Buildzoid reviews the PCB and VRM quality of the EVGA RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra -- and he thinks it's a "stretched reference" PCB with "actual disappointments."
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In this video, we'll talk about the VRM and PCB quality of the EVGA RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra. Overall, Buildzoid has some concerns about the level of quality used for the voltage controller, the capacitors, and the cost savings found in missing parts of the VRM.
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00:00 - The Stretched PCB
01:55 - Power Phases & Stages
04:48 - "Actual Disappointments"
09:15 - VRM Power Stages
12:59 - Uncore & Memory Power Stages
15:37 - Other Features
18:56 - Current Monitoring & Shunts
20:13 - Capacitors!
25:42 - Conclusion
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