NVIDIA is preparing to release a new generation of consumer graphics cards, which will be built on GPUs Ampere. Chinese resource ITHome has shared data on the timing of release of these cards, and the end of the life cycle of some current models on GPU of the current generation of Turing.
It is reported that the company NVIDIA has initiated the process of termination of production of the older GeForce RTX 20 series, including the flagship model GeForce RTX 2080 Ti. This is due, obviously, with the preparations for launching the flagship graphics next generation NVIDIA should prepare the ground to build up reserves processors and graphics cards of the next generation. All, according to the source, with production in the near future will be removed four chipsets:
- GeForce RTX 2080 Ti;
- GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER;
- GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER;
- GeForce RTX 2070.
It was recently reported that NVIDIA on the basis of Turing can be in short supply and increase in price for a while. Then as one of the reasons for this development was called just the termination of the supply of these cards. Simultaneously deficiency can cause and increase in demand for graphics cards with the Chinese miners of cryptocurrency, which reportedly recently again began to show increased interest in the cards.
As for the release date of the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 series, first nothing about it was reported that in the current difficult conditions and no wonder: to build any of the plans under conditions of uncertainty with the work of enterprises and permanent logistics delays is very difficult. However, the Chinese resource reports that the presentation of the game graphics generation Ampere is tentatively scheduled for September 17. Symbolically, if this date is correct, then the announcement card GeForce RTX 3000 will occur exactly two years after the launch of the game accelerators the family of Turing, which was submitted on 20 August 2018, and on sale September 20.