Nvidia’s latest series of graphics cards has arrived!!!
Nvidia RTX 3080 GPU is now out and has overclocked to 2.34GHz with record-breaking results
What’s all this hype about the latest NVIDIA RTX 3080 GPU?
The GeForce RTX 3080 provides the ultra-performance that gamers need, driven by Ampere—NVIDIA’s 2nd gen RTX architecture. It’s built with improved RT Cores and Tensor Cores, new streaming multiprocessors, and superfast G6X memory for an amazing gaming experience.
The RTX 3080 is the second most powerful GeForce 30-series gaming graphics card based on the Ampere architecture and offers smooth frame rates in games 4K and VR. Including 8704 CUDA cores and 10GB of GDDR6X memory, the RTX 3080 is an extremely powerful gaming graphics card and is a perfect partner for a high-resolution monitor or VR headset.
So here is the Base Specs for Nvidia RTX 3080 GPU at a Glance:
- 1710MHz Boost Clock
- 10GB GDDR6X VRAM (320-bit / 19Gbps / 760 GB/s Bandwidth)
- 8704 CUDA Cores
- 320W TDP
How much is the RTX 3080?
According to Nvidia, prices for the RTX 3080 will start at £649.
NOW, what’s the downside to the RTX 3080?
The only problem you will be facing is trying to find any stock to actually be able to buy one.
The latest on RTX 3080 stock and availability according to retailers and manufacturers:
If you didn’t manage to catch yourself an Nvidia RTX 3080 on release day, you may be wondering when your next best chance to pick up this highly popular card will be.
The bad news is that the RTX 3080 remains hard to find in stock however the good news is that most retailers have promised the situation will improve with each passing week. So keep an eye open for the following companies and retailers, bearing in mind that stock will not last for long as the demand is too high.
Checklist for stock:
Don’t lose hope!
It may feel like buying an RTX 3080 is an impossible task right now
However, Nvidia has been shipping GPUs to its partners in August and have been increasing the supply weekly. In an official blog post they have said;
“We understand that many gamers are unable to buy a GeForce RTX 3080 right now and we are doing everything we can to catch up quickly.”