Nvidia has launched a new version of the GeForce RTX 3080 graphics processing card ( GPU ) , which is equipped with 12 GB of GDDR6X video memory (VRAM) .

The 12GB VRAM version of the GeForce RTX 3080 has the same VRAM specs as its "sister", the RTX 3080 Ti . But hierarchically, the 12GB version of the RTX 3080 is below the RTX 3080 Ti and just above the 10GB version of the RTX 3080.

This new graphics card is an upgraded version of the GeForce RTX 3080 that Nvidia released in September 2020 with 10 GB of memory.

In addition to the VRAM capacity, Nvidia has also increased some of the capabilities of the 12GB version of the RTX 3080. In terms of GPU cores (CUDA Cores), for example, the number has now increased to 8,960 units, an increase of 3 percent from 8,704 units.

However, the base clock speed of the GPU has now been reduced slightly to 1.26 GHz (from 1.44 GHz), but the boost clock remains at 1.71 GHz.

Then, the latest GPU memory interface specifications are also increased to 384-bit, from 320-bit in the previous version.

Because of its more capable capabilities, the power consumption, aka thermal design power (TDP) for the 12 GB version of the RTX 3080 GPU, also increases to 350 watts , instead of 320 watts in the 10 GB version.

Apart from these improvements, the specifications for the other 12GB version of the RTX 3080 GPU are similar to the 10GB variant.To reduce heat, the graphics card is equipped with the latest cooling system with a dual fan mechanism . This cooler is claimed to increase airflow by more than 55 percent making it more efficient, but the sound level is lower.

There is also support for ray-tracing technology, aka 3D rendering techniques to visualize light reflections and cinematic effects in real time , so that the game display can look more similar to the real world.

For availability, this GPU is said to have been sold by a number of Nvidia partner graphic card designers. The chip company from Santa Clara, California, United States (US) has not released the official price for the 12 GB version of the RTX 3080.

However, the price is said to be around $1,250 for the 12GB version of the RTX 3080 made by the EVGA GPU designer.

If you have any queries or concern regarding this article please mail me at - ask@thedroidverse.com / amru.meajy@thedroidverse.com

Post a Comment

Comment Your Thoughts About This -

Previous Post Next Post