NVIDIA announces new GeForce RTX graphics card launch date; board partners jump the gun with an erroneous tweet and a lengthy EEC registration
NVIDIA has finally teased when it will announce its next GeForce graphics cards. To date, there have been rumours about NVIDIA releasing the RTX 3070 Ti and RTX 3080 Ti, both tweaked versions of the non-Ti models. While the company has not updated its special events webpage, it has tweeted from its GeForce accounts. According to NVIDIA's GeForce accounts, we should 'Get Ready' for May 31, presumably because it plans to publish a live stream event. NVIDIA will go live on Twitch and YouTube from 22:00 PDT (05:00 UTC - June 1).
AORUS Spain has, seemingly inadvertently, confirmed that one of these cards would be the RTX 3080 Ti, though. Tweeting last night, the subsidiary included exposed '080 Ti' branding, as you can see below. Gigabyte started selling Vision graphics cards as of the RTX 30 series, so there is no chance that we are looking at the RTX 2080 Ti. Additionally, AORUS Spain has since deleted the tweet, implying that it included something that it did not want to show.
It seems that ASUS plans to sell plenty of RTX 3070 Ti and RTX 3080 Ti SKUs, too. Based on a new Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) listing, the company will bring at least fifteen RTX 3080 Ti SKUs to market, along with six RTX 3070 Ti models. The models in question are as follows:
|Series||GeForce RTX 3070 Ti||GeForce RTX 3080 Ti|
|ROG STRIX GUNDAM||N/A||ROG-STRIX-RTX3080TI-12G-GUNDAMROG-STRIX-RTX3080TI-O12G-GUNDAM|
|ROG STRIX LC||N/A||ROG-STRIX-LC-RTX3080TI-12G-GAMINGROG-STRIX-LC-RTX3080TI-O12G-GAMING|
|ROG STRIX WHITE||N/A||ROG-STRIX-RTX3080TI-O12G-WHITE-GAMINGROG-STRIX-RTX3080TI-A12G-WHITE-GAMINGROG-STRIX-RTX3080TI-12G-WHITE-GAMING|