We’ve heard that Nvidia has had new RTX 30 series GPUs slated for early 2022 for some time. To this day, the RTX 3060 remains the entry point for the RTX 30 series on desktop, with the RTX 3050 and RTX 3050 Ti only available for laptops. That could change soon, as sources claim we’ll see a desktop RTX 3050 in the first half of next year, and it should be faster than the GTX 1660 Super.
As reported by VideoCardz, the RTX 3050 is referred to as PG190 SKU 70 and will be powered by the GA106-150 GPU, possibly with 3,072 CUDA cores. The memory subsystem would contain 8 GB of GDDR6 memory, most likely on a 128-bit memory bus.
The Nvidia RTX 3050 is said to be faster than the GTX 1660 Super but slower than the 12GB RTX 2060 card. Based on these claims, this card should compete with AMD’s upcoming RX 6500 XT and the upcoming Arc Alchemist 128EU GPU. from Intel.
The RTX 3050 may not be Nvidia’s only new desktop GPU in 2022, as previous rumors have also suggested that we will see updates to the RTX 3070 Ti and RTX 3080 with more memory, as well as an RTX. 3090 Ti.
KitGuru says: It looks like GPU makers are finally giving the entry-level market some much-needed attention. This is all rumored at the moment, so take this information with a grain of salt.
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