Nvidia RTX 4080 / 4070Ti Super rumored to have same TGP as non-Super cards, RTX 4070 Super ups TGP to 220W
We have been hearing rumors regarding the return of the Super variants for certain current gen Nvidia GPUs in the past month. First introduced with the RTX 2000-series, the Super variants brought a decent performance bump over the original RTX 2000 cards, which also saw adequate price adjustments. It is unclear why Team Green did not introduce any Super variants for the RTX 3000-series, but, according to @kopite7kim on X (Twitter), Nvidia may soon reintroduce them for the upper mid-range models and the RTX 4080. Kopite7kimi is also suggesting that the TGP for these cards will mostly be in line with the non-Super cards.
If this information is accurate, the RTX 4080 Super cards will come with 320 W TGP, and the RTX 4070 Ti Super should retain the 285 W TGP. However, the RTX 4070 Super cards will require an additional 20 W over the 200 W TGP on the non-Super models. Videocardz points out that this may only apply to Founders Edition models, as custom boards from AIB partners usually come with increased power requirements and higher clocks.
Nvidia’s RTX 4000-series have not yet seen any meaningful price drops. In fact, the RTX 4090 cards are now expected to see a price increase. With the introduction of the Super models, the hope is to see lower prices on the non-Super variants, making the upper-mid-range more competitive against AMD’s RDNA3 cards. Unfortunately, these price drops might not come in time for this year’s holidays. From the discussions Videocardz had with certain AIB partners, the Super variants will most likely launch in Q1 2024, and this makes perfect sense for Nvidia, since the next gen Blackwell cards could launch in Q4 2024.