Nvidia had unveiled the RTX 30-series GPUs in September last year with the launch of three graphics cards, the GeForce RTX 3070, GeForce RTX 3080, and the GeForce RTX 3090. The company expanded the lineup with the announcement of the GeForce RTX 3060 and the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti a few months later. Today, Nvidia has announced two more graphics cards in the RTX 30-series lineup for desktops, the GeForce RTX 3070 Ti and GeForce RTX 3080 Ti. As the name suggests, the RTX 3070 Ti and the RTX 3080 Ti are advanced versions of the RTX 3070 and the RTX 3080 respectively. With the launch of the two new GPUs, Nvidia now offers seven RTX 30-series graphics cards for desktops.
Nvidia RTX 3070 Ti and RTX 3080 Ti announced
While the RTX 3070 has 5,888 CUDA cores and a boost clock of 1.73GHz, the RTX 3070 Ti offers 6,144 CUDA cores and 1.77GHz clock speed. As for the video memory, the RTX 3070 Ti features 8GB GDDR6X as opposed to 8GB GDDR6 in the RTX 3070. The TDP has also been bumped from 220W in the RTX 3070 to 290W in the RTX 3070 Ti.
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Nvidia has priced the RTX 3070 Ti at $599 (approximately Rs 43,638) and it will be available in the US and a few other countries across the globe from 10th June. Nvidia has not announced the RTX 3070 Ti price in India and the release date of the graphics card for the country.
As for the RTX 3080 Ti, it packs 10,240 CUDA cores and 12GB of GDDR6X memory, which is a significant upgrade from 8,704 CUDA cores and 8GB of GDDR6X memory in RTX 3080. There has been a slight increase in the TDP as well. The RTX 3080 Ti is rated at 350W as opposed to 320W for the RTX 3080. Surprisingly, the RTX 3080 Ti has a lower, 1.61GHz clock speed as opposed to 1.71GHz with the RTX 3080.
The RTX 3080 Ti has been priced at a whopping $1,199 (approximately Rs 87,349). The graphics card will be available to purchase in the US and select markets around the world from 3rd June. Nvidia is yet to announce the price and availability details of the RTX 3080 Ti for the Indian market.