The RTX 4090 (Behemoth) Replace


RTX 4090

Behold, friends-with-big-wallets: the most important, heaviest, costliest, most power-consuming, and *drumroll* best-performing card ever made!

Allow us to take a more in-depth look.

The Good Stuff


    • Just one card has been launched, the RTX 4090
    • Unimaginable efficiency, beating the subsequent smartest thing by no less than 50%
    • Simply hitting 120+ FPS on 4K in most video games with max particulars
    • Card temperatures are (very surprisingly) good!
    • Noise ranges are respectable

Wow, sounds terrific! What might the downsides probably be… ?


The Meh Stuff


It’s all excellent news and dangerous information for this card, with little or no really impartial information. The 4090 might be going to be a divisive part amongst builders.


The Unhealthy Stuff


    • The explanation the cardboard runs cool and quiet is as a result of it has a gigantic cooler
    • The worth is $1600
    • Three slots (or 4 with customized playing cards), 2kg (4.5lbs), and so large it may not slot in regular mid-tower circumstances
    • The worth is $1600
    • It could draw 450W of energy, or as much as 600W when you let it
    • The worth is $1600

And that’s the launch in a nutshell: A particularly highly effective and surprisingly thermally secure card… but additionally an especially giant, power-hungry, and expensive card!


Going Ahead


We might be recommending the RTX 4090 in each the Extremist and Monstrous tiers of our major chart. Just a few different GPU/CPU adjustments have been applied as properly.

All adjustments are summarized as follows:

GPU adjustments:

    • Added RX 6500 XT to Honest (as an choice)
    • Added RX 6750 XT, RTX 3070 to Excellent
    • Added RX 6800, RTX 3070 Ti to Glorious
    • Added RX 6800 XT, RTX 3080 to Excellent
    • Added RX 6900 XT, RTX 3080 Ti to Distinctive
    • Added RX 6950 XT, RTX 3090 to Fanatic
    • Added RTX 3090 Ti, RTX 4090 to Extremist
    • Added RTX 4090 to Monstrous

CPU adjustments:

    • Eliminated Threadripper 3960X from Monstrous

All of those adjustments have already gone stay on the USA chart, and can roll out to different nations because the 4090 turns into accessible globally.

If you’re Crew Crimson, new competing playing cards are only a few weeks away.