2.0 was also redesigned with dual-ball bearing, life expectancy is now increased by 67% as tested by the team.
In addition to the upgraded WINGS 2.0, the Serious Gaming exclusive 1-Clip Booster 2.0 also received a grand makeover with an enlarged fan of 102mm for the new graphics card, plus vivid ARGB effects for personalization.
Curated to the needs of the gamers and PC enthusiasts, GeForce RTX 4090 Serious Gaming is bundled with a PCIe 16-pin to 4x PCIe 8-pin adaptor and an all-new premium SG exclusive ARGB Dark Obelisk support stick.
GALAX GeForce RTX 4080 16GB Serious Gaming
Aesthetically, GeForce RTX 4080 16GB Serious Gaming adopts the same design as the GeForce RTX 4090 Serious Gaming, featuring the brand-new 5V ARGB LED effect for customization. For the cooling performance, GeForce RTX 4080 16GB Serious Gaming has also implemented with the remarkable SG EXTREME thermal cooling system, featuring the triple 102mm WINGS 2.0 fans design, an upgraded 3.5 slot cooler design with 4*8mm + 5*6mm heat pipe, and including with the signature 102mm 1-Clip Booster 2.0 as well.
In terms of its power performance, GeForce RTX 4080 16GB Serious Gaming is designed with the all-new PCIe Gen5 16-pin connector. Moreover, it is also enhanced with the 16+3 phase power design, allowing extra overclocking headroom for gamers and PC enthusiasts in exploring more potential with the latest graphics card.
GALAX GeForce RTX 4080 12GB Serious Gaming
Compared to the other 2 models, GeForce RTX 4080 12GB Serious Gaming is having a lite design, featuring dual 92mm and one 102mm WINGS 2.0 fan, as well as a 3-slot cooler design with 8*6mm heat pipe. By adopting the latest SG EXTREME thermal cooling system, GeForce RTX 4080 12GB Serious Gaming is also built for maximum cooling efficiency, taking up the challenge of graphically demanding games and titles.
For the power performance, GeForce RTX 4080 12GB Serious Gaming comes with a brand-new new PCIe Gen5 16-pin connector and implemented the enhanced 11+2 phase power design for extra overclocking headroom.
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series Specifications
|RTX 4090||RTX 4080 16GB||RTX 4080 12GB||RTX 3090 Ti||RTX 3090||RTX 3080 Ti||RTX 3080 10GB|
|Architecture||Ada Lovelace||Ada Lovelace||Ada Lovelace||Ampere||Ampere||Ampere||Ampere|
|Boost Clock||2.52 GHz||2.51 GHz||2.61 GHz||1.86 GHz||1.7 GHz||1.67 GHz||1.71 GHz|
|Base Clock||2.23 GHz||2.21 GHz||2.31 GHz||1.67 GHz||1.4 GHz||1.37 GHz||1.44 GHz|
|Memory Size||24 GB GDDR6X||16 GB GDDR6X||12 GB GDDR6X||24 GB GDDR6X||24 GB GDDR6X||12 GB GDDR6X||10 GB GDDR6X|
|Memory Speed||21 Gbps||23 Gbps||21 Gbps||21 Gbps||19.5 Gbps||19 Gbps||19 Gbps|
|Ray Tracing Cores||3rd Generation||3rd Generation||3rd Generation||84 2nd gen||82 2nd gen||80 2nd gen||68 2nd gen|
|Tensor Cores||4th Generation||4th Generation||4th Generation||336 3rd gen||328 3rd gen||320 3rd gen||272 3rd gen|
|NVIDIA DLSS ver.||3||3||3||2||2||2||2|
|Graphics Card Power||450W||320W||285W||450W||350W||350W||320 W|
|Release Date||October 2022||November 2022||November 2022||March 2022||September 2020||June 2021||September 2020|
|Launch Price||$ 1,599||$ 1,199||$899||$ 1,999||$ 1,499||$ 1,199||$ 699|