Nvidia has announced the GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs for gaming and creator laptops at CES 2021. The series contains GeForce RTX 3060, RTX 3070, and RTX 3080. More than 70 laptops from leading manufacturers that include these new GPUs shall be available beginning January 26. Over half of those will feature 240Hz screens or higher and shall be geared toward esports gamers. The company is selling the efficiency of the GeForce RTX 30-series in ray tracing, and in addition, promising as much as 2x energy effectivity, and 2x faster video rendering.
GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs: Details
The GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs are based on the Ampere architecture, which has new dedicated RT and Tensor cores for ray tracing and AI acceleration. DLSS, which renders graphics at a lower-than-native resolution after which makes use of AI to upscale them, can also be supported and may enhance efficiency when ray tracing effects are a heavy load on assets.
The GeForce RTX 3060 is claimed to have the ability to ship 90fps in current video games at 1080p utilizing the best high-quality settings. This mobile GPU is claimed to be sooner than the earlier flagship GeForce RTX 2080 Super.
On the other hand, the GeForce RTX 3070 is geared toward laptops with 1440p screens and can also be stated to have the ability to push 90fps at Ultra settings at this resolution, or 240fps in laptops designed for esports.
In this list, the brand new GeForce RTX 3080 which is said as capable of obtaining 100+fps, and shall be focused on top-of-the-line gaming laptops.
The Nvidia Max-Q geared toward optimizing efficiency and heat in slim laptops has additionally acquired updates. The laptops are utilizing third-gen Max-Q will benefit from AI that may assist in balancing power consumption between a laptop’s CPU, GPU, and GPU memory. WhisperMode 2.0 is a brand new acoustic tuning algorithm that shall be personalized for every laptop design.
The GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs will be available at the initial price of $999.