The long-anticipated Nvidia Ampere graphics card was finally released some weeks ago. With its incredibly powerful GPUS, the GeForce RTX 3080 promises ultra-performance that serious PC gamers crave.
At only 4K resolutions, this superfast Nvidia card almost matches the speed of GeForce RTX 3090, which retails at more than its double price. Gamers can now enjoy the high-end graphics complete with ray tracing at a more affordable price. If you like gaming, reap the benefits of groundbreaking Al-powered DLSS tech that boosts frame rates while keeping image quality.
The launching of Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 on 17 September is a prayer answered for gamers. Here is everything you need to know about the RTX 3080 card.
Nvidia RTX 3080 performance
According to Nvidia, the GeForce RTX 3080 is insanely fast that it doubles the speed of GeForce RTX 2080 and its performance trounces the RTX 2080 Ti. This is a bold and, indeed, an accurate claim.
While running Doom Eternal at 4K on Ultra settings, Nvidia found GeForce RTX 3080 boasts of delivering frame rates above 100fps, and it can still perform better. However, it averaged 72fps.
Nvidia RTX 3080 features
The GeForce RTX 2080 is based on Ampere graphics architecture, so there are no doubts that it is an absolute beast. It brings many substantial improvements to performance and efficiency. The official specs include
CUDA Core: 8,704
Boost Clock: 1.71 GHz
VRAM: 10 GB GDDR6X
Memory Interface: 320-bit
Through the innovative optimization, Nvidia has included more than double the CUDA core on each Streaming multiprocessor. It has massively improved the RT cores to be twice as efficient as the first-gen. When you pair these incredible improvements with the GDDR6X memory on a 320-bit bus, you will have an immersive experience while gaming.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 includes dedicated Tensor cores that deliver ultimate Al acceleration that boosts frame rates without compromising image quality. This offers a staggering performance headroom adjust resolution and setting for an exceptional visual experience. Seasoned gamers will undoubtedly enjoy smooth, tear-free gameplay at refresh rates of up to 360 Hz thanks to Nvidia G-Sync.
Price and availability
The RTX 3080 card retails at $699. After its release in September, the card officially went on sale at most retailers like Amazon. Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 is selling out fast, and the stock is expected to be in short supply following the overwhelming pre-release demand. According to the CEO, the shortage of this exceptional card is expected to last up to 2021. Note that Nvidia is not accepting pre-orders. The highest performance graphics of RTX 3080 deliver the smoothest and most immersive gaming experience. Take your gaming experience to the next generation.2