NVIDIA cancels GeForce RTX 4080 12GB

Published: 14th Oct 2022, 16:22 GMT   Comments

NVIDIA scraps RTX 4080 12GB

In a bizarre move, NVIDIA decided to cancel the RTX 4080 12GB SKU before it was even released.

Facing never-ending criticism, NVIDIA has just announced it will not launch GeForce RTX 4080 12GB model, the card that we knew and will always know as RTX 4070. In a last-minute change in September, the company had decided to launch two RTX 4080 models with vastly different specifications. Turns out this has backfired hard.

NVIDIA has just announced it is ‘unlaunching’ its RTX 4080 12GB GPU. Only the 16GB model will be released. Furthermore, NVIDIA confirmed the only true RTX 4080 with 16GB memory launches on November 16th.

NVIDIA cancels RTX 4080 12GB, Source:NVIDIA

With the launch of its flagship RTX 4090 NVIDIA released new performance graphs featuring its upcoming RTX 40 series. It confirmed that there is a staggering 30% performance gap between both models. NVIDIA is known for launching many SKUs similar names (think RTX/GTX x60 class), but such a large gap is uncommon, even for NVIDIA.

The company could now release the same card as RTX 4070 Ti or RTX 4070 which would make a lot more sense. Hopefully, this also means NVIDIA will announce better pricing as well.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series Specs
VideoCardz.comGeForce RTX 4090GeForce RTX 4080GeForce RTX 4080 12GB
Founders EditionCANCELED
Board-SKUPG136-SKU330PG136-SKU360PG141-SKU331
ArchitectureAda (TSMC 4N)Ada (TSMC 4N)Ada (TSMC 4N)
GPUAD102-300AD103-300AD104-400
SMs
 
128
 
76
 
60
CUDA Cores
 
16384
 
9728
 
7680
Boost Clock
 
2.5 GHz
 
2.5 GHz
 
2.6 GHz
Memory
 
24 GB G6X
 
16 GB G6X
 
12 GB G6X
Memory Bus
 
384-bit
 
256-bit
 
192-bit
Memory Speed
 
21 Gbps
 
22.4 Gbps
 
21 Gbps
Bandwidth
 
1008 GB/s
 
736 GB/s
 
504 GB/s
Default TGP
 
450W
 
320W
 
285W
MSRP
 
1599 USD
 
1199 USD
 
899 USD

Source: NVIDIA




Comment Policy
  1. Comments must be written in English.
  2. Comments deemed to be spam or solely promotional in nature will be deleted. Including a link to relevant content is permitted, but comments should be relevant to the post topic. Discussions about politics are not allowed on this website.
  3. Comments and usernames containing language or concepts that could be deemed offensive will be deleted. Note this may include abusive, threatening, pornographic, offensive, misleading, or libelous language.
  4. Comments complaining about the article subject or its source will be removed.
  5. A failure to comply with these rules will result in a warning and, in extreme cases, a ban. Please also note that comments that attack or harass an individual directly will result in a ban without warning.
  6. VideoCardz Moderating Team reserves the right to edit or delete any comments submitted to the site without notice.
  7. If you have any questions about the commenting policy, please let us know through the Contact Page.
Hide Comment Policy
Comments