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Asus’ Big, Brown RTX 3070 Noctua Edition Gets Official

The rumors and leaks were true. Asus and Noctua have officially partnered to release the GeForce RTX 3070 Noctua edition graphics card, featuring two high-performance Noctua NF-A12x25 120mm fans, in Noctua’s (in)famous beige-and-brown color scheme. Asus says the card will reach just 60 degrees Celcius in optimal conditions, with very low noise levels.

In the official announcement, Asus’ Ken Chien says the RTX 3070 Noctua Edition is geared toward noise-conscious enthusiasts, desiring the maximum amount of cooling possible per decibel of noise emitted. And it comes in a package that can be matched with other Noctua components in a DIY PC.

Noctua’s CEO Roland Mossig, also chimed in, saying that its customers have been asking them to create a GPU cooling solution for quite some time now, which is how the RTX 3070 Noctua Edition came to be. Through the use of NF_A12x25 fans and a new heatsink designed to best take advantage of the fans, Mossig says they were able to achieve a “…significant boost in performance-to-noise efficiency.” 

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This is a dream card for many DIY PC enthusiasts who love high performance and low noise levels. The card itself is a sight to behold, with a gigantic heatsink and shroud, measuring in at 3.45 inches — or just beyond three PCI-e slots in thickness. This effectively makes the RTX 3070 Noctua Edition a quadruple-slot card, requiring lots of room in your case for proper airflow.

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