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Ongoing Discussion NVIDIA Announces the GeForce RTX 30 Series: Ampere For Gaming


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https://www.anandtech.com/show/16057/nvidia-announces-the-geforce-rtx-30-series-ampere-for-gaming-starting-with-rtx-3080-rtx-3090


In the RTX 20 series, the 2080 Ti was way ahead of the rest of the pack, even one step down, the RTX 2080 (Super or not) didn't come close.  But in the 30 series, even the RTX 3070 looks like it might have better performance than the 2080 Ti.  If true, this will be a revolutionary GPU.  I plan to buy at around the same time or maybe slightly before the next Ryzen CPUs come out end of year. 

I think the best plan will be to order when the Ryzen release date is announced.  (On a related note, I definitely think this next release is the moment when AMD unambiguously takes the CPU crown from Intel at the high end, even for gaming.)  By later this year all the other manufacturers will have their best offerings in stock at normal prices, so I'll be able to get my usual triple fan version.  Not sure yet if I'll get 3070, 3080, or 3090, will try to get best price performance and only go 3090 if its head and shoulders above the 3080 like the 2080 Ti was above the 2080.

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