The publication of the first reviews of the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Super graphics cards was delayed due to problems with the MSI Ventus 3X model, which fell into the hands of some media and bloggers. Due to firmware issues, performance was 5% slower than other reference-spec RTX 4070 Ti Supers. Only today MSI managed to fix this problem.
MSI became aware of the performance issue some time ago and attempted to address it by providing reviewers with two firmware updates. The last update came a few hours before the editorial deadline. As a result, those reviewers who came across the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Super Ventus 3X were extremely dissatisfied with the new product.
MSI apologizes for the problematic startup of the BIOS firmware for RTX 4070 Ti Super and Approved All versions of this card have new software versions. The description of the update states: “increases graphics performance” The company added that after installing the new BIOS version, users will find that their cards “Meets and exceeds expected performance standards“
According to the portal Tom’s Hardware, performance problems with the MSI GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Super Ventus 3X were observed by all reviewers who received this card for testing. Performance was 5% lower than expected. Below you will find data on the performance improvements of various RTX 4070 Ti Super models compared to the regular RTX 4070 Ti. All cards have standard specifications. As you can see, the Ventus 3X model clearly showed the weakest performance increase.
The new BIOS version for MSI’s RTX 4070 Ti Super has the number 95.03.45.40.F0. The file size is 6.75 MB. The manufacturer also provided simple and clear instructions on how to update the BIOS of a graphics card.