NVIDIA confirms it will not launch the RTX 4080 12GB, the RTX 4080 16GB will launch this November 16

NVIDIA confirms it will not launch the RTX 4080 12GB, the RTX 4080 16GB will launch this November 16

NVIDIA has officially confirmed that it is launching the 12GB GeForce RTX 4080 graphics card, while the 16GB variant is on track for a November release.

While the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 graphics card has received positive reviews from across the tech community, there was a lot of controversy regarding the GeForce RTX 4080 16GB and 12GB models.

The controversies stemmed from the fact that the RTX 4080 16GB was priced at $1199 USD while the RTX 4080 12GB was priced at $899 USD and the price-performance ratio between the 2 cards was simply off the charts. place. In recent benchmark tests, NVIDIA showed the RTX 4080 16GB to be up to 30% faster than the RTX 4080 12GB.

The RTX 4080 12GB is a fantastic graphics card, but it doesn’t have the right name. Having two GPUs with the 4080 designation is confusing.

So, we’re hitting the “unlaunch” button on the 12GB 4080. The 16GB RTX 4080 is amazing and is well on its way to delighting gamers around the world on November 16.

If the lines around the block and the enthusiasm for the 4090 are any indication, the reception for the 4080 will be incredible.

NVIDIA said in the statement.

As you can see, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 and RTX 4080 16 GB are the only two cards that are quite a bit ahead of the RTX 3090 Ti, Ampere’s flagship.

Based on the previous schedule, the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 16GB and TX 4080 12GB were supposed to launch in November, but it looks like only the 16GB model will be available on November 16 and the RTX 4080 12GB could be back. to launch as a different model. card, under a different name, some time later.

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