Today’s Hardware Review Roundup

PSU: Fractal Design ION SFX 650G @ NikKTech

Cases: CHIEFTEC Scorpion 3 @ NikKTech

Peripherals: EVGA Z20 @ ThinkComputers, EVGA Z20 @ TechPowerUp, HyperX Pulsefire Haste @ FunkyKit, Patriot Viper V765 RGB KB @ FunkyKit, SteelSeries Aerox 3 Wireless @ TechPowerUp

Storage: Silicon Power UD70 @ Guru3D, Samsung 980 Pro 2TB @ TweakTown, KIOXIA Exceria Plus 2TB @ NikKTech, ADATA XPG GAMMIX S70 And S50 Lite @ Hot Hardware, Kingston DC450R 3.84TB SSD @ KitGuru

Graphics: ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3070 OC Edition @ TweakTown

Audio: HyperX Cloud Orbit S Gaming Headset  @ NikKTech, Sonos Move @ DVHardware

Monitors: Viotek SUW49DA 49-inch Super Ultrawide @ ThinkComputers

Memory: Patriot Viper Steel RGB 3600 MHz 2x16GB @ Guru3D

Hardware Review Roundup: 1/15/21

Graphics: EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 FTW3 Ultra @ Guru3D
Memory: Crucial Ballistix 2x16GB DDR4-2666 SODIMM @ [M]adShrimps
Storage: ADATA SE800 1TB USB 3.2 Gen 2 Portable SSD @ NikKTech, Samsung 980 Pro PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD @ ThinkComputers
Cases: Corsair 5000D @ Guru3D
Audio: EPOS Sennheiser GSX 300 Gaming Series @ NikKTech
Cooling: NZXT Kraken X63 RGB LCS @ Guru3D

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 FE

Out of the three GeForce 30 series cards that NVIDIA announced back in September the one I was most excited about was the RTX 3070.  The main reason was mainly price, the RTX 3070 is only $499.  Lower-priced cards end up getting in the hands of more gamers and with the RTX 3070 NVIDIA is claiming better performance than a $1200 RTX 2080 Ti!

Read more @ ThinkComputers

Palit GeForce RTX 3070 Jetstream OC

We benchmark, review and thus test the GeForce RTX 3070 from a board partner that has been among us for a long time, our friends from Palit released their new GeForce RTX 3070 Jetstream OC. We’ll seat it onto our test system to see how well this product performs. Palit overhauled the look and design for the Jetstreams series, and it looks dignified in a darkened aesthetic design. This product will sit spot on GeForce RTX 2080 Ti performance levels and, in due time, will be its replacement. 

Read more @ Guru3D

More GeForce RTX 3070 Partner Card Reviews

Cleaning up from late last week and over the weekend, we have another blast on reviews on the new NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, this time with additional partner cards.

EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 XC3 Black @ LanOC

GALAX GeForce RTX 3070 SG @ The PC Enthusiast

GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 3070 GAMING OC @ Vortez

MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X TRIO @ Neoseeker
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X TRIO @ KitGuru
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X TRIO @ Hexus
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X TRIO @ TweakTown

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Review Roundup

With the launch yesterday of NVIDIA’s new GeForce RTX 3070 Founder’s Edition, today opens the flood gates on reviews of RTX 3070 graphics cards from all of the major manufactures. Priced at $499, the RTX 3070 rockets ahead of far more expensive RTX 2xxx offerings. Here is a collection of RTX 3070 partner card reviews for today:

Zotac GeForce RTX 3070 Twin Edge OC @ TechPowerUp

Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming OC @ TechPowerUp

ASUS GeForce RTX 3070 TUF Gaming OC @ TechPowerUp
ASUS GeForce RTX 3070 TUF Gaming OC @ PC Gamer
ASUS GeForce RTX 3070 TUF Gaming OC @ Guru3D

EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 FTW3 Ultra @ TechPowerUp

MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X TRIO @ IGN
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X TRIO @ Guru3D
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X TRIO @ TechPowerUp

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 3070: Launch Day

NVIDIA is expanding its line-up of Ampere-based GeForce RTX 30 series cards today, with the relatively affordable GeForce RTX 3070. Although the card was announced alongside the higher-end GeForce RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 during NVIDIA’s GeForce Event hosted by CEO Jensun Huang last month, and was originally due to be arrive a bit sooner, NVIDIA decided to hold off on the official launch until its partners could ramp production and ensure shelves were adequately stocked upon launch.

Read more @ Hot Hardware, Hexus, Guru3D, TweakTown, Tom’s Hardware, PC Perspective, TechPowerUp and more as the day goes on…

Windows Central’s Best Motherboards for NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

While NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 3070 GPU works just fine with PCIe 3.0 slots, it’s best to grab a motherboard with a PCIe 4.0 slot to make the most of its graphical prowess. We’ve rounded up the best motherboards with PCIe 4.0 slots for both AMD and Intel processors.

Read more @ Windows Central