Next generation flagship of PC game graphics is here, and it is called. Unveiled at the annual Gamescom video game industry in Germany on August 20, the RTX 2080 (and 2080 Ti) will be released on September 20, with a less expensive version, RTX 2070, which will be released in October. And unless we cost around $ 500, instead of $ 800 to $ 1000, it will cost you to get a standalone RTX 2080 card.
The new cards, the biggest update to the Nvidia series since the GTX 10 Series GPUs launched in 2016, attract attention because of their ability to better render advanced raytracing (for more realistic light and shadows) in real time .
But what if you're not in the mood to buy a new video card and build or upgrade your gaming PC by hand? Several of the largest PC brands have already announced plans to offer the RTX line in pre-built or build-to-order drives. Here's what we know so far:
The company creates both game drives with RTX 2080 GPUs in addition to standalone cards (many component companies make marked versions of Nvidia graphics cards). The company is calling its GPU versions ROG Strix GeForce RTX 2080 and says it will include expanded surface for better cooling.
As for prebuild PCs with RTX 2080, Asus would just say that they would be offered, but revealed no specifications on product lines or prices.
The PC giant has a wide game line called Omen which includes laptops, desktops, accessories and even a backpack computer for VR headphones. The latest introduction, is also the first and only HP desktop (so far) to offer RTX 2080.
One of the first companies to announce RTX 2080 support for specific desktop models, Acer says that the new GPUs come to9000, 5000 and 3000 game drives. The highest end, Orion 9000, offers options for both RTX 2080 Ti and Intel 18 core processors.
Dell / Alienware
Two of Alienware's first-rate gaming discs get RTX processing. Alienware Aurora and tower desk, while area 51 is the Alienware's flagship pyramid-shaped system. Both will be available for pre-order early September, according to Dell.will both offer alternatives to the RTX 2070, 2080 and 2080 Ti. Aurora is a medium-sized
The boutique gaming PC manufacturer puts the new Nvidia GPUs in both the gaming and workstation. Looking through the Origin PC site, the RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti are already an option on Chronos with small form, as well as the larger Neuron, Millennium and Genesis desks, with the RTX 2070 promised as "coming soon".
Another world-class boutique gaming PC brand, Falcon Northwest, puts the RTX Series of GPUs in most of its desktops, including the compact FragBox and Tiki models.
For all of the above desktop models, pre-installed options are available, and systems with the Nvidia RTX 2080 cards are scheduled to start shipping on September 20th, with the RTX 2070 cards following shortly thereafter.
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