Nvidia kicked off the new month by unveiling its latest desktop GPUs – the RTX 3080 Ti and 3070 Ti. As with past Ti iterations, the new cards represent an upgrade over the regular RTX 3080 and 3070 with more VRAM and improved performance to keep up with the latest Triple-A games. Both new graphics cards offer Nvidia staples like ray-tracing, DLSS, and Reflex technologies.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and 3070 Ti key specs
The RTX 3080 Ti clocks at up to 1.67GHz and brings 10,240 CUDA cores and 80 GPU clusters. RTX 3070 Ti has a boost clock speed of 1.77Ghz with 6,144 CUDA cores and 48 RT core. Both graphics cards come with second-generation RT cores and third-gen Tensor cores. RTX 3080 Ti gets 12GB GDDR6X VRAM with a 384-bit interface while the 3070 Ti comes with 8GB at 256-bits instead. Both draw up to 350W of power.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti performance
Nvidia claims up to 1.5x better performance on both new cards compared to their previous-gen counterparts. RTX 3080 Ti costs $1,199 and should be available worldwide from June 3. RTX 3070 Ti will retail for $599 starting from June 10. As usual with GPUs in the past few years availability will likely be limited.