GIGABYTE adds Revision 2.0 of its entire GeForce RTX 3060 line-up, all of which as badged as the Lite Hash Rate version. The specifications of the five new Rev. 2.0 LHR (Lite Hash Rate) version models are the same as the revision 1.0 models. There are no specifics written on the product page as well as to its difference(s) with its predecessor. Hence, we can only assume that the revision 2.0 models offer lower rash rates to deter cryptocurrency miners/farmers from buying the LHR edition GeForce RTX 3060 graphics cards. The Lite Hash Rate models are seemingly marketed for gamers only.
The GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 3060 Series graphics cards were launched back in January 2021. This is not the first time GIGABYTE adds a revision 2.0 model of their graphics cards. Also in January 2021, GIGABYTE released a revision 2.0 model of the AORUS RTX 3080 MASTER 10G graphics card which comes with an additional 8-pin power connector to deliver more power and achieve higher overclocks.
For the AORUS RTX 3080 MASTER 10G, the difference between the two revisions is stated and obvious. As for the GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 3060 Lite Hash Rate Series models, the difference(s) whether an improvement or BIOS revision or others wasn’t stated.
There is no official statement regarding this addition of revision 2.0 models from GIGABYTE as of this writing. To learn more about the revision 2.0 LHR version models, please visit the links below.
GIGABYTE AORUS GeForce RTX 3060 ELITE 12G (rev. 2.0)
GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING OC 12G (rev. 2.0)
GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 3060 VISION OC 12G (rev. 2.0)
GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 3060 EAGLE OC 12G (rev. 2.0)
GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 3060 EAGLE 12G (rev. 2.0)