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NVIDIA Announces GeForce Ampere RTX 3000 Series Graphics Cards: Over 10000 CUDA Cores

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Consoles went from midrange specs to lowend now. No need to use overly gimped checkerboard ray tracing with RDNA2 either!
most definitely 3060 with 4608 Cuda if everything doubled and moved one tier above is making the unreleased consoles look like RTX 3050.
2080 x2 = 3070, 2080Ti x2=3080. except the memory bandwith, that remains the same and probably bottlenecking.
 
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Well, I'll definitely be getting the 3080. I have a 2080ti that I bought last year and while I'll be sad that I'm only able to resale it for $400-$500 USD if I'm lucky, at least it will offset some of the cost of that card. I'm just glad they didn't make the 3080 $999 and the 3090 $2000 or something like the speculation was. I could see 3080ti coming in at $999 next year to fill that gap along with a Titan for the $2500 bracket.
 
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Oh I am expecting the price to jack up because of Gerbal mentality to buy shiny new things.

It happened during the 2080 series of launches.
It will happen with this launch as well.
Yes, but this is people's own fault, Nvidia really doesn't have much to do with it. As long as AMD drags itself behind with GPUs, this will always happen.
 
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most definitely 3060 with 4608 Cuda if everything doubled and moved one tier above is making the unreleased consoles look like RTX 3050.
2080 x2 = 3070, 2080Ti x2=3080. except the memory bandwith, that remains the same and probably bottlenecking.
Cool, find me a 8c/16t+16 GB high speed memory, class leading SSD system for $400~600 o_O
 
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Consoles are obsolete even before launch.
Says who, you ?

What does "obsolete" mean, that it isn't the fastest thing in the world ? Yeah it's probably obsolete if you are some random forum dweller but for someone like Sony and Microsoft it isn't. They'll gladly sell dozens of millions of these "obsolete" consoles.

most definitely 3060 with 4608 Cuda if everything doubled and moved one tier above is making the unreleased consoles look like RTX 3050.
2080 x2 = 3070, 2080Ti x2=3080. except the memory bandwith, that remains the same and probably bottlenecking.
Your GPU arithmetic always cracks me up, you gotta trademark it. God knows how you come up with this stuff.
 
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Fake double cores with more scam cores. No actual FPS numbers, nothing. MAYBE 2x RT performance according to liar Huang.

Yeah, really inspiring (along with the price and we know what low prices mean).
 
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10000 CUDA cores, <50% greater performance and 40% more power.
 
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Hot damn, color me impressed. The 3090 is ridiculous (more than 2x the price of the 3080 for a relatively minor performance increase and a VRAM increase that doesn't have a use in gaming), but both the 3080 and especially the 3070 look really, really good. The 3070 supposedly beating the 2080 Ti at $499 just underscores how ridiculously priced that GPU was in the first place, but also really puts the pressure on AMD. If Nvidia's numbers pan out I'm struggling to see how AMD could keep up with the 3080 even with a similarly power hungry card (320W!) and the reported (and likely best-case scenario) 50% perf/W increase of RDNA 2. On the other hand I guess this will force AMD's pricing and tiering of their cards downwards. This will sure be an interesting fall and winter for gamers.

Those doubled FP32 cores are certainly interesting. Wonder if they're able to keep them fed?
 
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I hope FE comes with 12pin psu adapter... :pimp:
 
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3080 will be in my PC probably, pre-ordering this :D
 
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I'm really afraid for AMD... Nvidia already owns 80% of discrete GPU market and Ampere looks like a nuclear option. Is RDNA2 gonna be good enough to compete with 3080? It looks like 3080 is 2080TI+50-60%. Even if AMD can compete they will be forced to sell bellow $700, probably around $600 in order to sell good enough. The same is true for 3070 competitor. It will have to undercut 3070 100 bucks to be serious consideration. Can AMD do that price wise, being on more expensive TSMC 7nm node?
 
