I Bought a RTX 3080 Today!

I Bought a RTX 3080 Today!

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Viper87227

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I managed to snag a 3090 from best buy today! woohoo! Hopefully the shipment doesn't get cancelled
I was refreshing BB all afternoon and never managed to snag one. Seemed like I was 5 seconds behind every time one went live. Congrats on snagging one.

I think i'm giving up the F5 game. I had an auto-notify in within the first two hours on four different EVGA SKU's. I'm just going to wait for that to pan out.
 

polonyc2

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I've been casually looking for a 3080 but haven't really been trying too hard...I really want a 3080 20GB or maybe even a 3070 16GB...if I get a 3080 10GB I might just sell it...plus I can't start my Zen 3 build until November 5th so I'm in no hurry
 

polonyc2

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I have 3 different sku's in the Notify me queue. Had them since Sep 17th. Here's hoping I get notified pretty soon. Like another poster said, I will probably use it as a step-up when the 20gb versions drop.

don't depend on a Step-Up...I doubt EVGA is going to allow a Step-Up to the same model
 

BassTek

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don't depend on a Step-Up...I doubt EVGA is going to allow a Step-Up to the same model

They allow it and it is specifically mentioned in their policy that a VRAM increase is a valid step up with the 1060 3GB to 6GB used as an example.

https://www.evga.com/support/stepup/

Graphics Cards Examples:

GTX 980 Ti → GTX 1080: YES (Upgraded GPU)
GTX 1060 3GB → GTX 1060 6GB SSC Gaming: YES (Upgraded Memory)
GTX 1080 FTW → GTX 1080 Ti: YES (Upgraded Model)
GTX 1070 Ti → GTX 1070: NO (Downgraded Performance)
 

Morphes

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I was able to snag a 3080 and a 3090 founders editions from best buy yesterday (don't worry I just got one for a friend who is out of town)
 

madpistol

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I was able to snag a 3080 and a 3090 founders editions from best buy yesterday (don't worry I just got one for a friend who is out of town)
I was thinking about trying to snag a 3090 FE and sell the 3080 FE, but I checked my case, and a 3090 FE would not fit. Bummer.
 

TaintedSquirrel

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Today's entry in my "stop buying tiny ass cases" series...

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Dayaks

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About once a day my PC has been locking up with a MSI 3080 Ventus. Strangely while doing not GPU intensive items.

I am downclocking the GPU 100Mhz to see if it goes away (stock is over 2k Mhz core...) It’s a straight up freeze of the PC...

Besides that no issues.
 

mnewxcv

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About once a day my PC has been locking up with a MSI 3080 Ventus. Strangely while doing not GPU intensive items.

I am downclocking the GPU 100Mhz to see if it goes away (stock is over 2k Mhz core...) It’s a straight up freeze of the PC...

Besides that no issues.
is it doing 2D or 3D clocks when it crashes?
 

Dayaks

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is it doing 2D or 3D clocks when it crashes?
Roblox and internet videos. I haven’t had much time to fiddle with it.

The whole PC is new, it’s possible it’s not the GPU, I was throwing it out there. 10900k/16GB.
 

mnewxcv

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Roblox and internet videos. I haven’t had much time to fiddle with it.

The whole PC is new, it’s possible it’s not the GPU, I was throwing it out there. 10900k/16GB.
OCed? XMP? That being said, that low load 3D scenario you are running is probably the situation where the card will hit the highest clock speed.
 

RareAir23

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So I wanted to let you all know my eVGA GeForce RTX 2070 Super XC Gaming card arrived today. I have already enrolled it in the eVGA Step-Up Program for an eVGA GeForce RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra and have uploaded the invoice as eVGA suggested. I am officially in Step 1 of the process. Now...I wait. Will install the new card next weekend. Out!
 

Mylex

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So I wanted to let you all know my eVGA GeForce RTX 2070 Super XC Gaming card arrived today. I have already enrolled it in the eVGA Step-Up Program for an eVGA GeForce RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra and have uploaded the invoice as eVGA suggested. I am officially in Step 1 of the process. Now...I wait. Will install the new card next weekend. Out!
Look forward to hearing from you next year. Probably when you could also walk in and get one but I think this way is less hassle and you may catch a break.
 

