Exactly around this time in September, we posted an extremely important piece of news for those who are planning to buy RTX 3080 graphics cards. It was officially confirmed last month that NVIDIA had planned one more variant of RTX 3080 GPU. The RTX 3080 release that took place recently came with a 10GB memory. On one of the specs listing, the RTX 3080 was differentiated with ’10G’ marking, evidently revealing the possibilities for another variant.
Then, from several sources, it was confirmed that NVIDIA was working on GeForce RTX 3080 20GB variant. The reason behind this idea was not just because officials wanted to release an additional variant. The 20GB RTX 3080 GPU was meant to lock horns against AMD Radeon RX 6900/6800 series featuring Navi 21 GPU.
As users were expecting the launch of the RTX 3080 20GB variant by December 2020, it is now confirmed that this variant is officially CANCELED. The release of the 20GB variant is not postponed/ delayed, but NVIDIA drops the whole plan of executing this memory variant of RTX 3080.
Along with the RTX 3080 20GB GPU, even RTX 3070 16GB variant has been canceled. Not long ago, it was informed that the launch of RTX 3070 Ti was canceled. There is no official word on why the developers have withdrawn from the launch of these mentions graphic cards.
Though some sources suggest that low GDDR6X yield issues are why the devs have dropped plans to execute the expected GPU models, the real reason is still unannounced.
Here’s the final timeline of the GeForce RTX GPU launches posted by one of the close sources, VideoCardz-
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