Nvidia Founders Version GPUs are extremely wanted for being among the many cheaper and extra elegant variations of GeForce graphics playing cards, however none have ever glad builders preferring smaller type components. Now, in lieu of an official repair, a Redditor has taken issues into his personal arms and created a Mini-ITX FE card.
Clashmains_2 took to the PCMR subreddit to share photographs of their customized Mini-ITX GPU, which seems to be adequate to be actual. Utilizing a Gainward Pegasus RTX 3060 as a base, the modder drew inspiration from earlier efforts to shrink 10- and 30-series GPUs.
The chassis is constructed from 3D printed PLA, however Clashmains_2 might go for ABS or PETG filaments in future builds, as they’re higher suited to scorching temperatures. With PLA, warping happens at 60C, with the fin stack noticeably scorching, however as this was a take a look at construct it wasn’t too massive of a difficulty. The GPU additionally encompasses a 92mm Noctua fan, which Clashmains_2 plans to reuse for extra ABS molded covers sooner or later.
Whereas it is solely a “take a look at construct”, the Founders Version GPU of Clashmains_2 seems to be very near what this GPU may need regarded like if Nvidia hadn’t determined to make its personal. Proper all the way down to the “GeForce RTX” engraving on the aspect, we’re stunned and impressed to study that that is their first 3D printing undertaking.
We would like to see an official Founders Version Mini-ITX materialize sooner or later, for RTX 4060 or in any other case. For now, nevertheless, we’ll proceed to admire the work of Clashmains_2.
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