The price of graphics cards is finally returning to normal. Today Rue du Commerce offers two great 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 highs due to the boom in cryptocurrency mining and commodity shortages, the price of processors and graphics cards seems to be returning to normal. Excellent news for anyone looking to update their setup or build a brand new gaming tower.
At the moment it is possible to find some very good deals on RTX 30 series cards made by Gigabyte. The possibility of getting an RTX 3060 and above all an RTX 3080 12 GB at a very reasonable price. Perfect for preparing for the end of the year video game releases.
In a nutshell, the Rue du Commerce RTX 30 series offers:
- GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming OC 12 GB from Gigabyte for 879.90 euros (instead of 1119.73 euros);
- 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 eyes on it in 4K (assuming you have a compatible monitor), the GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming OC 12 GB is without a doubt the graphics card you need. ‘you are missing.
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 thanks). Add to this a memory interface using a 384-bit bus and not far from 8960 CUDA cores, and you get a graphics card capable of supporting without wavering the workload caused by the most demanding 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) which allows it to obtain additional power and, above all, its extremely efficient cooling provided by no less than three fans as well as a heat sink located on the back of the chassis.
Normally offered at 1119.73 euros, the RTX 3080 Gaming OC 12 GB from Gigabyte is currently offered for 879.90 euros on Rue du Commerce.
GeForce RTX 3060 Eagle 12 GB: versatility at a limited price
This GeForce RTX 3060 Eagle 12 GB is more modest in all respects than the 3080, but it is nevertheless an excellent graphics card that relies on versatility and a particularly affordable price positioning. Enough to set up a solid and durable setup without breaking the bank.
It is also based on the Ampère architecture, which allows it to offer very satisfying performance, this RTX 3060 is ideal for enjoying your games in Full HD (1080p) without any limitations. Its 12 GB GDDR6X RAM also allows it to offer a fluid gaming experience, even in the heart of the action. And if you’re a bit greedy, know that you can even push your games to 2K at the expense of some sacrifices on 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 very efficient heat pipes and heat sinks. What to avoid overheating, the main cause of power loss of computer components.
Generally offered at around 419 euros, the GeForce RTX 3060 Eagle 12 GB is offered to you for a limited time at 399.90 euros by 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 that Nvidia offers. In addition to the hardware part, the manufacturer invests enormously in the software part and regularly gives birth to novelties that radically change the situation, especially in terms of games.
The GeForce 30 Series provides access to many Nvidia technologies, including:
- Ray tracing in real time: this technology makes it possible to offer an extremely realistic rendering of light in games, 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;
- DLSS: this super-sampling technology helps reduce GPU workload through artificial intelligence. Enough to achieve a sharp, precise and fluid reproduction of the image, even in 4K, without affecting frame rate;
- Nvidia reflex: thanks to this technology made in Nvidia, you will be able to reduce in-game latency and save a few precious seconds during your online games;
- Nvidia Broadcast: behind this name hides a set of tools intended for everything related to audio and video, especially for streaming or video. Able to optimize the reproduction of most streaming software, Broadcast also allows you to create a virtual verse background or clean the sound of your communication live:
- Nvidia Studio: Aimed at imaging professionals or creatives of any kind, Nvidia Studio is a set of graphics drivers that ensure you get the most out of your favorite creative applications (Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Blender, Autodesk, OBS, Streamlabs, etc.).