Factum

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Updated numbers:
https://www.proshop.dk/RTX-30series-overview?pn=2

Shipped to customer

*3070: 40 (embargo)
3080: 416
3090: 78

Enroute from manufactor

3070: 246
3080: 103
3090: 80

Ordered in total from manufactor

3070: 4.280
3080: 8.642
3090: 1.930

Orders from customers

3070: 0
3080: 4.207
3090: 341

3000 series cards delivered: 494
3000 series cards enroute: 429
3000 series cards ordered: 14.852

Demand is still far outstripping supply.
 
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So I wanted to let you all know my eVGA GeForce RTX 2070 Super XC Gaming card arrived today. I have already enrolled it in the eVGA Step-Up Program for an eVGA GeForce RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra and have uploaded the invoice as eVGA suggested. I am officially in Step 1 of the process. Now...I wait. Will install the new card next weekend. Out!
Hope you also have a notify sign up as a backup. Am much more optimistic of my 9/21 or 9/22 sign-ups coming through before my 10/3 2060 KO step-up.
 

Dayaks

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Updated numbers:
https://www.proshop.dk/RTX-30series-overview?pn=2

Shipped to customer

*3070: 40 (embargo)
3080: 416
3090: 78

Enroute from manufactor

3070: 246
3080: 103
3090: 80

Ordered in total from manufactor

3070: 4.280
3080: 8.642
3090: 1.930

Orders from customers

3070: 0
3080: 4.207
3090: 341

3000 series cards delivered: 494
3000 series cards enroute: 429
3000 series cards ordered: 14.852

Demand is still far outstripping supply.

I wonder how much they move in a “normal” month for pervious gens.
OCed? XMP? That being said, that low load 3D scenario you are running is probably the situation where the card will hit the highest clock speed.

-100Mhz has seemed to resolve the issue so far. Interessttinnngg. I thought the latest drivers were supposed to fix this. 1920 core is fine with me for now.

I’ll probably eventually bios flash it or mess with voltage. Too busy to care atm.
 

TaintedSquirrel

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EVGA will once again only be shipping FTW3's (Ultra?) for the next week, which makes this the third week in a row.

https://twitter.com/EVGA_JacobF/status/1315780789108314112

So out of their 5 existing models, they are only manufacturing one, with maybe 1 shipment per week. Just to remind you, this is NOT a paper launch, guys. Don't even think such crazy thoughts.

Also fun fact: This is the longest I've gone without a complete gaming PC in 20 years. Thanks nvidia.
 
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Creepin_D

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EVGA will once again only be shipping FTW3's (Ultra?) for the next week, which makes this the third week in a row.

https://twitter.com/EVGA_JacobF/status/1315780789108314112

So out of their 5 existing models, they are only manufacturing one, with maybe 1 shipment per week. Just to remind you, this is NOT a paper launch, guys. Don't even think such crazy thoughts.

Also fun fact: This is the longest I've gone without a complete gaming PC in 20 years. Thanks nvidia.
That disappoints me. I should be high on the list for the 3080 Black, as I entered the queue on Sept 17th 5am.
 

UltraTaco

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Just to remind you, this is NOT a paper launch, guys. Don't even think such crazy thoughts.
Actually mate, these are classic symptoms of a paper launch. This whole has gone to biscuits. We are slowly climbing though on the numbers, something positive I guess🙄 steady 5.6%.

The green rays of hope are severing the reality. As darkness and gloom slowly poisons the atmosphere, we see triple red glowing in the distance. The saviour is cming through the tunnels of detachment, but the end will either be victorious, or a total destruction. What will it be? Oh alas....😞
 

magoo

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Hahahahaha.........400 sent, 4000 ordered.......

what is wrong with that math.

Come on AMD.......don't let me down.......kinda like saying the Giants are going to win a game.
 

motqalden

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That disappoints me. I should be high on the list for the 3080 Black, as I entered the queue on Sept 17th 5am.

Some people like myself actually managed to get in the que the night before and I think there was probably more people queuing for the cheaper models. I actually queued for the XC3 the night before and then the FTW3 the following morning right at launch time. I got the email for my FTW3 but even 4 days later I didn't get anything for the XC3 which i had queued earlier.

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Some people like myself actually managed to get in the que the night before and I think there was probably more people queuing for the cheaper models. I actually queued for the XC3 the night before and then the FTW3 the following morning right at launch time. I got the email for my FTW3 but even 4 days later I didn't get anything for the XC3 which i had queued earlier.

