NVIDIA Addresses GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Availability Delay
Gamers and enthusiasts who are looking forward to getting their grubby little mitts on the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti will be interested in hearing what NVIDIA has to say about the graphics card. NVIDIA has posted in the GeForce forums that general availability for the RTX 2080 Ti is delayed to September 27. That is a week delay for those not keeping track.
NVIDIA says that it expects pre-orders to land between September 20th and September 27. The good news for those who ordered the GeForce RTX 2080 is general availability for that card is unchanged. That means it will still land on September 20.
NVIDIA's new GPUs have a lot of people excited, earlier this month a rumor was circulating that the RTX 2080 Max-Q mobile GPU was weeks from launch. This week we have seen benchmarks for the RTX 2080 turn up that show the graphics card is already stomping all over the Titan XP in 3DMark's Time Spy benchmark. The RTX 2080 allegedly turned in a score of 10,147 in a rig running a Core i7-8700K processor.
Rumors in early September suggested that the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti would be 25-35% faster than the 1080 Ti in 3DMark. Leaked benchmarks on that card claim a TimeSpy score of 12,825 for the 2080 Ti. NVIDIA has given no indication of why the 2080 Ti is delayed by a week.