Two new leaks reveal new information about the upcoming Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and RTX 3070 Ti announcement and prices.
According to media outlet VideoCardz.com, RTX 3080 Ti announcement has been delayed by two weeks. It was supposed to be announced this coming May 18, but now it has been changed to May 31. According to them, they have confirmed this and both RTX 3080 Ti and 3070 Ti will be announced on that day. They did specify that the product reviews will be split with RTX 3080 Ti on June 2 while the RTX 3070 Ti will be on a later date, June 9.
The second leak revealed that there are some retailers in New Zealand and Australia that have listed the RTX 3080 Ti cards from both MSI and Gigabyte. They even have various SKUs of it like MSI Ventus, Gigabyte Gaming, Vision, and Eagle series.
Now, for the prices, it is going to be quite expensive. The MSI RTX 3080 Ti Ventus is now listed for 2543 NZD or equivalent to 1820 USD. There is a Gaming OC model from Gigabyte and it is priced 3153 NZD or 2257 USD. The retailer revealed its estimate of the first shipment of the RTX 3080 Ti models on May 13. To clarify, this is just an estimate and shipment, not the announcement nor the actual release date.
An Australian retailer has listed two cards from Gigabyte, which are Eagle and Vision. They have the same price of 1733 AUD or 1339 USD.
We will now have to wait for game company Nvidia to make the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and RTX 3070 Ti announcements official.