One modder did not realize that the GeForce RTX 3060 (test) with 12 GB GDDR6 has more graphics memory than the higher position and the GeForce RTX 3070 (test) with 8 GB GDDR6 more than 45% faster and on its own But the VRAM quickly doubled. Now they have put the GeForce RTX 3070 16 GB in operation.
GeForce RTX 3070 with double memory expansion
Russian modeler On vik Successfully converted from 8 to 16 GB GDDR6 to a Palit GeForce RTX 3070 GamingPro and identified eight 1 GB memory modules from Samsung with K4Z803256C-HC14 for eight Samsung chips with a capacity of 2 GB for identification K4ZAF3258M-HC14 Has The veteran moder documented the conversion to a YouTube video.
GeForce RTX 3070 16 GB: Conversion
A GeForce RTX 3070 with 16 GB, as it was always traded in the rumor mill, was painstakingly handcrafted.
For this, further work on the PCB was necessary, as Nvidia strictly forbids such “experiments” at the hardware level. After the successful conversion and commissioning of the graphics card, a recognition through several stability tests was on the agenda.
Enthusiasts also recorded the stages of further work in this video.
GeForce RTX 3070 16 GB: Commissioned
After initial crashes and blue screens, which could eventually be brought under control with the help of EVGA Precision Tools, the graphics card was absolutely stable in 3DMark Time Spy, Superposition 8K Benchmark and When Ethereum Mining.
First and only of its kind
Now with a 16GB GDDR6, the Palit GeForce RTX 3070 is the first known graphics card with the GamingPro GA104 and doubles memory expansion. The GeForce RTX 3060 trimmed with 12 GB is based on the GA106.
Twitter user @ m3gaclite First came to know about the results of the Russian moder and then informed the website video card, Which was the first to report on a notable rebuild of the GeForce RTX 3070.