Saturday, January 16, 2021
Nvidia Unveils The GeForce RTX 3060
Nvidia unveiled the GeForce RTX 3060. The RTX 3060 has 12GB of GDDR6 memory with 13 Shader TFLOPS, 25 RT TFLOPS, and 101 Tensor TFLOPS. The graphics card will launch in late February for $329. The $329 price point could bring next-gen level graphics to a wider range of PC gamers. Until now Nvidia's cheapest 30-series GPU is the $399 RTX 3060 Ti, which features 8GB of VRAM, but offers the a higher 16.2 Shader TFLOPS, 31.6 RT TFLOPS, and 129.6 Tensor TFLOPS. With the RTX 3060, frugal PC builders will have an opportunity to assemble assemble a rig that rivals or beats the PS5 or Series X for around the same price.