Nvidia has announced the launch of its budget-oriented GeForce RTX 3050 desktop GPU, which is now the most affordable in the GeForce RTX 30 series. The company also announced new high-performance GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and GeForce RTX 3070 Ti GPUs. for gaming laptops, and introduced the upcoming flagship GeForce RTX 3090 Ti. The GeForce Now cloud gaming platform has been extended with more new games and will be available on more platforms, including 5G enabled mobile devices. New monitors and mice that support Nvidia’s Reflex ecosystem will be announced by their manufacturers, along with a new category of 1440p monitors with refresh rates of up to 360Hz aimed at esports enthusiasts. These announcements are scheduled with the opening of CES 2022.
Graphics cards based on the GeForce RTX 3050 are officially priced starting at Rs. 22,200 (US $ 249) and they are expected to be available worldwide from January 27. Nvidia won’t be offering its own Founders Edition card, and there will only be custom designs from companies like Asus, Zotac, Gigabyte, MSI, Palit, Inno3D, and others. Actual street prices are not yet known but are likely to be significantly inflated given the current state of the GPU retail market.
The GeForce RTX 3050 GPU is based on the same Ampere architecture as its bigger brothers and supports RTX ray tracing effects as well as DLSS image scaling. It is intended to replace the GeForce RTX 1650 and has 2,560 CUDA cores running up to 1.78 GHz. All cards will contain 8 GB of GDDR6 memory on a 128-bit bus.
At the other end of the spectrum, the “monster” GeForce RTX 3090 Ti desktop GPU will be capable of 40 teraflops of bandwidth, 78 teraflops for ray tracing and up to 320 teraflops for AI operations. This GPU is likely to be popular with cryptocurrency miners, and details of its price and availability are not yet known. GeForce RTX 3090 Ti graphics cards will have 24 GB of GDDR6X RAM capable of transferring 21 Gbps. More details will be announced later this month.
As for laptops, the new GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and GeForce RTX 3070 Ti will be available in laptops for $ 2,499 (around 1,90,775) and $ 1,499 (around Rs. 1,14,435) respectively. , from February 1.
For creators, Nvidia has updated its Canvas app which allows users to generate landscapes using AI, with additional elements such as flowers and bushes, as well as a maximum resolution of 4 times higher. higher than before. Nvidia Omniverse, a 3D virtual world simulation platform, will now be available for free, and Omniverse Machinima has been extended with new characters and environments.
Ten new games will support RTX ray tracing and / or DLSS upscaling, including The Day Before, Escape from Tarkov, and Rainbox Six: Extraction.
Nvidia also announced a collaboration with AT&T in the United States to enable the streaming of GeForce Now games over 5G to compatible devices, including smartphones, at no additional cost to subscribers in the United States with an unlimited data plan.
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