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This is the smallest Nvidia RTX 4070 graphics card, and the cutest too

Graphics card producer Zephyr has simply unveiled what seems just like the cutest graphics card available on the market. This new small kind issue, single-fan card isn’t solely the smallest card to be primarily based on the Nvidia RTX 4070 GPU, but it surely’s additionally adorned with essentially the most cute Sakura-themed design.

Whereas the Nvidia RTX 4070 might have been displaced by the RTX 4070 Tremendous as our decide of the most effective graphics card total, the 4070 remains to be a terrific selection for smaller gaming PCs, or for players on a tighter finances.

The brand new Zephyr GeForce RTX 4070 ITX Sakura Blizzard takes its title because the tiniest 4070 variant due to its itzy 172mm total card size, its bitzy peak of 123mm, and its teeny weeny dual-slot 42mm width. This places it very comfortably inside the parameters of Nvidia’s not too long ago introduced SFF-Prepared program, which certifies whether or not graphics playing cards and small instances are suitable with one another.

What’s extra, all this petiteness apparently doesn’t include any downsides on the subject of efficiency or cooling. As Videocardz reported when it first noticed the cardboard, its AD104-250 GPU runs at normal clock speeds – it’s not underclocked or overclocked. What’s extra, Zephyr claims that, with the fan working at a not overly quick 2,400rpm, the GPU runs 8°C cooler and the reminiscence runs 10°C cooler than a dual-fan RTX 4070. Nonetheless, the comparability card isn’t named, so I’d take this with a pinch of salt.

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As for that Sakura ornament – Sakura being cherry blossom – there’s a pink fan and PCB, together with a white fan shroud dotted with varied pearlescent reflective stickers. The shroud additionally wraps round to the again of the cardboard, the place there are one massive and three small flower-shaped cutouts within the backplate.

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It’s a great-looking card for a sure model of PC, and we’d like to get our palms on one, however sadly that may show to be difficult for 2 causes. Firstly, it’s at present a China-only launch and, secondly, it’s already bought out. Apparently there will likely be a restock in mid-July however we suspect that run would possibly promote out simply as rapidly.

Within the meantime, you might as an alternative swap groups to AMD and go for a equally styled Powercolor Hellhound Sakura graphics card primarily based on the AMD Radeon 7800 XT GPU, although this huge card received’t match in as many tiny instances because the Zephyr mannequin. Talking of which, try our greatest PC instances information for tips about the most effective small instances at present out there.

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