NVIDIA RTX cards have been announced. NVIDIA has revealed its next-generation graphics cards at Gamescom, in Cologne, Germany. As you know it, Gamescom is a very huge event for gamers. Most of the new titles are shown at Gamescom event. Technologies and products about gaming are found at Gamescom as well.

What is RTX? What happened to GTX?

You know, change cannot be changed. Everything changes, even the good old GTX brand… NVIDIA is naming its new graphics cards as RTX. RTX is basically the name of the new gaming technology NVIDIA developed. It is a new performance metric, that tracks the card’s ray-tracing operations per second. Basically, it is how good the lighting in a game seems. NVIDIA has prepared a video for showing this new technology to its audience. You can check it out here:

Features of GeForce RTX 20 series cards

GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Features

  • 10 Giga Rays of ray tracing performance
  • 78 trillion RTX-OPS
  • 11 GB of video RAM
  • GDDR6

GeForce RTX 2080 Features

  • 8 GB of video RAM
  • 8 Giga Rays of ray tracing performance
  • 60 trillion RTX-OPS

GeForce RTX 2070 Features

  • 8 GB of video RAM
  • 6 Giga Rays of ray tracing performance
  • 60 trillion RTX-OPS

Prices of GeForce RTX 20 series cards

  • Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti: $999 (about £753, AU$1,388)
  • Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080: $699 (about £527, AU$936)
  • Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070: $499 (about £376, AU$668)

These prices have been said at NVIDIA’s conference at Gamescom. However, if you want to pre-order the cards from NVIDIA’s website, you’ll see different prices. We don’t know why is that and we hope that is a mistake, but the site won’t mind taking you money if you pre-order it from these prices:

You can also pre-order from Amazon if you’d like. There are brands like ASUS, GIGABYTE, EVGA, MSI, and ZOTAC.

Next-generation NVIDIA graphics cards RTX 2080 Ti, RTX 2080 and RTX 2070 will be available on September 20. You can pre-order now to have it first.

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