Nvidia RTX 30 Series Revealed Starting At $499
The new lineup of RTX series will be based on the all-new Ampere architecture and it is packing three products - GeForce RTX 3090, RTX 3080 and RTX 3070.
Jensen Huang, Nvidia CEO took the stage at a virtual event to unveil a new lineup of next-generation graphic cards. He also added that the new RTX 30 series incorporate programmable shading, ray tracing and AI for developers to help create entirely new worlds.
The very base variant is the RTX 3070 which will be starting at $499 (₹51,000 in India) loaded with 8GB of GDDR6 RAM and Nvidia claims, it is 60% faster than the RTX 2070 which was a predecessor to this. The second one middling between the two between, the base and the higher variant, is RTX 3080 starting at $699 (₹71,000) packing 10GB DDR6X RAM and it is two times faster than the RTX 2080. The top variant, RTX 3090 will cost a chunk of $1,499 (₹1,52,000) and It has a three-slot, dual-axial, the flow-through design that is claimed to be ten-times quieter and 50% faster than the earlier Titan RTX series. The top variant is capable of running low at 30-degree Celsius and comes with a whopping 26GB GDDR6X RAM.
"GeForce RTX 30 series delivers our greatest generational leap ever. NVIDIA RTX fuses programmable shading, ray tracing and AI for developers to create entirely new worlds," Huang added.
The RTX 3080 will be the first card available on 17th of September followed by the flagship variant RTX 3090 a week later on Sep 24th 2020 and the entry-level RTX 3070 to be made available in next month, Oct 2020.