The launch of Nvidia's new Ampere GPUs is imminent, and with that, listings are appearing every day with more and more RTX 3000 series cards from various manufacturers. This time Best Buy and Amazon have several new listings ready for the RTX 3090 release.
The GeForce RTX 3090 will be Nvidia's highest performing GPU for the consumer market, with a whopping 10496 CUDA cores and 24GB of GDDR6X memory, it could make a great choice for future buyers looking for the fastest performance money can buy. For more tips on graphics card shopping, check out our Best Graphics Cards for Gaming in 2020 article.
If you want to check out the RTX 3090 Founders Edition, and two of Gigabyte's RTX 3090 aftermarket cards, Best Buy's got you covered with full pricing on all three SKUs. The Founders is going for $1,499.99 (not surprising), the Gigabyte Eagle $1,549.99, and the Gigabyte Gaming retails for $1,579.99.
We covered the Eagle and Gaming cards here, they are triple-fan cooler designs with decent looking aesthetics and with pricing only $50 above the Founders Edition cards. As such, they are some of the cheapest aftermarket cards you'll be able to get your hands on.
Meanwhile, over in the Netherlands, there's an Amazon listing for the EVGA RTX 3090 FTW3 Ultra Gaming graphics card. This card sits just underneath the EVGA K|NGP|N RTX 3090 and will be one of the highest-performing models you can buy. Expect it to run exceptionally cool and provide excellent overclocking performance, at least if the past FTW3 models are anything to go by.
It's nice to see more aftermarket cards being listed so you can get a feel for what Ampere pricing will really look like, and not just the Founders Edition pricing. Expect reviews of the Founders Edition when the NDA officially lifts on September 16, 2020, at 6am PT.
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I'm actually quite interested in the 3080 FE as all of the AIB cards I've seen are pretty heinous in terms of visual appeal. Beauty being in the eye of the beholder and all that. What I'm most interested to see are the figures relating to power and thermals when compared directly. I suppose we'll see soon enough on all of it. I'm not yet in the market but will be very soon and this would be a substantial jump from my OC'd 1080.Reply
I'm waiting for the MSI GAMING X 3080. It will have a great cooler on it and I never had any problems with the Gaming X series.Reply
The 3090 cooler, for a 30 watts more is a lot more monstrous. The 3080 on the other hand is much smaller. Wonder how the OC capacity of that cooler is. But it would be nice to water cool a small pcb card if one is into that.SkyBill40 said:I'm actually quite interested in the 3080 FE as all of the AIB cards I've seen are pretty heinous in terms of visual appeal. Beauty being in the eye of the beholder and all that. What I'm most interested to see are the figures relating to power and thermals when compared directly. I suppose we'll see soon enough on all of it. I'm not yet in the market but will be very soon and this would be a substantial jump from my OC'd 1080.
I’m not really sure how this is news. I’ve been seeing the prices for 3000 series for several days on UK websites.Reply
The "Amazon listing" is by a separate third party store--in Germany...;) I will bet they have 0 in stock in the store --and of course Amazon itself has none at all. We shall see tomorrow what is what.Reply