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Nvidia delays its RTX 3070 launch until October 29th

The RTX 3070 will release two weeks later than expected.

Nvidia delays its RTX 3070 launch until October 29th

Nvidia delays its RTX 3070 launch until October 29th

Nvidia's website has been updated, listing their upcoming RTX 3070 graphics card with a new October 29th release date. This change has delayed the release of their RTX 3070 graphics card for two weeks, placing the launch after AMD's Radeon RDNA 2 reveal on October 28th. 

At this time, the reasoning behind the delay is unclear. Given the issues surrounding the company's RTX 3080 launch, it is possible that Nvidia wants to give their AIB partners more time to test their custom models before launch. Alternatively, Nvidia may be trying to increase their day-1 stock levels, allowing more Geforce fans to purchase RTX 3070 graphics cards on launch day. 

Nvidia's RTX 3070 graphics card will release on October 29th at 2 PM BST. Nvidia's RTX 3070 promises RTX 2080 Ti-like performance for £469, so you can be sure that this graphics card will sell at launch.  

Below are the specifications of Nvidia's RTX 30 series of products, as well as their UK prices and PSU wattage recommendations. 
 
 
 RTX 3090 RTX 3080RTX 3070RTX 2080 Ti FE
Node8nm8nm8nm12nm
CUDA Cores10496870458884352 
Base Clock1.4 GHz1.44 GHz1.5 GHz1.35 GHz
Boost Clock1.7 GHz1.71 GHz1.73 GHz1.635 GHz 
Single-Precision
Performance
35.7 TFLOPS29.8 TFLOPS20.4 TFLOPS13.4 TFLOPS
Memory24GB GDDR6X10GB GDDR6X8GB GDDR611GB GDDR6 
Memory Speed19.5 Gbps19 Gbps14 Gbps14 Gbps
Memory Bus384-bit320-bit256-bit 354-bit
TGP350W320W220W 250W
Recommended PSU750W750W650W650W
Pricing (UK)£1,399£649£469£1,149

Nvidia delays its RTX 3070 launch until October 29th 


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