Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 announced, available in February 2021

A new entry-level card has arrived.

Nvidia today announced the new GeForce RTX 3060 card, available next month in February 2021.

The card will become available sometime next month, with options from ASUS, Colorful, EVGA, Gainward, Galaxy, Gigabyte, Innovision 3D, MSI, Palit, PNY and Zotac.

Nvidia has said the RTX 3060 will deliver twice the raster performance and ten times the ray-tracing performance of the GTX 1060. Its key specs are as follows:

  • 12GB of GDDR6 memory
  • 192-bit memory interface
  • 13 shader-TFLOPs
  • 25 RT-TFLOPs for ray tracing
  • 101 tensor-TFLOPs to power NVIDIA DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling)

Nvidia also confirmed that its RTX GPUs will soon be available in laptops.

Australian pricing on the RTX 3060 seems to range between $750 – $900 AUD, from what we’ve already seen posted.

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