Having announced this budget GPU back at CES 2021, finally, we have a launch date for the budget RTX 30-series GPU, priced at a modest $329. Originally announced to be available in late February, as per Wccftech, the RTX 3060 is all set to be launched on 25th of February at 6 AM Pacific Time.
Obviously, at launch getting this GPU, which is touted to provide up to 10x the Ray-Tracing Performance of GTX 1060. As most gamers love the GTX series of GPUs, the budget RTX 3060 will be an important card for a lot of budget gamers.
The RTX 3060 brings amazing hardware ray-tracing capabilities and support for NVIDIA DLSS and other technologies with its efficient, high-performance architecture and the second generation of NVIDIA RTX. The newest member of the next generation of the world’s most popular GPU is priced at just $329.
NVIDIA has launched the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti for $399 earlier which has seen a massive demand from the gamers after it was on par with previous generation’s GeForce RTX 2080 Super. We have already reviewed the Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti on our website.
The RTX 3060’s key specifications include:
- 13 shader-TFLOPs
- 25 RT-TFLOPs for ray tracing
- 101 tensor-TFLOPs to power NVIDIA DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling)
- 192-bit memory interface
- 12GB of GDDR6 memory
Although NVIDIA is confident to satisfy the huge demand of gamers, only time will tell if both NVIDIA and its AIB partners can provide the RTX 3060 at the MSRP.