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Nvidia RTX 4080 Super confirmed – specs, price, release date, time prediction

All the latest confirmed details about the RTX 4080 Super.
Last Updated on January 31, 2024
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The RTX 4080 has already carved a niche for itself in the high-performance GPU market, striking a balance between raw power and cost-effectiveness. After finally being confirmed at CES 2024, we can finally confirm the upcoming release of the RTX 4080 Super, which will see high-end performance brought to a different level.

In this article, we dive into the newly confirmed details, dates, times, and specs surrounding the RTX 4080 Super, and aim to shed light on what fans and users can expect when the product finally hits shelves.

Nvidia RTX 4080 Super

Nvidia RTX 4080 Super release date and time prediction

The buzz around Nvidia’s RTX 4080 Super has been mounting for months as we approached CES 2024, with speculation correct about the unveiling of the much anticipated RTX 40 Super series. Well, fans can finally breathe a sigh of relief as a release date has finally been confirmed too. The Nvidia RTX 4080 Super will officially be released on January 31, 2024, reflecting Nvidia’s strategy to capitalize on initial enthusiasm for the new releases.

Although no official release time is confirmed yet, we can predict, based on previous release frameworks, that products should drop at around 6 am PST, 9 am EST, and 2 pm GMT. Be sure to keep an eye out for these times on January 31. We would suggest making sure you allow yourself 5 – 10 minutes beforehand to be prepared as stock will mostly sell very quickly.

This release positions the 4080 Super as the last in the initial wave of RTX 40-Super series graphics cards to hit the market. With the RTX 4070 Super and 4070 Super Ti launched earlier in January, the introduction of the 4080 Super completes this series. This strategic rollout sequence indicates Nvidia’s intent to gradually elevate the performance bar. For gamers and content creators, the wait is almost over to experience the full potential of what the RTX 4080 Super has to offer.

Nvidia RTX 4080 Super specs

Spec-wise, the 4080 Super comes packed with a substantial amount of cores, ensuring that the card performs exceptionally in the highest-end spectrum of games and professional tasks. At the heart of its performance is Nvidia’s full AD103 chip, setting it apart from the RTX 4080’s AD103-300 chip. This uncut version of the AD103 chip in the 4080 Super signifies an all-out approach to maximizing the GPU’s capabilities.

The 4080 Super boasts an impressive 10,240 CUDA cores, a noticeable increase from the 9,728 cores in the standard RTX 4080, marking approximately a 5.3% enhancement in core count. This increase in CUDA cores is essential for rendering complex graphics and ensuring smoother performance in demanding applications.

In addition to more CUDA cores, the 4080 Super features faster memory with a bandwidth of 736GB/s, matched with 16GB of G6X memory. This combination facilitates quicker data processing and can handle more detailed textures and larger game worlds more effectively. And all of this without adding any power need, the 4080 Super has the same 320W TDP as the 4080 Vanilla.

SpecificationRTX 4080 Super XRTX 4080RTX 3080 Ti
GPU ModelAD103-400AD103-300GA102-55
CUDA Cores10,2409,72810,240
Memory Type and Size16GB GDDRX616GB GDDR6X12GB GDDR6X
Total Graphics Power (TGP)320W320W350W
Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)$999$1,199$1,199
This table compares the key specifications of the 4080 Super, 4080, and 3080 Ti, highlighting their differences in GPU model, CUDA core count, memory configuration, total graphics power, and retail pricing.

In the Keynote, Nvidia stresses a lot when comparing the 4080 Super against an already-known RTX 3080 Ti. Remarkably, both the 4080 Super and the 3080 Ti feature the same number of CUDA cores, 10,240, indicating a parity in raw processing capabilities. However, the 4080 Super gains an edge with its 16GB of GDDR6X memory, surpassing the 3080 Ti’s 12GB.

Regarding performance, Nvidia claims the 4080 Super is 1.4x faster than the 3080 Ti without any frame generation, which is significant considering the high benchmark set by the 3080 Ti. In specific tasks like Stable Video diffusion and images with Stable Diffusion XL, the 4080 Super is reported to be 1.5x and 1.7x faster, respectively. These comparisons not only highlight the 4080 Super’s raw power but also its efficiency and ability to handle next-generation computational tasks more effectively.

Nvidia RTX 4080 Super price

The 4080 Super, according to Nvidia, is priced at $999. This pricing strategy is undoubtedly one of the most surprising and significant aspects of the RTX 4080 Super. By reducing the cost by $200 compared to the RTX 4080, Nvidia intensifies the competition in the high-end GPU market.

This $200 reduction in price places significant pressure on AMD’s Radeon RX 7900 XT and XTX cards, both priced at $899 and $999 respectively. By positioning the 4080 Super at this price point, Nvidia effectively challenges AMD in the high-end market segment. This move is likely to influence consumer choice, especially among those debating between Nvidia and AMD offerings.

Will demand be high for the RTX 4080 Super?

Considering the excitement surrounding the RTX 4080 Super, it’s widely anticipated that this GPU will be a hot commodity once it hits the shelves. However, the good news for eager buyers is that Nvidia is preparing for a substantial launch on January 31st. This means there should be a healthy stock available at launch, although demand is expected to be high.

The RTX 4080 Super will be accessible through various well-known tech retailers, ensuring that enthusiasts and casual buyers alike have ample opportunity to get their hands on this much-anticipated GPU. Aside from the Founder’s edition, various AIC versions will also be available such as MSI, Gigabyte, and Asus. These AIC cards are expected to be sold at MSRP, making them an attractive option for those looking for specific features or designs.

Where can you purchase the 4080 Super?

Nvidia has confirmed since its announcement at CES 2024 that the 4080 Super will be available for purchase at their official website and select retailers come January 31. Luckily, for those seeking more information on whereabouts they will be able to get their hands on this purchase, we have done some additional research to provide a clearer picture. Head over to our article on where to buy the RTX 4080 Super for all the latest information.

Is it possible to pre-order the 4080 Super?

Unfortunately, at the time of writing, the RTX 4080 Super is currently unavailable for pre-order. Despite announcing the official release date of January 31, Nvidia did not confirm a pre-order date for anticipating fans and users. Here at PC Guide, we like to keep up to date on all the latest breaking tech news so as soon as we get an available pre-order date we will let you know right away.

Final thoughts

With the 4080 Super finally confirmed at CES 2024, we now have official pricing, specs, and a release date to tell you about. Available from January 31, the upcoming 4080 Super will offer fans impressive specs at a competitive price of $999, solidifying Nvidia’s strategy of capitalizing on initial buzz and fan demand. Stay tuned for all the latest news from CES 2024 and updates on the 4080 Super you may have missed.

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