December 3, 2022

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NVIDIA cancels 12GB GeForce RTX 4080 card

Were you confused when NVIDIA introduced GeForce RTX 4080 Significantly different capabilities? you are not alone. NVIDIA isnot divorced“12GB RTX 4080 due to concerns that it’s confusing. While the company still believes the 12GB version is a solid video card, it said that the lower-spec model” wasn’t properly named. The company did not say whether or not it would. It might restart the card, and did not provide further details when reached for comment.

The 16GB RTX 4080 is still on the way for a November 16 launch with a $1,199 price tag for NVIDIA’s Founders Edition. This effectively raises the base price of RTX Level 40 hardware. This may not be as bad as it sounds, keep in mind. The 12GB version was supposed to start at $899, although its reliance on third-party manufacturers was likely to drive up prices in the real world.

The garbled messages largely stem from differences beyond RAM amounts. Where the 12GB model includes 7,680 CUDA (General Purpose Processing) cores and a 192-bit memory bus, its higher counterpart offers 9,728 cores and a 256-bit bus. You do get a much slower GPU with a 12GB unit despite the RTX 4080 brand, and the gaps are big sometimes. nvidia Special Standards Show the 12GB board lags behind its 16GB sibling by up to 30 percent in well-known games. This can be more than a little disappointing if you buy a 12GB card expecting similar performance outside of RAM-dependent situations.

Uninstalling won’t necessarily cause NVIDIA a lot of trouble. The RTX 4090 The launch is said to have set up streaks in stores, and the 4,080 could easily be the go-to GPU for gamers who can’t justify the $1,599 flagship. However, it’s rare to see a bug like this – NVIDIA misjudged the market so much that it had to scrap the graphics card before it could reach customers.

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