MSI Goes Compact with New GeForce RTX 40-Sequence Gaming Slim Playing cards

Trendy graphics playing cards are infamous for his or her large cooling programs and dimensions which can be arduous to suit into mainstream PC chassis and nearly inconceivable to suit into compact PC instances which can be moderately standard amongst players. MSI this week tried to deal with these issues by asserting a household of GeForce RTX 40-series graphics playing cards known as Gaming Slim that are supposed to be slimmer than a typical add-in-board. However are they?

Judging by MSI’s GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Gaming X Slim (which measures 307×125×51 mm and weights 1086 grams), it’s certainly significantly extra compact than MSI’s GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Gaming X Trio (337×140×62 mm @ 1594 grams). What isn’t any much less essential is that the Gaming Slim is sort of as quick as its full-fat counterpart with its most 2745 MHz GPU clock vs. 2760 MHz.

With that stated, regardless of the “slim” designation, we’re nonetheless taking a look at a graphics card that’s 2.5 slots (51 mm) huge. So essentially the most densely packed of programs that may’t take a card over 2 slots will nonetheless have to look elsewhere. For all the pieces else, it’ll actually be simpler to assemble a PC with MSI’s Gaming Slim graphics card because of its squeezed dimensions.

MSI says that its Gaming Slim-badged graphics playing cards will present signature options of its Gaming-branded graphics playing cards, together with manufacturing facility overclocked GPU and enhanced cooling system, however might be thinner and lighter, enabling ‘versatile system meeting.’ MSI additional famous that it could provide all of its Gaming GeForce RTX 40-series merchandise in Gaming Slim taste, together with GeForce RTX 4090, RTX 4080, RTX 4070, and RTX 4060.

MSI says that its Gaming Slim graphics playing cards will are available black and white variations, will use the corporate’s newest cooling options (Tri Frozr triple-fan cooling system with Fan Torx Fan 5.0 followers and as much as eight pipes), and addressable RGB LEDs.

For now, the corporate has Gaming Slim variations of GeForce RTX 4070 Ti, GeForce RTX 4070, and GeForce RTX 4060 Ti, so the higher-end merchandise will most likely be out there at a later date. In the meantime, we are able to solely marvel how compact will MSI handle to get NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 4090 and whether or not the corporate’s GeForce RTX 4090 Gaming Slim might be extra compact than NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 4090 Founders Version.

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