There have been rumors that Asus partnered with Noctua, maker of very quiet PC case followers and this silent, fan-less CPU cooler, to make a customized Nvidia RTX 3070 desktop graphics card that appears like no different. Whereas its existence has leaked a number of instances, picked up by PC Gamer in current months, Wccftech was fast to identify that an Asus worker in Vietnam posted photos of the graphics card and different information to the Asus ROG Vietnam Facebook page. These property have since been taken down, however not earlier than Wccftech was capable of snag the pictures and be aware of the main points.
This new GPU, apparently known as the RTX3070-08G-NOCTUA, gained’t be as reasonably priced as your common RTX 3070 (MSRP of $499), plus the price of a few Noctua followers. Asus’ Fb web page briefly listed the worth as 26 million đồng, which converts roughly to about $1,100. Phew. Although, we gained’t know the official pricing or launch dates and areas till Asus posts the data once more with out rapidly eradicating it afterward.
In case Noctua isn’t a well-recognized identify to you, its followers are sometimes the model of selection for PC builders who’re on the lookout for a technique to preserve their rig operating quietly, whereas additionally including a singular look. It’s finest recognized for the beige and brown colorway seen above, which appears each refined and retro. Past aesthetics, although, Noctua merchandise are inclined to preserve your gear cool whereas operating quietly, whereas generally coming in a slimmer profile than different aftermarket followers.
Noctua’s followers have such a superb repute, in reality, that some people have done surgery on their GPUs, eradicating their inventory followers and changing them with Noctua case followers. There appear to be loads of individuals who have carried out it, after glancing at this forum post at Linus Tech Tips. This Asus and Noctua collaboration looks like the perfect possibility for individuals who aren’t as acquainted with disassembling elements. It looks like you’ll pay dearly for it, although.