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Nvidia reportedly halts manufacturing of RTX 3090 Ti graphics card

Nvidia not too long ago introduced the upcoming launch of its strongest graphics card thus far, the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 Ti. The corporate briefly talked about the cardboard throughout its CES 2022 keynote.

Whereas many are wanting ahead to the discharge of Nvidia’s new gaming powerhouse, a brand new leak means that the manufacturing of the cardboard might have been placed on maintain in the meanwhile.

TweakTown reported in the present day that an nameless supply has reached out about Nvidia’s option to halt the manufacturing of the RTX 3090 Ti graphics card. Based on the supply, Nvidia has requested its board companions to pause the manufacturing of customized RTX 3090 Ti playing cards. The supply wasn’t in a position to confirm the explanation behind that call, so all that continues to be is to invest.

There might be a number of explanation why Nvidia must hit the brakes on the RTX 3090 Ti. TweakTown means that there could also be issues with the silicon. It’s additionally not a stretch to imagine that the continued GPU scarcity might play a component, though this may seemingly merely delay manufacturing as a substitute of stopping it solely.

VideoCardz additionally cites its personal sources and confirms that Nvidia has certainly chosen to halt manufacturing in the meanwhile, citing points with the {hardware} and the BIOS as the 2 major causes behind that alternative. There’s no telling whether or not Nvidia’s board companions might want to revise the graphics playing cards which have already been made.

Nvidia hasn’t truly confirmed a launch date for the RTX 3090 Ti. Whereas the funds RTX 3050 (additionally introduced throughout CES 2022) acquired a confirmed January 27 launch date, its way more highly effective sibling was solely briefly talked about throughout Nvidia’s keynote. Nonetheless, earlier rumors pointed towards January 27 for each playing cards, though that appears to have fallen by — if it was ever the plan to start with.

Nvidia previews RTX 3090 Ti GPU at CES 2022.

The one factor Nvidia has promised is that it might speak extra in regards to the card later this month. There’s nonetheless quite a lot of data left to fill in: Except for an official launch date, we don’t know a lot in regards to the card’s specs. The ultra-high-end GPU will characteristic 24GB of 21GB/s GDDR6X reminiscence, including as much as a 1TB/s bandwidth. It would even have 320 Tensor cores, 40 shader cores, and 78 ray tracing cores.

Rumors recommend that other than the above, the brand new Nvidia GPU may have 10,752 CUDA cores and a TDP of 450 watts. Nevertheless, customized variations of the GPU could also be way more power-hungry, with rumored TDPs of over 1000W.

As Nvidia hasn’t made any official statements on the matter but, there’s no telling when the brand new RTX 3090 Ti will lastly hit shops. Fortuitously, we’re prone to hear extra about Nvidia’s plans someday this month.

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