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8K60FPS Gaming, 360Hz G-Sync, and More: NVIDIA RTX 3080 Launch Recap

For those of you who've missed out on NVIDIA's announcement of their next gen graphics cards, here's a quick recap of the entire launch in as few words as possible:

Fortnite is going #RTXOn: One of esports' biggest titles is gaining ray traced shadows, reflections, ambient occlusion, and DLSS 2.0

NVIDIA Reflex introduced: Reduces graphics latency to benefit esports players

New 360Hz refresh rate G-Sync displays are coming: First adopters are Acer, Alienware, ASUS, and MSI

NVIDIA Broadcast introduced: Enjoy features like noise removal, background effects, and more.

Omniverse Machinima is coming: Soon you will be able to make your own movies, or 'machinimas', from real-time game graphics

DLSS is still at 2.0: In case you missed it, DLSS, or "Deep Learning Super Sampling" uses deep learning to render graphics at lower resolutions and upscale it to high resolutions to save resources

The Turing to Ampere upgrade is massive: You can check out the numbers below

RTX IO introduced: A new pipeline introduces information from the SSD straight to GPU, bypassing the CPU bottleneck

GDDR6X introduced: The new standard transfers twice as much data as GDDR6

Airflow mystery solved: The airflow of the RTX series cards has been illustrated, which should answer the question many have been puzzling about regarding the new design

RTX 3080 revealed: The RTX 3080 is 3x quieter and 20 degrees cooler than the Turing Founders Edition. It is also twice as fast as RTX 2080 at the same price - US$699 (~RM2,896), and will be available on September 17. 

RTX 3070 revealed: The RTX 3070 is faster than the RTX 2080Ti, but will be priced at just US$499 (~RM2,067)

RTX 3090 revealed: This "BFGPU" triple slot card can play games at 8k60fps while running 30 degrees cooler than the Titan RTX. It will be priced at US$1,499 (~RM6,210).

That's all we have for now! Are your wallets prepared?


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