With the RTX 3080 Ti expected to launch sometime in May, an image showing a version of this graphics card has just leaked. The image shows an MSI RTX 3080 Ti SUPRIM X graphics card in its retail box and seemingly ready for launch. This leak comes from a VideoCardz source that has provided an image of the triple-fan graphics card from a distribution center. No other information or further details about the card were provided by the source this time around.
Not too long ago, a shipment containing RTX 3080 Ti cards was spotted heading to Los Angeles for distribution. The shipment included RTX 3080 Ti Ventus 3X 12G OC graphics cards which are also manufactured by MSI. While these are models of the same graphics cards, the SUPRIM X is a flagship variant, designed to provide the best performance and build quality for a premium price. The image shows a front view of a sealed RTX 3080 Ti retail box from MSI which looks legit. However, we didn’t get a look at the actual graphics cards and haven’t heard any official news from MSI or Nvidia yet.
What to expect from the 3080 Ti?
The RTx 3080 Ti’s specs and performance were also leaked by other sources about a week ago. Nvidia’s card will likely stand as a middle-of-the-line option between the RTX 3080 and 3090 in terms of both performance and price. It is rumored to have 10,240 CUDA cores, 12GB of GDDR6X memory, and a 384-bit memory bus. In addition, Nvidia’s mining limiter will be included to discourage the use of such cards for cryptocurrency miners. Nvidia has made it clear that RTX should be primarily for gaming and hope this move will make graphics cards more accessible to PC users.
The RTX 3080 Ti is expected to be priced at around $1099 USD, however, the flagship SUPRIM X model could sell for well over that. MSI seems ready for the launch of the RTX 3080 Ti which is rumored to be on May 26, with an announcement also expected on May 18. All that’s left now is for Nvidia to confirm all the rumors that have been circulating for months now.