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Nvidia teases possible RTX 3080 Ti and 3070 Ti with obscure liquid renders

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Photoshoped
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In a recent tweet from Nvidia, the company has snuck out this little teaser and we bet we know what it's all about. This, among rumours of the RTX 3080 Ti and 3070 Ti releasing around June 3rd (opens in new tab), suggests we're in for some announcements for these big boy GPU variants next week at the Computex virtual event.

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It's as set in stone as it can be without official confirmation that we will be getting these ramped up 30-series cards, however, since the initial rumours started rising, it's clear there have been some changes to the proposed internals. 

With the RTX 3080 Ti (opens in new tab) now meant to sport a GA102-225 GPU, and the RTX 3070 Ti expected to release with a GA104-400 GPU, these are likely to come packing fewer cores and less VRAM than initially expected. They're also likely to end up as lower hash rate (LHR) (opens in new tab) models, since Nvidia began attempting to thwart cryptocurrency miners with mining limited cards.

The timing is right for what we've been expecting as a June 3 release date, but we'll know more when Jen-Hsun pulls out what special silicon dishes he's had cooking from his oven on May 31. Until then, we can only muse over this gorgeous cascade of digital liquid, and lament that it'll be a mad rush to buy an RTX 3080 Ti or RTX 3070 Ti at launch, anyways.

Still, you can sign up for the event here (opens in new tab).

Katie Wickens
Katie Wickens

Screw sports, Katie would rather watch Intel, AMD and Nvidia go at it. Having been obsessed with computers and graphics for three long decades, she took Game Art and Design up to Masters level at uni, and has been demystifying tech and science—rather sarcastically—for two years since. She can be found admiring AI advancements, scrambling for scintillating Raspberry Pi projects, preaching cybersecurity awareness, sighing over semiconductors, and gawping at the latest GPU upgrades. She's been heading the PCG Steam Deck content hike, while waiting patiently for her chance to upload her consciousness into the cloud.