RTX 3090 and RTX 3080 memory capacities confirmed – Expect next-gen cards to have BIG frame buffers

RTX 3090 and RTX 3080 memory capacities confirmed - Expect next-gen cards to have BIG frame buffers

RTX 3090 and RTX 3080 memory capacities confirmed – Expect next-gen cards to have BIG frame buffers

Nvidia is due to reveal its RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 graphics cards on September 1st, bringing Ampere to the consumer market. Now, Videocardz has reportedly confirmed the size of the frame buffers on these next-generation Geforce offerings, confirming that the RTX 30 series will adopt huge f amounts of VRAM. 

With the RTX 3090 (there is reportedly no RTX 3080 Ti), Nvidia will offer its users an insane 24GB frame buffer over a 384-bit memory bus. This gives Nvidia’s upcoming Geforce flagship more than 2x as much VRAM as an RTX 2080 Ti, and significantly more memory bandwidth thanks to their use of GDDR6 memory. 

Strangely, Nvidia’s RTX 3080 will include a 10GB frame buffer, offering users significantly less memory capacity than Nvidia’s flagship. This is still a 2GB upgrade over the RTX 2080/RTX 2080 Super, but a lot less than the RTX 3090. At this time it is unknown why Nvidia’s offering such a vast frame buffer on its gaming flagship. 

Nvidia’s RTX 3080 will presumably have a 320-bit memory bus, and offer users GDDR6X memory like Nvidia’s RTX 3090. Both graphics cards will allegedly use 19Gbps GDDR6 memory, which is significantly faster than that 14Gbps GDDR6 chips within most RTX 20 series GPUs.  

RTX 3090 and RTX 3080 memory capacities confirmed - Expect next-gen cards to have BIG frame buffers

(Leaked RTX 3090 Image)

On September 1st, Nvidia is due to reveal its RTX 3090 and RTX 3080 graphics cards, though their RTX 3070 will also be shown. Nvidia will reveal essential details about these graphics cards during their Geforce event, and discuss more in-depth aspects of their graphics cards at a later date. 

Geforce fans can expect to hear about Ampere’s pricing and specifications on September 1st. 

  
RTX 3090 and RTX 3080 memory capacities confirmed - Expect next-gen cards to have BIG frame buffers  (Leaked Nvidia RTX 3080 image)

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