ASUS GeForce RTX 3060 12 GB graphics card series

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ASUS today announced new ROG Strix, TUF Gaming and ASUS Dual graphics cards that are equipped with the latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 12 GB GPU.

The lineup means a larger offering of the NVIDIA Ampere architecture, which was previously used in upper-end GPUs. Each graphics card makes the most of the latest NVIDIA chipset with next-generation cooling solutions, improved circuit boards, and rugged power designs.

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 12 GB graphics processor

With its efficient, high-performance architecture and the second generation of the NVIDIA RTX ™ platform, the GeForce® RTX 3060 offers amazing hardware ray tracing capabilities and support for NVIDIA DLSS and other technologies - all at a price from 419 euros.
Like all RTX 30 series GPUs, the RTX 3060 supports the trio of GeForce gaming innovations - NVIDIA DLSS, NVIDIA Reflex and NVIDIA Broadcast - that accelerate performance and improve image quality. Together with real-time ray tracing, these technologies form the foundation of the GeForce gaming platform, providing games and gamers everywhere with unparalleled performance and features.

ROG Strix

The ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3060 12 GB graphics cards offer a powerful cooling design from the surface to the inside and are optimized for the dynamic NVIDIA Ampere architecture.
A cover with metal accents encloses a fan trio with the state-of-the-art ASUS Axial-Tech fan design: a more compact fan hub allows longer fan blades and full-height locking rings provide increased static pressure to direct air through the heat sink fins and onto the GPU heat spreader. Reversing the direction of rotation of the central fan ensures less turbulence and thus more efficient airflow. The fans and the top of the graphics card are also illuminated by an addressable RGB element that can be customized with the Armory Crate software.
A large heat sink that fills most of the card's 2.7 slot area is designed to take advantage of the increased airflow. In order to conduct the heat from the die into the heat sink, MaxContact technology was used to polish the surface of the heat spreader and improve the smoothness on a microscopic level. The additional flatness allows better contact with the die for higher heat transfer.
In addition to improved cooling, the Super Alloy Power II components, including world-class capacitors, chokes and power stages, effortlessly deliver hundreds of watts in a millisecond. The card's components are soldered to the PCB using ASUS-exclusive Auto-Extreme technology to ensure precise connections and ensure that each card meets ROG's rigorous specifications for reliability.
Also included are FanConnect II connectors that can be used to control PWM fans based on CPU and GPU temperatures to provide additional intake or exhaust airflows for demanding 3D tasks and compute workloads. PC builders looking for a quick and easy way to set the standard fan speed of their card can choose between the “Performance” and “Silent” profiles with an onboard dual BIOS switch - without additional software. Another user-friendly feature is a built-in voltage detection circuit that monitors the power rail voltage. The circuit is fast enough to absorb any transients that cause the rail voltage to drop too low. When that happens, a red LED will illuminate to indicate a problem with the power supply,
If you turn the card over, further design improvements become visible. A wide ventilation opening on the back and a shortened circuit board through which the hot air can escape in the direction of the case fan instead of being fed back into the cooler ensures improved heat dissipation. Stainless steel is used for the connection panel to protect the interfaces and ensure a more secure attachment. A ROG logo with addressable RGB backlighting provides additional flair.
The ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3060 12 GB graphics card offers a dynamic cooling design. Coupled with the outstanding performance of the NVIDIA Ampere architecture, the ROG Strix gives gamers access to new experiences, from incredible frame rates in competitive titles to smooth, high-resolution gameplay in immersive AAA games.

TUF Gaming

TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3060 12 GB graphics cards offer exceptionally robust performance and cooling. An all-metal cover houses three powerful Axial-Tech fans that use durable double ball bearings. The rotation of the fans has been optimized for less turbulence, and a stop mode brings all three fans to a standstill at low temperatures. In keeping with TUF gaming heritage, components are selected for their durability and performance. In addition to first-class coils and MOSFETs, it is primarily capacitors with military grade certification that set TUF Gaming apart from the competition. A manufacturing process with Auto-Extreme technology ensures that the components are placed and secured with high precision, and each card is put through a grueling 144-hour validation test,
Most of the back is wrapped in a protective metal backplate, which has a wide ventilation opening to prevent heat build-up. A bracket underneath the GPU ensures consistent mounting pressure between the die and heat spreader, and the card's I / O bezel is made of stainless steel to protect connectors and ensure a more secure attachment. A conveniently placed dual BIOS switch enables the standard performance profile of the card to be adjusted without software.


The ASUS Dual GeForce RTX 3060 12 GB offers the ultimate combination of dynamic cooling performance and extensive compatibility, making it the perfect choice for small form factor builds.
A slim cover surrounds two Axial-Tech fans designed to maximize airflow through the large heat sink, and 0dB technology automatically stops the fans at lower temperatures. The ASUS dual graphics card is 8 inches long and fits into a 2-slot design, allowing its excellent cooling performance to be used in more compact builds.
Auto-Extreme technology enables more precise and reliable assembly and soldering of the components on the board, which are protected by the structural rigidity and durability of an aluminum backplate and a stainless steel I / O panel. The ASUS Dual GeForce RTX 3060 12 GB graphics card gives gamers with small form factor builds the exceptional cooling performance they need for extended AAA gaming sessions.

Prices and availability

The ASUS graphics cards of the GeForce RTX 3060 12GB series are now available in Germany and Austria.
Recommended retail prices (including 19% VAT):

  • ROG-STRIX-RTX3060-O12G-GAMING: 544, - EUR
  • TUF-RTX3060-O12G-GAMING: 499, - EUR
  • DUAL-RTX3060-O12G: 429, - EUR
  • DUAL-RTX3060-12G: EUR 419

The following models will also appear at a later date:

  • ROG-STRIX-RTX3060-12G-GAMING: 534, - EUR
  • TUF-RTX3060-12G-GAMING: 489, - EUR


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