Nvidia seems eager to turn the page and encourage gamers to move to the new generation of graphics cards as the RTX 3000 Founders Edition has all been removed from the official online store.
Nvidia made a major change to the catalog of products offered on its website. Indeed, the American giant has very simple previous generation graphics cards have been discontinuedie the RTX 3000 series.
The company has so far sold Founders Edition versions, meaning models that it invented itself and not by a third party like MSI, ASUS or Gigabyte. In total, these are several references that have left the storeincluding the RTX 3060, RTX 3060 Ti, RTX 3070, RTX 3070 Ti, RTX 3080, RTX 3080 Ti, RTX 3090, and RTX 3090 Ti.
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Nvidia highlights its 4000 series graphics cards
By removing its 3000-series graphics cards from its site, Nvidia is likely indicating that it has discontinued production and thatit will now focus on the new RTX 4000s. Among them we find the RTX 4090, the RTX 4080 and the RTX 4070 Ti. Within a few weeks, they should soon be joined by other references.
The American giant is therefore now highlighting its new generation of graphics cards, each of which offers a significant performance leap compared to the previous generation. These are also essential if you want to take full advantage of the latest games on the market, including the port of The Last of Us Part 1 on PC. Indeed, the game requires an RTX 4080 to play in 4K.
Watch out for the less fortunate gamers GeForce RTX 3000 series still available at major retailers, meaning these graphics cards aren’t going to disappear from the market overnight. It will also be possible to purchase other references once the Founders Edition models are finally sold out. It remains to be seen how long these will be available.