Recent whispers have pinned the RTX 3080 Ti for a May launch date, additional backed up by a boxful of GPUs spotted in a shipment destined to the US. It appears like we now have some precise dates to go by, due to a report from ITHome, as a now-deleted discussion board publish on Expreview claims that Nvidia will break its silence with an unveiling of the RTX 3080 Ti on May 18, earlier than a client launch on May 26.

In line with different RTX 3000 graphics card launches, critiques are anticipated to go dwell the day earlier than, on May 25. These critiques ought to give us a transparent concept on whether or not the RTX 3080 Ti could steal the best graphics card crown from the RTX 3080. Since it reportedly comprises an RTX 3090-derived chip and is anticipated to hit related clock speeds to Nvidia’s high canine, it appears prefer it has an actual probability.

An earlier ITHome article claimed the RTX 3080 Ti will retail in China for 7,999CN¥, the equal of $1,233. For reference, the RTX 3080 and 3090 have MSRPs of $699 and $1,499 respectively.

Despite pattern RTX 3080 Tis reportedly capable of mine Ethereum at a price of $380 a month, the client fashions will be nerfed in opposition to mining. This could ease stock issues considerably, however it’s not simply cryptocurrency mining that’s operating provide dry – demand is at an all-time excessive, so that you would possibly nonetheless wrestle to get your arms on the new graphics card.