NVIDIA Announces RTX 30 Series Specs And Pricing NVIDIA Announces RTX 30 Series Specs And Pricing
The next generation RTX 30 Series graphics cards from NVIDIA are coming by September 17, 2020. NVIDIA Announces RTX 30 Series Specs And Pricing

During the recent livestream, NVIDIA has announced their new RTX 30 Series graphics cards for next generation systems. The Ampere line up of GPUs promises the “biggest generational leap” in NVIDIA’s history, emphasizing huge improvements in performance and improvements on key features like ray tracing.

The RTX 30 Series Specs

RTX 3070
Nvidia CUDA Cores: 5,888
Boost Clock (GHz): 1.73
Memory Configuration: 8GB GDDR6
Resolution: 7680×4320
Ports: HDMI 2.1, DisplayPort 1.4a (3x)

RTX 3080
Nvidia CUDA Cores: 8,704
Boost Clock (GHz): 1.71
Memory Configuration: 10GB GDDR6X
Resolution: 7680×4320
Ports: HDMI 2.1, DisplayPort 1.4a (3x)

RTX 3090
Nvidia CUDA Cores: 10,496
Boost Clock (GHz): 1.70
Memory Size: 24GB GDDR6X
Resolution: 7680×4320
Ports: HDMI 2.1, DisplayPort 1.4a (3x)

RTX 30 Series: Features

RTX 30 Series

The RTX 3070 is faster than the RTX 2080 Ti at less than half the price, and on average is 60 percent faster than the original RTX 2070. It is equipped with 8GB of GDDR6 memory, hitting the sweet spot of performance for games running at 4K and 1440p resolutions. For users on the Pascal series or older, the RTX 30 Series is a good upgrade to consider.

RTX 30 Series

The RTX 3080 is a big step up even for non-enthusiasts: it’s up to 2x faster than the RTX 2080. Featuring 10GB of the new high-speed GDDR6X memory running at 19Gbps, the RTX 3080 can consistently deliver 60 frames per second for 4K resolution gaming.

RTX 30 Series

At the top of the stack is the RTX 3090, priced at US$1,499 and referred to as the “BFGPU” — Big Ferocious GPU. Its 24GB of GDDR6X memory can tackle the toughest AI algorithms and feed massive, content creation workloads. The RTX 3090 is up to 50 percent faster than the current ultimate PC graphics card, TITAN RTX, enabling gamers to experience 60 fps in 8K resolution across many top games.

The RTX 3090 will also feature the Dual-Axial, Flow-Through Thermal Solution: a three-slot, dual-axial, flow-through design that is up to 10x quieter than the TITAN RTX and keeps the GPU up to 30 degrees C cooler. The RTX 30 Series graphics cards will also be the first GPUs to have HDMI 2.1, which allows a single cable connection to 8K HDR TVs for ultra-high-resolution gaming.

Pricing and Availability

RTX 3070: USD 499
Availability: October

RTX 3080: USD 499
Availability: September 17

RTX 3090: USD 499
Availability: September 24

For a limited time, gamers who purchase a new GeForce RTX 30 Series GPU or system will receive a PC digital download of Watch Dogs: Legion.

The GeForce RTX 3090, 3080 and 3070 GPUs will be available as custom boards, including stock-clocked and factory-overclocked models, from top add-in card providers such as ASUS, Colorful, EVGA, Gainward, Galaxy, Gigabyte, Innovision 3D, MSI, Palit, PNY, and Zotac and as Founders Editions from

Of course, brands like ASUS, ACER, Lenovo, and MSI will be releasing RTX 30 Series laptops and fully-built desktops in the near future.

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