MSI has announced two new RTX 3080 graphics cards with model names GeForce Gaming Z Trio and Gaming Trio Plus.
MSITwo new RTX 3080 graphics cards with GeForce Gaming Z Trio and Gaming Trio Plus model names. added. The flagship graphics cards powered by NVIDIA’s Ampere architecture come with a three-fan cooling solution and customized designs. The cards, which look almost the same in terms of design, differ with the revised ventilation holes on the connection side and the notch structures positioned on the back plate. While the GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming X Trio model weighs 1.565 g, the GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming Z Trio 10G and GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming Trio Plus 10G graphics cards weigh 1.537 g.
If you are curious about the differences between the cards that were re-released in September 2020 and the new models, let’s first remind you of the main features of the GAMING TRIO series.
- A triple fan cooling solution called Tri Frozr 2
- 3 DisplayPort 1.4x and 1 HDMI 2.1 port
- 3 8-pin power connectors
- Dimensions 323 x 140 x 56 mm
MSI announces RTX 3080 GAMING Z TRIO and GAMING TRIO PLUS graphics cards
Powered by Ampere, NVIDIA’s 2nd generation RTX architecture, and produced in the 8 nm fabrication process, the graphics cards are accompanied by the GA102-200 chipset with 8704 CUDA cores. Among the cards offering 272 TMU and 96 ROP units, the Gaming Z Trio model goes from 1440 MHz to 1830 MHz, while the Gaming Trio Plus model can go up to core clock speeds from 1440 MHz to 1755 MHz. The graphics card, which is connected to the motherboard via the PCI-Express 4.0 interface and runs at a clock speed of 19 Gbps on the 320-bit memory bus, has 10 GB GDDR6X capacity video memory. When we look at the output ports, we see that it supports 3 DisplayPort 1.4a and 1 HDMI 2.1. The release date of the cards has not been announced yet.