China’s Maxsun has showcased its new GeForce RTX 4070 Ti MGG. Described as a flagship by the firm’s social media channels, the new graphics card appears to be the first in the Mega Gamer GPU series (MGG). It has some interesting curves, but the most remarkable thing about the MGG design, as shown in the video, is that it sports five fans.
At first glance, the Maxsun GeForce RTX 4070 Ti MGG looks like many of the fat, triple-fan RTX 40 series cards currently available. You can see triple spinners on its front side, which are likely 90mm fans. So far, so ordinary. However, look down at the card from the top, and you'll see two tiny fans blowing toward the motherboard.
Some Photoshop guestimation using the 12VHPWR connector as a reference size (21mm wide) indicates that the small fans are about 50mm in diameter. They are not the smallest fans we have seen in modern PCs, but hopefully, they can be controlled separately in software to take the edge of any 'whiny' sound.
If you watch the video above, you will see another frivolous feature of the Maxsun GeForce RTX 4070 Ti MGG. It has what appears to be a detachable magnetic RGB strip that snaps to the top of the card in the promo reel. This looks like it could be an LCD with text and logos, but as it isn't shown animating (other than cycling color), we think it's just an RGB strip with a black stencil over it. In some other current-gen Maxsun cards, this RGB accessory is self-contained, offering three lighting modes or turns off using a single switch.
The social media video isn’t very informative, but that is by design. Maxsun says that the official launch of the MGG card will be next week. It asks that we stay tuned for details about the launch event and release date in the next few days. Thus, there is no evidence of this card on the official Maxsun website at the time of writing.
While waiting for Maxsun’s big reveal, it might be a good idea to look back at our GeForce RTX 4070 Ti review and see where this product fits among the best graphics cards available in 2023.
Sometimes simply adding style to our electronic empire is something worth just as much.
Over the years I have actually started to like having lights and color in my builds.
I'm not sure why maxsun would go out of their way for an RTX 4070 TI with this kind of style but it does look good.
I just wish you could overclock the 4070 TI to match the outrageous effort in this particular GPU.
RGB is useless so ignore that. What interesting unique, very creative product has really made waves in the past years due to its uniqueness? I can't think of any.
I don't want to have to pay for style and RGBling I will never see, once the side of the case is closed.
I can't tell you how many times I've quickly peeked at my CPU fan to see if my machine is even on (sleep-hibernation issues sometimes).
Honestly it looks really great as well asthetically. They aren't really massively more expensive. Again not a must-have, but I certainly won't buy non-tempered anymore. Win-Win all around
As for debugging, I can just pull of my side-panel, if/when I need to troubleshoot something. I don't know how long it's even been since the last time I fastened the thumbscrews. The fit is nice and snug, so there's no need for me to secure it.
I had a sandybridge PC that did this about 3 times in 10 years. Whenever it happened, I'd get an over-temperature alarm and I could pop up the hardware monitor applet to see that the CPU fan was at 0 RPM. Never needed to physically look at it.
That's the main argument for it, IMO. There are a few windowed cases I've seen that are simply gorgeous. I think this (discontinued) series is one of the better looking ones:
Otherwise, I'm quite happy with windowless.
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