NVIDIA reveals GeForce RTX 30 Series graphics cards, release dates, price points

GeForce RTX 3080

NVIDIA today unveiled its new GeForce RTX 30 Series graphics cards. The new GeForce RTX 3080 launches on September 17 for $699.

GeForce RTX 30 Series graphics cards start at $499 for the 8GB GDDR6 RTX 3070 and go up to $1,499 for 24GB GDDR6X RTX 3090. The RTX 3070 is available starting in October. Meanwhile, the RTX 3090 launches on September 24.

The cards feature “faster 2nd gen Ray Tracing Cores, faster 3rd gen Tensor Cores, and new streaming multiprocessors that together bring stunning visuals, faster frame rates, and AI acceleration for gamers and creators,” the company says.

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Here are some more details on the new technology:

GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs also feature several world firsts: they’re the first gaming-class graphics cards with up to 24GB of new, blazing-fast GDDR6X VRAM; they’re the first GPUs with HDMI 2.1, for 4K high refresh rate and 8K gaming; they’re the first discrete GPUs with support for the AV1 codec, enabling you to watch high-resolution streams using significantly less bandwidth; and our Founders Edition cards are the first with innovative dual axial flow through cooling solutions.

And of course, GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs come packed with new technologies for esports competitors, livestreamers, creators, and gamers alike – NVIDIA Reflex reduces system latency, providing split-second PC gaming responsiveness; NVIDIA Broadcast turns any room into a home broadcast studio with AI-enhanced video and voice comms; updates to NVIDIA DLSS make 8K HDR gaming a reality on the GeForce RTX 3090 graphics card; and new NVIDIA Studio enhancements make creative applications run faster than ever before.

To learn more about the GeForce RTX 30 Series, visit NVIDIA’s blog and watch the video below!