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    User finds Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 with repurposed 'ES GPU'

    Taking off the cooler to fit an AiO, the marking suggests the GPU was an RTX 3080 Ti test chip.
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    Re: User finds Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 with repurposed 'ES GPU'

    Maybe that 3090 yields were so bad that some put-upon production manager decided to pad out the numbers in whatever way they could, hoping that no-one would actually remove the heatsink.

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    Re: User finds Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 with repurposed 'ES GPU'

    It is miners that is their main customers... they usually don't check anyway

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    Re: User finds Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 with repurposed 'ES GPU'

    I expect Nvidia worked out that they could make more money by delaying the 3080ti launch and just selling this stock as 3090s. I guess the only differences between the hardware is software controlled and the amount of memory installed.

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    Re: User finds Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 with repurposed 'ES GPU'

    Quote Originally Posted by jimcumming View Post
    I expect Nvidia worked out that they could make more money by delaying the 3080ti launch and just selling this stock as 3090s. I guess the only differences between the hardware is software controlled and the amount of memory installed.
    Fairly sure that they've fuses they can blow. Software controlled would have been defeated by now.

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    Re: User finds Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 with repurposed 'ES GPU'

    If I were iso0, I would sued NVIDIA

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