Nvidia announces its RTX 30 Series graphics cards
In case you missed the announcement, Nvidia announced the launch of its latest RTX 30 series cards. Boasting its largest technological leap in performance in its entire history, the 30 series graphics cards are poised to revolutionize the future of entertainment.
Check out the full announcement here:
Its flagship graphics card, the RTX 3080 is said to offer up to two times the performance of the previous generation RTX 2080 and is even quicker than the RTX 2080 Ti. The card will come with 10GB of GDDR6X memory and 8,704 CUDA cores along with a 1.71GHz boost clock. The card also has a dual-fan setup that is stated to improve airflow by more than 55% while offering quieter and more efficient cooling. Available 17th September 2020, the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 (Founder’s Edition) is retailing from RM3,360 with manufacturers such as Asus, Zotac, MSI and Gigabyte offering their own variants of the RTX 3080 at the same time (price at time of writing is unknown).
The announcement also unveiled its Titan counterpart for the RTX 30 series: the RTX 3090. Dubbed as a BFGPU, the RTX 3090 is capable of offering 60fps gaming experience at 8K resolutions with 8K HDR ShadowPlay and HDMI 2.1 support. The enthusiast level card comes with 10,496 CUDA cores combined with a 1.70 GHz boost block and 24GB of GDDR6X memory. The beast of a GPU is boasted to be 50% faster than the Titan RTX and it will need a 750-watt power supply to power the 313mm long card. Available 24th September 2020, the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 Founder’s Edition will retail starting from RM7,208.
Finally, the “budget” version of the 30 series: the RTX 3070. Performance wise, the RTX 3070 outmatches the previous generation’s flagship RTX 2080 Ti in most of its specs. The card uses 5,888 CUDA cores combined with a 1.71GHz boost clock and 8GB of GDDR6 memory (the 3080 and 3090 use Nvidia’s latest GDDR6X). The most impressive thing about this card is its performance is unmatched with its starting price of RM2,399 launching in October.
Nvidia also announced its slew of software changes, including its Nvidia Reflex software which optimizes your system setup to ease the use for consumers to get the best performance in their games. With a heavy focus on esports titles like Fortnite, Valorant and CS:GO, the system uses the Nvidia Experience overlay and its inbuilt Reflex SDK to coordinate all the hardware of the user’s to get the best possible result.
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