Nvidia has announced the launch of latest in the lineup for laptop video cards, the GeForce RTX 3050 and GeForce RTX 3050 Ti based on the company’s smallest Ampere GPU — GA107.
The 3050 launches along side Intels Tiger Lake-H CPUs which should offer some competition to current Ryzen APU powered laptops.
|NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series Laptop Specifications|
|RTX 3050 Ti
|Boost Clock||1290 – 1620MHz||1283 – 1703MHz||1035 – 1695MHz||1057 – 1740MHz|
|Memory Clock||14Gbps GDDR6||14Gbps GDDR6||12Gbps? GDDR6||12Gbps? GDDR6|
|Memory Bus Width||256-bit||192-bit||128-bit||128-bit|
|TDP Range||80 – 125W||60 – 115W||35 – 80W||35 – 80W|
|Manufacturing Process||Samsung 8nm||Samsung 8nm||Samsung 8nm||Samsung 8nm|
Performance-wise, the 3050 should be a good replacement for laptops running the GTX 1650 Ti and even the GTX 1660. Curiously, there’s no comparison with it’s competition so it’s likely a good idea to wait for benchmarks before ordering. Laptops launching with the 3050 and 3050 Ti will ship out with support fo HDMI 2.1 output support and Dynamic Boost 2.0.
Pricing for 3050 powered laptops start at $799.