Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2070 Super Gaming OC 8G Graphics Card Review
Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2070 Super Gaming OC 8G Graphics Card Review,
Nothing is free in life, as a rule, you only get added value for a fixed top deals fee. This is how Nvidia plans for the new Turing graphics card series Geforce RTX 2070 Super Gaming OC. The manufacturer analyzes the produced GPUs for their electrical properties and thus opens up a two-tier society. The good chips are given a seal of approval and receive a different device ID than those with poorer properties. The Nvidia board partners, who buy the GPUs from Nvidia, now have a choice. Either they buy the inexpensive non-A-GPUs and thus forego the option of increased clock rates at the factory, or they order the more expensive A-GPUs and are allowed to do so to create more powerful models with increased clock and power limits.
Nvidia's decision to distinguish inexpensive graphics cards unusually hard from more expensive models is met with discontent among ambitious overclockers and bargain hunters because the previously common way of manually pushing a cheap graphics card model to the limit does not do anything for a Geforce RTX 2070. This is not due to fixed clock rates, but to the fact that Nvidia severely limits the power limits of the economy models. Without energy, you can't win a flowerpot in the race for the clock crown.
The Latest Discovery Test Resembles A Silver Lining
We took a closer look at the online deals website. Graphics cards present and read out the device IDs which are using the GPU-Z tool. To our surprise, the recently tested Asus Geforce RTX 2070 8G Graphics clearly identified itself as an A-GPU carrier, although this graphics card is a cost-optimized model without factory overclocking and with a tight power corset. This opens the door to modifications. Happy owners of an A-GPU can load the firmware of the Nvidia Founders Edition and then benefit from the factory increased slight overclocking. Alternatively, look for the BIOS with the highest maximum and boost the cooling of your graphics card to speed it up significantly.
We Can Say That The BIOS Change Is Completely Problem Free
At least in the case of our hardware and software combination. But what does a BIOS upgrade do, does a cost-optimized Turing card automatically become a benchmark champion or not? When it comes to gains without manual overclocking, you should have realistic expectations. No manufacturer design puts 20 percent on top, usual performance gains compared to entry-level versions are less than ten percent. Todays's deal Geforce RTX 2070 8G is used in all tests, which we operate with three different firmware in the USA. The maximum values after the warm-up phase are given, which we carry out at worst case in ultra HD resolution. As the Top Deals USA team, we will continue to analyze the best products for our valued readers.
Emre Ata ( Author )