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NVIDIA Announces GeForce Ampere RTX 3000 Series

Posted on02 September 2020

GeForce RTX 30 Series graphics cards. The ultimate play. For all the ways you play.

 

The new GeForce RTX 3080, launching first on September 17, 2020

Powered by Ampere, NVIDIA’s 2nd gen RTX architecture, GeForce RTX 30 Series graphics cards feature faster 2nd gen Ray Tracing Cores, faster 3rd gen Tensor Cores, and new streaming multiprocessors that together bring stunning visuals, faster frame rates, and AI acceleration for gamers and creators.

GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs also feature several world firsts: they’re the first gaming-class graphics cards with up to 24GB of new, blazing-fast GDDR6X VRAM; they’re the first GPUs with HDMI 2.1, for 4K high refresh rate and 8K gaming; they’re the first discrete GPUs with support for the AV1 codec, enabling you to watch high-resolution streams using significantly less bandwidth; and our Founders Edition cards are the first with innovative dual axial flow through cooling solutions.

And of course, GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs come packed with new technologies for esports competitors, livestreamers, creators, and gamers alike – NVIDIA Reflex reduces system latency, providing split-second PC gaming responsiveness; NVIDIA Broadcast turns any room into a home broadcast studio with AI-enhanced video and voice comms; updates to NVIDIA DLSS make 8K HDR gaming a reality on the GeForce RTX 3090 graphics card; and new NVIDIA Studio enhancements make creative applications run faster than ever before.

For the complete rundown on the world’s most powerful gaming graphics cards keep on reading, and be sure to check out the full GeForce RTX 30 Series video presentation from NVIDIA CEO, Jensen Huang:

 

GeForce RTX 30 Series Graphics Cards: The Essential Specs

Starting September 17th, NVIDIA and our partners will release the GeForce RTX 3090GeForce RTX 3080, and GeForce RTX 3070:

  GeForce RTX 3090 GeForce RTX 3080 GeForce RTX 3070
CUDA Cores 10,496 8,704 5,888
VRAM 24 GB GDDR6X 10 GB GDDR6X 8 GB GDDR6
Prices Starting At $1499 $699 $499
Release Date September 24 September 17 Available October

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