Nvidia RTX 4090 Launching October 12th for 1599 USD

The new Nvidia RTX 40 series gets officially introduced, with CEO Jensen Huang unveiling the RTX 4090, RTX 4080 16GB, and RTX 4080 12GB models.

The new Nvidia GeForce RTX 40 series is finally here, with Company CEO Jensen Huang officially introducing the RTX RTX 4090, RTX 4080 16GB, and RTX 4080 12GB models, with the flagship RTX 4090 claiming to offer up to four times the performance of its predecessor, making it the fastest GPU on the market.

Geared for high-end gamers and enthusiasts, these models feature the new architecture codenamed “Ada Lovelace”, built on the new TSMC 4N process node with a staggering 76 billion transistor count, and bringing many capabilities to ensure the highest picture fidelity in gaming, such as DLSS 3.0 upscaling technology, and AV1 encoding capability.

GeForce RTX 4090

The flagship RTX 4090 will be launching on October 12th, for a whopping 1599 USD. Featuring a 24GB of DDR6X memory, providing up to 1 TB/s of bandwidth, and featuring the AD102-300 GPU, 16384 CUDA cores, max boost clock of up to ~2520 MHz, but make no mistake, the RTX 4090 will be a power hungry card, requiring even more power than its predecessors the RTX 3090 / RTX 3090 Ti, rated at a default TDP of 450W, and powered by a single 16-pin power connector.

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Nvidia also announced multiple custom designs from AIB partners, including ASUS, MSI, Gigabyte, ZOTAC, Inno3D, Colorful, Palit, and Gainward.

GeForce RTX 4080 16GB & 12GB Models

The RTX 4080 16GB model will launch during November for 1199 USD. Featuring a 16GB of GDDR6X memory, providing a bandwidth of up to 736 GB/s. Featuring the AD103-300 GPU, 9728 CUDA cores, max boost clock of up to ~ 2505 MHz, and comes with default TDP of 320W.

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As for the RTX 4080 12GB model, which is also set to launch in November for 899 USD. It features the AD104 GPU, 7680 CUDA cores, 12GB of GDDR6X memory, and a TDP referenced at 285W.

Graphics CardRTX 4090RTX 4080 16GBRTX 4080 12GB
ArchitectureAda LovelaceAda LovelaceAda Lovelace
Bus Width384 bit256 bit192 bit
Mem Speed21 Gbps23 Gbps21 Gbps
Total Bandwidth1 TB/s736 GB/s504 GB/s
Launch DateOct 12th 2022Nov 2022Nov 2022
Price1599 USD1199 USD899 USD
RTX 4090 & 4080 Specs, Launch Date, and Price

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