Nvidia unveils RTX 3070, 3080 and 3090 graphics cards. Base model costs $ 500

Video cards have become up to two times more powerful compared to the previous generation.

NVIDIA has introduced a new generation of ray tracing graphics cards. The line includes the RTX 3090, 3080 and 3070, the most basic model will cost $ 500 .

All three versions are based on the new Ampere architecture and G6X graphics memory, which has been called “the world’s fastest”. The ray tracing performance has been increased by up to two times compared to the previous generation, the overall performance in games – by 15-25%.

In addition to increasing performance, the video cards have increased the amount of video memory: the younger version received 6 GB of video memory G6X, and the base 3080 – 10 GB. The older version of the RTX 3090 was equipped with 24 GB of video memory, it is called the first video card with support for games in 8K resolution.

To address I / O latency issues, NVIDIA introduced its own RTX IO technology. It allows you to load data from the SSD directly into the video memory, bypassing the processor.

Together with new video cards, he introduced Reflex technology, which reduces latency in competitive games by up to 50% – for this, the performance of the processor and video card is optimized. It will work, including on the released video cards: it will be added along with the driver update.

To reduce latency, developers will need to incorporate technology into their games. The first projects to support Reflex will be Fortnite, Valorant and Destiny 2.
Other “software” updates include Nvidia’s streamer software capabilities. With the help of the company’s technologies, they will be able to remove noise and background, as well as follow the person in the frame. In addition, the company showed off the Omniverse Machinima machine animation tool.

All three RTX 3000 graphics cards will use the new 12-pin power connector instead of the traditional two 8-pin connectors. The company switched to this layout to leave more board space for components and cooling. previouslyn Nvidia unveils GeForce RTX 2070 Super and RTX 2080 Super mobile video cards – the first devices on the new graphics.

prices in Pakistan and release dates for video cards:

• The most affordable model RTX 3070 – from 101,015.64 Pakistani Rupee, on sale since October;
• An intermediate version of the RTX 3080 – from 142,534.76 Pakistani Rupee, on sale from September 17;
• The top model RTX 3090 – from 307,541.93 Pakistani Rupee.

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