NVIDIA GeForce RTX SUPER
Super Duper Superpower
The GeForce RTX 20-Series graphics cards launched last year, bringing real-time ray tracing and best in class performance to PC gamers worldwide. Now, NVIDIA is introducing new GeForce RTX 20-Series SUPER graphics cards, which they claimed has performance increased by up to 25%. For now, we are going to have a look at the RTX 2060 SUPER and RTX 2070 SUPER. Keep in mind that the RTX 2080 SUPER will actually be launched later this month.
It has been a very busy week for PC hardware industry with plenty of amazing stuffs to be released soon. And now, the anticipated RTX SUPER series are here. Back then, people have been anticipating to play Battlefield V on DXR and DLSS when the first RTX cards were announced. But when they first learned regarding the steep price, how the RTX features taking a toll on the performance and the limited numbers of games out there implementing it, the whole thing kind of went the other way around. So that’s how NVIDIA decides to cater budget conscious PC gamer instead.
NVIDIA started teasing the new SUPER series a few weeks ago. (Some of us are rather familiar with the “Ti” variant so… GTX 1070 and GTX 1070Ti anybody?)
With AMD’s NAVI-based Radeon RX 5700 series arrival almost here, NVIDIA launches two out of three SUPER cards, somewhat, much sooner rather than anticipated. The GeForce SUPER series WERE supposed to launch around the middle of July but, here we are. Hey we’re not complaining on anything. Surprised? Quite.
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
To be specific, this graphics card is based on a TU106-410 GPU and has 2176 activated shader processors. The shader processors were 1920 on the normal GeForce RTX 2060. Also, the previous RTX 2060 had 6 GB of graphics memory whilst SUPER version gets 8GB of the now familiar GDDR6 memory. A wider 256-bit wide bus and a few more ROPs as well as opposed to the 192-bit which means a bumps in memory bus that definitely provide performance bump.
In short, you have 2GB more and thus wider GDDR6 memory on 256-bit bus, 256 more shader processors, and all of that goodies running on a faster clock frequency. The RTX 2060 Super is going to make a good step upwards of in-game performance.
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
Next, the GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER, which based on a Turing TU104 chip. Does that sound familiar? The TU104 chip is used for the GeForce RTX 2080 and thus, shows that the RTX 2070 SUPER is indeed utilizing a more powerful chip with much more shader processors as opposed to the previous which utilizes the TU106 chip.
This graphics card has 2560 activated shader processors for the SUPER version (it was 2304 on the previous RTX 2070). This card has also been fitted with 8GB of 14 Gbps GDDR6 memory. The TU104 chip also offers over 13 Billion transistors. There is also the Virtual Link (USB) connector on the 2070 SUPER.
Interested? Because….. they are available now!
*Current GeForce RTX Super lineups available are ASUS & Gigabyte
This is the pricelist for SUPER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!