Rumor mill: Is Nvidia digging in place more of its back portfolio to ease the graphics card general shortage crisis? If a recent voz turns out to be accurate, the next system in line for a revival could be a former consumer flagship: a new GTX 1080 Ti.
The rumor, and here is all it is right now, comes down to regular leaker Harukaze5719 (via PCGamesN ). That spotted a post on the subject of Korean hardware forum Quasarzone suggesting the card, started in March 2017, is undoubtedly given a new lease created by life.
A forum family member writes that they returned the company’s old card for an RMA as it was still in the three-year warranty. Nothing unusual can be, but the EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti they that have been in return was brand-new, and a manufacturing date of 2021.
This doesn’t mean that the Pascal card can be being resurrected; it could be that all of these new cards are a meager batch made for warranty replacement auto parts, and the internet does have a reputation for fakery. But history tells us that a GTX 1080 Ti re-release is usually strong possibility.
The global processor shortage, cryptominers, and scalpers have created a perfect storm where by buying a new graphics adaptor has become a near-impossible and large task. The situation has led to Nvidia resuming production of the GTX 1050 Ti , GTX 1650 , and RTX 2060 in the hope of getting more cards into the hands along with gamers.
The GTX 1080 Ti remains popular has found out. If a relaunch does happen, be prepared for the card to move up from its fashionable eighteenth position at the Steam Hardware Survey. This task still stacks up now against recent releases—check offered regarding our feature this past year that compared it about the RTX 2070 and Radeon 5700 XT, where this situation offered similar performance in direction of Turing GPU. And see the way the GTX 1080 Ti prices against the GTX 980 Ti and so RTX 2080 Ti .