NVIDIA is expected to announce the GeForce RTX Super cards in the coming days, with most outlets pointing to 21st of June as the likely day, followed by a launch in mid-July. It is being speculated that the new RTX Turing cards will launch with the price tags of the original 20-series lineup, while the existing models will get a price drop to better compete with AMD’s RX 5700 GPUs.
WCCFTech claims to have dug up the prices of the Super RTX cards, and although I can’t say that I’ve verified them but considering the site’s reputation, it probably won’t be far from the mark.
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super @ $799
We know that the lower-end models will debut first, with the Ti variants coming at a later date. Among the first arrivals, the RTX 2080 Super is going to be the most powerful GPU, powered by the fully unlocked TU104-450 die. Now, as per WCCF, this is a modified TU102 GPU paired with lesser RAM (and a slimmer bus), however recently Igor from TomsHardware Germany claimed that the 2080 Super will be the TU104 die itself, with 3,072 cores. Regardless, whoever’s right, this GPU will have a higher core count compared to the vanilla 2080, possibly faster memory too. As for the price, the RTX 2080 Super will be priced @ $799, the original MSRP of the GeForce RTX 2080.
This sounds very promising as you are getting another 20-30% performance at the same price-point, however, there’s one cause for concern. What will happen to the existing 2080s? As of now, they’re still being sold north of $650 (third-party cards). It’s possible that the Super lineup will retain the premium of the Founders Edition while the older Turing GPUs will continue to sell at the non-FE prices. That doesn’t sound very appealing though, now does it?
NVIDIA RTX 2070 Super @ $599, RTX 2060 Super @ $429
The GeForce RTX 2070 Super will get upgraded to the 2080’s TU104-410 chip (non-OC) with a slightly lower core count. The card will reportedly launch for a price of $599, $100 less than the 2080, but once again we’re not sure if the vanilla 2070 will get a price-cut. The FE cards might see a drop or just simply discontinued, but the third-party variants might continue to sell at their current prices.
The RTX 2060 Super will retail at $429, almost a $100 more than
One last thing, the RTX Super cards might launch with slightly higher clock speeds, as the chips will be fully unlocked, allowing custom power phases and better boards, making them ideal for overclocking. You can definitely expect many premium editions for the Super lineup aimed towards enthusiasts, with custom BIOS options, liquid cooling,
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