Cooling

Phanteks Announces New Glacier G30 STRIX Water Blocks and Backplates

Phanteks has just announced the Glacier G30 Strix water block and backplate. As the name implies, the new block is designed specifically for the ASUS ROG Strix RTX 3080 and 3090 graphics cards. It features a nickel-plated copper cold plate with an acrylic top and trimmed out with either black or chrome aluminum cover plates. A fully functional backplate is also available and comes equipped with multiple thermal pads strategically placed over the RAM and VRM to efficiently cool these components. Read More

Cooling

Alphacool Launches Three New Eisblock Aurora Acryl GPX-N Water Blocks

Alphacool launched three new Nvidia 3000 series water blocks for its Eisblock Aurora Acryl GPX-N series. All three are said to provide exceptional cooling due to their nickel-plated copper cold plate and functional aluminum backplate. The new blocks are engineered to be compatible with the INNO3D RTX 3070, Gigabyte’s RTX 3080 Eagle, 3090 Eagle, 3080 Gaming, and finally an RTX 3090 Founders Edition. Read More

News

New Beta BIOS for EVGA 3080 FTW3 Ultra Raises Power Limit

Today EVGA released a new BETA version BIOS for its 3080 FTW3 Ultra GPU that raises the power limit from 400 watts to 450 watts. While this isn’t a massive increase it may be enough to help stabilize your overclock. Naturally, updating to this BIOS does not guarantee an increase in performance but does provide for the possibility. Users who choose to install this BETA version should also verify they have adequate cooling as an increase in wattage will, in turn, increase temperatures. Read More