Nvidia isn’t anticipated to unveil the RTX 3080 Ti and RTX 3070 Ti until eventually 31 Might, but that hasn’t stopped just one retailer from allegedly kicking off pre-orders for the two GPUs.
As claimed by Wccftech, a retailer based mostly in Pakistan has posted about taking orders for the RTX 3080 Ti and RTX 3070 Ti months ahead of they are due to go on sale. Rumors suggest the Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti will strike retail cabinets on June three, with the RTX 3070 Ti to follow a week later on June 10.
In a because-deleted write-up on its Facebook webpage, Thrift.PK has said that it is now taking pre-orders for Palit’s GameRock & Gaming Pro cards based mostly on Nvidia’s incoming RTX 3080 Ti and RTX 3070 Ti GPUs – even however you will find no true retail store listing for the graphics cards.
While the cards are not nevertheless becoming outlined on the Thrift.PK’s website, Wccftech notes that the retailer will seemingly supply the RTX 3080 Ti for 420,000 PKR (about $2,700) and the RTX 3070 Ti for 310,000 PKR (about $2,000).
These costs are far more than two times the rumored MSRPs, which is likely a indicator that the retailer is wanting to acquire gain of the ongoing graphics card lack. As observed by the report, this pricing places the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti at practically two times the MSRP of the RTX 3090, whilst for the selling price of the RTX 3070 Ti, you can get practically 4 RTX 3070 (non-Ti) GPUs.
The retailer’s delivery dates show up to match up with past rumors, as it is promising to start delivery the RTX 3080 Ti in the first week of June, and the RTX 3070 Ti the next week.
With an official announcement rumored for Might 31, it is likely we’ll be hearing far more about Nvidia’s latest Ampere GPUs at Computex 2021.
We have arrived at out to Nvidia for comment on this leak, and we are going to update this tale if and when we listen to anything again.