Maxsun may not be a household name for expensive graphics cards. Still, the company certainly wants to become a prominent player in the field as it just introduced a quite promising GeForce RTX 4090 offering that has a recommended price of $1,999, a significant markup over Nvidia's GeForce RTX 4090, one of the best graphics cards, that retail at $1,599.
Maxsun's GeForce RTX 4090 MegaGamer OC 24GB graphics card is based on Nvidia's AD102 GPU with 16,384 CUDA cores running at up to 2,580 MHz at an up to 450W power consumption, which is a moderate 2.4% overclock versus the green company's recommended boost clock. Meanwhile, the memory speed of the card remained untouched, so it transfers data at a 21 GT/s rate.
A 2.4% maximum GPU boost clock increase is, of course, a very modest increase at best, but it looks like the main selling point of the graphics board is not its out-of-box factory overclock but rather its overclocking potential. To maximize the capabilities of its MGG products, Maxsun uses custom-printed circuit boards with an enhanced voltage regulating module (VRM). In addition, the company equipped its GeForce RTX 4090 MegaGamer OC 24GB graphics card with an oversized cooling system featuring five fans: three on the front and two tiny fans on its top (or on its side, depending on how you look at this).
While five fans improve cooling, it is unclear how loud they are. Typically, small high-pressure fans produce a lot of noise, but we have no noise level numbers of the GeForce RTX 4090 MegaGamer OC 24GB graphics card, so we can only make guesses now.
As for display outputs, the GeForce RTX 4090 MegaGamer OC 24GB configuration is pretty typical: it has three DisplayPorts and one HDMI.
Being a Chinese company, Maxsun makes no secret that its GeForce RTX 4090 MegaGamer OC will not be available globally. In fact, given that Nvidia has to obtain an export license from the U.S. government to supply its GeForce RTX 4090 to a Chinese entity, we have concerns about whether the product will be available widely at all, but this is an entirely different story.
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More fans that can fail and are near impossible to replace because they are custom designed from China and hard to find as a spare part item anywhere besides on some Chinese marketplaces and even then.Reply
vanadiel007 said:More fans that can fail and are near impossible to replace because they are custom designed from China and hard to find as a spare part item anywhere besides on some Chinese marketplaces and even then.
For a product designed to be sold in China this is less of an issue. Every user will by definition have a "Chinese marketplace" down the street. And I bet most of those have actual tech repair shops of a type rare in the US.
With higher tiers of products restricted it makes sense that in China the best they can get will be pushed to it's limit in performance and profitability. Not at all unusual for a manufacturer to add a few "extra" features to justify on paper a large increase in price mostly caused by small supply.
The extra added fans offer nothing. Same low value as the Mega Gamer 4080 card Gamers Nexus reviewed. Pay more for nothing. The normal nowadays.Reply
At a certain point you just have to go and use an AOI Liquid coolerReply
Funny. Five fans to cool that monster? Soon GPU will occupy 3 and 4 slots. So ridiculous I can't stop laughing. coming up you will need a external case to supply proper zots and cooling.Admin said:Maxsun reveals the pricing for the GeForce RTX 4080 MGG OC 16G.
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that engineering would have been better spend on a waterblock.Reply
That said, i thought China was forbidden to import the most powerfull chips. So how a chinese company can make cards based on them ?
We are already there. My 4090 HOF already eat up 3.8-slots .JeffreyP55 said:Soon GPU will occupy 3 and 4 slots. So ridiculous I can't stop laughing.
JeffreyP55 said:coming up you will need a external case to supply proper zots and cooling.
External GPU exist now. Mostly used on laptops but if the power requirements keep going up, there could be a use for them on Desktops as well.
Fully Component PC system ... like old Hi FI systems where you just buy a new box to attach to system when you want an upgrade. Buy a new 5090 and it comes it is own case with its own PSU (I have always sort of wished they would if only to stop people putting low quality PSU with high end GPU)
My 7900xt meant to be quad slot according to Techpowerup but I think its 3.5
they getting seriously fat
I came in to post the 4080 video but I was too late :)
My RTX3080ti oc takes up 2 slots. I remember installing it thinking the sheer weight and size of these monsters is borderline crazy. It's only money, right?Reply
the gpu will become the main cpu in the 5000 series, and the power needed to run them will exceed an old 3000 rig setupReply
thats absurd looking, power hungry ... 5 fans thats a lot of future problems waiting to happen
and seeing the teardown, some the thermal pads are almost out of the ic dies ??? lack of quality there