The $499 RTX 3070 is on the market now, although the retailers that inventory the brand new GPU seem to be largely bought out at this level. If you’re nonetheless in search of certainly one of Nvidia’s Founders Edition (FE) GPUs, attempt Best Buy and Micro Center. If your hunt for the GPU isn’t restricted to the FE model, a number of third-party graphics playing cards made by OEMs like Gigabyte and PNY are additionally formally on sale from a couple of different retailers like Amazon, Newegg, and B&H Photo, as well as to Best Buy and Micro Center. And like previous launches, most of those playing cards bought out very shortly. But preserve making an attempt, as you would possibly get fortunate.
Compared to the 4K-capable RTX 3080 and 3090, this card is an particularly good selection when you’ve got a 1440p gaming monitor or see your self getting one quickly. My colleague Tom Warren posted a evaluate of the 3070, and it put up favorable body charges on fashionable video games like Control, Call of Duty: Warzone, and extra — even with ray-tracing options activated. In most circumstances, the $499 card offered quicker efficiency than the RTX 2080 that debuted for $699 a couple of years in the past.
- In the UK, the RTX 3070 FE GPU can be accessible on www.nvidia.co.uk. Nvidia additionally shared that the graphics card can be stocked at Amazon, Aria, AWD, Box.co.uk, CCL, Chillblast, CyberPower, Ebuyer, Falcon, Fierce PC, Mesh, Novatech, OcUK, PC Specialist, PC World, Scan, Utopia Computers and UK Gaming.
Speaking of quick efficiency, AMD simply launched its anticipated GPUs constructed on RDNA 2 structure, and the corporate has three new GPUs aimed to tackle the RTX 30-series playing cards. The $579 Radeon RX 6800 appears nice for 1440p gaming, just like the RTX 3070, and the $649 RX 6800 XT may very well be a superb different should you wished the RTX 3080. Both will go on sale on November 18th, whereas the $999 RX 6900 XT poised to tackle the RTX 3090 will arrive on December eighth. We’ve bought extra particulars proper right here.
Update 9:43AM ET, October twenty ninth: It looks as if inventory has dwindled down to a couple of choices that go in-and-out of being accessible at Best Buy. Newegg’s inventory seems to be bought out, and Amazon and B&H Photo haven’t but made their listings accessible, or it could appear that method.