August 7, 2022

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GeForce RTX 3080 12GB discontinued

GeForce RTX 3080 12GB discontinued

The RTX 3080 12GBwhich – which Launched in JanuaryLooks like it will stop production. nvidia He was going to stop sending this model to third-party manufacturing partners due to lower graphics card prices, more specifically in RTX 3080Ti.

RTX 3080 12GB: Nvidia would have killed this model

RTX 3080 12GB and the RTX 3080Ti They have the same amount of VRAM, although the latter is faster. The drop in graphics card prices has been so steep in recent months that Nvidia sees no point in continuing to sell RTX 3080 From 12 GB When RTX 3080Ti They are in the same price range now.

This is the explanation given by the candidate MEGAsizeGPUwhich explains why nvidia I decided to cancel this model after 6 months of being available in the market.

The RTX 3080 Released in January, 12GB had only one goal, to increase the amount of VRAM available from 10 GB to 12 GB GDDR6XWhich he was comparing with the RTX 3080Ti and 12GB GDDR6X memory. in addition to , Nvidia took the opportunity to slightly increase the number of CUDA cores from 8704 to 8,960.

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Manufacturers like GB Advertise these new models with 12 GB in January, which will now be gone once all stocks of this model are sold among Nvidia partners.

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This is a side effect of lower graphics card prices, which we hope will continue in the coming months. We will keep you informed.