Nvidia Announces GeForce RTX 40 Laptop GPU Series

Nvidia unveils the RTX 40 Series Laptop, with promises of up 3X more power efficiency, and 4X the performance of last gen Ampere GPUs.

Nvidia unveiled today the new GeForce RTX 40 GPU series for laptops during the company’s special address for CES 2023. Built on the new Ada architecture with promises to be 3X more power efficient than the previous generation.

The new RTX 40 laptop series will come packed with new features, like DLSS 3, new Max-Q technology which offers AI-powered optimization for power and performance for thin form factors, and ultra-low voltage GDDR6 memory.

Nvidia RTX 40 Laptop Max-Q Technologies

Nvidia announced that the RTX 40 laptop series will include 5 GPUs, led by the flagship RTX 4090 laptop GPU, with Nvidia claiming its up to 4x times faster than last gen’s Ampere flagship the RTX 3080 Ti laptop GPU in triple-A titles such as Cyberpunk 2077.

RTX 4090 Laptop vs RTX 3080 Ti Laptop

The flagship RTX 4090 Laptop is powered by the AD103 GPU, and features 9728 CUDA cores and 76 SMs, which are the exact same specs as the RTX 4080 for desktop. The RTX 4090 laptop will have a max TGP of 150 W, a Dynamic Boost of 25 W, and a max boost clock of 2040 MHz.

The RTX 4080 Laptop GPU will be based on the AD104, featuring 7424 CUDA cores, 12 GB of GDDR6 memory. Just like the RTX 4090 mobile it will have a max TGP of 150 W and Dynamic Boost of 25 W, with max boost clocks of up to 2280 MHz.

Nvidia RTX 40 Laptop GPU Series

The RTX 4070 Laptop GPU built on the AD106 will feature 4608 CUDA cores, 8 GB of GDDR6 memory, a max TGP of 115W, and a max boost clock of up to 2175 MHz.

Both the RTX 4060 and 4050 Laptop GPUs will be powered by the AD107, featuring 3072 CUDA cores for the RTX 4060, and 2560 CUDA cores for the RTX 4050. Both will operate at a max TGP of 115 W and will have a max boost clock of 2370 MHz.

Nvidia announced that this is one of the biggest laptop launches the company has ever seen with laptops coming with the RTX 40 laptop GPUs from every major OEM, and with a huge variety in devices for every gamer and creator segment. On Nvidia’s website they revealed that laptops powered by the new RTX 40 GPUs will be coming in February.

Nvidia RTX 40 Laptop GPU Series OEMs
Graphics CardRTX 4090RTX 4080RTX 4070RTX 4060RTX 4050
ArchitectureAda LovelaceAda LovelaceAda LovelaceAda LovelaceAda Lovelace
CUDA Cores97287424460830722560
Base / Boost Clock1.59 / 2.04 GHz1.86 / 2.08 GHz2.07 / 2.17 GHz1.47 / 2.37 GHz1.60 / 2.37 GHz
Memory16 GB
12 GB
8.0 GB
8.0 GB
6.0 GB
TGP80 – 150W60 – 150W35 – 115W35 – 115W35 – 115W
Dynamic Boost25W25W25W25W25W
Nvidia RTX 40 Laptop Series Confirmed Specs

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