Nvidia Ampere's colossal RTX 3080 heat sink has been snapped in greater detail

There you have it—further proof of Nvidia's next-gen Ampere Founders Edition design.

So this is what the RTX 3080 will look like then. The flurry of Nvidia RTX 3080 leaks continues with a Reddit user posting further images of an Nvidia Ampere Founders Edition heat sink, and it appears as though previous leaks were accurate as to the topsy-turvy design of the high-end graphics card.

FlyingFoxy1470d ago

Guess we'll be seeing benchmarks soon, I'll be interested in seeing the prices but I'll probably be eyeing up either a 3070 or 3080, which will no doubt be needed if wanting decently high frame rates using a 1440p high refresh screen.

Not sure on the amount of vram these cards have yet, but by the time that matters we'll likely have noticeably faster cards again maybe in 2-4 years anyway.

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seanpitt231470d ago

Yeah that will be about £750+ We need to see what these cards are capable of

UltraNova1470d ago

No, the 3090 will cost TITAN money. The 3080 will be around 750.

ABizzel11470d ago

NVIDIA use to do a 90 series back in the GTX series days, they stopped after the 600 series with the 690, and started doing the ti series for the high end in the 700 series 780 ti since they were already doing it with the low tier cards for generations (650 & 650 ti). So it's nothing new for them. That being said the 90 series use to be based on dual GPUs, meanwhile the RTX 3090 is allegedly a titan replacement.

Fishy Fingers1470d ago

My guess, they want to save the "ti" branding in case AMD pulls a fast one and competes for the performance crown, Nvidia could quickly push out a (likely hugely expensive) 3080/90ti.

ABizzel11470d ago


It makes sense, as they've done it before whenever they need to.

Saaleh1469d ago (Edited 1469d ago )

To me, this is far more annoying than exciting. Every new iteration they keep raising the price while the power of the graphic cards doesn't match these prices. They need to change that or else I will stay with my gpu for 6 years before i upgrade. I want to feel the hype of upgrading, so far they keep decreasing hype. Let's hope that changes with this iteration.

FlameWater1470d ago

Hopefully were at the phase of a price drop, most people already own the GPU of their choice and most games people play are already maxed out.


Sony Rewards Program Is Coming To An End on Dec. 31, 2024

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that it is ending the Sony Rewards program on December 31, 2024, and as a result that date will be the last time possible to redeem points and access your account.

helicoptergirl3h ago

This is a shame. I've been using it since the start. It had a few problems and issues but overall I did end up saving a little bit over 60 dollars using this program. There was probably not enough people using it.

Cacabunga34m ago

Is it playstation stars?? I really never understood it. I am still level 1

darthv7216m ago

I just checked... I have 144 points at the moment. Not even enough to get a $5 PS card. I can get a $1 digital gift card to Target or home Depot though.

OtterX3h ago

I've gotten so many free games throughout the years w this program, this sucks. I've been with it since the beginning.

I just run a majority of my needed purchases through it and pay it off immediately instead of using cash or debit. The most recent was on Tuesday I got a $10 dlc free. It was great as long you're not borrowing out large amounts of money that you don't have.

ChasterMies1h ago

Realistically, those weren’t free games. You could have used another cards rewards points or bought Sony products on sale and then used the savings to buy PlayStation games.

OtterX1h ago(Edited 1h ago)

Well there was a large boost on any purchase made on PSN, so there was an incentive to use over other cards' rewards. It used to be better, then they lowered it. I forget the exact multiplier though.

I pretty much got this $10 DLC free this week just by resubbing my PS+ Premium. (On sale during Days of Play) Not a lot of other cards would give that much back

shadowT2h ago

I never owned the credit card. Was this program available in Europe and Asia?

Profchaos1h ago

Seriously it was awesome Ive gotten a few free psn vouchers out of it.


i remember getting Assassin creed black flag for free with Redeeming my Points for 10 dollars when it was on sale this is very sad news.

OtterX1h ago

I actually believe that was one of my first cashouts on the program! haha

I remember I had just gotten the PS4 and I used it on Black Flag or Battlefield 4 to go with it.
I'm pretty sure I remember it being Black Flag though! (Great choice, as it became my favorite AC of all time)

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PlayStation Store "Mid-Year" Sale Launches, Over 2,000 Items Listed

Sony has kicked off the PlayStation Store "Mid-Year" sale, and this one houses both indies and AAA titles. Check out the full list of deals.

OtterX20h ago

Yet again, thank you so much for the collapsible tabs. Much appreciated organization!


Evercade Reveals Data East Claasics And More

Looks like more retro classics are coming. Toaplan Arcade 3 brings 7 great arcade games to Evercade including the much-requested Batsugun and Out Zone. Data East returns to Evercade with 12 Arcade classics including Joe and Mac Returns, Super BurgerTime, and more.

darthv721d ago

the Toaplan cart is a nice surprise. Batsugun, Truxton 2... great stuff. I keep hoping to see Robocop on a Data East arcade cart but licensing is a bitch. I'll just play it on my xbox via coinops.