Well 3d rendering is one of the few valid reasons to overclock in todays day. Even that wont need OC when the 3000 line comes out in a couple weeks. Triple the 2080ti performance for half the price, sign me up!My kid was the customer. LOL. Hard core gamer. Yet his passion is 3D rendering and programming. Was needed. Melted his first 3 customs under load. Just one of 17 I built for him or his friends.