Recently, we got the specifications for the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Ti graphics card have leaked out by Videocardz.
NVIDIA has officially announced only three graphics cards in its Nvidia Ampere GeForce RTX 30 series lineup. This lineup includes the GeForce RTX 3090, the GeForce RTX 3080, and the GeForce RTX 3070.
The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Graphics card features the GA104-200 GPU which is a cut-down variant of the GA104 GPU which is also featured on the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 GPU but apparently, rumors have it that the full GPU would only be featured on the GeForce RTX 3070 Ti/SUPER graphics card. The RTX 3060 Ti has PG190 SKU 10 Reference Board. The Geforce RTX 3060 Ti GPU will feature 38 SMs with a total of 4864 CUDA Cores, 152 Tensor Cores, and 38 RT cores.
The Geforce RTX 3060 Ti graphics card will feature 8 GB of GDDR6 ( non X ) memory running at speeds of 14 Gbps along with a 256-bit wide bus interface which gives the 448 GB/s of bandwidth. The RTX 3060 Ti specs are similar to the previous-gen GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER. But the updated core architecture delivers a lot more performance in general while new memory compression techniques will help utilize the bandwidth efficiently.
It is said that the Geforce RTX 3060 Ti would feature a TDP that’s 40W less as comper to the RTX 3070 so that puts the card at around 180W which is a 5W difference As compared to the GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER’s 175W TDP. Custom models are expected to carry TDPs of around 200W and will require a single 8-pin power connector to boot. This would suggest a standard 8-pin connector for the reference design and FE (Founders Edition) variants rather than a 12-pin Micron Fit connector.
As for pricing, the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti GPU could launch at a price point of around $399 US. The Geforce RTX 2060 SUPER did launch at $399 US so NVIDIA could market the card at the same price with a non-Ti GPU with a lower-tier core (GA106) coming in at around $299 US.
As for performance, the Graphics card has 20% lower cores than the RTX 3070 which is said to match or exceed the performance of the Geforce RTX 2080 Ti. Based on that, the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Graphics card could end up being as fast as the RTX 2080 but for almost half the price and with lower power draw. The GPU is said to launch in late October so it wouldn’t be long before we get to hear more about this new entrant in the Geforce RTX 30 series lineup.