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Hot damn, color me impressed. The 3090 is ridiculous (more than 2x the price of the 3080 for a relatively minor performance increase and a VRAM increase that doesn't have a use in gaming)
This is where they got sneaky, the gap between the two is simply too large in terms of VRAM to be a mistake. 10GB is an usually small amount of memory for the 3080 given that you could have gotten 11GB in a card two generations ago for about the same money. Games already push a lot of VRAM and it can only go up in the future, that's a card obviously intended for 4K with the highest settings and all that.

I can't help but think that it's done on purpose, you get the compute you need but not the memory.
 
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WOW people get so excited about getting screwed over the previous generation, this is the trend to catch suckers. Always buy the best you can afford every 3rd generation. 1080TI is still a good card to have now only the 30XX will be a worthy successor. The 40XX will suck again and be overpriced, not that I am stating the 30XX is justified in pricing.
Well people got to enjoy the 2000-series for 2 years so it's not all a loss.
 
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I'm really afraid for AMD... Nvidia already owns 80% of discrete GPU market and Ampere looks like a nuclear option. Is RDNA2 gonna be good enough to compete with 3080? It looks like 3080 is 2080TI+50-60%. Even if AMD can compete they will be forced to sell bellow $700, probably around $600 in order to sell good enough. The same is true for 3070 competitor. It will have to undercut 3070 100 bucks to be serious consideration. Can AMD do that price wise, being on more expensive TSMC 7nm node?
I think AMD will be between RTX 3070 and 3080 with their best card.
 
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I'm really afraid for AMD... Nvidia already owns 80% of discrete GPU market and Ampere looks like a nuclear option. Is RDNA2 gonna be good enough to compete with 3080? It looks like 3080 is 2080TI+50-60%. Even if AMD can compete they will be forced to sell bellow $700, probably around $600 in order to sell good enough. The same is true for 3070 competitor. It will have to undercut 3070 100 bucks to be serious consideration. Can AMD do that price wise, being on more expensive TSMC 7nm node?
It's a good point, wouldn't surprise me if Samsungs 8nm node is cheaper than TSMC's 7nm. The second hand market of cheap 2080 Ti's and frankly still rapid 2080/2070's could also be a headache for them.

All RTX cards will support RTX IO too: https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce/news/rtx-io-gpu-accelerated-storage-technology/
 
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hmm yes interesting
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10000 ????????????????? (check rumored specs) WTF NVIDIA LMAO
 
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I'll wait on those prices and benchmarks. For both this and RDNA2 before I make a leap. Gives me time to also save money.

I don't aim for best of best. Best in terms of what $500 will get me. So it will have to be a 3060 when it arrives (hopefully not gimped with a 6gb).
 

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well that looks promising, My 1080TI needs and upgrade NOW :)
*thinking about my GTX760*

When are reviews due, and when does RDNA2 drop?
 
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This is where they got sneaky, the gap between the two is simply too large in terms of VRAM to be a mistake. 10GB is an usually small amount of memory for the 3080 given that you could have gotten 11GB in a card two generations ago for about the same money. Games already push a lot of VRAM and it can only go up in the future, that's a card obviously intended for 4K with the highest settings and all that.

I can't help but think that it's done on purpose, you get the compute you need but not the memory.
You might be right, but considering the explicit implementation of DirectStorage, actual VRAM usage for games using this is likely to decrease, not increase. Heck, current VRAM needs for games even at 4k are massively bloated due to duplication and games streaming assets based on HDD response times and transfer rates, with huge portions of in-VRAM assets never being used at all. DirectStorage aims to solve this (didn't MS claim a 2.5x improvement or some such for the XSX?), so I'm really not worried at all. As long as the game is stored on a fast NVMe SSD, it'll likely perform admirably.
 
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Well those specs look delicious, the VRAM could be better on the 3080 IMO but whatever, most likely jumping to the green team until reviews come out.
 
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Huh, maybe 2020 will be good for something ,my last nvidia was 760 so it might be about bloody time. But 3700 does it for me i think, future proofing is myth it seems.
 
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There should be pre-order going up before that.
Not for Founders Edition cards - the Ampere information megathread on reddit has a giant banner on top: "There is no Founders Edition Pre-Order." This was taken a Q&A done with Nvidia product managers right after the launch:

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That doesn't preclude custom card preorders.
 
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