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This is exactly what happened in my case. SMH
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RareAir23

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Ladies and Gentlemen (because I think we have both here), you all might want to catch this video from Moore's Law Is Dead:


Dude revealed potential numbers of RTX 3080s, RTX 3090s and RTX 3070s that will hit the market at the end of this month that nVIDIA is shipping...right this minute. Also, here's the Madden Short Summary of the shipping numbers:

300,000+ RTX 3080s = "BOOM!"
30,000+ RTX 3090s = "POW"
"A boatload of" RTX 3070s = "WHAP ZOWIE!"

Don't believe me? Watch the video. Also, let's see the scalpers buy up at least 90% of those numbers all by themselves...out!
 

Factum

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Ladies and Gentlemen (because I think we have both here), you all might want to catch this video from Moore's Law Is Dead:


Dude revealed potential numbers of RTX 3080s, RTX 3090s and RTX 3070s that will hit the market at the end of this month that nVIDIA is shipping...right this minute. Also, here's the Madden Short Summary of the shipping numbers:

300,000+ RTX 3080s = "BOOM!"
30,000+ RTX 3090s = "POW"
"A boatload of" RTX 3070s = "WHAP ZOWIE!"

Don't believe me? Watch the video. Also, let's see the scalpers buy up at least 90% of those numbers all by themselves...out!
If I want to know I will ask people in engineering, software og logistics....I will not use a youtube "influencer" with no engineering background.
I guess I don't care for the "drama", I just want numbers, facts and stats.

Some muppet trying to make "tabloid" like videos for hits...nah.

EDIT:
Take shite like "ray-tracing traversal coprocessor"...that is why I don't waste my time with people like that.
People only remember their vauge "hits"....but "ray-tracing traversal coprocessor"...forgotten fast because it doesn't suit the agenda...
 

FrgMstr

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Take shite like "ray-tracing traversal coprocessor"...that is why I don't waste my time with people like that.
People only remember their vauge "hits"....but "ray-tracing traversal coprocessor"...forgotten fast because it doesn't suit the agenda...
Think you got the wrong guy. That was Coreteks. If you are going to slag folks, might want to get that right.

MLID has been very much on point for most of his forward-looking coverage.
 

FrgMstr

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If I want to know I will ask people in engineering, software og logistics....I will not use a youtube "influencer" with no engineering background.
I guess I don't care for the "drama", I just want numbers, facts and stats.

Some muppet trying to make "tabloid" like videos for hits...nah.
How is MLID an "influencer?" He is exactly the apposite of an influencer IMO. He is giving numbers, stats, and facts to the best of his ability. So when have you ever gotten numbers, facts, and stats about products outside of GPU specs from NVIDIA, AMD, or Intel? Not sure of what you want, just what you don't want....
 

Factum

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Think you got the wrong guy. That was Coreteks. If you are going to slag folks, might want to get that right.

MLID has been very much on point for most of his forward-looking coverage.

He perputated the false rumor...and he also had the "Tensor core memory compression" FUD and DLSSS 3.0 (always forced on).
I am sure he has had more misses...but I don't watch him, I only observe the "fallout" on forums when he "speculates"
 

Factum

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How is MLID an "influencer?" He is exactly the apposite of an influencer IMO. He is giving numbers, stats, and facts to the best of his ability. So when have you ever gotten numbers, facts, and stats about products outside of GPU specs from NVIDIA, AMD, or Intel? Not sure of what you want, just what you don't want....
He is not a reviewer.
He is not an engineer.
He posts "rumors" that makes no sense...except for click-bait.

I guess he just belongs to a breed I don't care for.
 

noko

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If I want to know I will ask people in engineering, software og logistics....I will not use a youtube "influencer" with no engineering background.
I guess I don't care for the "drama", I just want numbers, facts and stats.

Some muppet trying to make "tabloid" like videos for hits...nah.

EDIT:
Take shite like "ray-tracing traversal coprocessor"...that is why I don't waste my time with people like that.
People only remember their vauge "hits"....but "ray-tracing traversal coprocessor"...forgotten fast because it doesn't suit the agenda...
The traversal coprocessor name actually came from a Nvidia document, their patent application. Nvidia smartly renamed it to RT core. Their patent allows or covers both internal or external design for this, he/Coreteks was very clear that it was his speculation and not any sort of leak as well.

As for Tom at MLID, yes, he is actually an Engineer, worked in the automotive field, graduated from Michigan Tech.
 
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