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Nvidia RTX 30xx GPUs for laptops have 28 different configurations

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The series of Nvidia GeForce RTX 30xx cards for laptops actually consists of 28 different models.
Nvidia introduced three: the RTX 3060, 3070 and 3080, but there are dozens of different configurations for clock speeds and tgp, which affects performance.

Laptop manufacturers receive a long list of setting options for the RTX 30xx GPUs that they place in laptops from Nvidia.
They can use it to set power consumption and clock speeds. This flexibility is necessary, because the behavior of the GPU can be adapted to the cooling capacity of laptops.
Users cannot change those configurations.

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Laptop manufacturers can temporarily allocate an additional 5, 10 or 15 watts to the GPU with Dynamic Boost 2.0.
The RTX 3080, 3070 and 3060 thus have a power consumption of a maximum of 165, 140 and 130 watts respectively.

 
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Noticed this reading reviews of the new TUF laptops. Laptops in the same line even have different versions of the same GPU, with significant differences in performance. Average consumer has zero chance to figure out what they are getting, and sometimes it's impossible to tell even from a spec sheet for an exact model. What a mess.
 
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what in the f.

At this point they should just have a sustained Time Spy GPU score of 5 back to back runs and put it on the sticker. Lenovo 8200. Lenovo 4000.
 
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They need to do a lot better job differentiating differences between the configurations. This just seems downright misleading and I don't know why more people don't get on Nvidia's case about lack of differentiation in their model numbers. They did it with the MX150, they did it with the 1030. I'm honestly surprised they've not be sued again by customers like they were with the 970.
 
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Aaah the smell of progress.

I really love these new nodes, don't you guys? Damn!
 
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"these companies will have to disclose specific clock speed stats and total graphics power on online product pages"

That's not going to help the average consumer. Even as an enthusiast, the only thing that sort of helps is TGP. Clock speed isn't really a reliable measure of performance. It's still going to show a "3080" or "3070" in the product title regardless. Would it really be that hard to add 1 - 2 characters to the end of the GPU model to signify the variant?

It also really doesn't help people buying in stores either as it's a required disclosure for online only.
 
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