Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti Founders Edition Review
Temperatures and Power Draw
Published: 1st December 2020 | Source: Nvidia | Price: |
Temperatures and Power Draw
Modern graphics cards no longer rely upon the user to overclock them, as the drivers now make the most of any spare power or thermal headroom available to boost the clocks to give the smoothest performance. Thus the temperature graph is a little less important than it used to be unless the manufacturer has created a godly cooler, whilst Power Draw is fun on your energy bill, but most of us just care about performance rather than a handful of Watts here and there. With slight variance in ambient temperatures we're also including the delta temperature too, so you know exactly how well the card performs relative to the air temperature.
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Kinda changed my mind about these cards since the review, but come january time these are in for a shout if they are in stock, as is the 3070/80 and 6800/XT would prefer the 6800XT but the way things are with stock who knows
It's mainly cause the RT performance is basically on par with the 6800/XT and way cheaper and for me at 1080p these are pretty much all I'd need, but we'll see come next year how stock pans out they will sellout fast no doubt.
Nvidia definitely delivered here. It's basically wasted the 3070, 2080S and 2080Ti. There's still room for the 3070 in the product stack, but barely. I would personally rather spend less and get a 3060Ti and more on something else, like more storage or better system fans. If I were on a GTX 970 or 1060, or an AMD equivalent, and I gamed at 1080p or 1440p, I don't see any reason to wait for AMD. I can't imagine they'll outshine Nvidia here. They had the chance with the 6800 range and they didn't.
Still, it's exciting to think how AMD will rebuke the 3060Ti. I wonder will they try to make the 6700 $450 and the 6700XT $500. I can't see how that would compete if they did that though. The 3060Ti is so close to the 3070 that it doesn't leave much room for a $450 6700 and a $500 6700XT to exist. I hope AMD try to undercut Nvidia can go $300-400 for the 6700 and 6700XT, and offer better performance per dollar than the 3060Ti, or at least equal it.Quote
I doubt this would exist yet without AMD. I would therefore expect a refresh of the 3070, and it being fully 4k capable too.Quote
I can see the 6700 being a £400 card thou but prices atm are way off the msrp, hoping come jan it'll have sorted itself out.
See the sites have listed the cards, but no prices on them atm.
I think if i was to get a 3060ti the extra saved would go towards VR at a later date, but CP2077 is out next week so these will fly off the sites instantly.Quote
Like Witcher in 1440p : it's a 10 FPS difference. from 95 to 105. About the same elsewhere. I hardly feel a breeze.Quote
It's mainly cause the RT performance is basically on par with the 6800/XT and way cheaper and for me at 1080p these are pretty much all I'd need, but we'll see come next year how stock pans out they will sellout fast no doubt.Quote