NVIDIA has announced that the RTX 3070 release date has been delayed. It was originally supposed to launch on October 15th, but it will now release on October 29th. This is in order to help the company get more cards into gamer’s hands at launch day.
As a reminder, the RTX 3070 is set to cost $809 in Australia (for the Founder’s Edition). We’ll keep you posted as we know more about availability for the partner cards.
Production of GeForce RTX 3070 graphics cards are ramping quickly. We’ve heard from many of you that there should be more cards available on launch day. To help make that happen, we are updating the availability date to Thursday, October 29th.
We know this may be disappointing to those eager to purchase a GeForce RTX 3070 as soon as possible, however this shift will help our global partners get more graphics cards into the hands of gamers on launch day.
The GeForce RTX 3070 delivers incredible performance and features, including NVIDIA Reflex and Broadcast. Across a variety of ray-traced and rasterized DirectX and Vulkan titles, the GeForce RTX 3070 delivers similar or faster performance than the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (which sold for twice the price) and is on average 60% faster than the original GeForce RTX 2070.