Nvidia announced the launch of its budget-conscious 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 announced the upcoming flagship GeForce RTX 3090 Ti. The GeForce Now cloud gaming platform has been expanded to include new games and will be available on additional platforms, including 5G-enabled mobile devices. New monitors and mice that support Nvidia’s reflex ecosystem are announced by their manufacturers along with a new category of 1440p monitors with refresh rates up to 360 Hz for esports enthusiasts. These announcements are timed to the opening of the CES 2022 trade fair.
Graphics cards based on the GeForce RTX 3050 are officially available from Rs. 22,200 USD (249 USD in the US) and should be available worldwide from January 27th. Nvidia won’t be offering its own Founders Edition card, and it will only get 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 amp architecture as its bigger siblings and supports RTX ray tracing effects and DLSS image upscaling. It is supposed to replace the GeForce RTX 1650 and has 2560 CUDA cores with up to 1.78 GHz. All cards have 8 GB of GDDR6 memory on a 128-bit bus.
At the other end of the spectrum, the “Monster” desktop GPU GeForce RTX 3090 Ti will achieve 40 teraflops of bandwidth, 78 teraflops for ray tracing and up to 320 teraflops in AI mode. This GPU is likely to be popular with cryptocurrency miners, and details on pricing and availability are not yet known. GeForce RTX 3090 Ti graphics cards have 24 GB of GDDR6X RAM with a transfer capacity of 21 Gbit / s. 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 starting February 1, at prices starting at $ 2,499 and $ 1,499, respectively. 1.14.435 Rs.).
For developers, Nvidia has updated its canvas application, which allows users to create landscapes with AI, with additional elements such as flowers and bushes, and a maximum resolution four times higher than before. Nvidia Omniverse, a 3D simulation platform for the virtual world, will now be available for free, and Omniverse Machinima has been expanded to include 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 has also announced a collaboration with AT&T in the US to enable GeForce Now game streaming over 5G on compatible devices including smartphones at no extra charge for subscribers in the US with an unlimited data plan.
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