NVIDIA announced a lot of news today about upcoming products the company will release in 2021, including the next iteration of their entry-level RTX cards and details about GeForce laptops..
It is estimated that 90% of GeForce gamers play with a GTX-class GPU, according to NVIDIA, with many of them still using the 2016 GTX 1060, which has been one of the most popular cards on the market since. its launch. NVIDIA promises a new low-cost card that will have 10 times more power than the 1060 with ray-tracing capabilities.
“There is an unstoppable momentum behind ray-tracing, which quickly redefined the new standard of gaming,” said Matt Wuebbling, vice president of global GeForce marketing at NVIDIA. “The NVIDIA Ampere architecture has been one of our fastest sellers, and the RTX 3060 brings the power of the RTX 30 series back to millions of other gamers around the world. "
Here are all the specifics of the RTX 3060, even if it is less powerful than the more expensive RTX 3060Ti, it offers 4 GB more RAM..
- NVIDIA CUDA cores: 3584
- Boost Frequency (GHz): 1.78
- Memory capacity: 12 GB
- Memory type: GDDR6
The RTX 3060 will also support NVIDIA DLSS, NVIDIA Reflex, NVIDIA and other technologies when it is released in late February, with a price starting at € 329.
With a launch slated for Jan. 26 and pricing starting at $ 820, NVIDIA says laptops will double power efficiency and dramatically improve performance while delivering a slim, clean design..
“After recovering the market in a storm, our NVIDIA Ampere architecture is now one of the fastest in the world,” said Kaustubh Sanghani, Vice President and General Manager of GeForce OEM at NVIDIA. “Nowhere is energy efficiency more important than in gaming laptops, a market that has grown sevenfold in the past seven years. These new thin and light systems are based on our Max-Q technologies, where every aspect (CPU, GPU, software, PCB design, power supply, thermal) is optimized for power and performance. "
NVIDIA already has references for each of its models scheduled for sale at the end of the month. The less expensive models will have an RTX 3060 and will offer up to "90 frames per second on the latest games with ultra settings at 1080p. "
You can learn more about the models and all the features that will be available for the RTX 3060 and in each of the new laptop models on the NVIDIA website .