Originally Posted by pax
I read a bit on the 3090's frying with New World MMO and some with BF 2042 and apparently its not the software but the gpus that are simply running too hot and when games simply make use of more of the silicon it runs too hot... so 500w may already be too much.
Water may be the only way too cool these things reliably going forward.
the 3090 is a monolithic GPU
RDNA 3 is chiplets and it will spread out the heat
the whole package maybe very big a lot bigger than Threadripper
the card maybe big enough for 4 fans