As previously reported the RTX 3080 Ti got delayed from a mid April release to a Mid May release. Which coincides with the launch of the 3070 Ti in mid May. A Facebook user Lok LOK. Was able to get some photographs of shipping boxes. Which looks like it contains the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Ventus 3X 12G OC. This helps confirm the previous rumors that the RTX 3080 is indeed being released this May.
Now this wasn’t the only card in this shipment. There were a number of different MSI cards being sent into Los Angeles. From Nvidia’s RTX 3090, to the much older Radeon RX 580 Armor 8G OC. It is important to note that the Radeon 580 is still a fantastic ethereum mining card. Which due to current demand isn’t that surprising to see it along with this shipment.
As for specs the RTX 3080 Ti is rumored to have 10,240 Cuda Cores, 80 RT Cores and 320 Tensor cores. As spotted in the images there will be 12 GB of memory and not the rumored 20 GB. The memory chips will be using GDDR6X at 19 Gbps. with a 384-bit memory interface. Remember that this is not confirmed and is currently rumors.
Overview of the RTX 3000 Series
|GRAPHICS CARD NAME||GPU||FP32 CORES||MEMORY||MEMORY BUS||BANDWIDTH|
|NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090||GA102-300||10,496||24GB GDDR6X||384-bit||936GB/s|
|NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti||GA102-250||10,240||12GB GDDR6X||384-bit?||912GB/s?|
|NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080||GA102-200||8,704||10GB GDDR6X||320-bit||760GB/s|
|NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti||GA104-400||6144||8GB GDDR6X||320-bit||608GB/s|
|NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070||GA104-300||5,888||8GB GDDR6||256-bit||448GB/s|
|NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti||GA104-200||4,864||8GB GDDR6||256-bit||448GB/s|
|NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060||GA106-300||3,584||12GB GDDR6||192-bit||360GB/s|
|NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti||GA106?||||6GB GDDR6||160-bit?|||
|NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050||GA107-300||2,304||4GB/6GB GDDR6||128/160-bit|
It is also important to note that the RTX 3080 ti will be using the GA102 die. Also Nvidia will be revamping there anti mining software with the launch of this card.
Now, this shipment doesn’t mean that the current GPU shortage is going to solve itself anytime soon. But if you are in the market for a new graphics card keep your eyes peeled. As these are expected to sell out quickly once they do hit the shelves this coming May.