Rumor mill: There have been so many rumors about Nvidia releasing Tremendous variants of some RTX 4000-series merchandise that their arrival now appears inevitable. The query is when will Crew Inexperienced launch the playing cards? In response to a brand new declare, they’re going to be launched throughout CES 2024.
Prolific leaker Kopite7kimi, who’s been behind a number of of the Tremendous-series rumors and claims, replied to a query on X/Twitter a few potential timeframe for the brand new playing cards’ launch with “CES.”
We’re solely a few months away from the world’s greatest shopper electronics present; it takes place between January 9 and January 12 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nvidia can be there and has three convention rooms booked, however it has not introduced any occasions or keynotes, at the very least not but. One would think about that the corporate would have despatched out some teasers by now if the Tremendous playing cards actually have been being unveiled at CES, so take this one with a wholesome dose of salt.
– kopite7kimi (@kopite7kimi) November 5, 2023
Rumors allege that there can be a Tremendous model of the RTX 4080 with 20 GB of reminiscence, and the RTX 4070 with 16 GB of VRAM. In response to MEGAsizeGPU, there may also be an RTX 4070 Ti Tremendous, although even Kopite7kimi says such a card sounds uncertain. One other declare is that Nvidia might discontinue the present RTX 4080 to make means for its Tremendous variant.
Kopite7kimi not too long ago mentioned that the RTX 4000-series Tremendous playing cards will supply extra efficiency with out rising wattage necessities, which would definitely be excellent news for potential patrons who won’t want to purchase new energy provides.
Among the rumored Tremendous specs embody the RTX 4070 Tremendous being primarily based on the AD103 GPU and providing a 256-bit bus interface together with 16GB of VRAM. Each the present RTX 4070 and the RTX 4070 Ti are primarily based on the AD104 chip, have 12GB of reminiscence, and a 192-bit bus width.
There was additionally a declare that the 20 GB RTX 4080 Tremendous can be primarily based on the AD102 GPU with its reminiscence bus elevated to 320-bit. Nonetheless, Kopite7kimi believes the distinction between the Tremendous and commonplace model of the 4080 will not be huge, mimicking these of the RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Tremendous. The brand new variant would possibly include the complete AD 103 GPU, introducing extra SMs and CUDA cores together with elevated enhance clocks, thereby providing solely slight enhancements.
Whether or not the RTX Tremendous playing cards arrive throughout CES, or in any respect, stays to be seen, however the RTX 5000 line is not anticipated till 2025, so Nvidia would possibly need a stop-gap till the next-gen GPUs get right here.