NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090, 3080 and 3070 Released & Everything Else That Was Announced - Give Away Details - PC SEEKERS

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090, 3080 and 3070 Released & Everything Else That Was Announced - Give Away Details

 Image Credits: NVIDIA GeForce

 

NVIDIA, today, on September 1st Announced their much awaited and anticipated Ampere based GeForce RTX 3000 series of consumer graphics cards for the masses. Apart from the cards NVIDIA also announced a lot of other cool technology, especially for Streamers and Broadcasters. So without further ado let's get into it.

 

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Announcement:

NVIDIA live streamed a prerecorded video at 12PM EST or 9.30PM IST featuring it's Co-Founder and CEO, Jensen Huang on their official NVIDIA GeForce Page, NVIDIA GeForce YouTube Channel, Official Facebook Page, Twitch and Twitter.

 

In the show Jensen Huang started off with announcing Fortnite with  Ray Tracing, then he announced NVIDIA Reflex technology, NVIDIA G-Sync Esport Displays (360Hz IPS Panel), NVIDIA Broadcast, NVIDIA Omniverse Machinima, RTX IO.

 

After all those announcements came the moment which everybody was waiting for, the reveal of the next gen RTX cards, the RTX 3090, RTX 3080 and the RTX 3070 were revealed with the specifications. Let's start with the RTX cards and then talk about the other technologies revealed later.


NVIDIA also announced a Give Away on their official NVIDIA GeForce Twitter account.

 

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080:

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Credits: NVIDIA GeForce

 

As you can look at the slide show images above, in my opinion, the RTX 3080 looks gorgeous. This card comes with 10GB of GDDR6X memory.  Jensen Huang in his leather jacket said and we quote

The 3080 flow through system is 3 times quieter and keeps the GPU 20° cooler than the Turing design. It can cool 90W more than Turing.


Man, the card is going to suck in so much power and I am expecting them to give that level of performance improvements over the Turing based counterpart RTX 2080 Super.


NVIDIA is claiming RTX 3080 will be twice the performance of RTX 2080 at the same price. "Wait what?", you say? Yeah you heard it right, the rumours were wrong on the pricing. The RTX 3080 will replace the RTX 2080 at the same price at $699 USD or ₹71,000 INR. NVIDIA claimed the following performance numbers for the card: 30 Shader-TFLOPS, 58 RT-TFLOPS, and 128 Tensor-TFLOPS.


The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 will be available to buy for consumers starting September 17th though there was no mention when the cards will be available from AIB partners.


NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070:

Credits: NVIDIA GeForce

For RTX 3070 NVIDIA is claiming more performance than of the RTX 2080Ti at less than half the price coming in at $499 USD or ₹51,000 INR, yes the same price as the RTX 2070 Super. The RTX 3070 is set to have 8GB of GDDR6 Memory. NVIDIA claimed the following performance numbers for the 3070: 20 Shader-TFLOPS, 40 RT-TFLOPS, 143 Tensor-TFLOPS. RTX 3070 will be available in October according to NVIDIA but there is no exact date of availability for purchase as of yet.

Credits: NVIDIA GeForce

Regarding performance difference between the Ampere based RTX 3000 series and Pascal based GTX 1000 Series, Jensen Huang claimed and we quote

Gamers wanted more, they want every generation to be more realistic and higher frame rate at the same time. So we doubled down on everything, twice the Shader, twice the Ray-Tracing and twice the Tensor-Core - "The Triple Double". Ampere knocks the day-light out of Pascal on Ray-Tracing and even with Ray-Tracing on crushes Pascal in frame rate. To all my Pascal Gamer Friends, it is safe to upgrade now.


We would definitely recommend you to wait for the reviews for the cards to come out before you make a buying decision.


NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090:

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And then came the mother of all, from Jensen Huang's Oven, the RTX 3090. NVIDIA is calling it a TITAN replacement and this card should be available via board partners unlike the TITAN cards which were NVIDIA exclusive. It's a 3 slot card as was previously seen in the leaked images and is a beast with a huge size.


NVIDIA claimed the following performance numbers for RTX 3090: 36 Shader-TFLOPS, 69 RT-TFLOPS, 285 Tensor-TFLOPS. The cards comes with a whopping 24GB of GDDR6X memory. NVIDIA priced it at $1,499 USD or ₹152,000 INR which is $100 more than the leaks suggested. The card will be available to buy from September 24 from both NVIDIA and it's AIB partners.

 

Talking about the 3-slot card and it's cooler design and more capabilities Jensen Huang said and we quote

It comes with a silencer. A 2-Slot Dual Axial flow through  design. 10x times quieter and keeps the GPU 30° cooler than the Titan RTX design. But there is more, the 3090 is so big, that for the very first time we can play games at 60fps at 8K. It's insane.


INDIA Pricing:

Image Credits: NVIDIA GeForce India page

The RTX 3090 will come in at ₹1,52,000 INR. The RTX 3080 will come in at ₹71,000 INR and the RTX 3070 will come in at ₹51,000 INR. Note that these prices are for Founders Edition models. AIB models from Galax and Zotac are expected to come in at a bit lower prices than these.


Fortnite with Ray-Tracing:

If you are a Fortnite Fan and like to play the game at the highest fidelity settings with shadows and reflections, then Ray-Tracing for Fortnite was announced in the keynote. An exact date of release is not stated.


NVIDIA Reflex:

Credits: NVIDIA GeForce

NVIDIA Reflex optimizes rendering pipe-lines across CPU and GPU to reduce latency by upto 50%. NVIDIA will release NVIDIA Reflex in September with their Game-Ready driver.


NVIDIA G-Sync Esports Displays:

NVIDIA G-Sync displays are set to have 360Hz IPS panels and are set to arrive this fall from acer, ALIENWARE, ASUS and MSI. 


NVIDIA Broadcast:

NVIDIA also announced their NVIDIA broadcast technology with a couple of really cool features. NVIDIA Broadcast is an Application developed by NVIDIA for the streamers and broadcasters who can use the technology to reduce background noise, to add virtual background effects and webcam tracking feature. This app will be available for download in September and will work with any RTX GPU.

 

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NVIDIA OMNIVERSE MACHINIMA:

It is an app build on NVIDIA's 3D work-force collaboration platform. Creators can use their webcam to drive NVIDIA's AI based animated characters. This app is meant for creators.


RTX IO:

NVIDIA RTX IO technology will help vast worlds in games to load instantly, picking up where you left off will be instant. This like more like the alternative of PS5 SSD technology for the PC Enthusiasts. Gotta say, Thank you NVIDIA for that.


Apart from these NVIDIA also talked about already available to use technologies like DLSS 2.0 and how it performs and Ray-Traced games and Ray-Tracing performance. To know more about all of that you can watch the video below.

Video Credits: NVIDIA GeForce

RTX 3000 Cards Give Away:

NVIDIA on its official GeForce twitter account tweeted the following announcing a Give Away of the NVIDIA RTX 3000 Series cards.


 

Also check out our NVIDIA new section where we post all things NVIDIA.

 

So what do you think about the RTX 3090, 3080 and 3070? Which one are you planning to buy? Or do you want to wait for Big Navi release? Do let us know down in the comments section below.

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