The VideoCardz resource has received renderings of the planned GeForce RTX 4070 Ti AORUS WaterForce Xtreme and AORUS WaterForce Xtreme WB graphics cards from Gigabyte, which will use liquid cooling. The latter has a full-surface water block that must be integrated into the existing LSS circuit. The first uses a prebuilt unattended LSS.
These aren’t Gigabyte’s first GeForce RTX 4000-series liquid-cooled graphics cards. The company previously introduced the RTX 4090 and RTX 4080 models of the AORUS WaterForce series. The cards feature minor design changes but retain the same manufacturer’s style and key differentiators. New graphics card AORUS WaterForce Xtreme Based on the GPU, the AD104 features a smaller cooler than the older models – not 360mm, but 240mm.
Upon closer inspection, it turns out that the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti AORUS WaterForce Xtreme cooler is actually borrowed from the predecessor of the RTX 30 series. The chassis is almost identical to the RTX 3080 series, although there are some obvious changes to the board, such as a 12+4-pin power connector. Additionally, the AORUS RTX 4070 Ti models come with standard display ports, unlike their predecessors, which featured additional ports for virtual reality headsets.
So far, Gigabyte hasn’t released any pricing, specs, or a release date for the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti AORUS WaterForce cards.