Nvidia can prepare to launch a new RTX 3050 Ti GPU, according to a leak from laptop manufacturer Asus. VideoCardz reports that Asus has released updated specifications for its latest TUF Dash F15 gaming laptop, and it mentions an unreleased Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti laptop GPU.
The numbering scheme suggests that Nvidia may be launching a fourth 30-series portable GPU to join the existing RTX 3060, RTX 3070 and RTX 3080 cards. Asus’ website mentions that the card has 4 GB of memory, but the company has not included any further details about clock speeds, etc. It is rumored that the RTX 3050 Ti is an entry-level option, with a 1
Nvidia’s launch of RTX 30 Series portable GPUs has also been a bit confusing. Nvidia is no longer adding “Max-Q” labels to the weaker, more energy-efficient variants of its portable GPUs, and it’s harder to tell exactly which GPU you’re getting. Nvidia has begun demanding that laptop manufacturers be more transparent about the specifications of the RTX 30 series, but the previous Max-Q branding made it much easier to train the GPU performance of a laptop without having to know the specifics the clock speeds.
We have contacted both Nvidia and Asus to comment on the RTX 3050 Ti look, and we will update you accordingly.