Without official affirmation from Nvidia, the RTX 3080 Ti is nonetheless only a hearsay that’s anticipated to fill the hole between the $699 RTX 3080 and $1,499 RTX 3090 subsequent month. Facebook consumer Lok LOK is fueling the flames of hypothesis, nonetheless, photographing a field that’s sure for the USA with an attractive RTX 3080 Ti label slapped on the facet.
Looking at the field in additional element, the playing cards are particularly MSI’s Ventus 3X manufacturing facility overclocked mannequin, leaving us in the darkish as as to if there’ll be a Founders Edition – in any case, Nvidia didn’t release a reference version for the RTX 3060. The label additionally particulars 12GB of VRAM, additional confirming earlier suspicions that the 3080 Ti’s initially deliberate 20GB had been downgraded. Rumor has it that the card is presently set for a May launch date, the identical month the 3070 Ti could launch.
With shipments already noticed, the rumoured launch subsequent month looks more and more probably. Still, whereas we nonetheless have zero phrase from Nvidia itself on the playing cards, we’ll have to attend for an official launch date till we will be certain. We ought to hopefully hear one thing from Nvidia in the coming weeks, nonetheless.
Much like different playing cards in the RTX 3000 collection line-up, Nvidia hopes to scale back stock issues with a revised chip that received’t be suitable with beta drivers eradicating the Ethereum mining nerf, though its earlier try with the RTX 3060 was unsuccessful.
Even with the RTX 3080 Ti supposedly being incapable of mining Ether, excessive demand from avid gamers means this card will probably be simply as arduous to choose up at launch. Have your refresh buttons at the ready…