The price of graphics cards has finally returned to normal. Today, Rue du Commerce offers two good deals on an RTX 3080 Gaming OC 12 GB for 879 euros and an RTX 3060 Eagle 12 GB for less than 400 euros.
After hitting a high due to the development of cryptocurrency mining and lack of commodities, the price of processors and graphics cards seems to have returned to normal. Excellent news for anyone who wants to update their configuration, or build a new gaming tower.
Currently, it is possible to find some very good deals on RTX 30-series cards made by Gigabyte. The opportunity to get an RTX 3060 and above all, an RTX 3080 12 GB at a reasonable price. Perfect in preparation for the end of the year video game release.
The Rue du Commerce RTX 30 series offers in a nutshell:
- the GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming OC 12 GB from Gigabyte for 879.90 euros (instead of 1119.73 euros);
- the GeForce RTX 3060 Eagle 12 GB from Gigabyte for 399.90 euros (instead of 419 euros).
GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming OC 12 GB: a monster of power for gaming in 4K
If you want to push the graphics settings of the latest PC games to the limit and set your sights on 4K (as long as you have a compatible screen), the GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming OC 12 GB for free doubt the graphics card you need. ‘you must.
Based on the latest Nvidia GPU models (the famous Ampère architecture), this graphics card stands out for its power, especially thanks to the presence of 12 GB of integrated RAM (in GDDR6X please). Add to this a memory interface using a 384-bit bus and not far from 8960 CUDA cores and you get a graphics card that can support without flinching the workload due to the most difficult games.
To offer impeccable performance in any situation, this RTX 3080 Gaming OC 12 GB can count on two advantages: overclocking factory (the OC in its name) that allows it to get more power and above all the extremely efficient cooling provided by no less than three fans as well as a heat sink placed on the back of the chassis.
Normally offered for 1119.73 euros, the RTX 3080 Gaming OC 12 GB from Gigabyte is now offered for 879.90 euros on Rue du Commerce.
GeForce RTX 3060 Eagle 12 GB: versatility at an affordable price
More modest in all respects than the 3080, this GeForce RTX 3060 Eagle 12 GB is nevertheless an excellent graphics card that relies on versatility and a more affordable price position. Enough to set up a solid and long-lasting setup without breaking the bank.
It is also based on the Ampère architecture, which allows it to offer excellent performance, this RTX 3060 is ideal for enjoying your games in Full HD (1080p) without any restrictions. Its 12 GB GDDR6X RAM also allows to provide a fluid gaming experience, including the heart of the action. And if you’re a bit greedy, know that you can push your games to 2K, at the cost of some sacrifices in the graphics settings.
On the cooling side, it can count on two 100 mm Windforce 2X fans whose reverse rotation ensures good air circulation, as well as a set of highly efficient heat pipes and heat sinks. What to avoid overheating, the main cause of loss of power in computer components.
Normally offered for around 419 euros, the GeForce RTX 3060 Eagle 12 GB is offered to you for a limited time for 399.90 euros at Rue du Commerce.
What are the benefits of an Nvidia GeForce RTX 30-series card?
The big advantage of Nvidia GeForce 30-series graphics cards is undoubtedly the arsenal of technologies offered by Nvidia. More than the hardware part, the manufacturer invests a lot in the software part and always gives birth to novelties that radically change the situation, especially in terms of gaming.
The GeForce 30 series provides access to many Nvidia technologies including:
- real-time Ray Tracing: this technology makes it possible to offer a more realistic rendering of game lights, especially for everything related to reflections and dynamic lighting. A pioneer in the field, Nvidia mainly uses two in-house technologies with RTX Global Illumination and RTX Direct Illumination;
- the DLSS: this super-sampling technology helps reduce GPU workload through artificial intelligence. Enough to get a sharp, accurate and fluid rendering of the image, even in 4K, without affecting the frame rate;
- Nvidia Reflex: thanks to this technology developed by Nvidia, you can reduce in-game latency and save some precious seconds in your online games;
- Nvidia Broadcast: behind this name hides a set of tools for everything related to audio and video, especially for streaming or video. Able to optimize the translation of most streaming software, Broadcast also allows you to create a virtual verse background or to clean the audio of your communications live:
- Nvidia Studio: Aimed at image professionals or all types, Nvidia Studio is a suite of graphics drivers that ensure you get the most out of your favorite creative applications (Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Blender, Autodesk , OBS, Streamlabs, etc.).