Gigabyte announced its latest gaming graphic card, the Radeon RX 6800 GAMING OC 16G. The new device uses a graphene-enhanced lubricant for its fan.

Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 GAMING OC 16G photo

Gigabyte says that its "Graphene nano lubricant" extends the lifetime of the fan by 2.1 times, almost like a double ball bearing design - and it also makes the fab quieter compared to the company's previous design.

The Radeon RX 6800 GAMING OC 16G with the graphene lubricant is now shipping for $1,199.



I don't think it really matters.

GPUs most likely become obsolete or outdated before their fans die, so fan durability/lifespan doesn't really matter.