NVIDIA has just announced their latest graphics card, the GeForce RTX 4070 “Ada,” which will be priced at $599 and will be available for purchase starting April 13th. The GeForce RTX 4070 is designed for the performance segment and is based on the same “AD104” silicon as the RTX 4070 Ti, but with some significant reductions in specifications. It boasts 5,888 CUDA cores, 46 RT cores, 184 Tensor cores, 64 ROPs, and 184 TMUs. The memory subsystem remains unchanged from the RTX 4070 Ti, featuring 12 GB of 21 Gbps GDDR6X memory with a 192-bit memory interface.
The GeForce RTX 4070 is designed for top-tier gaming, offering optimal performance for AAA games at 1440p resolution and high refresh-rate e-sports gaming. It includes all the cutting-edge features introduced with “Ada,” such as dual video encoding hardware accelerators, Optical Flow Accelerator, and DLSS 3 Frame Generation. The card has a typical board power of 200 W, and NVIDIA has given board partners the flexibility to use 8-pin PCIe power connectors instead of 16-pin 12VHPWR connectors for added convenience.
NVIDIA has taken steps to ensure that their add-in card (AIC) partners price their products at the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) by allowing these cards to have an earlier review publication date. Reviews for premium overclocked cards that are priced above the MSRP will be published on April 13th. It’s important to note that both MSRP and premium cards will be available for purchase starting April 13th, and this distinction is not based on different SKUs (stock keeping units), but rather on the pricing. Any card, regardless of its specifications, that is priced at $600 will be treated as an MSRP card in terms of availability.