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GALAX GeForce RTX 4090 and RTX 4080 Serious Gaming Graphics Cards Released

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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.

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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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With the digital world becoming more influential than ever, individuals are building up a digital identity parallel to the reality they are living in, creating an extension of themselves in cyberspace. Contrary to tangible reality, cyberspace allows creativity to flourish and evolve without any constraints of physical reality, inspiring the most talented people to create their own stories and share them with the world. With the ascension of the latest GeForce RTX 40 series, gamers, content creators and PC enthusiasts are now capable of wielding immense power in the digital universe, creating history for a whole new era.

GALAX GeForce RTX 4090 Serious Gaming

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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.

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All-new 5V ARGB LED effects and PCIe Gen5 connector supports up to 600W power input with a single cable.

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.

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GeForce RTX 4090 Serious Gaming features triple 102mm WINGS 2.0 fans.
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102mm ARGB 1-Clip Booster 2.0 fan included for GeForce RTX 4090 Serious Gaming.

Exclusive SG EXTREME thermal cooling system

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Newly designed WINGS 2.0 increases its fans’ height to 20mm

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.

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Bundled 1x PCIe 16-pin to 4x PCIe 8-pin adaptor, 1-Clip Booster 2.0, and ARGB Dark Obelisk support stick.

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

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GeForce RTX 4080 16GB Serious Gaming features triple 102mm WINGS 2.0 fans

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.

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All-new 5V ARGB LED effects and PCIe Gen5 connector supports up to 600W power input with a single cable.

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.

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102mm ARGB 1-Clip Booster 2.0 fan and ARGB Dark Obelisk support stick included.

GALAX GeForce RTX 4080 12GB Serious Gaming

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GeForce RTX 4080 12GB Serious Gaming features dual 92mm and one 102mm WINGS 2.0 fans.

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.

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92mm ARGB 1-Clip Booster 2.0 fan and ARGB Dark Obelisk support stick included.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series Specifications

 RTX 4090RTX 4080 16GBRTX 4080 12GBRTX 3090 TiRTX 3090RTX 3080 TiRTX 3080 10GB
ArchitectureAda LovelaceAda LovelaceAda LovelaceAmpereAmpereAmpereAmpere
GPUAD102AD103AD103GA102GA102GA102GA102
CUDA Cores16384972876801075210496102408704
Boost Clock2.52 GHz2.51 GHz2.61 GHz1.86 GHz1.7 GHz1.67 GHz1.71 GHz
Base Clock2.23 GHz2.21 GHz2.31 GHz1.67 GHz1.4 GHz1.37 GHz1.44 GHz
Memory Size24 GB GDDR6X16 GB GDDR6X12 GB GDDR6X24 GB GDDR6X24 GB GDDR6X12 GB GDDR6X10 GB GDDR6X
Memory Interface384-bit256-bit192-bit384-bit384-bit384-bit320-bit
Memory Speed21 Gbps23 Gbps21 Gbps21 Gbps19.5 Gbps19 Gbps19 Gbps
Ray Tracing Cores3rd Generation3rd Generation3rd Generation84 2nd gen82 2nd gen80 2nd gen68 2nd gen
Tensor Cores4th Generation4th Generation4th Generation336 3rd gen328 3rd gen320 3rd gen272 3rd gen
NVIDIA DLSS ver.3332222
Graphics Card Power450W320W285W450W350W350W320 W
Required PSU850W750W700W850W750W750W750W
Release DateOctober 2022November 2022November 2022March 2022September 2020June 2021September 2020
Launch Price$ 1,599$ 1,199$899$ 1,999$ 1,499$ 1,199$ 699
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