The Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 12GB has actually formally shown up, and also with hugely costly launch day cost.
Complying with the other day’s rumour we had some disposition that Nvidia would certainly introduce the GeForce RTX 3080 12GB today, a graphics card with some small upgrades over the pre-existing RTX 3080 10GB. That has actually because happened, though you can rarely call it a news on Nvidia’s part.
The business has actually launched brand-new main specs for the brand-new RTX 3080 12GB graphics card on its site, validating a lot of what was formerly reported. That suggests a tiny bump to the complete SMs, from 68 to 70; a broader 384-bit memory bus; and also 2GB higher GDDR6X ability.
As an outcome of those modifications, the RTX 3080 12GB attracts 350W. That’s a 30W rise over the 10GB version.
|RTX 3080 12GB||RTX 3080 10GB|
|Lithography||Samsung 8nm||Samsung 8nm|
|Memory ability||12GB GDDR6X||10GB GDDR6X|
|Memory transmission capacity||912GB/s||760GB/s|
There will certainly be no Creators Version for this card, Nvidia verifies to us, which suggests you’ll need to depend on Nvidia’s companions to discover one. Companions have actually fasted to market their glossy brand-new third-party GPUs, however, and also while we do not have a main Nvidia MSRP for its brand-new card (and also might never ever), we do have a few of its companions’ beginning rates.
Be alerted, however, they’re challenging on the eyes.
EVGA is offering 2 RTX 3080 12GB designs from the first day, consisting of the EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 12GB XC3 Ultra Video Gaming. This is provided on the business’s site for $1,250.
The EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 XC3 Ultra Video Gaming is the 10GB version, which has actually been around for some time and also shares the very same colder, is provided for $880.
That’s a 42% rise in cost.
The EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 12GB FTW3 Ultra Video Gaming is $50 even more than that, and also just readily available to EVGA Elite Members, so the much less claimed regarding that the far better.
We likewise have word on what Asus depends on with its RTX 3080 12GB graphics cards. It is likewise launching 2 graphics cards today: the ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3080 12GB OC and also the TUF Video Gaming GeForce RTX 3080 12GB OC.
These featured an advised market price of €1,639 and also €1,519, specifically. Those rates exercise to $1,858 and also $1,722 USD, when straight traded with today’s price. That’s much from a specific scientific research, yet nevertheless we’re speaking about a price that much goes beyond the RTX 3090’s $1,499 MSRP back at launch.
Yet I can not claim it’s unusual the RTX 3080 12GB needs a lot more money than the RTX 3080 10GB, though I had not anticipated it to be almost fairly as much.
For the RTX 3080 12GB to exist, Nvidia needs to have seen a chance occur from a section of the GA102 GPUs that Samsung is generating for it. Those that exceeded what was called for of the RTX 3080 10GB yet disappointed the RTX 3080 Ti. In doing so, it’s likewise enabled the business, and also its companions, to skirt around the initial RTX 3080 10GB’s regretfully missed out on $699 cost.
Provided, that’s not a price you will actually discover anywhere for the RTX 3080 10GB today, yet at the very least it had actually indicated there were a couple of out fortunate punters around most likely to acquire one at that cost on launch day. As well as plainly it was keeping back some from totally outrageous prices well over of the Creators Version.
Reviewing the starts of the semiconductor scarcity, possibly we would certainly have never ever seen the great price-to-performance available with the RTX 3080, had it been introduced any behind it was. That $699 cost actually was exceptional, had not been it? Genuinely deserving of being called “****ing wonderful” by our Dave James in his testimonial.
Naturally, the missing out on item of the problem below is efficiency. That’s info regarding the RTX 3080 12GB we do not yet have readily available to us. The factor for this, according to TechSpot, is that no testimonial vehicle drivers were offered before the card’s sneaky launch, and also customers would certainly require to wait on the general public launch to start screening. So from today that must take place, and also at some time quickly we’ll have the ability to see what those small changes can muster up when integrated.
Successive, the eye-watering cost of the RTX 3090 Ti. That makes certain to be a blast.